The (English) Beat

In the week that Ranking Roger died, please don’t flag The Beat as the The English Beat. At least in the UK!

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I call the other The American Beat

The Beat (UK) formed in 1978
The Beat (USA formed in 1979, soon renamed as Paul Collin’s Beat

Annoys me to for several other UK bands.

Agree. It’s unnecessary in Roon too. Unfortunately, changing the artist name manually is unsatisfactory because the change doesn’t give consistent results (even when albums are added to your library. Same goes for Yazoo (Yaz in the US.)