Steve Lukather alias "Luke" y Joseph Williams lanzaron álbumes individuales en solitario el 26 de febrero de 2021 a través de The Players Club / Mascot Label Group. Ambos artistas han hecho contribuciones significativas al álbum del otro. Los músicos y cantantes del nuevo disco de Joseph Williams, Denizen Tenant, se lee como un quién es quién de los jugadores que han estado en la vida del artista durante las últimas cuatro décadas. Entre estos colaboradores se encuentran los compañeros de banda de Toto David Paich y Steve Lukather. Simon Phillips, Leland Sklar, Lenny Castro, Nathan East, todos los cuales disfrutaron de tenencias en Toto también son jugadores destacados en el álbum. Denizen Tenant presenta una docena de nuevas grabaciones. Entre ellos se encuentra una versión de The Beatles "If I Fell", que Williams cita como la única canción específica que le enseñó sobre el poder de las armonías y los arreglos vocales. En "Don’t Give Up" de Peter Gabriel, aparece una actuación invitada muy especial en la que su hija Hannah presenta una pista vocal. En todo el repertorio grabado, hay una presencia constante de actuaciones de los guitarristas Steve Lukather y Mike Landau junto al percusionista Lenny Castro.
Joseph Stanley Williams (Santa Monica, California; September 1, 1962) is an American rock singer and film score composer, best known for his work in the rock group Toto, which he headed from 1986 to 1989, and again from 2010 to the present. He is the son of film composer John Williams and actress and singer Barbara Ruick and the grandson of jazz drummer Johnny Williams and actors Melville Ruick and Lurene Tuttle. Williams was lead vocalist with Toto during the mid-1980s and was featured on the albums Fahrenheit (1986) and The Seventh One (1988) before leaving due to personal problems. He can also be heard on the album Toto XX (1998), a compilation of rare and previously unreleased songs. He is featured on Toto's 2006 album Falling in Between, sharing lead vocals with Steve Lukather on "Bottom of Your Soul." In addition to his guest spot on Falling In Between, Williams was a guest singer at several Toto concerts. Since 2010, Joseph is once again the lead singer of Toto. He re-joined the band during their reformation tour and has toured with them ever since. He performed lead vocals on the "35th Anniversary: I Live In Poland" concert album and DVD, as well as on Toto XIV. Williams released his first solo album in 1982. After his tenure with Toto, he has released several more. Many of the members of Toto have contributed to their solo work over the years. In 2003, he released an album called Vertigo, a project that he started, but where he was not in full charge of the production, only recording and supplying the voice. Vertigo's second album, "Vertigo 2," was released in 2006. Williams released a cover album by renowned artists such as Elton John, Bryan Adams, Diane Warren, and Kevin Cronin in 2006, called Two of Us, featuring piano and vocals. only. He came back with two other piano and voice records in 2007, Smiles and Tears, which also featured classic hits by popular artists. His last solo album with original songs, This Fall, was released in November 2008.
Steve Lukather aka "Luke" and Joseph Williams released individual solo albums on February 26, 2021 via The Players Club / Mascot Label Group. Both artists have made significant contributions the other’s album. The musicians and singers on Joseph Williams' new record Denizen Tenant reads like a who’s who of players that have been in the artist’s life over the past four decades. Amongst these contributors are band-mates from Toto David Paich and Steve Lukather. Simon Phillips, Leland Sklar, Lenny Castro, Nathan East, all of whom enjoyed tenures in Toto are also featured players on the album. Denizen Tenant features a dozen new recordings. Amongst these are a cover of The Beatles "If I Fell," which Williams cites as the one specific song that taught him about the power of harmonies and vocal arrangements. On Peter Gabriel's "Don't Give Up," a very special guest performance is featured in his daughter by Hannah laying down a vocal track. Across the recorded repertoire, there is a consistent presence of performances by guitarists Steve Lukather and Mike Landau alongside percussionist Lenny Castro.