GENIUS OF LOVE

Latest update on 15/11/2010

Artist: Tom Tom Club
Author: Chris Frantz/Tina Weymouth/Adrian Belew
Label: Sire
Year: 1982

Covers:

1982:

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five [in It's Nasty, later also in We Will Rock You]

1988:

Ziggy Marley [sample in Tumblin' Down, talked into it by producers Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz; n°1 R&B]

1995:

Mariah Carey [sample in Fantasy, later also in Heartbreaker, which was in fact using a sample from Stacy Lattisaw's Attack Of The Name Game, while the basic beat was provided by Genius Of Love; n°1 US in '99]

1997:

Mark Morrison [drum sample prominently under Return Of The Mack; n°1 UK, n°2 US]

Others who sampled it: Busta Rhymes & Erykah Badu in One, PM Dawn in Gotta Be Movin' On Up and Tupac in High Speed.

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