Todd Rundgren is an American singer-songwriter and producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as founder of the band Utopia. Starting in the 1960s with the psychedelic band Nazz in Philadelphia, his solo career started out successfully with such hits as "I Saw the Light" and "Hello It's Me" (a reworked Nazz tune). With his 1972 release 'Something/Anything?' seen as a magnum opus due to its mix of power pop, rock n roll, and more. Utopia (or Todd Rundgren's Utopia) concentrated on eccentric progressive epics. His acclaimed production effort started early, with work for Sparks and the New York Dolls, and continued with Meat Loaf, XTC, The Psychedelic Furs, and many others. Continuing to release solo albums over the years, he's created many other hits, the novelty tune "Bang the Drum All Day" in particular seeming timeless. Rundgren is well known among his fans as being an electronic music revolutionary. His skilled production techniques, matched by his belief that he has ability to play just about any instrument at a mastery level, has allowed him to release some of the most honest and personal music of his time. Many of his solo albums, including Something/Anything?]' were made completely by himself. That is, he played all the instruments, sang all the vocals, did all of the recording, editing, mixing, and mastering. Website: http://www.tr-i.com/ Core discography: With Nazz: 1968 - Nazz 1969 - Nazz Nazz 1970 - Nazz III Solo: 1970 - Runt 1971 - Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren 1972 - Something/Anything? 1973 - A Wizard, a True Star 1974 - Todd 1975 - Initiation 1976 - Faithful 1978 - Hermit of Mink Hollow 1978 - Back to the Bars (live) 1981 - Healing 1983 - The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect 1985 - A Cappella 1989 - Nearly Human 1991 - 2nd Wind 1993 - No World Order 1995 - The Individualist 1997 - With a Twist 1998 - Up Against It 2000 - One Long Year 2003 - Can't Stop Running (live box set) 2004 - Liars 2008 - Arena 2011 - Todd Rundgren's Johnson 2011 - (re)Production 2013 - State 2015 - Global 2015 - Runddans (collaboration with Emil Nikolaisen and Hans-Peter Lindstrøm) 2017 - White Knight With Utopia: 1974 - Todd Rundgren's Utopia 1975 - Another Live 1976 (released 2001) - Disco Jets 1977 - Ra 1977 - Oops! Wrong Planet 1980 - Adventures in Utopia 1980 - Deface the Music 1982 - Swing to the Right 1982 - Utopia 1984 - Oblivion 1985 - P.O.V. 2003 - Last of the New Wave Riders (live box set) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.