Posts Tagged ‘Let’s Rock Bristol 2014’

Let’s Rock Bristol 2014: Video Highlights

June 17th, 2014

A great video montage capturing all the fun of Let’s Rock Bristol 2014. Click on the caps below to watch at You Tube. (Thanks to Kevin McNamara)


Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

June 9th, 2014

snowkiss14aMark Satchwill: Snow Covers The Kiss: So I’m a big Toyah fan and have been for nearly 35 years. I’ve painted her several times over the last few years. Back in 1985 she released a song called “Snow Covers The Kiss”. It was relegated to a B-side of the single “Don’t Fall In Love (I Said)” but for me it was equally as good. So this image came about from imagining if “Snow” had been the single and needed a cover image – View/Continue reading… (Photo © Mark Satchwill)

• Let’s Rock Bristol: Toyah hangs out with Darth Vader in Bristol – View the photo @ Instagram…

Bristol 24-7: Thousands get the taste of a Bristol summer: Some 14,000 people turned up for Grillstock at the amphitheatre and a host of 1980s stars performed at the Let’s Rock Bristol festival at Ashton Court… Over at Ashton Court, a host of 80s pop stars took to the stage to the delight of nostalgia-seeking crowds, including Rick Astley, Tony Hadley, Toyah, Midge Ure and Sunday night headliners Level 42 – Continue reading…

JM Barrie – Peter Pan: Episode One, Away To Neverland, is available to listen to at BBC iPlayer for the next week.

Fandor: Derek Jarman: The World Is All: Spells are cast and love is spun throughout Jarman’s films: …Toyah Willcox (as Miranda) and David Meyer (as Ferdinand) beholding a brave new world in ‘The Tempest’ – Continue reading…

Rock N Roll In My Blood: 34 Years Ago Toyah Released The Blue Meaning: The Blue Meaning is the second album by Toyah, released in 1980 by Safari Records. Although not the first full-length release, this is often considered to be the band’s first “proper” album. It saw its first release on CD in 1990 on the Great Expectations label (As PIPCD 015), and was reissued in a double-CD package with Sheep Farming in Barnet in 2002. The latter release was remastered and included two bonus tracks – Continue reading…

Let’s Rock Bristol: Pat Sharp Interviews Toyah

June 9th, 2014

Great photo of Toyah and Pat Sharp. (Thanks to/Photo © Let’s Rock Bristol)


Toyah @ Let’s Rock Bristol 2014

June 8th, 2014

Toyah, onstage and off, today at Let’s Rock Bristol. (Thanks to/All photos © Let’s Rock Bristol)


Live 2014: Let’s Rock Bristol

June 7th, 2014

Toyah plays Let’s Rock Bristol tomorrow. She tweeted earlier today: “Just popped 2 bristol, no rain! & good weather 4 sunday. I’m on at 12.15 lunch time 2rrow. New outfit too“. Others playing tomorrow include: Kim Wilde, ABC, Nik Kershaw, China Crisis and numerous others. Click below to stay updated via the festival’s official Facebook page.


Bristol Post: Let’s Rock Bristol

June 6th, 2014

brispost14aAfter a sell-out success in its first year, Let’s Rock Bristol! returns to Ashton Court this weekend with a line-up of artists guaranteed to recapture the sounds of the 1980s.

The biggest festival of its type, Let’s Rock sees a huge line-up of chart-topping artists from the decade including Level 42, pictured, Bananarama, Rick Astley, Tony Hadley, ABC, Belinda Carlisle, Go West, Heaven 17, Midge Ure, China Crisis, Alexander O’Neal, Imagination, The Blow Monkeys, The Christians, Boney M, Toyah, Dr & The Medics, T’Pau, Sonia and Johnny Hates Jazz.

• Continue reading at Bristol Post.

Live 2014: Events Concerts Festivals & Talks!

June 5th, 2014

A very busy week ahead for Toyah: This evening it’s SohoCreate; tomorrow a Crimson Queen/Greatest Hits…Live! date in Clacton-On-Sea; Saturday a PA in Minehead; on Sunday Toyah plays the Let’s Rock Bristol festival; and on Tuesday there’s An Evening With Toyah Willcox @ Say What? Waterstones, Manchester – Phew!


Let’s Rock – Ultimate 80’s Festival (Volume 1) 2CD

May 1st, 2014

letsrockcd14aToyah is included on the new 2CD compilation Let’s Rock 80’s which was released on Monday. ‘It’s A Mystery’ is one of the songs on CD1 and ‘Thunder In The Mountains’ on CD2.

The full tracklist is: Disc One: 1 ABC – The Look of Love, 2 Tony Hadley – Gold, 3 Howard Jones – New Song, 4 Rick Astley – Lights Out, 5 Bananarama – Now or Never, 6 Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good, 7 Toyah – It’s a Mystery, 8 Go West – Call Me, 9 Kim Wilde – Kids in America, 10 Billy Ocean – When The Going Get’s Tough, 11 Dr & The Medics – Spirit In The Sky, 12 Modern Romance – Everybody Salsa, 13 Matt Bianco – Lost In You, 14 Owen Paul – Favourite Waste of Time, 15 ABC – When Smokey Sings, 16 Tony Hadley – True

Disc Two: 1 Go West – We Close Our Eyes, 2 Nik Kershaw – The Sky’s The Limit, 3 Billy letsrockcd14bOcean – No Woman No Cry, 4 Tony Hadley – Take Back Everything, 5 Go West – Skin Deep, 6 ABC – Ride, 7 Toyah – Thunder In The Mountains, 8 Imagination – Flashback, 9 Brother Beyond – The Harder I Try. 10 Then Jerico – Big Area, 11 Modern Romance – Best Years of Our Lives, 12 T’Pau – China In Your Hand, 13 T’Pau – Heart And Soul, 14 The Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything, 15 The Real Thing – Can You Feel The Force

• Further info on the CD at the Let’s Rock 80’s website. There’s also a CD/Programme bundle. Toyah plays the Let’s Rock Bristol festival in June.

Live 2014: Let’s Rock Bristol

October 5th, 2013

Toyah is included in the line-up for next Summer’s Let’s Rock Bristol festival, taking place 6th – 8th June. Others playing include: Bananarama, Kim Wilde, ABC, Level 42, Go West, T’Pau, Nik Kershaw, Captain Sensible, Heaven 17 and numerous others. Click below to visit the festival’s website.