Waiting For Your Love
by Toto

Album: Toto IV (1982)
Charted: 73


  • This one was written by Toto members Bobby Kimball and David Paich. Lyrically, it's pretty much what the title indicates, a song about a guy yearning for a woman's love.
  • This is the only song on the album that doesn't feature bass player David Hungate. Paich liked an early demo version of the song that didn't use any bass guitar, so they decided to take the same approach for the final recorded version.
  • Kimball wrote the first version of song sometime in the 1970s. In the beginning it was titled "You Got Me."

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1983 {August 13th} a video of Toto's "Waiting For Your Love" was aired on the ABC-TV Saturday afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    Two weeks earlier it had peaked at #73 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, and it spent a total of six weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #27 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    Between 1978 and 1988 the Los Angeles-based sextet had fourteen records on the Hot Top 100 chart, four made the Top 10 with one* reaching #1, "Africa", for 1 week in 1983...
    Besides the above "Africa", their three other Top 10 records were "Hold The Line" {#5 in 1978}, "Rosanna" {#2 for 5 weeks in 1982}, and "I Won't Hold You Back" {#10 in 1983}...
    Sadly, three band members have passed away; Jeff Porcaro {1954 – 1992}, Dennis Frederiksen {1951 – 2014}, and Mike Porcaro {1955 – 2015}...
    May all three R.I.P.
    * The just missed having a second #1 record when their "Rosanna" peaked at #2 for 5 weeks in 1982, the first three weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for those 3 weeks was "Don't You Want Me" by the Human League, and for weeks four and five at #2, "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor was in the top spot...
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