Posts Tagged ‘Bird in Flight’

Happy 38th!!: Bird in Flight/Tribal Look

February 16th, 2018

On This Day in 1980 Toyah’s double a-side single Bird In Flight/Tribal Look was released. The single was produced by Matt Dangerfield (The Boys) and recorded in Dec 1979 with Joel Bogen, Charlie Francis, Steve Bray & Pete Bush. Click below for a celebration collage from Official Toyah.


Bird in Flight: The T-Shirt

February 18th, 2016

Things you thought you would never see #19 – Toyah wearing a Bird in Flight t-shirt!!! :) This is the new 2016 official design which will be on sale at Toyah’s acoustic and electric gigs this year. See Toyah’s tweet by clicking below. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)


Live 2016: More Gigs/New Tour T-Shirt

February 7th, 2016

More new gigs for this year have been confirmed at The Official Toyah Willcox Wesbite. These include Acoustic, Up Close & Personal dates; Proud, Loud & Electric gigs, and a variety of music festivals (Rewind, Let’s Rock Leeds), There’s also a new Toyah t-shirt for 2016, which will be available to buy at gigs, featuring the Bird in Flight single sleeve emblazoned on the front. Click below to view the full t-shirt and here to browse Toyah’s Gig Diary.


Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

September 15th, 2013

Bird in Flight: A rare promo flyer for one of Toyah’s greatest singles, ‘Bird in Flight/Tribal Look’ from 1980, was recently listed on ebay. The reverse includes info on Toyah’s Safari recordings up to the release of the single. A great piece of retro Toyah memorabilia!


Made At The Mill: Toyah tweeted a photo taken at the Kaleidoscope event celebrating Pebble Mill yesterday. She participated in presentations on Look! Hear! and Glitter – View the photo at Instagram.

Made At The Mill #2: John Holmes, another of the former Look! Hear! presenters, also tweeted a photo from the event – View at Twitter…

Time Out: ‘Quadrophenia’ reunion screening + Q&A: Time Out says – Reunion screening of the 1979 film, loosely based around the rock opera by legendary band The Who. This special screening will be followed by a Q&A with a panel including: Franc Roddam (Director), Bill Curbishley (Producer and manager of The Who), Martin Stellman (Writer), Sean Barton (Editor) and Toyah Willcox. ‘Classic Cinema: The Reunion’, is new series presented by the London Film School and Ciné Lumière in association with Time Out Live – View here…

Cool Britannia: On this day (14th September) in 1979, The film Quadrophenia was released. Based on The Who’s 1973 rock opera the film featured Phil Daniels & Toyah Willcox.

Smash Hits Archive: September 15-28, 1983: A small news article on Toyah is included in this issue, just uploaded 30 years to the day it was originally published: Toyah’s new single, “Rebel Run”, will soon be followed by a new LP, “Love Is The Law”. Her next project is a TV film called The Ebony TowerView here… (Lots of Toyah in the next issue, including a two-page interview and songwords)

Official Toyah: Monthly Online Live Track #7

September 9th, 2012

The seventh monthly online live track has been added to Toyah’s official website. It’s the mighty ‘Bird in Flight’, recorded live at the Ruby Lounge, Manchester in April of this year, on ‘The Changeling Resurrection’ Spring tour.

Toyah’s official website will be offering visitors exclusive live tracks each month as ‘The Changeling Resurrection II’ tour approaches. At the beginning of each month an exclusive live track recorded from Toyah’s extensive 2011 tour dates will feature on the Gigs page.

The live tracks will be available to listen to for a limited time only with a new track replacing it each month. These live tracks are a taster for a special live album release planned for digital release in autumn/winter of 2012.

• Listen to ‘Bird in Flight’, live at the Ruby Lounge, Manchester, here | View news on the previous live tracks here (these are no longer available).

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