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Toyah on TV: Toyah Willcox – My Vintage

February 28th, 2018

myvin18aToyah WillcoxMy Vintage, which originally aired on ‘Vintage TV’ in March 2012, is repeated next month.

Toyah chose 12 songs, by bands and singers as diverse as Roxy Music, Echo & The Bunnymen, Iggy Pop, Kate Bush, Tears For Fears and The Cure, and discussed why each song was significant to her.

My Vintage: Vintage TV: Sunday 11th March: 5pm
My Vintage: Vintage TV: Thu 15th March: 10.30pm
Toyah Willcox. Toyah was a rebellious child, but the arrival of rock ‘n’ roll reinvented her life and gave her grounding. Here she shares with us the songs that brought her to where she is today.

• View all of Dreamscape’s previous My Vintage news here.

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My Vintage: Toyah Talks ‘Stay’

March 23rd, 2012

Toyah’s ninth song choice from My Vintage, ‘Stay’.

“1992 was not the greatest year of my life I have to say. It was a year of massive changes and challenges. Deeply personal things going on, and when I first heard this song it actually made me burst into tears, because this song, I think, encapsulates how women feel about letting go of something. It encapsulates how women feel so intensly connected… to a person, and things in their lives. I don’t think I’m wrong in saying this and I don’t think I’m sexist in saying this…”

• Read the full transcript of the reasons for this song choice here.