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Metal Sucks: Toyah Willcox Covers “These Boots”

September 14th, 2021

Toyah Willcox Covers “These Boots are Made for Walkin’” for King Crimson’s Robert Fripp

King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp is still on tour in the U.S., but his wife, actress and singer Toyah Willcox, has continued with the duo’s popular “Sunday Lunch” videos in his absence as “love letters” to her husband, with Fripp’s hotel room reactions edited in alongside Toyah’s performances.

For this week’s video, Willcox delivers a solo cover of Nancy Sinatra’s 1966 hit “These Boots are Made for Walkin’.” “The kitchen’s waiting! Sunday Lunch wants ya back!” Toyah taunts, before adding, “These puppies want you home!” while aiming the camera at her chest as Fripp lets out a spirited laugh.

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Metal Sucks: Toyah Covers ‘Light My Fire’

September 5th, 2021

Toyah Willcox Covers “Light My Fire” for King Crimson’s Robert Fripp

King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp is still on tour in the U.S., but his wife, actress and singer Toyah Willcox, has continued with the duo’s popular “Sunday Lunch” videos in his absence as “love letters” to her husband, with Fripp’s hotel room reactions edited in alongside Toyah’s performances.

For this week’s video, Willcox delivers a solo cover of The Doors’ “Light My Fire,” changing the taunt of song’s refrain from “Come on baby, light my fire” to “Come on Bobby.” “I’m keeping the bed warm for you,” she teases as the song wraps up, adding “the sofa and the carpet too” as Fripp expresses his admiration and amusement, quipping, “I think it’s time to go home.”

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Metal Sucks: Toyah Willcox Covers ‘Because The Night’

August 29th, 2021

Video: Toyah Willcox Covers “Because the Night” (Patti Smith, 10,000 Maniacs) for King Crimson’s Robert Fripp

King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp is still on tour in the U.S., but his wife, actress and singer Toyah Willcox, has continued with the duo’s popular “Sunday Lunch” videos in his absence, with Fripp’s hotel room reactions edited in alongside Toyah’s performances.

For this week’s video, Willcox delivers a solo cover of “Because the Night,” originally written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith but best known by many for the rendition 10,000 Maniacs performed on MTV Unplugged. “Hubba hubba,” Fripp says as he watches, before adding, “I love you.”

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