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1[[quoteright:350:]]≤[[caption-width-right:350:Dave Rude, Troy Lucketta, Jeff Keith, Brian Wheat, Frank Hannon]]≤-> ''"Love will find a way!"''≤-->-- Tesla, "Love Song"≤≤'''Tesla''' is a hard rock band from Sacramento, California. They were formed in 1981 by guitarist Frank Hannon and bassist Brian Wheat. In 1989, they released ''The Great Radio Controversy,'' which spawned the top ten hit "Love Song" and solidified their reputation. They disbanded in 1996, with their members embarking on solo careers before reforming in 2000. They have released seven studio albums throughout their career. They have sold over 14 million albums in the US.≤≤----≤!! Band Members (former members in italics)≤* Jeff Keith - lead vocals (1984-1996, 2000-present)≤* Frank Hannon - guitar, bass, keyboards, backing vocals (1981-1996, 2000-present)≤* Troy Lucketta - drums, percussion (1984-1996, 2000-present)≤* Dave Rude - vocals, guitar, bass (2006-present)≤* Brian Wheat - keyboards, bass, piano, vocals (1981-1996, 2000-present)≤* ''Tommy Skeoch'' - guitar, backing vocals (1984-1994, 2000-2006)≤----≤!! Modern Day Tropes:≤* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: "Love Song."≤* HomesicknessHymn: "Paradise" takes the cycle of homesickness full circle, as it starts off with the narrator regretfully leaving his lover behind, and spends most of the song missing her over relatively mournful music. However, at the end as he starts his journey home, the band explodes into a fast tempo and acrobatic guitar solos.≤* LuddWasRight: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] with "[=MP3=]," which is about technology leading us to become tuned out from the real world.≤* PrecisionFStrike: From "Break of Dawn:"≤-> "Listen up, now hereís the deal≤-> Iím fuckiní crazy and donít appeal"≤* SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll: The middle one is responsible for Tommy Skeoch being kicked out.≤* TitleDrop: [=MP3=]: ≤-> "We've gotta get back to Simplicity"


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