Toto XX

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Toto XX: 1977-1997
Compilation album by Toto
Released

April 1998 (Europe)

November 1998 (USA)
Genre Rock
Label Sony Legacy
Producer Toto
Toto chronology
Best Ballads
(1995)
Toto XX
(1998)
Mindfields
(1999)

Toto XX: 1977-1997 is a compilation album by Toto to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The album features rare original demos, outtakes, previously unreleased recordings and live tracks from the bands 20-year career.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Allmusic, not realizing that the album's nine studio tracks were all recorded nine years or more before its release, commented that "Essentially, this is a Toto reunion album, featuring nine new studio cuts and four live tracks[...]" and said that the material was similar to that on Tambu (then the band's most recent studio album). They praised the performances but concluded the release to be "not particularly interesting to anyone except hardcore fans".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Goin' Home (David Paich, Joseph Williams, Jeff Porcaro) Recorded 1989
  2. Tale of a Man (David Paich) Recorded 1979
  3. Last Night (David Paich, Joseph Williams) Recorded 1987
  4. In a Word (Steve Lukather, Steve Porcaro, Mike Porcaro, Jeff Porcaro) Recorded 1986
  5. Modern Eyes (David Paich) Recorded 1986
  6. Right Part of Me (David Paich, Bobby Kimball) Recorded 1984
  7. Mrs. Johnson (David Paich, Steve Lukather) Recorded 1977
  8. Miss Sun (David Paich) Recorded 1977
  9. Love Is a Man's World (David Paich) Recorded 1977
  10. On the Run (live) (Steve Lukather, David Paich, Fee Waybill) *
  11. Dave's Gone Skiing (live) (Mike Porcaro, Simon Phillips, Steve Lukather) *
  12. Baba Mnumzane (live) (Trad. L. Mkhize, M. Namba) *
  13. Africa (live) (David Paich, Jeff Porcaro) *
  • Track 10 recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1991
  • Tracks 11, 12, and 13 recorded at the Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg 1998

Singles[edit]

  • Goin' Home / Tale of a Man
  • Goin' Home / Tale of a Man / Modern Eyes / Dave's Gone Skiing (live)

References[edit]