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Tom Tom Club
(Music Recording)

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Published:
[New York] : Sire, p1982, p1981.
Format:
Music Recording
Physical Desc:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status:
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Louisville Adult Music on CD
CD POP/ROCK TOM
Due Aug 26, 2020
Description
"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, and they got it, away from the art-school intellectualism that had resulted in the classic but understandably very unsunny Remain in Light. This album, a collection of funky, sprightly little tunes recorded in Barbados with Weymouth's sisters, husband, and drummer Chris Frantz, and several of the members of the Remain in Light tour group: Adrian Belew, guitar, and Steven Stanley, percussion. Ironically, hoping to toss off a fun album under the radar, the group came out with an album, the best tracks of which, "Genius of Love" and "Wordy Rappinghood," became enormously influential throughout the '80s and '90s, eventually getting ripped off wholeheartedly for Mariah Carey's "Daydream." The album also marks a point in music history when the New York alternative scene and the burgeoning hip-hop scene were influencing each other, when both parties were on to something new. It's a snapshot of a time, and still holds together fairly well. ~ Ted Mills
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tom Tom Club (Musical group). (19821981). Tom Tom Club. [New York]: Sire.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tom Tom Club (Musical group). 19821981. Tom Tom Club. [New York]: Sire.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tom Tom Club (Musical group), Tom Tom Club. [New York]: Sire, 19821981.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tom Tom Club (Musical group). Tom Tom Club. [New York]: Sire, 19821981.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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