Beauty and the Beat is the debut album from Californian new wave band the Go-Go's. Released in 1981 on the . Records label, the album was preceded by the single and signature song "We Got the Beat", which became a club hit in Europe and, later, the United States. When the album was eventually released, it steadily climbed the Billboard 200 chart, ultimately peaking at number one, where it remained for six consecutive weeks, ranking second among Billboard's Top 100 albums of 1981
It’s not quite right to say that the Go-Go’s' 1981 debut, Beauty and the Beat, is where new wave caught hold in the . but it’s not quite wrong, either. Prior to this, there had certainly been new wave hits - Blondie had been reaching the Top Ten for two years running - but the Go-Go’s ushered in the era of big, bright stylish pop, spending six weeks at the top of the . Lips Are Sealed and the exuberant We Got the Beat
Go,Go's – Beauty And The Beat.
Beauty and the Beat The Go-Go's. We Got the Beat (Karaoke Version) - Single. Greatest Hits, At Emerald City, Cherry Hill, NJ - 31 Aug '81 (Live).
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The Go-Go’s magic relied on the masterful blending of upbeat melodies, catchy hooks, and background harmonies layered upon sad lyrics, while delivered with undeniable attitude. Get dressed up and messed up/Blow our cares away/We rule the streets tonite/Until the morning light, declares Carlisle with energetic angst during the frenetic Tonite. Their beauty may have faded over the years, but their beat still sounds almost as timeless today on this seminal 80s album as it did thirty years ago. Related.
Release group by The GoGo’s.
Margot Olavarria: I started the Go-Go’s - me and Elissa Bello, who was the cousin of a high school friend of mine. The story of how the band began has been twisted over the years. It’s part of the mnemonic process: people forget things and reshape their memory to their own benefit. Schock: The first thing Richard said was, You need to slow down the songs.
|A1||We Got The Beat|
|A3||You Can't Walk In Your Sleep|
|A4||Skidmarks On My Heart|
|A5||Can't Stop The World|
|B2||How Much More|
|B4||Lust To Love|
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