On an album as strong as ‘Chicago V,’ “Now That You’ve Gone” still manages to stand out – a testament to its greatness.
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Listening to Steven Wilson’s new remix of the historically muddy ‘Chicago II’ is like hearing it for the first time all over again.
Toto’s “I’ll Be Over You” isn’t the first Steve Lukather/Randy Goodrum collaboration, and certainly not the last, but it’s easily the most successful.
The soulful “Without Your Love” is a passing of the torch from David Paich, who handled most of the lead vocal duties on earlier Toto albums, to Steve Lukather.
“Hour in the Shower” is a welcome reminder that as serious as Chicago took themselves at times, they still knew how to have fun.
Since it arrived on 1998’s ‘Chicago XXV,’ this update of “Little Drummer Boy” has grown to become a personal favorite – and, in my opinion, the definitive version.
The only problem with Fergie Frederiksen’s tenure as frontman with Toto, in my humble opinion, is that it didn’t last long enough.
Given the results of the recent election, the opening lyrics to Chicago’s “Lowdown” feel especially true for many right now.
“Holyanna” is perhaps Toto’s second best “name” song – after “Rosanna,” of course.
I’ve long thought Peter Cetera was underrated as a bass player, and Chicago’s “Happy ‘Cause I’m Goin’ Home” illustrates the point.