Toto is a Japanese toilet and bathroom manufacturer. The company was founded in 1917 and is best known for the Washlet toilet design. It has production facilities in nine countries. The brand is stylized as TOTO. The name is derived from the company’s Japanese name, which means “water.” Several products are designed with the name TOTO, or water-saving technology. Toto also makes washlets for the Japanese market. The company has won many awards for their designs.
The first album Toto released was entitled The Wizard of Oz. It was produced by the band, who wrote all the tracks. The song was made famous by Michael Jackson and is the most famous rock song ever recorded. The song is a classic and can be heard on many popular music albums. Toto is one of the few Japanese bands to produce their own songs. Toto’s music was featured on numerous albums, including Steel Dan’s Silk Degrees. They also performed on a Boz Scaggs album. Toto members have appeared on countless other recordings, including the Boz Scaggs and Sonny & Cher.
Although Toto’s third album, Turn Back, failed to chart in the United States, it was a hit in Japan and Norway. The album featured fewer keyboards and heavier guitars. It also became a permanent fixture on the Toto touring schedule. In 1981, Toto announced a joint tour with Yes, and toured the UK and North America. In Coquitlam, British Columbia, the band reunited. Byron remained on as drummer.
In the United States, Toto has a history of being synonymous with quality toilets. Their debut album was released in 1979 and received widespread praise. It has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. Its hit single “Hold the Line” was released in 1980. It also garnered Toto international recognition. Its popularity reached all corners of the globe. There are two other albums from Toto, “The Wizard of Oz” and “Georgy Porgy.”
Toto’s 1991 album “Kingdom of Desire” was released on Columbia Records. The album was a hit in most countries and is Toto’s best-selling album. The band’s music is popular in many countries, including the United States, where it was recorded in the US. Toto’s songs have won awards in numerous countries. The band has performed at various festivals including Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz, and the Sydney Opera House.
Following the release of the new album, Toto went on another world tour to promote the album. After this, they decided to focus more on their music. They released an album called Fahrenheit in 2002. This album went gold on October 3, 1994, and the band went on to celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2017. Aside from announcing their reunion, Toto’s 40th anniversary in 2017 coincided with the pandemic. In addition to announcing a worldwide tour, the band announced that they would also be releasing a live tour to support the new CD.