Tommy Page

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Tommy Page
Birth name Thomas Alden Page
Born (1970-05-24) May 24, 1970 (age 46)
Origin Glen Ridge, New Jersey
Genres Pop, Dance, Freestyle
Occupation(s) Singer, pianist, songwriter
Instruments Vocal, piano
Years active 1988–present
Labels Sire/Warner Bros. Records
Pony Canyon
Associated acts New Kids on the Block, Sa-Fire, La Casa, Sally Yeh, Donna De Lory, Amy Mastura, Ashley Tisdale, Tiffany, Green Day, Michael Bublé, Alanis Morissette, Josh Groban, David Foster

Tommy Page (born Thomas Alden Page, May 24, 1970, Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1990 hit single, "I'll Be Your Everything".


Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, Page grew up in nearby West Caldwell.[1] He graduated from James Caldwell High School with the class of 1985.[2]

Page was 16 when he was a cloakroom attendant in a popular New York nightclub called Nell's, taking the coats of stars such as Whitney Houston, Rob Lowe, and the Beastie Boys. The job gave Page a chance to play his demo tape to the house DJ, who then used the demos as part of his club mixes. The unknown sounds were so impressive that soon Page was introduced to Sire Records founder Seymour Stein, who had previously launched the careers of Madonna and the Ramones.[3]

When Page turned 18, he was asked to write the theme tune of the film Shag and later released it as his first single. Page's self-titled debut album was released by Sire/Warner Bros. Records in November 1988 and contained hits such as "A Zillion Kisses," "Turning Me On," "I Think I'm in Love," and "A Shoulder to Cry On".

The follow-up album, Paintings in My Mind (which was dedicated to his grandmother) gave Page his first No. 1 single in the U.S., "I'll Be Your Everything," a song that was written with and features New Kids on the Block. Other singles from the album that were released after that were "When I Dream of You" and "Turn on the Radio" (another New Kids on the Block collaboration). The album also features "Don't Give Up on Love," a duet with Latin freestyle singer Sa-Fire. Sa-Fire & Page co-wrote the song, which was released as a single overseas. The two currently remain close friends.

Page's third album was titled From the Heart, and his vocals there showcased a wider range with higher notes than previous efforts. On this album, the ballads were more orchestral. Tommy cited the songs in the album were inspired by the current music trend of Wilson Phillips. The first single, "Whenever You Close Your Eyes," saw Page working with Michael Bolton and Diane Warren. "Under the Rainbow" and "Madly in Love" were released as singles afterward.

As an appreciation to his fans in Asia, Page released another album, A Friend to Rely On. It contains the duet with Sally Yeh as mentioned above as well as a remake of Nik Kershaw's "Wouldn't It Be Good" and a song penned with Donna DeLory (Madonna's backing singer) called "Heaven In Your Eyes." As house music was the current trend, the upbeat songs were produced in such form.

Before releasing his next album, Time, in 1994, Page replaced Donny Osmond for three months in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.[citation needed]

Page concentrated on releasing his other albums after that in Asia, especially after he signed with the Japanese label Pony Canyon Records. In 1995, he released his first compilation album, Greatest Hits: Dedicated to You. A year after that, his next album, Loving You, was released and it contains a duet with Amy Mastura (from Malaysia), "The Best Part" and a cover song of John Waite's 1984 hit "Missing You".

His latest album, Ten 'Til Midnight, is only available for sale on-line, which he released spring 2000. It is reported that after completing each record, he carries his Walkman along the beach for a listen. If the music moves him, it passes the test. With only one American hit, Tommy Page still made quite a career for himself, releasing seven full-length albums in 12 years.[4]

In 2003 he put out a DVD collection of his music videos, which is on sale through his website He is currently working in A&R at Warner Music Group.[citation needed] Page is one of the producers on Tennessee Girl's album Guilty Pleasures. He is also a friend of Tiffany; the two recorded "Close Our Eyes" together. He is also currently working with the band V Factory.

Page also appeared on an episode of Full House, singing to Stephanie Tanner on her tenth birthday, but began courting DJ, much to Stephanie's dismay. (However, he also secretly revealed to Jesse that he had a girlfriend named Melanie, unbeknownst to DJ and Stephanie.) Then, before he left, he kissed Michelle on the cheek, causing her to state, "I'm gonna marry him."

In 2011, after a successful stint as an executive at Warner Bros. Records, where he helped to shape the careers of Michael Bublé, Alanis Morissette, Josh Groban, and Green Day, among others, he joined Billboard Magazine as publisher. He held that role for two years and was responsible for the successful relauch of the brand. As a publisher he created new features such as the Industry Icon Award as well as the infamous Power 100 List.

In April 2013, Tommy Page joined Pandora Internet Media as Head of Music Partnerships. He leads the Artist Partnerships, Branded Content and Events Team. As of November 2013, Tommy still performs concerts around the world. He performed two shows in Indonesia to a well attended crowd.

In 2015, Page released a single titled "I Break Down 2015", a slower version of his 1990 song of the same name.

In June 2016, Page has released an 18 track CD of his greatest ballads entitled "My Favorites", which includes the 2015 single, "I Break Down 2015" (with vocals & instrumental version). The CD is only available for sale on his website.


