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Toyah & Robert: Sunday Lunch Weekend Press 

June 16th, 2021

Press coverage for this week’s Sunday Lunch with Toyah and Robert (and Sidney Jake)!! (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Brooklyn Vegan: Watch Toyah & Robert Fripp cover Eurythmic’s “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)” – Continue reading…

NME: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox share cover of Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ – Things get a little blurry for this week’s kitchen cover – Continue reading…

Guitar.com: Robert Fripp and Toyah share video cover of Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics – The Kitchen Trio take on the 1983 synth-pop classic with electric guitars – Continue reading…

Metal Sucks: King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover “Sweet Dreams” – Continue reading…

Metal Injection: Toyah Willcox & King Crimson’s Robert Fripp Cover “Sweet Dreams” – Continue reading…

Consequence: Robert Fripp and a Pixelated Toyah Cover Eurythmics’ “Sweet Dreams”: Watch – The latest “Sunday Lunch” performance from the rock couple is apparently a bit risqué — by YouTube’s standards – Continue reading…

Republic World: Robert Fripp & Toyah Surprise Fans With The Cover Of Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’; Watch – Robert Fripp and Toyah have returned with the latest episode of their Sunday Lunch series, this time covering Eurythmics’ Sweet Dreams – Continue reading…

The Brag Media: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox cover Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ – Robert Fripp and Toyah Wilcox have continued their Sunday Lunch series with a cover of Eurythmics’ signature hit ‘Sweet Dreams’ – Continue reading…

JamBase: Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)’ – Continue reading…

DGM Live: Toyah & Robert’s Weekend!: Toyah At Home, Agony Aunts, Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch with Sidney Shake – Sweet Dreams… – Continue reading…

Sidney Jake: In case you missed it – this was a LOT of fun!!! – Click the link for an “alternative” view of this week’s episode – Continue watching…

Failure To Fracture: Toyah Willcox & Robert Fripp in an Apron

June 16th, 2021

Toyah Willcox has a message for you about Failure to Fracture. Her husband, Robert Fripp, makes an appearance.

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Sunday Lunch: Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

June 14th, 2021

The kitchen trio are back having travelled the world and the seven seas. Don’t miss this one. Click below to watch/listen. (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Toyah & Robert: Sunday Lunch Weekend Press

June 9th, 2021

Press coverage for this week’s Sunday Lunch with Toyah and Robert (and Sidney Jake)!! (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Brooklyn Vegan: Watch Toyah & Robert Fripp cover ZZ Top’s ” Sharp Dressed Man” – Continue reading…

Rolling Stone: Toyah Willcox Dumbfounds Robert Fripp While Covering ZZ Top’s ‘Sharp Dressed Man’
Even a bare chest can’t keep the King Crimson guitarist from missing a note – Continue reading…

NME: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox share cover of ZZ Top’s ‘Sharp Dressed Man’ – The kitchen crew get all dressed up for this week’s Sunday Lunch performance – Continue reading…

Jam Base: Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover ZZ Top’s ‘Sharp Dressed Man’ – Continue reading…

Louder: Toyah and Robert Fripp cover ZZ Top’s Sharp Dressed Man and Fripp is “finally broken” – Another Sunday lunch at Willcox-Fripp Manor ends in chaos, as ZZ Top’s Sharp Dressed Man is performed and Robert Fripp gets more than he bargained for – Continue reading…

Consequence: Toyah Flashes Robert Fripp in Couple’s Cover of ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man”: Watch – Plus, the mysterious Sidney Jake finally speaks: “Do your parents behave like this?” – Continue reading…

Metal Sucks: King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man” – Continue reading…

Metal Injection: Toyah Willcox Offers A Flash For Cover Of “Sharp Dressed Man” With King Crimson’s Robert Fripp – Continue reading…

DGM Live: T&R’S Weekend At Home (And Back On The Road!) – Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch, with Sidney Jake: Sharp Dressed Man – Agony Aunts… (with Burning Guitars!) – Toyah At Home… (and back on the road!) – Continue reading…

Sidney Jake: Sunday Lunch – Behind The Scenes – And this is the angle you don’t see!!! – Click the link for an “alternative” view of this week’s episode – Continue watching…

Sunday Lunch: Sharp Dressed Man

June 8th, 2021

Toyah, Robert Fripp & Sidney Jake got all dressed up for this week’s Sunday Lunch performance with a take on ZZ Top’s Sharp Dressed Man. Click below to watch/listen. (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Toyah & Robert: The Website!

