Fahrenheit

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
After the ballad-deprived Isolation failed to meet the marketplace like its predecessor, Toto IV, Toto returned to making lush, mid-tempo tunes of romantic despair on Fahrenheit, enlisting their third lead singer, Joseph Williams, and calling in chips all over L.A. to score cameos from the likes of Michael McDonald, Don Henley, David Sanborn, and even Miles Davis, who had the closing track, "Don't Stop Me Now," pretty much to himself. Williams was a slightly grittier and more identifiable vocalist than Bobby Kimball or Fergie Frederiksen. But while the return to power ballads had the intended effect on the pop and adult contemporary charts both "I'll Be over You" and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
After the ballad-deprived Isolation failed to meet the marketplace like its predecessor, Toto IV, Toto returned to making lush, mid-tempo tunes of romantic despair on Fahrenheit, enlisting their third lead singer, Joseph Williams, and calling in chips all over L.A. to score cameos from the likes of Michael McDonald, Don Henley, David Sanborn, and even Miles Davis, who had the closing track, "Don't Stop Me Now," pretty much to himself. Williams was a slightly grittier and more identifiable vocalist than Bobby Kimball or Fergie Frederiksen. But while the return to power ballads had the intended effect on the pop and adult contemporary charts both "I'll Be over You" and "Without Your Love" scored, the album had a relatively low chart peak and failed to go gold. That kind of disconnection always indicates that the radio audience is failing to identify the songs with the group that made them, and it always means a career in trouble.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/6/2009
  • Label: Friday Music
  • UPC: 829421110323
  • Catalog Number: 211103
  • Sales rank: 39,851

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Toto Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Steve Lukather Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
David Paich Primary Artist, Keyboards, Vocals
Jeff Porcaro Primary Artist, Percussion, Drums
Steve Porcaro Primary Artist, Keyboards, Vocals, Electronic Sounds, electronics
Tom Scott Horn
Amin Bhatia Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Jim Keltner Percussion
Paulette Brown Background Vocals
Lenny Castro Percussion
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Chuck Findley Horn
Fergie Frederiksen Background Vocals
Gary Grant Horn
Jerry Hey Horn
Charles Loper Horn
Mike Porcaro Bass
Joe Porcaro Percussion
Tony Walters Background Vocals
Joseph Williams Vocals
Michael Sherwood Background Vocals
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach Jr. Horn
Steve Jordan Percussion
Sidney Percussion
Joseph "Gospel Joe" Williams Vocals
Steven "Steven J." Jordan Percussion
Larry Williams Horn
Larry Andrew Williams Horn
Technical Credits
Don Henley Contributor
Toto Arranger, Producer
Miles Davis Contributor
David Sanborn Contributor
Amin Bhatia Introduction
Dan Garcia Engineer
Jerry Hey Horn Arrangements
Tom Knox Engineer
Greg Ladanyi Engineer
Julie Last Engineer
Roger Linn Engineer
Shep Lonsdale Engineer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Roger Nichols Engineer
Jack Joseph Puig Engineer
Duane Seykora Engineer
Jim Shea Sleeve Photo
Brent Averill Engineer
Murray Dvorkin Engineer
Paul Jamieson Engineer
Art Kelm Engineer
Joe Reagoso Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Larry Fitzgerald Management
Mark Hartley Management
John Jessel Engineer
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