#TBTXPN New Wave Day: Watch the Tom Tom Club live in concert - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart
Tom Tom Club | Photo by Joe del Tufo

Today’s #TBTXPN Throwback Thursday theme showcases the golden era of new wave music. Talking Heads emerged out of the New York music scene in the mid-70s and hit their musical peak in the late 70s and 80s with a string of now classic albums including Talking Heads: 77, Fear Of Music, More Songs About Buildings and Food, Remain In Light, and Speaking In Tongues. In 1981, bassist Tina Weymouth and drummer Chris Frantz released their self-titled debut. The married couple continue to perform today and last released Downtown Rockers in 2012.

Back in May, 2013, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth – the Tom Tom Club – performed at WXPN’s Non-Commvention. Touring in support of their album Downtown Rockers, the band played a handful of song from the album, as well as their new wave hits “Genius of Love,” and “Wordy Rappinghood.”

Watch their full set below.

Who Feelin’ It
Downtown Rockers
Kissin’ Antonio
Won’t Give You Up
On & On
Genius of Love
Wordy Rappinghood

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