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Official Toyah: March 2019 Blog

March 8th, 2019

Toyah’s newly published blog – including a couple of previously unseen photos of Toyah – is available to read at toyahwillcox.com – Look out in the coming days and weeks for new interviews with Classic Pop, The Guardian, Super Deluxe Edition…

At last the news is out! Not only is there a limited edition purple colour vinyl of IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON QUEEN to be released for Record Store Day, with a new track DANCE IN THE HURRICANE opening the original album but also a double CD with the 11 tracks on the vinyl and another 4 additional new tracks split into two Acts across 2 CDs plus a 24 page booklet.

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Official Toyah: “A Joy & A Privilege”

March 8th, 2019

Toyah at Twitter: “1000 CDs of IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON QUEEN to be signed by Monday! A joy & a privilege XXX you can pre-order now”. Pre-Order here. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

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Official Toyah: Dance In The Hurricane

March 6th, 2019

Be loud, be heard, be proud she said Toyah tweeted earlier today: “Can’t wait to add DANCE IN THE HURRICANE to the set for the first time in April on the Scottish Tour. This new song opens the vinyl edition of CRIMSON QUEEN for @RSDUK #RSD” – Click here for tickets to Thunder In The Highlands. (Photos/Artwork © Official Toyah)

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Official Toyah: More News To Come…

February 28th, 2019

More news to come in the coming days…. #Toyah #CrimsonQueen

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Official Toyah: New Photos on Website

February 28th, 2019

The Official Toyah website has been updated today with two new photos of Toyah, including a previously unseen shot, below left. (Photos © Official Toyah)

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Toyah 2019: New Photo Shoot

February 27th, 2019

Two photos from a new Toyah photo shoot have been revealed over the last two days at the Official Toyah Twitter and Facebook pages. These are in anticipation of a news announcement tomorrow! (Photos © Official Toyah)

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Official Toyah: News Is On Its Way… #Thursday

February 26th, 2019

A new photo shoot, Toyah on green screen, and the message: “News is on its way… #thursday“. It can all only mean one thing… #Excitement! (Photo © Official Toyah)

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Official Toyah: LP Countdown – Kiss Of Reality

February 24th, 2019

A rare photo of Toyah with, German band, Kiss Of Reality was posted by Official Toyah at their current Toyah LP Countdown feature. Toyah collaborated with KOR in 1993 on an album that is one of a number of lesser-known treasures included in Toyah’s magnificent 40-year discography:

The Toyah LP Countdown touches 1993 and the third entry for a side project from the core albums released under the ‘Toyah’ artist name. The band Kiss Of Reality consisted of David Pittaway, Volker Rehn & Jörg Schwickerath. David had previously toured across the world with Robert Fripp and The League of Crafty Guitarists in the late 80s/early 90s.

Toyah asked German progressive rock trio Kiss Of Reality if she could write lyrics to some of their music and collaborate with them in 1992. After laying down some demos Toyah recorded six tracks for the album in early 1993. The CD was only released in Germany by M+D Records and is very sought after by fans. Toyah features on six of the eleven tracks, for which she also wrote lyrics…

• Continue reading at The Official Toyah Instagram. (Photo © David Pittaway)

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Official Toyah: February 2019 Blog

February 10th, 2019

Tomorrow Simon Darlow and I start shooting the video for our soon to be announced project. The publicity for the soon to be announced project starts in two weeks. Mixes done, factories booked… We are ready to GO!

Read Toyah’s February 2019 blog at toyahwillcox.com.

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Official Toyah: Toyah LP Countdown

January 30th, 2019

A great new Official Toyah 40th Music Anniversary feature on social media, with entries so far for Sheep Farming in Barnet, The Blue Meaning, Toyah! Toyah! Toyah!, Anthem, The Changeling, and Warrior Rock – Toyah On Tour… with lots more still to come!

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Official Toyah: First Front Cover/Look! Hear!

January 24th, 2019

Look! Hear! and Toyah’s 1979 Record Mirror cover – 40th music – anniversary updates this week at the Official Toyah Instagram and Twitter…

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Official Toyah: New Music/Recordings

January 20th, 2019

The 40th anniversary year of Toyah’s recording career has got off to a great start with news of new recordings!

Toyah has recorded a new song for the end credits of Kaleidoscope Man. In The Court Of The Crimson Queen is also currently being remixed by Toyah and Simon Darlow. (Photos © Toyah Willcox)

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Official Toyah: January 2019 Blog

January 10th, 2019

Toyah’s first blog of 2019 is available to read at toyahwillcox.com.

