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Toyah & Fripp: The Lockdown Films

June 4th, 2020

**Updated** A sprinkling of pure, escapist, fun during these troubling, uncertain times many of us are experiencing. Check out Dreamscape’s Toyah & Fripp: The Lockdown Films News Archive. Watch the films at The Official Toyah You Tube channel. (Screenshots © Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: June 2020 Blog

June 2nd, 2020

Toyah’s new June 2020 blog is available to read at toyahwillcox.com.

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Official Toyah: Toyah Vs Robert Fripp – The Showdown

May 24th, 2020

This is brilliant – In this week’s Sunday lunch, Toyah & Robert are discussing which has more cultural significance…. #Toyah or #KingCrimson. Only one way to find out….. a #showdown.

Official Toyah: You Tube Channel

May 24th, 2020

Toyah’s official You Tube channel has tripled its followers in just the last few weeks. This is, no doubt, partly due to some of the recent great content additions – Toyah & Fripp: The Lockdown Lunch Dances, Heroes for VE Day, Toyah & The Humans – 21st Century Schizoid Man, Tribute to Bill Rieflin, Toyah Live In Your Living Room – check all these out, and more, by clicking below.

Connect Video: A Message From Toyah

May 23rd, 2020

Give someone you love (or even just like a lot!) a virtual hug with a personal video message from Toyah! Click below for more details.

VE Day 75: Toyah & Robert Fripp Vs King Crimson – Heroes

May 8th, 2020

Toyah and Robert Fripp paying tribute, via a moving performance of David Bowie’s Heroes, on VE Day 75, to all those who gave so much.

Backing track: King Crimson Live In Berlin on September 12th. 2016.

Personnel: Gavin Harrison, Jeremy Stacey, Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins, Tony Levin, Jakko Jakszyk & Robert Fripp. Fairy dustings provided by Bill Rieflin.

Recorded and mixed by Chris Porter. Produced by Chris Porter with Robert Fripp & David Singleton. Used by permission.

Vocal track & video: Toyah Willcox, at home in the kitchen, Middle England; May 5th. 2020 on iPhone. Vocal & backing track mix: Jakko Jakszyk.

The guitar used in the video is RF’s Les Paul serial no. 9-1986; used on all KC albums 1969-74; and on the Heroes session in Berlin with David Bowie, Tony Visconti & Brian Eno at the Hansa Studios, July 1977.

The two VE Day Heroes being celebrated within the Fripp and Willcox families:

Uncle Bill, aka RAF Flight Sergeant Alfie Fripp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfie_Fripp, who helped in planning The Great Escape.

Beric Willcox of the Royal Navy, based in Alexandria, who guarded convoys in the Mediterranean https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Mediterranean.

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Official Toyah: Something Special Premieres Tomorrow!

May 7th, 2020

Something special premieres at Toyah’s You Tube channel at 07:00 BST, Friday 8th May 2020 for #VEDay #veday75 #veday2020 #toyahwillcox #robertfripp  (Photos © Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: Lockdown Unicorn Bolero Sunday Lunch

May 3rd, 2020

Two unicorns in unison! It’s the Unicorn Bolero Sunday Lockdown Lunch. (© Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: May 2020 Blog

May 1st, 2020

Toyah’s info-packed new blog is available to read at toyahwillcox.com.

Official Toyah: Lockdown Swan Lake Sunday Lunch

April 26th, 2020

Absolutely hilarious and completely inspired. Click to watch. (© Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: Lockdown Tango Sunday Lunch

April 19th, 2020

One word! Tango!! Watch Toyah and Robert by clicking below. (© Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: Social Media

April 14th, 2020

For anyone who doesn’t have a Facebook account (and I know a lot of people who don’t, and don’t want one), you can check out Toyah’s posts via her official website rather than at the source.

Official Toyah: Lockdown Easter Sunday Dance

April 12th, 2020

Demonstrating how to have more fun than you could ever have imagined, at home, in the kitchen, on Easter Sunday! Click below to watch. (© Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: Social Media – #Lockdown #StaySafe

April 10th, 2020

Catching up with Toyah’s official social media, which is bursting with content! From news on the great new mix of Step Into The New World to clapping gratitude for the NHS. Plus eating well, staying healthy, easter bees (“we’re just buzzing”), tripping the light fantastic for a lockdown lunch and much more! Follow Toyah at the official Instagram and Twitter. (Photos © Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: Happy Lockdown Lunch

April 5th, 2020

She’s got the moves, baby! He’s got the motion… Causing A Commotion! (© Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: April 2020 Blog

April 4th, 2020

Toyah’s April 2020 blog is available to read at toyahwillcox.com.

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Official Toyah: March 2020 Blog

March 6th, 2020

Toyah’s March 2020 blog is available to read at toyahwillcox.com – Toyah talks Toyah Solo, the forthcoming new colour vinyls, great February gigs in Halifax, Holborn, Bacup, Selby, Stamford, Norwich and Scarborough, and more. She also pays tribute to Colin Hinds and Caroline Flack. Click below to read.

Toyah Celebrates New Releases: Toyah Solo + Minx Red Vinyl

March 3rd, 2020

Toyah celebrating the release of her Toyah Solo box set, and, very soon (Friday 13th March) to be released, Minx on Red Vinyl album. See the full versions of both of these great photos at Toyah’s Official Instagram and Twitter pages. (Photos © Toyah Willcox)

Toyah Solo: New Official Box Set Trailer

February 17th, 2020

The brilliant new trailer for Toyah Solo – a box set of incredible albums, released on 28th February. View the trailer below or at Toyah’s You Tube channel. The new 7 CD + DVD anthology of collected works by Toyah, released by Edsel Records, can be pre-ordered here.

Toyah Solo: Toyah Unboxes Her First Box Set!

February 12th, 2020

Toyah unboxing Toyah Solo. It looks great. A much better looking box set than Madonna’s Complete Studio Albums released in 2012 (and that one was really good!)

“I am so excited. This is the first ever Toyah box set… The first of a few to be announced. Enjoy!” TOYAH

Toyah Solo is a new 7 CD + DVD anthology of collected works by Toyah, released 28 February 2020 by Edsel Records

An Amazon Exclusive edition featured a signed print and was strictly limited to 500 copies. (Now Sold Out!)

The first Toyah box set ever features six studio albums (Minx, Desire, Prostitute, Ophelia’s Shadow, Take The Leap!, Velvet Lined Shell).

The set also boasts 44 bonus tracks, including rarities, B-sides, collaborations, and several unreleased tracks, plus a DVD of promo videos and a brand new exclusive interview filmed in December 2019 with Toyah talking about her solo albums.

RELEASE DATE: 28 February 2020 | FORMAT: 7 CD + DVD in wallets in 2-piece box with 48 page booklet.

Toyah Solo is available to pre-order now from Amazon. See Dreamscape’s Toyah Solo News Archive and our new Toyah 2020 Releases page which will, hopefully, be updated with each release this year. (Screen caps taken from a video clip that is © Toyah Willcox).

Official Toyah: February 2020 Blog

February 9th, 2020

Toyah’s February blog is available to read at toyahwillcox.com. A great, and upbeat, read as always, and as a veggie of 35 years I was really happy to read Toyah is vegetarian again.