June 8th, 2021

Toyah and Robert – The website. All things Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp! Visit, by clicking below for Toyah & Robert merchandise and more.

Toyah & Robert: Sunday Lunch Weekend Press

June 1st, 2021

Press coverage for this week’s Sunday Lunch with Toyah and Robert (and Sidney Jake)!! (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Rolling Stone: Watch Toyah and Robert Fripp Cover Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’ – Continue reading…

NME: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox share cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’ – Continue reading…

Louder: Toyah and Robert Fripp cover Black Sabbath’s Paranoid and there are feathers everywhere – Continue reading…

Metal Sucks: King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid” – Continue reading…

Metal Injection: King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover Black Sabbath Classic “Paranoid” – Continue reading…

Brooklyn Vegan: Watch Toyah & Robert Fripp cover Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid” – Continue reading…

DGM Live: Toyah & Robert’s Weekend!: Toyah At Home, Agony Aunts, Sunday Lunch with Sidney Jake – Continue reading…

Sidney Jake: Right after Toyah and Robert’s Sunday Lunch this week – Click the link for an “alternative” view of this week’s episode – Continue watching…

Toyah & Robert: Sunday Lunch Weekend Press

May 25th, 2021

Press coverage for this week’s Sunday Lunch with Toyah and Robert (and Sidney Jake)!! (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Rolling Stone: Toyah Willcox Busts Out The Catsuit For Scorpions Cover With Robert Fripp – Continue reading…

NME: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox take on Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like A Hurricane’ – Continue reading…

Guitar World: Here They Are: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox Tackle The Scorpions’ Rock You Like A Hurricane For Their Sunday Lunch… – Continue reading…

Kerrang: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox add “feline twist” to Scorpions Cover – Continue reading…

Louder: Toyah Dons Catwoman Outfit and Brandishes A Whip on Rock You Like A Hurricane – Continue reading…

Consequence Of Sound: Toyah Goes Full Catwoman As She Covers “Rock You Like A Hurricane” with Robert Fripp. Watch … – Continue reading…

Metal Sucks: King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover “Rock You Like A Hurricane” – Continue reading…

DGM Live: Toyah & Robert’s Complete Weekend: Toyah At Home, Agony Aunts, Sunday Lunch featuring Sidney Jake – Continue reading…

Official Toyah: May 2021 Blog

May 23rd, 2021

Read Toyah’s May 2021 blog at toyahwillcox.com.

Sunday Lunch: Toyah & Robert ‘Rock You Like A Hurricane’

May 23rd, 2021

Toyah and Robert cover Scorpion’s Rock You Like A Hurricane in today’s Sunday Lunch. Toyah for the next Catwoman movie please :) (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Happy Birthday: Toyah’s Birthday Photo

May 22nd, 2021

Toyah’s Birthday Photo: The guitar is a custom by Sidney Jake, a birthday present for Toyah from her husband, Robert. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

NME: Toyah & Robert’s 10 Best Lockdown Covers

April 2nd, 2021

Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp’s 10 best lockdown covers – ranked!

Look, we’ve all been doing what we can to get by in the past 12 months, haven’t we?

When quarantine hit, many artists responded by covering songs that tried to reflect the solemnity of the situation. Gal Gadot put together an all-star tone-deaf Band Aid take on John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’, which was about as welcome as a Winston Mumford’s Book Of The Month club.

So you have to admire pop star and actor Toyah Willcox, who channelled the Blitz (Kid) spirit, raided the dressing up box and persuaded her husband, King Crimson prog-rock totem Robert Fripp, into performing increasingly outlandish 90-second versions of classic hits such as Alice Cooper’s ‘Poison’ and Guns ‘N Roses‘ ‘Welcome to the Jungle’, accessorising with nurse outfits or dinosaur costumes for their weekly Sunday Lockdown Lunch series.

• Continue reading at the NME.

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend Of Wonder

March 30th, 2021

Toyah & Robert’s weekend of wonder: Toyah At Home; Season 2, Episode 12, the latest Agony Aunts; and Sunday Lunch, Toyah, Robert and a mysterious stranger ask for ” All Your Lovin”.

Toyah & Robert: New Photos!

