Paul Sabu

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Paul Sabu (born January 2, 1960) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist. He is the son of Indian-born film star Sabu and Marilyn Cooper.

Career[edit]

Sabu is best known for his work with his band Only Child plus an arsenal of artists such as Lee Aaron, David Bowie, Little Caesar, Alice Cooper, Jesse Damon, Elvira, Fatal Smile, Madonna, Malice, Motels, The Nelsons, Robbie Neville, Prince, Silent Rage, Daniela Romo, Tattoo Rodeo, Teri Tims, Throne of Vengeance, Shania Twain, John Waite, and many more.

He is also well known for his music featured in movies and TV series soundtracks and has been credited with production/mixing on 14 Platinum and 11 Gold Records.

  • 2004 Kerrang Magazine voted Paul Sabu Top 5 favorite AOR vocalists of All Time.
  • 2005 Only Child's self-titled debut album from 1989 voted No. 22 on the Best AOR Albums of All Time.
  • 2011 Classic Rock Magazine awarded Paul Sabu the highest rated AOR Album of All Time.

Discography[edit]

Official releases[edit]

  • Sabu: MCA Records (1980)
  • Kidd Glove: Motown (1984), also re-released (with bonus material) at Yesterrock. [1]
  • Heartbreak: Heavy Metal America (1985), also re-released (with bonus material) at Z Records [2]
  • Only Child: Rhino/Capital (1988), also re-released (with bonus material) at Yesterrock. [3]
  • Paul Sabu: Zero (1994), also re-released (with bonus material) at Z Records as "In Dreams" [4]
  • Sabu: USG Records (1996)
  • Between the Light: USG Records (1998)
  • Strange Messiah: AOR Heaven (2007)
  • High & Mighty: AOR Heaven (2009)
  • Call of the Wild: Z Records (2011)
  • Bangkok Rules: Z Records (2012)

Album / song producer and contributor credits[edit]

  • Alexa - Alexa (1989)
  • Alice Cooper - Hey Stoopid (1991), Spark In The Dark: The Best Of (2009)
  • Ann-Margret - Ann-Margret (1980)
  • David Bowie - Dance (1985)
  • Fatal Smile - World Domination (2008)
  • Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone) (1986)
  • Heart - Heart (1985)
  • Jesse Damon - The Hand That Rocks (2003), Rebel Within (2006)
  • John Waite - Ignition (1982)
  • Kim Carnes - Crazy In The Night (1990)
  • Lee Aaron - Bodyrock (1989), Some Girls Do (1991), The Best Of (1997)
  • Little America - Little America (1987), Fairgrounds (1989)
  • Little Caesar - Little Caesar (1990)
  • Malice - Crazy In The Night (1989)
  • Motels, The - Vacancy: Best Of (1990)
  • Paul Sabu - Kidd Glove (1984), Heartbreak (1985), Only Child (1988), Paul Sabu (1994), Sabu (1996), Between The Light (1998), Strange Messiah (2008), High & Mighty (2009), Call Of The Wild (2011), Bangkok Rules (2012)
  • Robbie Nevil - Wot's It To Ya (1986), Wot's It To Ya: The Best of Robbie Nevil (1999)
  • (Eilleen) Shania Twain - Beginnings (1988), Final Beginnings (1991)
  • Silent Rage - Shattered Hearts (1987), Don't Touch Me There (1989)
  • Tattoo Rodeo - Rode Hard Put Away Wet (1991)
  • Teri Tims - Made In USA (2005)
  • Throne of Vengeance - Flesh Engine (2011)
  • Vapors, The - Turning Japanese (1980)
  • VA - Elvira Presents Monster Hits (1994), Elvira Presents Revenge of the Monster Hits (1995), Hard Rock Zombies Soundtrack (2008)

Music in film and TV credits[edit]

References[edit]

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