I Won't Hold You Back
|"I Won't Hold You Back"|
|Single by Toto|
|from the album Toto IV|
|B-side||"Afraid of Love"
"Waiting for Your Love" (Holland and Japan)
|Released||March 12, 1983|
|Format||Vinyl record 7", 12", Compact disc|
|Toto singles chronology|
"I Won't Hold You Back" is a ballad by American rock band Toto, written and sung by Steve Lukather for their fourth album, Toto IV, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). The song peaked at number 10 in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on May 7, 1983 and spent three weeks at number one on the Adult Contemporary chart. The single only managed to scrape into the top 40 on the UK Singles Chart. It also peaked at number 11 in Ireland.
The song was featured on an episode of American Dad.
- Steve Lukather – lead and backing vocals, guitars
- David Paich – piano, orchestral arrangements
- Steve Porcaro – synthesizer
- David Hungate – bass
- Jeff Porcaro – drums, percussion
- Timothy B. Schmit – backing vocals
- James Newton Howard – orchestral arrangements
- Marty Paich – orchestral arrangements
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