Sunday, May 18, 2008

Tommy Tutone - Tommy Tutone 2 - 1981

Tommy Tutone were an early-'80s power pop band led by vocalist Tommy Heath and guitarist Jim Keller. The group's first single, 1980's "Angel Say No," scraped the bottom of the American Top 40, yet it was 1981's "867-5309/Jenny" that sent the group to the top of the charts. Peaking in early 1982, the single hit number four and went gold. Tommy Tutone was never able to duplicate that success and the band broke up after the release of their third album, 1983's National Emotion.
The band's breakthrough features the unforgettable "867-5309/Jenny" and its lesser follow-up, "Which Man Are You" along with a batch of similar sounding originals. Tommy Tutone-2 is consistently fun, hard-driving, working-class power-pop that was unfortunately overshadowed by the smash hit single. -AMG

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Awesome post! Love Tommy Tutone. You wouldn't happen to have the first one, do you?


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