Toni Basil (album)

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Toni Basil
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 1983
Genre Pop
Length35:04 [1]
Label Chrysalis
Virgin (South America/UK)
Producer Mike Chapman, Richie Zito
Toni Basil chronology
Word of Mouth
Toni Basil
Singles from Toni Basil
  1. "Street Beat"
    Released: 1983
  2. "Over My Head"
    Released: 1983
  3. "Suspense"
    Released: 1984
  4. "Do You Wanna Dance"
    Released: 1984 [2]
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Toni Basil is the second and final studio album by Toni Basil, released in December 1983 on Chrysalis Records. Despite the success of her previous album "Word of Mouth" and the single "Mickey", the album was unsuccessful [3] and did not enter the Billboard US album chart. The first single from the album, "Over My Head", reached #81 on the Billboard Hot 100, [4] her third and final song to do so. [5] Of the four singles from the album, three managed to chart in the US.



The album spawned four singles, three of which charted. The album's first single, "Street Beat", failed to enter the Hot 100 but managed to reach number 63 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart. [6] The next single, "Over My Head", reached number 81 on the Billboard Hot 100, spending a total of six weeks on the chart. [5] The third single, "Suspense", reached number 42 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart, spending a total of 11 weeks on the chart. [4] The final single, "Do You Wanna Dance", failed to chart.

Track listing

International edition

Adapted from Discogs. [7]

Side A:

  1. "Over My Head" – 3:20
  2. "Do You Wanna Dance" (Barry Blue) – 3:58
  3. "Go for the Burn" (Nicky Chinn) – 4:04
  4. "Street Beat" – 3:37
  5. "Suspense" – 3:54

Side B:

  1. "Spacewalkin' the Dog" – 4:23
  2. "Best Performance" – 3:50
  3. "Easy for You to Say" – 4:26
  4. "I Don't Hear You" – 3:32

US edition

Side A:

  1. "Over My Head" (Franne Golde, Sue Shifrin) – 3:20
  2. "I Don't Hear You" (Greg Mathieson, Trevor Veitch, Toni Basil) – 3:32
  3. "Easy for You to Say" (Dennis Lambert, Peter Beckett) – 4:26
  4. "Suspense" (Alan Roy Scott, Brian Short) – 3:54
  5. "Go for the Burn" (Allee Willis, Bruce Roberts, Toni Basil) – 4:04

Side B:

  1. "Spacewalkin' the Dog" (Franne Golde, Richard Wolfe) – 4:23
  2. "Street Beat" (Allee Willis, Bruce Roberts, Toni Basil) – 3:37
  3. "Do You Wanna Dance" (Barry Blue) – 3:58
  4. "Best Performance" (Allee Willis, Bruce Roberts, Toni Basil) – 3:50


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