|Thrill Me Up|
|Studio album by The Toasters|
CD: January 1, 1996
|Label|| Skaloid (original)|
Moon Ska Records (1996 re-release)
|The Toasters chronology|
Thrill Me Up was the second full-length album by The Toasters. The album was written by Robert "Bucket" Hingley and Cavo Dinsmore. The album was not as successful as their first album, Skaboom.
The Toasters are one of the original American second wave of ska bands. Founded in New York City in 1981, the band has released nine studio albums, primarily through Moon Ska Records.
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Moon Ska Records was one of the most influential ska record labels of the 1980s and 1990s.
Tracks 11-14 were not included on the original 1988 release
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