Posts Tagged ‘Live at Kings Place’

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

June 1st, 2013

You Tubing with Dreamscape: Just uploaded a collection of clips of Toyah from the documentary Glam & Glitter, which originally aired on Channel 5 back in 2001. Toyah speaks briefly about David Bowie, Marc Bolan, Alice Cooper and The Sweet.

Live At Kings Place: It appears that the, just released, Weekend Guitar Trio/Toyah/Jan Bang live album is now being shipped to the UK. Get your copy here. It’s also available as a download. (Thanks to Larwi)

The Herald: A Taste of Parka Life: Review: Film – Quadrophenia (18): The film many of us never tire of is playing at the, wonderful, GFT (Glasgow Film Theatre) tomorrow afternoon.

Viva Lifestyle: Win Tickets to Tatton Park Picnic Concert 2013 – Headliners Include The Human League & Katherine Jenkins. Toyah has also been cofirmed for this. Go here to enter the competition.

K9 Stole My Trousers: Toyah is mentioned the publicity blurb for Bob Baker’s, soon to be published, autobiography: A stalwart of HTV, Bob has worked with Sir Laurence Olivier, Leonard Rossiter, Ron Moody, Toyah Willcox and Trevor Eve. (Thanks to James Armstrong)

Still The Beast Is Feeding: Forty Years Of Rocky Horror: Toyah contributed an interview to this new book, by Rob Bagnall and Phil Barden, celebrating the fortieth anniversary of The Rocky Horror Show which has now been published by Telos. It chronicles the extraordinary history, continued evolution and enduring legacy of this immortal stage show/film. Toyah talks about her personal memories of the phenomenon and about joining the Royal Court Tribute concert. (Source: Official Toyah Facebook)

The Guardian: Music Weekly Podcast: Pete Paphides is among us once more, rustling through his comprehensive back-catalogue of pop papers. This week, he returns to the early 80s, and learns a little too much about Toyah in his Parallel History of Pop.

BBC Radio Essex: Read a full transcript of Toyah’s recent interview on Mark Punter’s show at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive.

Weekend Guitar Trio: ‘Live At Kings Place’ Album Launch

May 10th, 2013

The CD, ‘Live at Kings Place’, a Weekend Guitar Trio and Toyah collaboration, is launched via two concerts in Estonia this month.

The live CD is the 8th album by WGT, celebrating their 20th birthday this year. It contains the second set of the concert, plus “Boredom Is A Killer” from the first set. The 2-track live recording was restored and mastered by Markus Reuter & Lee Fletcher (Unsung Productions).

The album will be presented in Tallinn (9th of May) and Tartu (15th of May). At these concerts, WGT will be joined on stage by the Estonian poet/singer/rapper/producer Jarek Kasar.

• Further information on the genesis of this collaboration, the new live album and launch gigs at Weekend Guitar Trio’s website.