Tambu (1995)

Toto (Columbia, 481202 2)

Tambu is the first Toto studio album with Simon Phillips on drums. The European release contains 12 songs. The Japanese version got Blackeye as a bonus track. You can also find Blackeye on the maxi single version of I will remember, next to Dave's gone skiing and the album and edit version of I will remember.
Another single taken from Tambu is The turning point (edit). This maxi is completed with The road goes on and Time is the enemy.

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  1. Gift of faith (S. Lukather, D. Paich, S. Lynch)
  2. I will remember (S. Lukather, S. Lynch)
  3. Slipped away (S. Lukather, S. Phillips, D. Paich, M. Porcaro, S. Lynch)
  4. If you belong to me (S. Lukather, D. Paich, S. Lynch)
  5. Baby he's your man (S. Lukather, D. Paich, S. Garrett)
  6. The other end of time (S. Lukather, R. Goodrum)
  7. The turning point (S. Lukather, M. Porcaro, S. Phillips, D. Paich, S. Lynch)
  8. Time is the enemy (S. Lukather, D. Paich, F. Waybill)
  9. Just can't get to you (S. Lukather, D. Paich, G. Ballard)
  10. Drag him to the roof (S. Lukather, D. Paich, S. Lynch)
  11. Dave's gone skiing (S. Lukather, M. Porcaro, S. Phillips)
  12. The road goes on (S. Lukather, D. Paich, G. Ballard)
  13. Blackeye* (S. Lukather, D. Paich, J. Douglas)


Steve Lukather: vocals, guitars, piano, synthesizer
David Paich: keyboards, vocals
Mike Porcaro: bass, additional keyboards
Simon Phillips: drums, drum loops, additional keyboards

Jenny Douglas McRae: vocals
John James: vocals
Lenny Castro: percussion
Michael Fisher: percussion
Steve Porcaro: drum loops
Paulinho Da Costa: percussion
Phillip Ingram: background vocals
Ricky Nelson: background vocals

Produced by Elliot Scheiner & Toto

Next to the official release there's a special one with a 5 bonus track classic hits cd. It's not mentioned where this release is coming from, but the stitcher on the cover advertises the U.K. Tambu concerts (special guests with Tina Turner).

Tracks bonus cd:

  1. Hold the line (D. Paich)
  2. Africa (D. Paich, J. Porcaro)
  3. Rosanna (D. Paich)
  4. I won't hold you back (S. Lukather)
  5. I'll be over you (S. Lukather, R. Goodrum)

I will remember/Black eye
The turning point
Drag him to the roof
If you belong to me
Just can't het to you
The other end of time

Steve Lukather Side Image

Tour dates

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  1. 19Jul2024
  2. 20Jul2024
    Veszprem, HU
  3. 22Jul2024
    Ostuni, IT
  4. 23Jul2024
    Este-Padova, IT
  5. 24Jul2024
    Lucca, IT

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