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Official Toyah: Toyah Confirms 2019 Gig Schedule

December 19th, 2018

brentwood18aFollowing 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 intimate acoustic shows across the UK. There are also summer festival dates and an appearance with her full band at Belgium’s W-Fest. Further gig dates will be announced and added to the GIGS page in 2019 so stay tuned.

• Continue reading at toyahwillcox.com.

Official Toyah Merch: Last Orders for Christmas

December 17th, 2018

Today is the last order date for Official Toyah merch items to be delivered before Christmas. Order online now. Stickers, badges, tees, tote bags & mugs all available at the new merch shop. These #Toyah60 items won’t be reprinted or remanufactured once they sell out.

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Toyah Live 2019: Gigs, Tours & Festivals

December 15th, 2018

Browse Toyah’s packed schedule of confirmed 2019 gigs, tours & festival dates by clicking below.

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Spotify: Thanks For An Amazing Year, Toyah

December 11th, 2018

Isn’t it reassuring that some people still listen to, and appreciate, great music. Congratulations to Toyah for her success at Spotify this year. Not forgetting how well the Four From Toyah: Birthday Edition EP did upon its release in May. While on the subject of music, Toyah and Simon Darlow recently signed a new record contract and completed a new song for release in 2019.

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Dreamscape Advent Calendar 2018: Day 5: Christmas 2018 Blog

December 5th, 2018

Toyah’s December/Christmas 2018 blog is available to read at toyahwillcox.com.

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Official Twitter: Rocking Out The Storm at Fistral Bay

December 2nd, 2018

Rocking out the storm at Fistral Bay” Great photo tweeted this afternoon by Toyah, taken at Fistral Bay in Newquay. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

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Official Toyah: Toyah Confirms 2019 Gig Schedule

November 25th, 2018

live2019iFollowing 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 intimate acoustic shows across the UK. There are also summer festival dates and an appearance with her full band at Belgium’s W-Fest.

Visit the Gigs page at toyahwillcox.com for venue details and links to buy tickets. Further gig dates will be announced and added to the Gigs page in 2019 so stay tuned.

ELECTRIC: 1 Feb: Stockton Arc | 2 Feb: Doncaster Dome | 3 Feb: Cheltenham Tithe Barn | 22 Feb: Leeds Brudnell Social Club | 25 Apr: Edinburgh Liquid Rooms |26 Apr: Dundee Church | 27 Apr: Inverness Ironworks | 28 Apr: Glasgow Ivory Blacks | 26 May: Winchester Theatre Royal | 22 Jun: Newcastle Upon Tyne 02 Academy

ACOUSTIC: 15 Feb: Frome Memorial Theatre | 16 Feb: Halifax Square Chapel Arts Centre (+ Quadrophenia screening/Q&A) | 15 Mar: Aldershot West End Centre | 23 Mar: Otley Courthouse | 29 Mar: Nottingham Ravenshead Village Hall | 5 Apr: Bridgwater McMillian Theatre | 6 Apr: Northampton Roadmender | 10 May: Godalming  St. John’s Church | 24 May: Hornchurch Fairkytes Arts Centre | 27 Jun: Chester Alexander’s Live | 28 Jun: Cardiff Acapela Studio

FESTIVALS / MULTI-ARTIST SHOWS: 8 Mar: Minehead Butlins Alternative Music Festival | 27 May: Darwen Live 2019 | 1 Jun : Let’s Rock Wales Tredegar Park | 2 Jun: Cheltenham Wychwood Festival | 14 Jun: Bali Back To The 80s | 13 Jul: Newark Rock & Bike Fest | 20 Jul: Stockport  Smash Hits On The Pitch RUFC | 26 Jul: Norfolk Holt Festival | 16 Aug: Belgium W-Fest | 21 Sep: Dudley Himley Hall Party In The Park II

• Continue reading, for further info, at toyahwillcox.com. See also Toyah Announces Scottish 40th Anniversary Tour. (Photo © Ian Davis)

Official Toyah Shop: Tour Merch Available Online

November 23rd, 2018

Quantities of Toyah tour merchandise are now available online at the new official site Toyah Shop, including t-shirts, tote bag, and some very limited handmade by Toyah lyric artworks for Voodoo Doll and It’s A Mystery

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