Posts Tagged ‘Toyah 2012 Interview’

Seeker News: Toyah Tells It Like It Was

September 21st, 2012

Another new interview with Toyah. This one from, Dorset based, Seeker News.

Although she’s never been one to hide her light, Toyah Willcox is more ready than ever for the public to see her.  She regularly plays to thousands in 1980s revival shows with the likes of Belinda Carlisle, Rick Astley and Banarama, but she also tours in her own right and is returning to some of the darkest material of her 35-year career in The Changeling Resurrection II tour which arrives in Bridport this month.

“The Changeling was a very difficult album for me, it was very difficult to write, I wasn’t very happy at the time – it was 1982 and I was so famous I couldn’t leave the building without being escorted and everyone wanted the Toyah they saw on Top of the Pops, nobody cared much about the Toyah that was the real me,” she says.

• Continue reading at Seeker News.

Domestic City: Interview: Toyah Willcox

September 20th, 2012

An interesting new Toyah interview from Domestic City.

Toyah Willcox, 30 years on from ‘The Changeling’ and the beginning of the goth movement

Birmingham’s very own punk queen Toyah Willcox returns this month to perform a very special Halloween show at the Birmingham Ballroom.

The iconic pop star, actress and TV personality is reigniting her triumphant forth album ‘The Changeling’, to celebrate its 30th anniversary and the mark of the gothic era. After a sell-out touring stint earlier this year, and a well deserved star awarded at the ‘Kings Heath Walk of Fame’, it comes as no surprise that our local girl is in high demand.

“[The Walk of Fame] was a really emotional day for me”, says Toyah. “I just wish my parents were around to have known because they just would be so proud…”

• Continue reading at Domestic City.