Tom Tom Club
Tom Tom Club(1981)

Track listing

  1. Wordy Rappinghood
  2. Genius Of Love
  3. Tom Tom Theme
  4. L'Elephant
  5. As Above, So Below
  6. Lorelei (Remix Version)
  7. On, On, On, On...(Remix Version)
  8. Under The Boardwalk

Charles Shaar Murray, NME - 03/10/1981
What are words for anyway One could never feel quite the same about Talking Heads after learning that Tina Weymouth founder- ...

  • Tom Tom Club
  • 22 Dreams
  • The B-52s
  • Liege and Lief
  • Swordfishtrombones
  • Juju Music
  • Teaser and the Firecat
  • War
  • Peggy Suicide
  • Handsworth Revolution
  • OK
  • 96 In The Shade
  • Different Class
  • Tropical Gangsters
  • Marcus Garvey
  • Paid In Full
  • Hopes and Fears
  • Catch A Fire
  • Nightclubbing
  • Legend
  • Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
  • Connected
  • The Harder They Come
  • Journey To The Urge Within
  • Funky Kingston
  • Police and Thieves
  • Solid Air
  • Broken English
  • Sandy
  • Forces Of Victory
  • To Bring You My Love
  • Firin' In Fouta
  • Fire and Water
  • The Joshua Tree
  • Cut
  • Night Nurse
  • Ultravox!
  • Kimono My House
  • Five Leaves Left
  • Red
  • Maxinquaye
  • Back To Black
  • Riptide
  • Exodus
  • Mr Fantasy
  • I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
  • 12 Stops and Home
  • Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury
  • Costello Music
  • Arc Of A Diver
Tom Tom Club 22 Dreams The B-52s Liege and Lief Swordfishtrombones Juju Music Teaser and the Firecat War Peggy Suicide Handsworth Revolution OK 96 In The Shade Different Class Tropical Gangsters Marcus Garvey Paid In Full Hopes and Fears Catch A Fire Nightclubbing Legend Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? Connected The Harder They Come Journey To The Urge Within Funky Kingston Police and Thieves Solid Air Broken English Sandy Forces Of Victory To Bring You My Love Firin' In Fouta Fire and Water The Joshua Tree Cut Night Nurse Ultravox! Kimono My House Five Leaves Left Red Maxinquaye Back To Black Riptide Exodus Mr Fantasy I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight 12 Stops and Home Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury Costello Music Arc Of A Diver
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2009 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of Island Records, arguably the most prestigious record label in the history of British music. To mark this milestone the label is collaborating with Island founder Chris Blackwell to arrange the Island 50 festival.

Chris Blackwell founded the Island label in Kingston, Jamaica in 1959 with capital of just £1000. Relocating to London in the early 60s Blackwell built the most diverse and enviable back catalogue of any independent record label in history. From Island's early Jamaican roots in ska and rock-steady, through the label's expansion to become the cutting edge of progressive rock in the late 60s, and then on to the signing of such international superstars as Bob Marley and U2, Blackwell brought to Island a unique vision and passion which still informs the label's approach to this day.

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