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Official Toyah: Toyah Top 60: 50 – 41

May 25th, 2018

official60bFans recently submitted their votes for their Toyah Top 10.

The votes were received and counted and Official Toyah will be revealing the full Top Toyah 60 countdown over the coming weeks.

The countdown continues… The Toyah Top 60 poll results playlist now includes 50-41. The songs added here start at 50 with The Furious Futures up to Run Wild, Run Free at 41.

Official Toyah: Toyah Top 60: 60 – 51

May 20th, 2018

official60aFans recently submitted their votes for their Toyah Top 10.

The votes were received and counted and Official Toyah will be revealing the full Top Toyah 60 countdown over the coming weeks.

Here is a video playlist to get going from Space Between The Sounds at 60 through to Computer at 51.

Official Toyah: 60th Birthday Blog: “Be Proud, Be Loud, Be Heard”

May 17th, 2018

Toyah’s blog for May 2018 – her 60th Birthday Blog – is available to read at


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Official Toyah: Anniversary & Birthday Photos

May 17th, 2018

Two great photos shared on social media yesterday in celebration of Toyah and Robert’s wedding anniversary and Mr Fripp’s 72nd birthday. (Photos © Toyah Willcox/Official Toyah)


Four From Toyah – Birthday EP: Pre-Order Now!

May 16th, 2018

Toyah’s new four-track EP is available to pre-order now from Amazon. It’s released on Friday.


Toyah @ Twitter: My Giraffe In Aid of St Richard’s Hospice

April 25th, 2018

“My giraffe for @WorcStandsTall TALL in aid of ST. RICHARD’S HOSPICE and @WILDINART is now signed and complete. thank u Rachel Blackwell for bringing my design to life!” (Photo © Toyah Willcox)


Toyah 60: Meanwhile… 10 Years Ago!

April 22nd, 2018

There is now less than one month to go until Toyah’s 60th Birthday. It’s a landmark event, just as her 50th was too. This site went cuurrazzzzy with content and birthday posts in the lead up to, and on, 18th May 08 - As did The Official Toyah Willcox Website – Actually they brought us a brand new, and quite stunning, website. Full of colour, info and Toyah goodies… Just sensational!


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Desire: Get Your Stylus Ready

April 18th, 2018

Only 3 days to go till limited edition red vinyl release of DESIRE. get your stylus ready“, Toyah tweeted today. (All photos © Toyah Willcox/Official Toyah)


RSD2018: Desire (30th Anniversary Edition Red Vinyl)

April 15th, 2018

desire18dExcitement is building as it’s now less than a week until Desire – Toyah’s wonderful 1987 studio album – is made available on limited edition translucent red vinyl.

The album is being released for a trio of reasons – as part of Record Store Day 2018, as well as in celebration of Toyah’s forthcoming 60th Birthday and also to help commemorate her incredible 40 years as a recording artist.

This new edition includes, for the first time, an inner sleeve which features Desire-era Toyah photos as well as the full album lyrics.

Of course the album is being listed at numerous online record stores in anticipation of going on sale next Saturday morning. Here are links to a few: Rough Trade, Crash Records, Lost in Vinyl, Banquet Records and Gray Whale.

Play Loud and Proud: Moonlight Dancing, Revive The World, The View, Moon Migration, Deadly As A Woman, Goodbye Baby, When A Woman Cries.

• Further info on Desire at (Photo below right © 101 Collectors Records)


Official Toyah: Toyah’s April 2018 Blog

April 12th, 2018

Toyah’s penultimate blog before turning 60 is available to read at Toyah talks about her forthcoming birthday and the decade of her 50s: “Now I am gearing up for my 60th birthday! With the knowledge that the next decade can pass even faster I am grabbing the bull by the horns and getting ready for the ride of my life” – Click below to read.


Above: Blog link image to mark the release of Desire for Record Store Day 2018 this month.

Live 2018: Toyah60 Gigs Announced

April 4th, 2018

bdaygigs18bJust announced officially onlineFour Gigs From #Toyah60 on sale now!

And with an extra special posting at Instagram too – Celebrating 40 years of music in her 60th year.

Toyah will perform 4 special gigs this autumn with her full band, in Manchester, Bristol, Wolverhampton and London.

Expect classics, hits & surprises. Tickets on sale now and available from TicketWeb and Stargreen.

26 Oct | Manchester Ruby Lounge
1 Nov | Bristol Fleece
2 Nov | Wolverhampton Slade Rooms
4 Nov | Islington o2 Academy

The year 2018 includes several momentous milestones for Toyah. This includes her 60th birthday and the 40th anniversary of her music career as Toyah recorded her first studio demos in 1978. These special concerts –with her full electric band– will be a celebratory retrospective including hit singles, album classics and fan favourites.

Toyah’s 1987 album Desire will be issued as a new limited edition translucent red vinyl LP on 21 April for Record Store Day 2018.

• Browse all of Toyah’s upcoming confirmed dates at her official Gig Diary at


Toyah60 Poll: My Top 10 Toyah Songs

April 1st, 2018

I’ve voted for my Top 10 singles today in The Official Toyah Website’s Toyah60 Poll. The ultimate Toyah Chart will be revealed as part of Toyah’s 60th Birthday celebrations next month. Seriously difficult to choose 10 from so many great songs but my Top 10 is: 1. Bird In Flight, 2.Ghost Light, 3. Jungles Of Jupiter, 4. Run Wild, Run Free, 5. Elusive Stranger, 6. Brave New World, 7. Symbiotic, 8. Time Is Ours. 9. Moonlight Dancing, 10. Love Me – Vote for yours by clicking below.


Bubbling Under: Waiting, For You, Snow Covers The Kiss, Computer, Falling To Earth, Tears For Elie, Dreamscape, Pop Star, Danced, Visions, Dawn Chorus, Freedom, When A Woman Cries, Don’t Fall in Love (I Said), Angel In You, Race Through Space… etc… etc.

Toyah60 Poll: VOTE For Your Top 10 Toyah Songs

April 1st, 2018

VOTE for your Top 10 Toyah Songs in the Toyah60 Poll. The Official Toyah Website are creating the ultimate Toyah Chart to be revealed as part of Toyah’s 60th Birthday celebrations. Voting closes 23:59, Sunday 6th May 2018. Click below to visit the official website to cast your vote.


Toyah @ Twitter: Catching Up With Keith at Smile

March 29th, 2018

Toyah tweeted today: “Fabulous time making BBC Radio4 doc on hairdressing. Catching up with Keith at Smile“. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)


Happy 40th!: Jubilee

March 29th, 2018

Jubilee was on release in cinemas this week & month forty years ago in 1978 after premiering in London on 28 February. (Image © Official Toyah)