Nov 032013
 

from TALK TO YA LATER/WHAT’S WRONG WITH ME (single)

written by The Tubes, David Foster & Steve Lukather

“Talk To Ya Later” was the lead-off single from The Tubes’ 1981 “Completion Backward Principle” album. It’s a catchy rock’n’roll tune that quickly became a Top Ten hit on the Mainstream Rock chart. David Foster, who produced the album, co-wrote “Talk To Ya Later” with the band’s lead singer, Fee Waybill, and Toto axe-man Steve Lukather. Here’s what Waybill said about the recording with Goldmine magazine :

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Jun 102012
 

from THE MONKEY TIME/SPORTS FANS (single)

written by Curtis Mayfield

The two albums that David Foster did with The Tubes in the early eighties are some of the most challenging works he ever did. Foster applied his smooth, polished pop style to the raw, rock sounds of the San Francisco band and the results were perfectly on target with a well balanced and clever pop/rock that showcased The Tubes’ high potential with important chart results.

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Apr 082012
 

from READ MY LIPS

Written by David Foster, Richard Marx & Fee Waybill

Fee Waybill’s solo album, “Read My Lips” was recorded in 1984 as Waybill’s band, The Tubes, was on a six months break before going back in the studio with producer Todd Rundgren for a new album.

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Jan 012006
 

From FLESH AND BONE
Written by David Foster, Steve Lukather & Tubes

The Tubes originally released “Talk To Ya Later” in 1981 on their album, “The Completion Backward Principle.” This catchy rock song was co-written and produced by David Foster and quickly became one of the most loved anthems of the band’s career as well as a Mainstream Rock top ten hit. Continue reading »

Feb 162003
 

From OUTSIDE INSIDE
Written by David Foster, Steve Lukather & Fee Waybill

Here’s another good answer to all those people who always talk about David Foster as a writer of “syrupy love songs”. He is, without any doubt, the master of pop ballads but his incredible talent has brought him often in other territories like jazz/fusion, r&b and pure rock. Continue reading »