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  • Years Active

    1987 – 1994 (7 years)

  • Founded In

    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States

  • Members

    • Byron Burke
    • Byron Stingily
    • Herb Lawson

Ten City (derived from the word 'intensity'), was a , Illinois based / music trio who enjoyed a number of club hits and Urban/R&B radio hits in the and .
Lead by vocalist Byron Stingily, the band also included guitarist Herb Lawson, keyboardist Byron Burke and producer Marshall Jefferson. Ten City's debut album, Foundation a crossover hit, peaking at #49 on the Top / Albums chart. Of their ten entries on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, they are best remembered for their hit songs "Devotion", "Right Back To You" and "That's The Way Love Is" which hit #1 in 1989. These songs are considered to be a House classics today. Stingily, who left the group in 1995 after they officially disbanded, became a successful solo artist. He rerecorded "That's The Way Love Is", the song and brought it back to #1 on the dance chart in 1999.

Ten City's several Top 10 Hot Dance chart/Single sales entries include Right Back To You, Devotion, My Piece Of Heaven and Fantasy.



* Foundation Atlantic Records 1989
* State of Mind Atlantic Records 1990
* No House Big Enough Atlantic Records 1992
* That Was Then, This Is Now Sony Records 1994
* The Best of Ten City Ibadan 2001


* "Devotion"
* "Right Back To You"
* "That's The Way Love Is"
* "That's The Way Love Is (Club House Mix)" (Produced by Stock Aitken Waterman)
* "Where Do We Go?"
* "Suspicious"
* "Foundation"
* "Whatever Makes You Happy"
* Superficial People"
* "Nothing's Changed"
* "My Piece of Heaven"
* "Only Time Will Tell"
* "Fantasy"
* "Goin' Up In Smoke"

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