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BBC Radio Tees Interview: Full Transcript

January 27th, 2019

pro19aToyah talked, her unique and experimental album, Prostitute, while guesting on Bob Fischer’s BBC Radio Tees show recently.

“I always have to walk away from the job I’ve just done. That’s creatively, idea wise. I just have to walk away. I feel trapped. Which is why my career is so varied. And I think “Prostitute” came after doing “Minx” and “Minx” was a signing to Portrait CBS where I was being told to be everyone but me. I was being told to be like Pat Benatar…

I’ve got nothing against that but I am me – I’m not trying to be another person. I’m not an imitator. So I remember I just got married and the only question I was being asked was when was I going to start a family? Which was never the reason I got married and certainly never the reason I’m here on this planet.

So it was an album that really came out of anger. And it’s a very expressive piece – it’s the most critically acclaimed album I’ve ever done. Billboard gave it five stars and then claimed it was an antidote to Madonna…”

• Read the full transcript at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive.

Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Recent Radio Interviews

March 6th, 2017

Read full transcripts of a selection of Toyah’s recent BBC radio interviews at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive. Explore the site for further Toyah interviews, content and resources too.

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Toyah @ Smash Hits: 1979 – 1985

January 16th, 2017

Check out a new collection of scans of Toyah in Smash Hits - “the 80s Pop Bible” – All of the magazine’s Toyah features, songwords and clippings published between 1979 and 1985 – brought together by The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive.

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Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Radio Interviews

December 23rd, 2016

Read full transcripts of a selection of Toyah’s recent BBC radio interviews at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive. Explore the site for further Toyah interviews, content and resources too.

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The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive is 10!

September 7th, 2016

Congratulations to The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive, celebrating 10 years online…

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Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Radio/TV Interviews

February 23rd, 2016

There are transcripts of a few recent Toyah radio and TV interviews now online at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive, including Sky High Radio, BBC Radio Wiltshire and Needle Time from Vintage TV. Click below to get reading.

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

September 27th, 2015

louderthanwar15aLouder Than War: Top 10 great Robert Fripp collaborations : number 8: Fripp’s marriage to Toyah Willcox is one of the great curveballs in his life – the reserved, cerebral guitarist allied to the splurge of colour and emotion of the exuberant Ms Willcox. After their wedding in 1986 it took the pair a few years to collaborate on the overlooked Sunday All Over the World album in 1991, while more recently Fripp helped launch Toyah’s band The Humans – Continue reading…

Halton BC: Toyah Comes To Town: Household name, pop icon, TV presenter, and stage and screen actress Toyah Wilcox comes to The Brindley next month – Continue reading…

STV Aberdeen City: We’ve told you before about Paul Breen, who has raised thousands of pounds for charity, despite being left disabled by a brain aneurysm. At the weekend, Paul went to see his boyhood idol Toyah Willcox playing live in Stonehaven. And he met her! (Thanks to Lärwi and William) – Continue reading…

Blackmore Vale Magazine: Toyah Willcox in Sturminster Newton next month: Toyah comes to The Exchange, Sturminster Newton this October with her Acoustic, Up Close & Personal show – Continue reading…

The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Read full transcripts of Toyah’s recent interviews on Mix 96 and BBCR2′s Dermot O’Leary showGo read…

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

August 6th, 2015

tbactf15aClassic Hits: Genesis Keyboardist Tony Banks Says New Solo Box Set Features “a Lot of Good Music”: Banks worked with a variety of well-known musicians on his solo albums, including such singers as ex-Marillion frontman Fish, Nik Kershaw and Toyah Willcox, and acclaimed drummers like Steve Gadd, Vinnie Colaiuta and longtime Genesis touring member Chester Thompson – Continue reading…

Nerdly: Frightfest 2015: First look at Steve Oram’s ‘Aaaaaaaah!’: The debut feature of actor Steve Oram (Sightseers, TV’s Glue), Aaaaaaaah! stars Julian Barratt, Toyah Willcox, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Steve Oram, Lucy Honigman, Tom Meeten and Sean Reynard. The supporting cast include Noel Fielding, Holli Dempsey, Shelley Longworth, Alice Lowe, Tony Way and Waen Shepherd. Aaaaaaaah!, written and directed by Steve Oram, produced by Andy Starke and executive produced by Ben Wheatley, will have it’s world premiere at FrightFest on August 28th with many of the cast and crew in attendance. A few tickets are still available www.frightfest.co.uk – Continue reading…

Get Reading: Famous faces spotted at Rewind Festival over the years: Rewind South: The 80s Festival, which attracts 40,000 fans each year, will return to Temple Island Meadows on Friday, August 21, to Sunday, August 23… Toyah Willcox at Rewind 2011 – Continue reading…

Eastbourne Herald: Eastbourne gets ready for Vulcan’s swan-song at Airbourne: at the Bandstand, evening concerts include Big Band Night on Thursday and the legendary pop-punk princess Toyah, on Friday. BBC South East Today also broadcast live from the show from 6.30pm on Friday, as their Festival Friday tour hits town – Continue reading…

The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Read full transcripts of Toyah’s recent interviews on BBCR2′s Sounds Of The 80s and BBC Radio DerbyGo read…

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Tracks Of My Years: Newsy Bits & Pieces!

