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Who sang Hold The Line?

Toto released the song Hold The Line. Date of release: 15/10/1978.

Release date: 15/10/1978
Duration: 03:56
Writer(s): David Paich
The story of the song ' Hold The Line '
- "Hold the Line" is a song from Toto's self-titled debut studio album, released in 1978.
- It was written by the band's keyboardist, David Paich.
- The song's lead vocal is performed by Bobby Kimball.
- It was released as the band's first single and first single from the Toto album on October 2, 1978 by Columbia Records.
- It became a huge hit for the band, reaching number five on the Billboard Hot 100 and number fourteen on the UK Singles Chart.
- Jeff Porcaro, the band's drummer, gave a definition of the song: "'Hold the Line' was a perfect example of what people
The meaning of the song 'Hold The Line ', based on the lyrics
What is Hold The Line about?
The lyrics express the idea that love is not always predictable or reliable and that it's not based on actions or words, but rather the way the partner holds and cares for them. The song encourages not giving up on love, even if it is not always on time.
This explanation is based on the lyrics of ‘Hold The Line’. The meaning is of course subject to interpretation.
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Toto - Short Biography

Toto is an American rock band that formed in 1977 in Los Angeles. The current lineup includes Steve Lukather on guitar and vocals, David Paich on keyboards and vocals, and Joseph Williams on vocals, along with other touring musicians. Toto's music combines various genres such as pop, rock, soul, funk, progressive rock, hard rock, R&B, blues and jazz. The band has released 14 studio albums and sold over 40 million records worldwide, earning them several Grammy Awards and induction into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009. Their fourth album Toto IV (1982) brought them international fame and helped them become one of the most successful music groups of their time. The band's lineup has changed over the years, with departures and reappearances, and the death of one member. In 2010, Toto reformed for a short European tour, and in 2020, they announced a tour and live-streaming concert for 2021.
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