Toyah News

NEW TRACK ON ‘MINIATURES 2020’ ALBUM

NEW TRACK ON ‘MINIATURES 2020’ ALBUM

A new Toyah track with Simon Darlow and Bobby Willcox features on the album release Miniatures 2020. The track Future Dreaming is what Simon Darlow describes as a  "theatre production in 3 parts that had to fit in a minute … from star birth to the...

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TOYAH & ROBERT’S SUNDAY LUNCH

TOYAH & ROBERT’S SUNDAY LUNCH

Toyah and Robert Fripp publish weekly videos at 12 noon on Sundays on the official Toyah YouTube channel. Watch a playlist of the videos below and subscribe to the channel to see new videos added.

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HANDCRAFTED ARTWORKS NOW AVAILABLE TO ORDER

HANDCRAFTED ARTWORKS NOW AVAILABLE TO ORDER

One-off Personalised Artworks Available to order now Available to order now exclusively online Unique collectible gifts for you or a loved one. Toyah Willcox & Robert Fripp present the ultimate personalised gift idea especially for their fans....

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TOYAH SHEEP FARMING DELUXE REISSUE REVIEWS

TOYAH SHEEP FARMING DELUXE REISSUE REVIEWS

Toyah & Cherry Red Records are delighted the long-awaited newly remastered and expanded release of Toyah’s debut album “Sheep Farming In Barnet” is out on  Friday 11 December. The album is released as a limited edition white vinyl LP and...

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TOYAH AT HOME – SHEEP FARMING SPECIAL

TOYAH AT HOME – SHEEP FARMING SPECIAL

Watch a Toyah At Home special dedicated to Toyah’s very first album Sheep Farming In Barnet in celebration of its imminent reissue by Cherry Red Records on 11 Dec. Pre-order Sheep Farming 2CD+DVD and Vinyl LP: http://cherryred.co/Toyah This...

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TOYAH ANNOUNCED AS PATRON FOR JARMAN AWARD

TOYAH ANNOUNCED AS PATRON FOR JARMAN AWARD

Film London has announced eight Patrons of the Film London Jarman Award, honouring and showcasing artist moving image practice, with one month to go until the 2020 virtual Award Winner announcement. Toyah said: "I consider myself extremely lucky to...

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Video Messages available to order

Video Messages available to order

You can now place orders for a video message from Toyah. Great as gifts for birthdays, Christmas, weddings, personal connections and much more. You can watch, download, share and keep your video forever once it is received.  Most videos are done...

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TOYAH AT HOME – WEEKLY BROADCAST, SATURDAYS 11am

TOYAH AT HOME – WEEKLY BROADCAST, SATURDAYS 11am

 #ToyahAtHome premieres each Saturday morning at 11am on Toyah's official YouTube and facebook channels and brings a weekly slice of music and musings. Whilst ordinarily Toyah would be gigging most weekends the live music will come to you. Each...

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REWIND UTILITA LIVE FROM THE DRIVE-IN GIGS CANCELLED

REWIND UTILITA LIVE FROM THE DRIVE-IN GIGS CANCELLED

It is with huge regret that everyone involved with the DRIVE IN team cannot proceed as planned this year for the 3 REWIND shows. Your safety is paramount, all tickets will be refunded from point of purchase, I wish you & your families health...

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TOYAH IS A NATIONAL ALBUM DAY 2020 AMBASSADOR

TOYAH IS A NATIONAL ALBUM DAY 2020 AMBASSADOR

BACK TO THE EIGHTIES! National Album Day to celebrate the UK’s favourite music decade on Saturday 10 October 2020 First wave of  ambassadors announced: Billy Ocean, Blossoms, La Roux, The Psychedelic Furs & Toyah Willcox National Album Day will...

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TOYAH & THE HUMANS 4-CD+DVD BOX SET OUT 3 JULY

TOYAH & THE HUMANS 4-CD+DVD BOX SET OUT 3 JULY

NOISE IN YOUR HEAD is a 4 CD + DVD box set released 3 July 2020 that brings together the complete works of Toyah & The Humans. The box set contains four albums (‘We Are The Humans’, ‘Sugar Rush’, ‘Strange Tales’, ‘Live At Scala London’) and six...

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TOYAH: LIVE IN YOUR LIVING ROOM SAT 23 MAY

TOYAH: LIVE IN YOUR LIVING ROOM SAT 23 MAY

Hello....  A big thank you from me and my band for being you! We have an exclusive hour of music and Q&A this Saturday at 11am. All your favourite hits and chat. Lots of love Toyah xxx   Watch at YouTube.com/toyahofficial Watch at...

