TLC's Kickstarter-Funded Album Finally Has A Release Date
In 2015, TLC launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their final album. Chilli and T-Boz were asking for $150,000 and they got more than $430,000. Clearly, fans were very enthused about this project.
And then… no new album.
In fact, there were very few news items about the potential album, which lead to many “ran off on the plug” jokes on social media, despite the fact that the Kickstarter page was updated 35 times throughout the period, and the fact that the group released snippets of new tracks.
Well, finally we got the update we’ve all been waiting for. Bill Diggins, TLC’s manager, announced that the release date for the album was coming soon. Like real soon. Like, June 30th soon. Check out the full message below:
Hey Kickstarter Family,
The album date is firm. June 30th is the release of the new TLC album that you made happen! Tionne and Chilli have been working night and day to hit this date. The video and a photo shoot on April 18th, 19th, 20th. I hope that you all read the article in The Guardian last week on why TLC’s comeback is so important, it is a great read on the group that you love and you should be proud that you made this album happen. The Waterfall’s version from the voice was magical and received 40 million views in a week!! Ed Sheeran gave some of his publishing to the writers of ‘No Scrubs’ and TLC sold out in London in one minute…it was a blessed month for us and we finally feel a little wind at our back.
ONE MORE THING….. We need your help… let’s hear your suggestions for the album title! Tionne and Chilli are still undecided so looking to you for inspiration.
Thank you for being there for TLC
The article Diggins was speaking about was this one, which is a historical look at the group.
Also, if you’re excited about new TLC music, help the group figure out an album title. They’re taking suggestions.