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Tambu (album)

Tambu is the ninth studio album by Toto released in May 1995. Tambu sold 600,000 copies worldwide. It was the first Toto studio album since the death of Jeff Porcaro in 1992. It includes the single " I Will Remember", which failed to chart in the USA but was the band's first chart hit in the UK since " I Won't Hold You Back" 12 years before.

The album was a nominee for Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical in 1997.

Tambu (music)

Tambu (also tambú) is a drum, music genre and dance form, found on Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao, and is a major part of the Dutch Antillean music. On Bonaire, it is also known as bari. Curaçaoan tambu is a major part of that island's culture, and is there a genre that is considered muziek di zumbi (literally, spirit music, referring to music of African origin), and is accompanied by instruments like the wiri, agan and triangle.


Tambu may refer to:

  • Tambu (musical genre), a genre of music from the Caribbean
  • Tambu (album), a 1995 album by the band Toto
  • Tambu, a fictional island in the Australian drama The Lost Islands

Usage examples of "tambu".

An interview with Tambu would be a feather in the cap of any journalist.

He had anticipated making lofty reference to having been refused an interview by the dread Tambu himself.

The viewscreen was still blank, but it was apparent that the unit was operational, and that Tambu was now watching him.

If he didn't watch himself, he'd end up alienating Tambu before the interview even began.

Tambu could have been a brand name for a new soap, but my actions and the legends which grew from them have made the name Tambu a household word of a completely different nature.

Although this meant less power for their weapons or for emergency flight, Tambu reasoned that the fighting, if there was any, would be over quickly one way or another.

I wonder how he'd react if he knew the Tambu he was dealing with in such humble tones was the same man who took his gun away from him in a bar on Trepec?

Like Tambu, the library was proving to be inconsistent with his preconceived notions.

Still, Tambu expected his captains to be able to be able to think on their feet.

While most of our crews owned no allegiance or loyalty to the planets, neither did they harbor any ill-will-that is, until they encountered the warm greeting some of the planets had prepared for anyone off a Tambu ship.

You don't get hassled working for Tambu and instead of being grateful, you get spoiled rotten.

From numerous arguments in the months prior to the meeting, Tambu knew that Cowboy personally favored retaliation, yet today he had spoken in favor of moderation.

While Tambu argued firmly that this was not the case, he had to admit to himself that he had no way of knowing for sure-and hearing Cowboy contradict himself made him wonder anew if he was deluding himself as to the sincerity of the captains' statements.

Yearly reports were strictly confidential between Tambu and the individual captains.

It was obvious to Tambu that she had been playing 'straight man' to his show-off performance so that he would have a chance to talk things out a bit.