“Many people over the years have said to us, how the message in “That’s The Way Love Is” helped them through a difficult breakup or relationship. It provided hope of the resilience of the Heart!” Byron Stingily, Ten City.
1989 – The year that birthed the second summer of love, was a fortuitous time for Ten City, as they unleashed their own brand of House music, packed with love and positivity. In the process, they captured the imagination of the nation’s youth and transformed themselves into a household name. Now almost 25 years later and taken from their forthcoming album, ‘Judgement’ set for release this summer, they re-release the 1989 classic ‘That’s The Way Love Is’ with a full edit from original members Marshall Jefferson and Byron Stingily on the 9th April.
The dance and soul-tinged single reached #8 in the UK’s official top 40 and #1 in the USA’s Dance Club Play chart, as well as having influence on pop culture long after it was released, showing Ten City’s impact and legacy.
The Original ‘That’s The Way Love Is’ was taken from their debut album, ‘Foundation’ which was one of a small handful of house albums released in the late 1980’s, that are now regarded as classics of the genre. After a 25-year hiatus Ten City have now returned to save us with perfect timing; In a world of lies and misinformation, Stingily’s lyrical positivity has never been more needed than it is now.
Jefferson and Stingily’s new version is fully reworked, with a new string intro and resung by Byron himself in his inimitable falsetto style. Complete with a new piano line, bright percussion and funky guitar licks, that track still remains as uplifting and fresh as the day it was originally released.
With a flurry of new remixes on the way Ten City, continue to be influential and respected. Their new 5th studio album ‘Judgement’ marks a sensational return for one of House Music’s most enduring bands.
‘That’s The Way Love Is’ will be available April 9th via Ultra Music.
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