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TOYAH ON JOOLS HOLLAND RADIO SHOW BBC R2

TOYAH ON JOOLS HOLLAND RADIO SHOW BBC R2

  Toyah is Jools' guest! Jools Holland Listen live on BBC Radio 2, Saturday 16 May 2020 or catch-up on BBC Sounds / BBC iPlayer Join Jools Holland for the first in a new series where he and a guest explore the Later… archive, picking out some...

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Toyah & Robert Fripp – VE Day Heroes

Toyah & Robert Fripp – VE Day Heroes

Toyah & Robert Fripp Vs King Crimson Celebrating VE Day Heroes for #VEDay75 Premieres 07:00 BST Friday 8 May 2020  The two VE Day Heroes being celebrated within the Fripp and Willcox families: Uncle Bill, aka RAF Flight Sergeant Alfie Fripp,...

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TOYAH & CHRIS WONG: LIVESTREAM EVENT

TOYAH & CHRIS WONG: LIVESTREAM EVENT

Re-watch Toyah & Chris Wong's  special livestream event... > World Premiere of new track 21st Century Schizoid Man > Live Q&A > Bill Rieflin Tribute > Announcing the new 4-CD+DVD box set Noise In Your Head > Unseen concert...

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Bill Rieflin 1960-2020

Bill Rieflin 1960-2020

Our dear wonderful Bill Rieflin flew from this world today. Much loved HUMAN and member of King Crimson. Family by his side. Forever in our hearts. BILL ------  20 DEC 2019 From Bill: you have both taught me what it is to be generous. i am forever...

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DOLL HOUSE

DOLL HOUSE

Directed by Steven M. Smith Role: Layla Release: 2020 Evil comes in all forms.  A care home for child runaways takes in a 11-year-old girl, her only belongings are a Doll and mysterious Doll House. She refuses to speak and won’t ever let go of her...

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ELECTRIC LADIES TOUR RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 2020

ELECTRIC LADIES TOUR RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 2020

TOUR RE-SCHEDULING CONFIRMED Due to the coronavirus outbreak the April tour has had to be postponed as venues are on shutdown for the health and safety of the public and staff. We can now confirm the rescheduled tour dates for September 2020....

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COLIN HINDS RIP

COLIN HINDS RIP

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Colin Hinds. A gentle musical genius who played and sang like an angel. Greatly missed but so grateful you were in our lives. Our deepest sympathy to all of Colin's family. Toyah x  

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TOYAH: SOLO 7-CD/DVD BOX SET RELEASED 28 FEB

TOYAH: SOLO 7-CD/DVD BOX SET RELEASED 28 FEB

Toyah: Solo is a new 7 CD + DVD anthology of collected works by Toyah, released 28 February 2020 by Edsel Records PRE-ORDER NOW The first Toyah box set ever features six studio albums (Minx, Desire, Prostitute, Ophelia's Shadow, Take The Leap!,...

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WOLVERHAMPTON & LONDON GIG MEET & GREETS

WOLVERHAMPTON & LONDON GIG MEET & GREETS

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Meet & Greets at WOLVERHAMPTON and LONDON shows! Tickets: https://www.ticketweb.uk/search?q=Toyah Due to several requests we are delighted to announce Toyah has kindly agreed to do a short, free Meet & Greet at both the...

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INVASION PLANET EARTH FILM & END SONG RELEASE

INVASION PLANET EARTH FILM & END SONG RELEASE

        Thomas Dunn had always dreamed of being the hero, but life hadn't given him the chance. That is until Tom learns that something terrible is coming to Earth and that he holds the key to the future of mankind... This is the premise of what is...

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CRIMSON QUEEN TOUR: BIRMINGHAM & LONDON DATE CHANGES

CRIMSON QUEEN TOUR: BIRMINGHAM & LONDON DATE CHANGES

TOUR UPDATE: Due to unforeseen logistical reasons, the Birmingham and London dates of the Crimson Queen Tour have been rescheduled to January 2020. All tickets remain valid for change of date. London will now take place on Saturday 25 January 2010....

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GIVE THEM WINGS FILM SEEKS CROWDFUNDING

GIVE THEM WINGS FILM SEEKS CROWDFUNDING

Toyah will be appearing in the film Give Them Wings directed by Sean Cronin. The film is raising funds to complete production. Find out how to donate and about the film including Toyah talking on camera about her role in the video above. GIVE THEM...

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IN SESSION FOR BBC RADIO 2 ON IPLAYER

IN SESSION FOR BBC RADIO 2 ON IPLAYER

Listen to Toyah's stunning live radio session for BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday at BBC iPlayer. Toyah is interviewed and performs Sensational and new single Dance In The Hurricane live and exclusively for the Sunday morning programme. The...

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INTERVIEW ON THE SUPER DELUXE EDITION SOFA

INTERVIEW ON THE SUPER DELUXE EDITION SOFA

Toyah Willcox, and her producer and songwriting partner Simon Darlow, dropped by SuperDeluxeEdition last month to discuss Toyah’s new album In The Court of the Crimson Queen. Watch the 35-minute video interview by clicking play above. In The Court...

