TODAY’S YESTERDAY ALBUM – ‘I Just Can’t Stop It ‘ – Debut Longplayer By… THE BEAT

Remarkable albums from the past…

‘I Just Can’t Stop It’ by THE BEAT
Released: 1 May 1980 – debut LP

ALL MUSIC wrote: “‘I Just Can’t Stop It’ was a late arrival onto the checker- boarded scene, the Specials, Madness and the Selecter had all beat the (English) Beat to the punch, but luckily this wasn’t a race. Besides, the band had already primed the pump with a trio of Top 10 singles – the double A-sided ‘Tears of a Clown’/’Ranking Full Stop’, ‘Hands Off She’s Mine’ and ‘Mirror in the Bathroom,’ their debut album followed hard on ‘Mirror’s heels, picking up the latter two songs and ‘Full Stop’ to boot. The album remained on the British charts for a whopping eight months, eventually peaking at Number Three. Time has not diminished its glory, the songs remain hugely as their continued inclusion in the band’s offshoot’s repertoire have proved.” Score: 5/5 – Full review here.

TURN UP THE VOLUME says: It was a red-hot party album then and still
is a red-hot party album now. C’mon, activate your dancing feet, folks!

THREE TOP TRACKS: : Best Friend / Mirror In The Bathroom / Hands Off… She’s Mine

1/ BEST FRIEND

2/ MIRROR IN THE BATHROOM

3/ HANDS OFF… SHE’S MINE

Party in full…

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Punky reggae party gang

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