‘Ill Tumble 4 Ya’ by Culture Club – Classic Hit or Miss
“I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” was a hit single from Culture Club’s Platinum-plus debut album Kissing to Be Clever. The single was released only in North America, peaking at number nine in both the U.S. and Canada. With this single, in America, Culture Club was the first band to have three Top 10 singles from a debut album since The Beatles. Much like the group’s two prior American hits, this song was aided by a hugely popular MTV music video.
“I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” was one of the most performed songs by Culture Club in their live shows. It has appeared in every tour they did. The song is mocked by Frank Zappa during a 1984 live performance of Tinsel Town Rebellion on the video “Does Humor Belong in Music?