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CRIMSON QUEEN – PRESS INTERVIEWS ROUND-UP

CRIMSON QUEEN – PRESS INTERVIEWS ROUND-UP

Toyah has been appearing on many radio programmes plus interviews in printed/online titles in support. Here is a selection rounded up:  BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends  > listen now BBC London Jo Good > listen now The Guardian Q&A > read now...

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WATCH THE SENSATIONAL NEW TOYAH VIDEO

WATCH THE SENSATIONAL NEW TOYAH VIDEO

The brand new video for Toyah's Sensational is now live. Directed by Toyah's long term photography collaborator, Dean Stockings, the video stars the song's co-writer and producer Simon Darlow alongside his son Joe. The newly remixed and partly...

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TOYAH ANNOUNCES CRIMSON QUEEN TOUR FOR AUTUMN 2019

TOYAH ANNOUNCES CRIMSON QUEEN TOUR FOR AUTUMN 2019

Toyah has announced seven new dates for Autumn 2019, kicking off in her native Birmingham on 18 October. The autumn  tour will see Toyah celebrate and perform material from her newly re-imagined double album In The Court Of The Crimson Queen,...

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CRIMSON QUEEN TOUR: BIRMINGHAM & LONDON DATE CHANGES

REIMAGINED CRIMSON QUEEN VINYL FOR RECORD STORE DAY

On Saturday 13 April, Toyah will release a special re-imagining of In The Court OF The Crimson Queen on Demon Records for Record Store Day UK 2019. The 11-track LP features brand new opening track Dance In The Hurricane and completely new artwork....

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TOYAH CONFIRMS 2019 GIG SCHEDULE

TOYAH CONFIRMS 2019 GIG SCHEDULE

Following sparkling reviews and glowing audience feedback from her autumn tour,  Toyah has confirmed she will play over thirty live dates in 2019. The concerts include a 40th anniversary tour of Scotland plus headline solo electric gigs and...

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TOYAH ANNOUNCES SCOTTISH 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

TOYAH ANNOUNCES SCOTTISH 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Toyah has announced a series of four Scottish gigs in April 2019. Thunder In The Highlands Tour 2019 will play Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverness and Glasgow. The year 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of her music career as Toyah released her first ever...

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NEW VERSION OF AMERICA FOR BEGINNERS AVAILABLE NOW

NEW VERSION OF AMERICA FOR BEGINNERS AVAILABLE NOW

Toyah has recorded a brand new version of America For Beginners for the soundtrack album for forthcoming movie 1985. The track is available digitally via Bandcamp with pre-orders now open for the soundtrack CD.  Shot on black-and-white Super...

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Toyah in latest edition of Classic Pop

Toyah in latest edition of Classic Pop

Issue 44 of Classic Pop magazine, which includes a six-page Toyah feature, is on sale now.  The feature includes a new interview with Toyah and a selection of career spanning images. Get your copy in-store for just £5.99. Alternatively, you can buy...

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Finland 28 Sept gig postponed by promoter

Finland 28 Sept gig postponed by promoter

Unfortunately the promoter of the Finland date has postponed the gig on 28 September. We are unaware as yet when the date will be rescheduled for but is likely to be 2019. Please contact your point of original ticket purchase for refunds if you did...

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Desire on translucent red vinyl available at Amazon

Desire on translucent red vinyl available at Amazon

UPDATE: limited copies are now available from Amazon. Click here to pre-order. These copies will be available from Friday 18 May, Toyah's 60th Birthday. Toyah's 1987 studio album Desire will be issued on translucent red vinyl as a special Record...

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#Toyah60 Four Special Celebratory Gigs announced

#Toyah60 Four Special Celebratory Gigs announced

Four Gigs From #Toyah60 on sale now! Celebrating 40 years of music in her 60th year, Toyah will perform four special gigs this autumn with her full band. Expect classics, the hits and surprises. Tickets on sale now. 26 Oct | Manchester Ruby Lounge...

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Toyah In Conversation at Derby Film Festival 2018

Toyah In Conversation at Derby Film Festival 2018

Toyah will take part in a special In Conversation event at Derby Film Festival anchored around her screen and film work on 5 May 2018. The festival says: It is hard to imagine a more perfect guest for the eclectic nature of Paracinema than Toyah...

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Vote for your Top 10 song in the #Toyah60 Poll

Vote for your Top 10 song in the #Toyah60 Poll

We are celebrating Toyah’s 40 years of music in her 60th year. Do you pogo at gigs to the early punk classics from Sheep Farming In Barnet? Do you rock out to the 1980s B-Sides, know all the lyrics to the Sunday All Over The World album or have...

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