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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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Stations Featuring
Tom Tom Club

    1-Hit Wonders

    1-Hit Wonders
    1 song

    Latin Dance-Electronic

    Latin Dance-Electronic
    1 song

    New Wave

    New Wave
    1 song

    Awesome '80s

    Awesome '80s
    1 song

    Gay Anthems

    1 song

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

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