‘Fahrenheit,’ released in August 1986, fell into an emerging trend – as the big-hearted singles didn’t reflect all of Toto’s varied musical goals.
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A Steve Lukather-sung ballad, “99” did respectively enough, reaching the Top 40. But why wasn’t it Toto’s biggest hit to that point?
“Angela,” a song of shifting moods and layered musical complexity, puts the exclamation point on Toto’s bold debut album.
The story of Toto can be divided to before April 8, 1982, and after. That’s when they released ‘Toto IV,’ still the biggest album of their lengthy career.
As a 2015 summer tour featuring Toto and Yes is announced, Steve Lukather talks about how two seemingly very different bands overlap.
His current All-Starrs buoy everything that surrounds them — including, it’s clear, Ringo Starr himself. The ultimate bandmate, Starr sounds whole again.
Remembering Mike Porcaro, late bassist with Toto: ‘One of the greatest musicians and finest men I’ve ever known’
Mike Porcaro, the Toto bassist who died today after a battle with ALS, is remembered by Steve Porcaro, David Hungate and Steve Lukather.
Most usually focus on Steve Lukather and Jeff Porcaro’s turns on “Georgy Porgy.” But Toto’s secret weapon turns out to be David Hungate.
“Running Out of Time,” my ass. With ‘XIV,’ Toto has shown they’re not running out of time. In fact, they’ve gotten a second wind.
With ‘XIV,’ Toto has produced a visceral, entirely present return, one that acknowledges their best moments even as it builds upon them.