Fronted by Dave Wakeling - former songwriter and lead singer with Two-Tone era ska band, The Beat - The English Beat will play an extensive run of UK dates in March 2014, including Islington, London and a show in Dave’s hometown and the birthplace of many Beat classics, Birmingham.
The Beat's recording of 'Tears Of A Clown' would become the first single to come out on the legendary Two-Tone label and hits such as 'Mirror in the Bathroom' and 'Too Nice To Talk To', as well as albums including 'I Just Can't Stop It' and 'Wha'ppen' would follow.
Regarded as one of the great 2-Tone era bands, The Beat disbanded in 1983, going their own ways to pursue other projects.
Full list of UK 2014 dates:
07 March - Holmfirth Picturedrome
08 March - Liverpool O2 Academy
09 March - Birmingham O2 Academy
10 March - Glasgow O2 Academy
12 March - Islington O2 Academy
13 March - Oxford O2 Academy
14 March - Bristol O2 Academy
15 March - Great Yarmouth Skamouth
19 March - Newcastle Think Tank