As the enigmatic frontman of the multicultural band The Beat, Ranking Roger represented the youthful and joyous sound of the post-punk 2 Tone movement.
As well as his illustrious career with The Beat and its subsequent iterations, this honest and compelling autobiography explores Roger’s upbringing as a child of the Windrush generation, touring America and his outstanding collaborations with artists such as The Clash, The Police and The Specials.
This hardback limited edition collectors boxset contains a number of exclusive items.
Limited edition of 700 copies.
Inside the limited edition:
- Limited edition hardback book (not available in this format separately)
- 7” Single of two previously unreleased The Beat demos
- Photographic print of the Beat by Adrian Boot
- Two badges
- Certificate of authenticity
I Just Can't Stop It is the compelling autobiography of music legend Ranking Roger. He died in March 2019, just as this autobiography was being finalised.
‘The heart and energy [Roger] displayed as The Beat’s perpetually in-motion, ageless MC and voice over decades is fully present in this conversational, positive and grateful memoir’ Mojo
‘The chatty, unpretentious narrative also documents pop’s gleefully glamourous side’ Q Magazine
‘A fitting document of a great British band’ Record Collector, 4 stars
‘A charming snapshot of not only Roger’s life, but a bygone era of Britain and the music industry, a fine swansong’ Classic Pop
'A perfect reflection of the times’ HiFi World
Format: Hardback Boxset Edition