Tommy Boy Tuesday: TKA - 'Louder Than Love'

TKA's second studio album, "Louder Than Love," made its debut on August 15, 1990, under Tommy Boy Records. Preceding the album release, the song "You Are the One" was unleashed in 1989 as part of the soundtrack for the film Lean on Me. This track showcased TKA's signature freestyle sound and managed to climb to position No. 91 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June 1989, generating buzz for the upcoming album.

In 1990, "Louder Than Love" delivered two more charting singles. "I Won't Give Up on You" and "Crash (Have Some Fun)" (credited to "TKA featuring Michelle Visage") climbed to No. 65 and No. 80 respectively, showcasing TKA's ability to create catchy, danceable tunes that resonated with fans. The album's final single, the title track "Louder Than Love," reached No. 62 on the Billboard Hot 100 in October 1991, further solidifying TKA's presence on the music scene. With its infectious beats, memorable hooks, and powerful vocals, TKA's "Louder Than Love" became a notable release within the freestyle genre and left a lasting impact on their fanbase.

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