Steve Porcaro’s official return to Toto hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. An import bonus track from the upcoming ‘Toto XIV’ fixes that.
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The opening cut on Toto’s 1978 self-titled debut set the stage musically. All that remained was to bring Bobby Kimball on for his first vocal turn.
“Child’s Anthem” kicks off Toto’s perfectly constructed, musically all-encompassing debut — as well as Preston Frazier’s new feature, Toto Tuesdays.
If you loved Toto before, this is a song that will speak to that passion. If you wondered whether they still had anything left, “Orphan” answers that, too.
With ‘XIV,’ Toto has produced a visceral, entirely present return, one that acknowledges their best moments even as it builds upon them.
Bob Dylan + the Band, Toto, Nils Lofgren and Mike Bloomfield highlight Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 list of reissues, box sets and live releases.
Brownout, Seth Walker, Judith Owen, Chicago, Toto and Nathan East are included on Preston Frazier’s Best of 2014 list for rock, roots and pop.
David Paich, Robbie Krieger discuss rock’s impact on the fall of Communism: ‘The only reason we got through’
David Paich and Robbie Krieger trace the history of the Berlin Wall and its ultimate demise through the lens of music.
Andreas Varady’s Steely Dan remake begins with an approach out of the Wes Montgomery playbook. Then something interesting happens.
Steve Lukather confirms that ‘XIV’ is at the mastering stage, even as Keith Carlock officially joins the Toto lineup.