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Tom Tom Club

Tom Tom Club
Formed: 1980 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Wally Badarou, Adrian Belew, Monte Browne, Tyrone Downie, Chris Frantz, Mark Roule, Steve Scales, Steven Stanley, Alex Weir, Laura Weymouth, ...See All
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
Tom Tom Club
Released: 1981
Label: Sire
Critics' Rating:
"Who needs to think when your feet just go?" So sings Tina Weymouth on Tom Tom Club's debut album. And rightly so -- this was the sunny break in the islands that the rhythm section of Talking Heads wanted, ...Read full review
Downtown Rockers
Released: 2012
Label: Earmusic
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Spinning off from Talking Heads in the early '80s, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth gave their parent band a run for its money as far as killer party bands went with Tom Tom Club. Their rock-solid rhythms ...Read full review
More Tom Tom Club albums: Main Albums (8), Singles & EPs (10)
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