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In August 1986.

In August 1986, “Columbia” label released “Fahrenheit”, the sixth Toto studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Record One”; “Manor Studio”; “The Complex” in Los Angeles; “Bill Schnee Studios”; “The Villa” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Williams, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Mike Porcaro and Jeff Porcaro .

Personnel:

  • Joseph Williams– lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitars, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • David Paich– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Porcaro– synthesizers
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • David Sanborn- saxophone
  • Miles Davis- trumpet
  • Amin Bhatia– synthesizer
  • Lenny Castro, Paulinho da Costa, Steve Jordan, Jim Keltner, Joe Porcaro – percussion
  • Paulette Brown, Michael Sherwood, Tony Walters, Fergie Frederiksen, Don Henley, Michael McDonald – backing vocals
  • Jerry Hey- horn arrangements
  • Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Charles Loper, Bill Reichenbach Jr., Tom Scott, Larry Williams – horns
  • Engineers: Tom Knox , Shep Lonsdale
  • Additional engineering: Dan Garcia, Murray Dvorkin, John Jessel, Julie Last, Doug Linnell, Teruo “Mu” Murakami, Jack Joseph Puig, Mike Ross and Duane Seykora
  • Technicians: Keith Albright, Brent Averill, Bob Bradshaw, Paul Jamieson, John Jessel, Art Kelm, Roger Linn, Roger Nichols, Eli Slawson
  • Mixing: Greg Ladanyi, Tom Knox
  • Production coordination: Chris Littleton
  • Art direction: Tony Lane, Nancy Donald
  • Photography: Michael Going
  • Sleeve photography: Jim Shea

Track listing:

  1. Till the End – David Paich, Joseph Williams
  2. We Can Make It Tonight – Barry Bregman, Jeff Porcaro, Joseph Williams
  3. Can’t Stand It Any Longer – David Paich
  4. Can’t Stand It Any Longer – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Joseph Williams
  5. I’ll Be Over You – Randy Goodrum, Steve Lukather
  6. Fahrenheit – David Paich, Jeff Porcaro, Joseph Williams
  7. Somewhere Tonight – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
  8. Could This Be Love – David Paich, Joseph Williams, Fergie Frederiksen
  9. Lea – Steve Porcaro
  10. Don’t Stop Me Now – Steve Lukather, David Paich
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On March 8, 1996.

Mercury falling

On March 8, 1996, “A&M” label released “Mercury Falling”, the fifth Sting studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Sting and Hugh Padgham. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA” and in UK by “BPI” in United Kingdom.

Personnel:

  • Sting– vocals, bass
  • Dominic Miller– guitars
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Kenny Kirkland– keyboards
  • Branford Marsalis– saxophone
  • Andrew Love – saxophone
  • Gerry Richardson – Hammond organ
  • Tony Walters, Lance Ellington, Shirley Lewis, East London Gospel Choir– vocals
  • Kathryn Tickell– Northumbrian pipes, fiddle
  • J. Cole– pedal steel
  • Wayne Jackson – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Sting, except where noted.

  1. The Hounds of Winter
  2. I Hung My Head
  3. Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot
  4. I Was Brought to My Senses
  5. You Still Touch Me
  6. I’m So Happy I Can’t Stop Crying
  7. All Four Seasons
  8. Twenty Five to Midnight
  9. La Belle Dame Sans Regrets – Sting, Dominic Miller
  10. Valparaiso
  11. Lithium Sunset