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The Beat
The beat
compilation album
Country USA Dbi flag usa
Catalogue no. TU 5040
Label K-Tel
Format 12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Length 14 tracks
Released 1982
Genre Pop, Rock, New Wave
Producer various
reverse cover
The beat 1
featuring Duran Duran

The Beat: Sound Wave of the 80's is a 12" vinyl compilation album featuring Duran Duran, released in the USA by K-Tel during 1982.

About the albumEdit

The album is a collection of songs by various artists, which is one of the earliest to feature Duran Duran. "Girls on Film" is included, the band's third single originally released in July 1981.

The Beat also includes "We Got the Beat" by the Go-Go's, a song covered by Duran Duran during band introductions on various shows of The Red Carpet Massacre Tour in 2008.

Track listingEdit

TU 5040Edit

Side AEdit

  1. "I Ran (So Far Away)" - A Flock of Seagulls
  2. "Kids In America" - Kim Wilde
  3. "Love Plus One" - Haircut One Hundred
  4. "I Predict" - Sparks
  5. "I Got You" - Split Enz
  6. "You Hit The Spot" - Grahan Parker
  7. "I Know What Boys Like" - The Waitresses

Side BEdit

  1. "We Got the Beat" - Go-Go's
  2. "I Want Candy" - Bow Bow Bow
  3. "Girls on Film" - Duran Duran
  4. "In The Name of Love" - Thompson Twins
  5. "Dreaming of Me" - Depeche Mode
  6. "Joan of Ark" - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
  7. "Hot In The City" - Billy Idol

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