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Metal Sucks: Toyah Willcox Covers ‘Because The Night’

August 29th, 2021

Video: Toyah Willcox Covers “Because the Night” (Patti Smith, 10,000 Maniacs) for King Crimson’s Robert Fripp

King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp is still on tour in the U.S., but his wife, actress and singer Toyah Willcox, has continued with the duo’s popular “Sunday Lunch” videos in his absence, with Fripp’s hotel room reactions edited in alongside Toyah’s performances.

For this week’s video, Willcox delivers a solo cover of “Because the Night,” originally written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith but best known by many for the rendition 10,000 Maniacs performed on MTV Unplugged. “Hubba hubba,” Fripp says as he watches, before adding, “I love you.”

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