General Public

General Public



General Public were a band formed by The Beat vocalists, Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger, and which included former members of Dexys Midnight Runners, The Specials and The Clash. They are best remembered for their North American Top 40 hits "Tenderness" (1984) and "I'll Take You There" (1994).



"Tenderness" is a song by General Public from their 1984 album All the Rage, produced by I.R.S. Records.
Rub It Better
Rub It Better is the third album by General Public, released in 1995 when the band reformed after almost ten years.
Hand to Mouth
Hand to Mouth is the second album by General Public, released in 1986 (see 1986 in music).
All the Rage
All the Rage is the debut album by General Public, released in 1984.

Photos - General Public2

Popular Albums5

Popular Songs1

Minor Film Appearances & References5

Collaborators & Influencers4

Other Music-Related Relationships2

Band Members6

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Spotify - Albums4


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Affiliated Locations1