Studio Albums[edit]

Year Album Billboard 200
1988 Tommy Page 166
1990 Paintings in My Mind 38
1991 From the Heart 192
1992 A Friend to Rely On -
1994 Time -
1996 Loving You -
2000 Ten 'Til Midnight -

Compilation Album[edit]

Year Album
1995 Greatest Hits: Dedicated to You

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • "Turning Me On" (Sire/Warner Bros. Records) 1988
  1. "Turning Me On (U-Stimulate Mix)"
  2. "Turning Me On (7" Mix)"
  3. "Turning Me On (Aroused House Mix)"
  4. "Turning Me On (Pianoppella)"
  5. "Turning Me On (Cocktail Mix)"
  • "The Shag" (Sire Records) 1988
  1. "The Shag"
  2. "Hard to Be Normal"
  1. "A Shoulder to Cry On"
  2. "Christmas Without You"
  • "I Think I'm in Love" (7', Promo) 1988
  1. "I Think I'm in Love"
  1. "Republic of Idols"
  2. "Turning Me On (Mark Kamins 12" Mix)"
  3. "A Shoulder to Cry On"
  4. "The Shag (Mark Kamins 12" Mix)"
  5. "Christmas Without You"
  6. "Republic of Idols (Instrumental)"
  1. "A Zillion Kisses (Big Beat Mix)"
  2. "A Zillion Kisses (Endless Kiss Mix)"
  3. "A Zillion Kisses (12" Dub)"
  4. "A Shoulder To Cry On (Instrumental Movie Version)"
  1. "I'll Be Your Everything (LP Version)"
  2. "I'm Falling in Love"
  • "Turn on the Radio" (Sire/Warner Bros. Records) 1990
  1. "Turn on the Radio"
  2. "I Break Down"
  • "When I Dream of You" (Sire/Warner Bros. Records) 1990
  1. "When I Dream of You"
  2. "You're the Best Thing (That Ever Happened to Me)"
  • "I'll Be Your Everything/When I Dream of You" (7", single)
  1. "I'll Be Your Everything (Album Version)"
  2. "When I Dream of You (Radio Mix)"
  • "You Make Christmas Feel Like Heaven" (CD, mini) 1990
  1. "You Make Christmas Feel Like Heaven"
  2. "Christmas Without You"
  • "Whenever You Close Your Eyes" (Sire/Warner Bros. Records) 1991
  1. "Whenever You Close Your Eyes (Radio Mix)"
  2. "Once in a Lifetime"
  3. "Whenever You Close Your Eyes (Album Version)"
  • "Under the Rainbow" (Sire/Warner Bros. Records) 1991
  1. "Under the Rainbow"
  2. "I Break Down"
  • "My Shining Star" (promo) 1991
  1. "My Shining Star (Blowing Out the Phones Edit)"
  • "My Shining Star (Blowing Out the Phones Version)"
  • "Tell the World" (promo) 1991
  1. "Tell the World"
  • "Close Our Eyes (with Tiffany) (promo) 1995
  1. "Close Our Eyes"
  • "I Break Down 2015" 2015
  1. "I Break Down 2015"

Soundtrack, guest, and compilation appearances[edit]

  • Shag: The Movie soundtrack (features the titular song "Shag")
  • Dick Tracy soundtrack (features the song "Blue Nights")
  • Cookie soundtrack (features the song "Never Had It So Good")
  • Full House episode #110 that aired on January 14, 1992, during Season 5, titled "Crushed" (features the song "Stephanie")
  • Tiffany's All the Best (features the duet "Close Our Eyes")
  • As La Casa (a duo with Wilma "Sa-Fire" Cosmé): New Faces, a house-music compilation on Sire/Warner Bros. Records ("Show Me the Way," "Get to You," "Dance to My Music").


Music Videos[edit]

  • "The Shag"
  • "A Zillion Kisses"
  • "A Shoulder to Cry On"
  • "Turning Me On"
  • "I'll Be Your Everything"
  • "Turn on the Radio"
  • "When I Dream of You"
  • "Whenever You Close Your Eyes"
  • "Madly in Love"
  • "Under the Rainbow"
  • "Heaven in Your Eyes"
  • "I'm Always Dreaming of You (feat. Sally Yeh)"
  • "Time"
  • "Places in My Heart"
  • "The Best Part (feat. Amy Mastura)"
  • "Missing You"
  • "I Break Down 2015"

Video Albums[edit]

  • "I'll Be Your Everything Videos" (Japan only) 1990
  • "Tommy Page: The Video Collection" 2003


  1. ^ Hunt, Dennis. "Who Wants to Be Tied to New Kids? Not Singer/Songwriter Tommy Page", Los Angeles Times, May 20, 1990. Accessed October 25, 2015. "A native of tiny West Caldwell, N.J., Page was working as a coat-check boy in a New York dance club when he convinced the deejay to play his demo tape, which the dancers liked."
  2. ^ Staff. "James Caldwell alumni hold multi-class reunion", Lifestyles". Accessed October 25, 2015. "Some of those in attendance were Caldwell Police Lt. Marc Driggs, Class of '86; Tommy Page, Class of '85 who is a pop state in the Music Industry with a former No. 1 hit, 'I'll be your everything,' as well as acting credits on shows including Full House;
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  5. ^ "Tommy Page Joins Pandora as VP of Artist Relations and Brand Partnerships". All Access Music Group. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 

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