July 10th, 2015

bbcr2kbs15dLast week Toyah guested on Tracks Of My Years on Ken Bruce’s BBC Radio Two show – Here’s a catch-up of some extra related newsy bits…

Official Toyah: Toyah Selects The ‘Tracks Of My Years’: Toyah has selected the Tracks of My Years for BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce Show which airs all of this week – Visit toyahwillcox.com…

The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Read a full transcript of Toyah’s Tracks Of My Years week – including all her song choices and chat – at Lärwi’s site…

Ken Bruce @ Twitter: Ken tweeted: “toyahofficial is choosing the #Tracksofmyyears all week with @realkenbruce starting with T Rex and Kate Bush…“.

Tasmin Archer @ Twitter: Tasmin tweeted: “Toyah Willcox picks the Tracks of My Years,with songs from David Bowie & Tasmin Archer“.

BBC Radio 2 Facebook: A listener posted: “Glad I listened to Toyah Willcox yesterday explain the meaning of Nights in White Satin. For the past 30 odd years I’ve been clueless as to its meaning…!

Shadow.com: Want to see what people say about Lana Del Rey? – Not sure if this is a Lana Del Rey website but they mentioned Toyah choosing Videogames on Ken’s show.

Listen Again: The full week of programmes are available at BBC iPlayer until the end of July.

Tracks Of My Years @ Dreamscape: Browse all of our news here…

Severn FM/Lorraine: Transcripts @ TW Interview Archive

April 21st, 2015

sevlorr15aFull transcripts of two recent Toyah interviews are now available to read at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive.

Severn FM’s The Encyclopaedia of Rock radio appearance, with Toyah and Bill Rieflin talking about The Humans and the Telling Strange Tales tour, and Toyah guesting on ITV’s Lorraine, again discussing The Humans, and much more.

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Radio Interviews: Transcripts @ TW Interview Archive

March 21st, 2015

More of the recent radio interviews with Toyah have been converted to text articles over at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive. Click below visit the website.

Radio Interviews: Full Transcripts @ TW Interview Archive

February 14th, 2015

There have been a number of radio interviews with Toyah over the last few weeks. Some have been converted to text articles over at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive, with more to follow. Click below to read the transcripts.

Classic Toyah: 80s Interviews

December 5th, 2014

Two retro radio interviews with Toyah from the early 1980s have just been transcribed by The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: Radio Reading (1982) and Piccadilly Radio (1983). (Thanks to Lärwi for making these available)

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Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

February 27th, 2014

een14bEdinburgh Evening News: Enjoy the creative genius of Jarman: Liam Rudden: Like many of my generation, it was the 1978 film Jubilee that introduced me to the work of film-maker, artist and gardener, Derek Jarman. Now considered a cult classic, it featured a very young Toyah Willcox, equally youthful Adam Ant, and starred Jenny Runacre and Edinburgh’s own Ian Charleson – Continue reading…

Flexipop! Facebook: Toyah had a decent showing in the Top Tens you sent in for the Flexipop! Readers’ Ultimate Top 40 Singles Of The 80′s Chart with Thunder In The Mountains being the most popular choice. Released in 1981, it was her eighth UK single and not included on an album at the time – Continue reading…

Sounds Of The 80s: View a full transcript of Toyah’s recent BBC Radio 2 interview at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive…

Get Bucks: Bowie fan celebrates Friars anniversary after catching the star’s shirt: The exhibition also features… the classic double neck guitar used by Genesis founder Mike Rutherford, Howard Jones’s 1983 Moog keyboard rig, and an amplifier used by U2, a stage costume worn by Toyah Willcox, and Lol Coxhill’s saxophones – Continue reading…

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

November 17th, 2013

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The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive: There’s now a full transcript of Toyah’s ‘The Bridge’ radio interview, which aired in October, at  Lärwi’s, always fantastic, Toyah Archive – View here…

Official Instagram: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Toyah tweeted a photo of the scene outside her office on Friday, as her local town’s Christmas tree was erected – View here…

Re:Union #1: Toyah played the Lemon Tree in Aberdeen in August to help celebrate the, now gone, Aberdeen University Union. Finally, a photo of Toyah from that night has surfaced online – View it here…

Re:Union #2: Browse all of Dreamscape’s news on Toyah at Re:Union earlier this year here…

Wader: Weekend Guitar Trio, Toyah Willcox, Jan Bang – Live At Kings Place: A short article on Weekend Guitar Trio – Read here…

A Life On Shuffle: Toyah, and ‘Rebel Run’, is included in the latest post at this blog: The video opens with a close up of Toyah’s eyes, which are the most beautiful eyes the pop industry has ever seen, it’s not difficult to see why so many teenage boys had her picture on their bedroom wall - Continue reading here…

Brighton Gay Radio: On Friday afternoon (or is it evening now we are into mid-November?) from 5 to 6pm BGR played a full hour of Toyah, in their “Diva Of The Day” slot. This is the second time they have dedicated this hour to Toyah.

Gorgonetta: For All Your Gorgoning Needs: Color pic of Toyah Willcox sporting artful post-punk hair – View here…