Song Details More songs by Toto
Toto 1983 Africa 45 1

It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1983 for one week
  • peaked at No. 3 on the UK Singles chart in 1983
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the album Toto IV (1982)
  • the biggest hit single for Toto
  • lead vocals: David Paich
  • written by David Paich (Toto keyboardist), Jeff Porcaro (Toto drummer)
  • produced by Toto
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