Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and report producer. Hailed within the early stage of his profession as a brand new pop star, supported by the licensed gold solo double LP One thing/Something? in 1972, his profession has produced a various vary of recordings, each as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. He has additionally been prolific as a producer and engineer on the recorded work of different musicians.
In the course of the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, Rundgren engineered and/or produced many notable albums for different acts, together with Straight Up by Badfinger, Stage Fright by the Band, We’re an American Band by Grand Funk Railroad, Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf, New York Dolls by the New York Dolls, and Skylarking by XTC. Within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties his curiosity in video and computer systems led to his “Time Heals” being the eighth video performed on MTV, and “Change Myself” was animated by Rundgren on commercially obtainable Amiga computer systems.
His best-known songs embrace “Hi there It’s Me” and “I Noticed the Mild”, which have heavy rotation on traditional rock radio stations, and “Bang the Drum All Day”, which is featured in lots of sports activities arenas, commercials, and film trailers. Though lesser identified, “Couldn’t I Simply Inform You” has had a significant affect on artists within the energy pop musical style. Supply