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Tom Tom Club

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Tom Tom Club began life as a side project for Talking Heads members Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, who adopted a light, tropical dance style that won them a gold album in Tom Tom Club in 1981 and a Top 40 single in "Genius of Love." They continued to make albums under this moniker between Heads production projects: Close to the Bone (1983) and Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom (1989). They even toured as Tom Tom Club in the summer of 1989. When the Heads broke up in late 1991, Tom Tom Club became Frantz and Weymouth's main outlet. They released Dark Sneak Love Action in 1992, but soon took time away from working with one another to concentrate on other projects. A Talking Heads reunion minus David Byrne resulted in the two coming back together, and so after eight years of an inactive Tom Tom Club, the two came together and released The Good the Bad and the Funky. The next year, a live album marked their exotic and fun live reunion shows. In 2012, the band offered up Downtown Rockers, an EP of new material very true to their earliest work, featuring guest appearances from likeminded newcomers Wild Belle. ~ William Ruhlmann
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Tom Tom Club

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Albums by
Tom Tom Club

Top Songs by
Tom Tom Club

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Genius of Love
  3.   Wordy Rappinghood
  4.   Femme Fatale
  5.   Kissin' Antonio
  6.   Lorelei
  7.   Won't Give You Up
  8.   Atsababy! (Life is Great)
  9.   Pleasure of Love
  10.   I Confess
  11.   Love to Love You Baby (Tom Novy & The Gran' Flow
  12.   Only the Strong Survive
  13.   96 Tears
  14.   The Man With the 4 Way Hips
  15.   This is a Foxy World
  16.   Love to Love You Baby
  17.   Soul Fire
  18.   Who Feelin' It
  19.   Who Wants an Ugly Girl?
  20.   You Sexy Thing
  21.   Under the Boardwalk
  22.   On, On, On, On...
  23.   L' Elephant
  24.   Tom Tom Theme
  25.   Never Took a Penny
  26.   Sunshine and Ecstasy
  27.   Daddy Come Home
  28.   My Momma Told Me
  29.   Shock to the World
  30.   You Make Me Rock and Roll
  31.   Downtown Rockers
  32.   Magic Carpet Ride by Mighty Dub Katz
  33.   Genius of Love 2001
  34.   Yella
  35.   Spooks
  36.   Booming and 200ming
  37.   She Belongs to Me
  38.   Punk Lolita
  39.   Sand
  40.   Happiness Can't Buy Money
  41.   Time to Bounce Dub
  42.   Measure Up
  43.   Bamboo Town
  44.   On the Line Again
  45.   Who Wants an Ugly Dub?
  46.   Dangerous Dub
  47.   Let There Be Love
  48.   Lesbians by the Lake
  49.   Superdreaming
  50.   (C'mon) Surrender
  51.   She's a Freak
  52.   She's Dangerous
  53.   Holy Water
  54.   Happiness Can't Buy Money
  55.   Time to Bounce
  56.   Beautiful
  57.   Devil Does Your Dog Bite
  58.   Many Rivers to Cross
  59.   Daddy Come Home
  60.   As the Disco Ball Turns
  61.   My Mama Told Me
  62.   Dark Sneak Love Action
  63.   As Above So Below
  64.   Little Eva
  65.   Shock the World
  66.   Don't Say No
  67.   Suboceana
  68.   Challenge of the Love Warriors
  69.   Wa Wa Dance
  70.   Call of the Wild
  71.   Sweets to the Sweet
  72.   Take Me to the River
  73.   Kiss Me When I Get Back
  74.   Booming and Zooming
  75.   Love Wave
  76.   Say I Am
  77.   Irresistible Party Dip
  78.   Innocent Sex Kiss
  79.   Dogs in the Trash
  80.   Band Introduction
  81.   Genius of Love (12")
  82.   You Sexy Dub

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