1995 Toto – Tambu

Tambu is the ninth studio album by Toto released in May 1995. Tambu sold 600,000 copies worldwide. It was the first Toto studio album since the death of Jeff Porcaro in 1992. It includes the single “I Will Remember”, which failed to chart in the USA but was the band’s first chart hit in the UK since “I Won’t Hold You Back” 12 years before.

The album was a nominee for Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical in 1997.

Tracks

1  Gift Of Faith (David Paich; Stan Lynch; Steve Lukather) 07:27
I Will Remember (Stan Lynch; Steve Lukather) 06:10
3  Slipped Away (David Paich; Mike Porcaro; Simon Phillips; Stan Lynch; Steve Lukather) 05:20
4  If You Belong To Me (David Paich; Stan Lynch; Steve Lukather) 05:07
5  Baby He’s Your Man (David Paich; Siedah Garrett; Steve Lukather) 05:44
6  The Other End Of Time (Randy Goodrum; Steve Lukather) 05:08
7  The Turning Point (David Paich; Mike Porcaro; Simon Phillips; Stan Lynch; Steve Lukather) 05:29
8  Time Is The Enemy (David Paich; Fee Waybill; Steve Lukather) 05:43
9  Drag Him To The Roof (David Paich; Fee Waybill; Steve Lukather) 06:14
10  Just Can’t Get To You (David Paich; Glen Ballard; Steve Lukather) 05:07
11  Dave’s Gone Skiing (Mike Porter; Simon Phillips; Steve Lukather) 05:03
12  The Road Goes On (David Paich; Glen Ballard; Steve Lukather) 04:28

The Band

Bass Mike Porcaro
Drums Simon Phillips
Guitar Steve Lukather
Keyboards David Paich

Other Musicians

1 Gift Of Faith

Percussion Lenny Castro
Background Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae
Background Vocals Mike Porcaro
Background Vocals Stan Lynch
Background Vocals Elliot Scheiner
Background Vocals Jim Giddens
Vocals Steve Lukather


2 I Will Remember

Piano David Paich
Piano Steve Lukather
Synthesizer Steve Lukather
Percussion Lenny Castro
Strings David Paich
Background Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae
Background Vocals John James
Vocals Steve Lukather


3 Slipped Away

Background Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae
Vocals Steve Lukather


4 If You Belong To Me

Percussion Mike Fisher
Background Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae
Vocals Steve Lukather


5 Baby He’s Your Man

Drums (programming) Steve Porcaro
Drums (programming) Simon Phillips
Synthesizer David Paich
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Background Vocals Phillip Ingram
Background Vocals Ricky Nelson
Background Vocals John James
Vocals Steve Lukather
Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae


6 The Other End Of Time

Piano Steve Lukather
Synthesizer David Paich
Synthesizer Steve Lukather
Percussion Lenny Castro
Vocals Steve Lukather


7 The Turning Point

Fender Rhodes David Paich
Synthesizer David Paich
Synthesizer Mike Porcaro
Synthesizer Simon Phillips
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Background Vocals Phillip Ingram
Background Vocals Ricky Nelson
Background Vocals John James
Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae
Vocals Steve Lukather
Vocals David Paich


8 Time Is The Enemy

Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Background Vocals John James
Vocals Steve Lukather


9 Drag Him To The Roof

Background Vocals Phillip Ingram
Vocals David Paich
Vocals Steve Lukather
Vocals John James
Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae


10 Just Can’t Get To You

Hammond Organ David Paich
Piano Steve Lukather
Rhodes David Paich
Background Vocals John James
Background Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae
Vocals Steve Lukather


12 The Road Goes On

Mandolin Steve Lukather
Strings David Paich
Background Vocals Jenny Douglas-McRae
Vocals Steve Lukather

Liner Notes

Producer – Elliot Scheiner, Toto
Arranged By (Strings) – David Paich (Tracks 2, 4, 10, 12)
Conductor – David Paich (Tracks 2, 4, 10, 12)
Contractor (Strings) – Shari Sutcliffe
Coordinator (Production) – Ivy Skoff
Creative Director – Doug Brown
Mastered By – Ted Jensen
Mixed By – Elliot Scheiner
Programmed By (Keyboard)- John Jessel
Recorded By – Al Schmitt, Bill Smith, Elliot Scheiner
Recorded By (Additional) – John Jessel
Recorded By (Assistant) – Jim Giddens, Sean Schimmel, Steve Genewick
Technician (Guitar Tech) – Gavin Menzies
Technician (Piano Tuner) – Keith Albright
Technician (Set-up For David Paich And Mike Porcaro) – Paul Jamieson

Illustration – Daniel Brereton
Photography – Melodie Lawrence

Mastered At Sterling Sound
Mixed At Capitol Studios
Recorded At Capitol Studios
Phonographic Copyright Sony Music Entertainment Inc
Copyright Sony Music Entertainment Inc