Archive for the ‘Live 1982’ Category

Mirror: Toyah Willcox’s Baby Shock

February 15th, 2024

Exclusive: Toyah Willcox’s baby shock as child conceived at her show and parents’ surprising gesture

Punk singer Toyah Willcox has shared her shock after finding out a couple conceived at one of her gigs as the parents made a surprising gesture nine months later

Toyah Willcox was shocked to find out a baby was conceived at her show

Toyah Willcox has revealed a baby was conceived at her gig – and she found out nine months later after the couple made a surprise gesture.

The legendary punk rocker is one of the biggest stars from the 1980s, with huge hits including It’s A Mystery and I Want to Be Free. She went on to have 30 albums, 25 feature films and countless theatre and TV presenting roles. In an exclusive chat with The Mirror alongisde husband Robert Fripp, Toyah shared her most memorable moment from her impressive singing career.

She said: “We both experienced very strange but legendary things. When I played Hammersmith Apollo in 1982, which we recorded live for an album called Warrior Rock, a child was conceived on the back row. Nine months later there was another Toyah in the world. She was actually named Toyah.”

• Continue reading at The Mirror.

Beat-Club: Toyah – LIVE – 1982-01-13

September 28th, 2018

Click below to view a newly uploaded version of Toyah’s Beat-Club gig at You Tube.


The Argus: Nostalgia – Toyah in Brighton

April 13th, 2018

brighton82aThere’s a great photo of Toyah included in The Argus’ “Nostalgia” feature by The Timeout Team, published yesterday by the East Sussex newspaper.

Nostalgia: Multi-million record selling music icons in concert

Some of the world’s biggest music stars have graced the stage in Sussex over the years.

Other stars featured in today’s Timeout include Toyah Willcox, who is pictured playing a gig in the city in 1991.

• Continue reading at The Argus. NB: The photo included in the feature is Toyah onstage in 1982 on The Changeling Tour.