Posts Tagged ‘Fragments’

Fragments: Viva La Simon Darlow!

June 2nd, 2014

The latest post at Fragments is a Simon Darlow special, with lots of rare info and photos (the screencap below is a “blink and you’ll miss her” appearance by Toyah from Simon’s late 80s solo single ‘Hot’). Read the full feature by clicking below.


Toyah is also celebrating Simon Darlow’s birthday. She posted a fantastic 1983 shot of them together at Instagram today.

Fragments: My Big Year – Toyah Willcox

May 18th, 2014

A special upload at Fragments for Toyah’s birthday – My Big Year, a pilot show, filmed at BBC Scotland in 2000, which never aired. Toyah talks to Rory McGrath about her career, and 1981.


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Fragments: Toyah Tales From Now & Then

April 1st, 2014

fragments14aA new post at Fragments with some, frankly, tantalisingly exciting details on future music (re)releases from Toyah. At an early stage for now.

The Big Question Mark (Or The Art Of Being Wrong)

I was wrong.

I often am about a whole host of things. This is a really, really happy wrong though in what has been a pretty amazing month for one reason or another.

The reason I am so gleeful that I was wrong relates to the sleevenote I penned for the reissue of Mayhem back in October 2005.

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Fragments: Toyah Tales From Now & Then

October 23rd, 2013

The second instalment of Craig Astley’s Toyah/Love Is The Law-related blog series is now available to read.

Picking Up The Pieces…

So i failed to do the tenth-month run up thing….. Let’s see what happens over the next month or so during the tour. :-)

Last night was the first night of the Love Is The Law & More Tour. And it took place, quite coincidentally, in my hometown of Newcastle. This is 30 years since the Rebel Run Tour visited Newcastle City Hall.

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Fragments: Toyah Tales From Now & Then

February 18th, 2013

Fragments, a new blog series by Craig Astley, is sure to be an interesting read for Toyah fans over the coming months, as we head towards the 30th anniversary of the ‘Love Is The Law’ album and ‘Rebel Run’ UK Tour. Craig met Toyah for the first time during the tour back in 1983 (before he was even 5!!)

I Was A Child Toyah Fan…….

2013 marks something of a milestone for me. It is thirty years since an exciting thing happened to me as a child. A child who was a pop music lover and devoted fan of Toyah.

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