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Tom Tom Club
(1990)
Tom Tom Club
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Label: Sire / London/Rhino
Duration: 1:03:02
Genre: Alternative Rock

Tom Tom Club is Tom Tom Club's first album, released in 1981, containing the UK hit singles "Wordy Rappinghood," which reached No. 7 in June 1981; "Genius of Love," which reached No. 65 in October of the same year; and "Under the Boardwalk," which reached No. 22 in August 1982. When released in the U.S., "Genius of Love" peaked at #31 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both "Wordy Rappinghood" and "Genius of Love" topped the U.S. dance chart.

The album was re-released on May 19, 2009, as a part of a two-CD deluxe package with the band's second album, Close to the Bone.

Slant Magazine listed the album at #87 on its list of "Best Albums of the 1980's".

All tracks composed by the Tom Tom Club; except where indicated.


TrackDuration
Wordy Rappinghood6:27
Genius Of Love5:34
Tom Tom Theme1:24
Elephant
As Above, So Below5:22
Lorelei5:05
On, on, on, on...3:33
Booming and Zooming4:35
Under the Boardwalk5:46
Lorelei [Remix][*]
Wordy Rappinghood [Remix][*]
Genius of Love [Long Version][*]
Original Release: 1981-08-10
Composer: Tom Tom Club
Producer: Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth
UPC: 75992362825, 42284281829