An Elpee's Worth Of ProductionsTodd has been a much sought after record producer, as witnessed by the many diverse artists he has worked with. Here's Scott Sheppard's Production List which contains all of TR's and the other Utopians' production, composition and musician credits. Additional updates by Lino Terlati. It also includes Kenny Stevenson's Singles/Rarities list.
Bill Paige provided this article about TR's production work with Cheap Trick.
The New York Dolls' today confirmed the U.K. release date of Monday May 4th for their highly anticipated fourth studio album 'Cause I Sez So. The band has reunited with Todd Rundgren, producer of their influential 1973 debut. The new album will be released by Atco Records (U.S. release date is Tuesday May 5th).
The album was recorded at Utopia Sound Studio in Kauai, Hawaii, and features original Dolls David Johansen (vocals) and Sylvain Sylvain (guitar), plus Steve Conte (guitar), Brian Delaney (drums), and Sami Yaffa (bass). The album cover artwork is designed by Matt Taylor at Varnish Studio Inc, with photography by Max Lakner.
The 12-song track list features 11 original compositions, including the first single "'Cause I Sez So" and a new version of "Trash," which was on their 1973 debut album. "It was amazing working with Todd again, and I think we were able to evoke the special sound of our first album and drag it by the hair into the present," says front man Johansen.
Rundgren is currently touring Europe with his new album "Arena", and will play Norwich Waterfront (Saturday November 22) and London Kentish Town Forum (Sunday November 23).
JANUARY 2002: The Moondogs look set to be the next band to appear on Detour Records At The BBC series. Detour Rds are also in discussions with the band to re-release their album plus all of their singles and up to 10 unreleased tracks. This would be the first official release of the album [produced by Todd Rundgren] that was originally released on Sire Records in Germany only. The band are also looking to play a show in the UK next year, possibly at the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool.
Here are some samples of Todd's production work with other artists AIFF samples are at 11KHz. Sun Audio (au) are at 8KHz.
- Hunter AIFF AU "Dreams of Ordinary Men"
- Jill Sobule AIFF AU "Living Color"
- Steve Hillage AIFF AU "Hurdy Gurdy Man"
- XTC AIFF AU "Earn Enough For Us "
- The Pursuit of Happiness AIFF AU "New Language"
- Paul Shaffer AIFF AU "Jamp"
- Cheap Trick AIFF AU "Heaven's Falling"
- Bourgeois Tagg AIFF AU "Waiting For the Worm To Turn"
- Shaun Cassidy AIFF AU "Selfless Love"