Paul Sabu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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

Career[edit]

Sabu is best known for his work with his band Only Child plus collaborations with a long list of artists including 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.[citation needed]

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).[1]
  • Kidd Glove: Motown (1984),[2] also re-released (with bonus material) at Yesterrock.[3]
  • Heartbreak: Heavy Metal America (1985),[4] also re-released (with bonus material) at Z Records.
  • Only Child: Rhino/Capital (1988), also re-released (with bonus material) at Yesterrock.[5]
  • Paul Sabu: Zero (1994),[6] also re-released (with bonus material) at Z Records as "In Dreams".
  • Sabu: USG Records (1996).[7]
  • Between the Light: USG Records (1998).[8]
  • Strange Messiah: AOR Heaven (2007).[9]
  • High & Mighty: AOR Heaven (2009).[10]
  • Call of the Wild: Z Records (2011).[11]
  • Bangkok Rules: Z Records (2012).[12]

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)
  • AOR - L.A. Temptation (2012),[13] L.A. Connection (2014),[14] Return To L.A. (2015),[15] L.A. Darkness (2016)[16]
  • David Bowie - Dance (1985)
  • Dennis Churchill Dries - "I" (2015) [17]
  • 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 [18] - 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)
  • Quiet Riot - Quiet Riot 10 (2014)
  • 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),[19] Don't Touch Me There (1989) [20]
  • Tattoo Rodeo - Rode Hard Put Away Wet (1991)
  • Teri Tims - Teri Tims (2014) [21]
  • Throne of Vengeance - Flesh Engine (2011),[22] Live Evil (2013) [23]
  • Vapors, The - Turning Japanese (1980)
  • VA - Elvira Presents Monster Hits (1994), Elvira Presents Revenge of the Monster Hits (1995), Hard Rock Zombies Soundtrack (2008)
  • W.A.S.P. - Live...In the Raw (1987)

Music in film and TV credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sabu – Sabu". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Kidd Glove – Kidd Glove". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Kidd Glove - Kidd Glove". YesterRock. YesterRock. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Sabu – Heartbreak". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "YESTERROCK release information November 2010". YesterRock. YesterRock. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "Paul Sabu". Heavy Harmonies. Heavy Harmonies. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Sabu – Sabu". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Sabu – Between The Light". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Paul Sabu – Strange Messiah". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "VOICES OF ROCK High & Mighty". Rock Report. Rock Report. Retrieved 27 August 2009. 
  11. ^ "Paul Sabu – Call Of The Wild". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Paul Sabu – Bangkok Rules". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  13. ^ "L.A Temptation by AOR". CD Baby. CD Baby. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  14. ^ "L.A Connection by AOR". CD Baby. CD Baby. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  15. ^ "Return to L.A. by AOR". CD Baby. CD Baby. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  16. ^ "L.A. Darkness by AOR". CD Baby. CD Baby. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  17. ^ "I by Dennis Churchill Dries". CD Baby. CD Baby. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  18. ^ "Personal & Group Albums". Paul Sabu. Paul Sabu. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  19. ^ "Silent Rage – Shattered Hearts". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  20. ^ "Silent Rage – Don't Touch Me There". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  21. ^ "Teri Tims by Teri Tims". CD Baby. CD Baby. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  22. ^ "Flesh Engine by Throne of Vengeance". CD Baby. CD Baby. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  23. ^ "Live Evil - About". Throne of Vengeance. Throne of Vengeance. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  24. ^ "Ghost Town (1988)". IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  25. ^ "Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town". IMDb. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 

External links[edit]