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Toto: Toto

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 3 February 1979

THIS COULD HAVE BEEN an unholy disaster. A group of Los Angeles session men forming their own band could have been the signal for God-knows-what height of boredom. But, somehow, Toto have cleared all the fences and produced an album that, frankly, revalidates the idea of 'tastefulness', and which goes some way towards redressing the damage caused to American credibility by the formula - riddled antics of the likes of Boston, Foreigner and Kansas (to name a few).

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