Close to the Bone is an album by the Tom Tom Club that was released in 1983. The Tom Tom Club's musicians were: Wally Badarou, Tyrone Downie, Chris Frantz, Roddy Frantz, Rupert Hine, Raymond Jones, Steve Scales, Steven Stanley, Alex Weir; and sisters Lani, Laura and Tina Weymouth.
There is a sense of Tom Tom Club repeating themselves, but then again, it's a formula that they created: a trio of female singers over bouncy reggae and hip-hop-inspired beats, with a dash of Talking Heads' art-school sensibilities. Pleasure of Love" rides the coattails of "Genius of Love," perked up with Wally Badarou's swirling keyboards.
Complete your Tom Tom Club collection. Reissued in May 2009 as a deluxe 2xCD set with Tom Tom Club - Tom Tom Club, also containing 9 remixes from the two works. See; Tom Tom Club - Tom Tom Club.
CD2 Tom Tom Club - Close To The Bone (1983). 01 - Pleasure Of Love. 02 - On The Line Again. 03 - This Is A Foxy World. 05 - The Man With The 4-Way Hips. 07 - Never Took A Penny.
Close to the Bone is an album by the Tom Tom Club that was released in 1983. CBGB owner Hilly Kristal, referring to the first show of the band Television at his club in March 1974, said, furthermore, many artists who would have originally been classified as punk were also termed new wave.
Best Tom Tom Club album of them all, and it has only been released on CD once as a package deal with the original self titled cd "Tom Tom Club" a few years back (and I would imagine those copies are very expensive now!). I have a great LP copy which I had digitized on one of those MP3 Turntables; otherwise, I would not be able to listen to it on my IPOD.
Listen to Close To The Bone online and get recommendations on similar music. Sure, it was tough to come up with a follow-up to their hit debut album, but Close to the Bone is quite a fine album in retrospect. There is a sense of Tom Tom Club repeating themselves, but then again, it's a formula that they created: a trio of female singers over bouncy reggae and hip-hop-inspired beats, with a dash of Talking Heads' art-school sensibilities. Pleasure of Love" rides the coattails of "Genius of Love," perked up with Wally Badarou's swirling keyboards
5. As Above, So Below. More By Tom Tom Club. See All. Downtown Rockers. Dark Sneak Love Action. Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom. Love to Love You Baby (Remixes) - Single. Upstairs at Eric's.
Tom Tom Club - Close To The Bone Label: Sire - 9 23916-1, Sire - 1-23916 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album Country: US Released: 1983 Genre: Electronic Style:. Walking here I just stated that I hoped someone would wake up to the lecture and the conversation that has been had. I said, that even Phoenix University and other online university have classes that are only online and they are still able to follow their course it study of course and graduate. No one has woken up to the truth. You see the results, if your not looking at me to wear my credentials.
|A1||Pleasure Of Love||6:33|
|A2||On The Line Again||4:56|
|A3||This Is A Foxy World||3:39|
|B1||The Man With The 4-Way Hips||5:48|
|B3||Never Took A Penny||3:33|
|B4||Atsababy! (Life Is Great)||4:02|
- Artwork By – James Rizzi
- Drums, Vocals, Producer – Chris Frantz
- Guitar – Alex Weir
- Keyboards – Raymond Jones, Rupert Hine, Tyrone Downie, Wally Badarou
- Percussion – Steve Scales
- Vocals – Lani Weymouth, Laura Weymouth
- Vocals, Bass, Producer – Tina Weymouth
NotesSticker on sleeve says "ILPS 9738 Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl".
|9 23916-1, 1-23916||Tom Tom Club||Close To The Bone (LP, Album)||Sire, Sire||9 23916-1, 1-23916||US||1983|
|S 3690A||Tom Tom Club||Close To The Bone (Cass, Unofficial)||Foot Print||S 3690A||Malaysia||1983|
|ILPS 9738 P||Tom Tom Club||Close To The Bone (LP, Album)||Island Records||ILPS 9738 P||Portugal||1983|
|ILPS 9738||Tom Tom Club||Close To The Bone (LP, Album, Ltd, Gre)||Island Records||ILPS 9738||UK||1983|
|062-165 2491, 14C 062-1652491||The Tom Tom Club*||Close To The Bone (LP, Album)||Island Records, Island Records||062-165 2491, 14C 062-1652491||Greece||1983|