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TALK TO YA LATER

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 :

THE MONKEY TIME

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.

WHO LOVES YOU BABY

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.

TALK TO YA LATER

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.

CARIBBEAN SUNSETS

From READ MY LIPS
Written by David Foster, Steve Lukather & Fee Waybill

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“Read My Lips” was Fee Waybill’s debut solo work. The former Tubes’ lead singer left the band in 1983 after the poor sales of their “Love Bomb” record.