Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom

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Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom
Studio album by Tom Tom Club
Released 1988
Genre New wave
Length 39:40
Label Sire/Reprise/Warner Bros. Records (U.S.)

Fontana/PolyGram Records (UK)
Producer Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth
Tom Tom Club chronology
Close to the Bone
Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom
Dark Sneak Love Action

Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom is a 1988 album by Tom Tom Club and included the band's cover of the Velvet Underground track "Femme Fatale" with David Byrne on backing vocals. The track "Suboceana" was released as a single in the UK in late 1988 and received some radio airplay. In the US, a 12-inch single of the song was released, which featured a remix by Marshall Jefferson.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, except where noted.

  1. "Suboceana" (T. Weymouth, Frantz, Laura Weymouth) – 4:53
  2. "Shock the World" – 3:51
  3. "Don't Say No" – 4:30
  4. "Challenge of the Love Warriors" (Frantz) – 3:07
  5. "Femme Fatale" (Lou Reed) – 2:48
  6. "Born for Love" – 4:24
  7. "Broken Promises" – 3:45
  8. "She Belongs to Me" (Bob Dylan) – 4:03
  9. "Little Eva" – 4:00
  10. "Mighty Teardrop" (T. Weymouth, Frantz, L. Weymouth) – 4:13

US/Canada track listing[edit]

The album was heavily revised for issue in the US and Canada. Three tracks were dropped ("Born for Love", "Broken Promises" and "Mighty Teardrop"), while four new tracks were added ("Call of the Wild", "Kiss Me When I Get Back", "Wa Wa Dance" and "I Confess").

  1. Call of the Wild
  2. Kiss Me When I Get Back
  3. Wa Wa Dance
  4. I Confess
  5. Challenge of the Love Warriors
  6. Suboceana
  7. Don't Say No
  8. Shock the World
  9. Little Eva
  10. Femme Fatale
  11. She Belongs to Me (on CD version only)