March 26th, 2021

Great new photos of Toyah and Robert. See larger versions of both at Toyah’s official Instagram and Twitter. (Photos © Toyah Willcox)

Rolling Stone: Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox Interview

March 25th, 2021

Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox on Their Viral Quarantine Videos: ‘We’re in This With You’

King Crimson’s guitarist and his pop-star wife on what inspired them to cover everything from “Enter Sandman” to “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and what everyone got wrong about their ‘Swan Lake’ tutu dance

“My wife is a force of nature and my wife leads the way,” Robert Fripp says of his partner and quarantine-video collaborator Toyah Willcox.

On April 5th, 2020, music fans stuck in their homes and cruising the web for diversions were greeted with one of the most unusual sights in a season filled with them: King Crimson auteur Robert Fripp and his wife, singer and actress Toyah Willcox, both elegantly dressed and dancing to Bill Haley and the Comets’ early rock anthem “Rock Around the Clock.”

Filmed on Willcox’s iPhone in the kitchen of the couple’s home near Birmingham, England, the head-scratching clip launched one of the year’s least likely and most talked-about viral series. Every Sunday since, “Toyah and Robert’s Sunday Lunch” (sometimes called a “Lockdown Lunch”) has presented a new clip of the couple having quick, good-natured fun at home. The ever-upbeat Willcox sings and vamps (while wearing a variety of costumes, from workout suit to cheerleader costume) while a deadpan Fripp accompanies her on electric guitar.

• Continue reading at Rolling Stone. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

NME: Robert & Toyah Cover Motorhead Classic

March 22nd, 2021

Watch Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox cover Motörhead classic

The latest episode of Sunday Lockdown Lunch is here

King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox have shared another cover in their weekly lockdown series, this time tackling a Motörhead classic. The pair began the Sunday Lockdown Lunch covers series last year and have shared their own takes on tracks by the likes of Nirvana, Guns N’ Roses, Alice Cooper, Foo Fighters and more.

For this week’s video, Willcox dressed in a maid’s outfit and dealt cards into the gust of a fan. Fripp, meanwhile, sat to her side playing the guitar as she sang.

• Continue reading at the NME. See also Classic Rock/Louder, Kerrang and Metal Sucks.

Releases: Miniatures 2020/Future Dreaming

March 22nd, 2021

A new Toyah track with Simon Darlow and Bobby Willcox features on the album release Miniatures 2020. The track Future Dreaming is what Simon Darlow describes as a “theatre production in 3 parts that had to fit in a minute … from star birth to the peace of the infinite.”

Former Mott The Hoople keyboardist Morgan Fisher released an obscure underground album in 1980 called “Miniatures”. It was effectively a collection of 52 “miniature masterpieces”, i.e. tracks of one minute length or less by a myriad of music legends and cult figures. Although at the time, the album flew pretty much below the radar it has over the years had a lasting and continually growing influence.

• Continue reading at toyahwillcox.com.

Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch: The Ace Of Spades

March 21st, 2021

Toyah and Robert brightened up Sunday afternoon with a cover of Motorhead’s amazing The Ace Of Spades. No doubt Lemmy was there in spirit! Click below to watch. (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Official Toyah: November 2020 Blog

November 5th, 2020

Toyah’s November 2020 blog is available at toyahwillcox.com.

Music Radar: Toyah & Robert Cover Paranoid

November 3rd, 2020

Is this Black Sabbath cover by King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and his wife Toyah the oddest tribute of 2020?

The duo perform Paranoid… in a prison

Robert Fripp… visionary, eccentric, King Crimson mastermind and now performer of Black Sabbath’s Paranoid on his Fernandes Custom Gold guitar in a prison while wearing fake tattoos.

And his wife of 34 years, musician / actress / author Toyah Willcox, is singing it while behind bars. It’s the latest instalment of the couple’s wonderfully imaginative lockdown videos that have also included Fripp playing Deep Purple’s ubiquitous Smoke On The Water next to a lake while Wilcox dances dressed as a cheerleader (see below).

We say bring it on, it’s not like 2020 isn’t bizarre enough already.

• Continue reading at Music Radar. See also Guitar World.

Louder: Watch A Tattooed Robert Fripp…

November 2nd, 2020

Watch a tattooed Robert Fripp play Black Sabbath in a prison cell while Toyah dances

You heard us right: Watch a tattooed Robert Fripp play Black Sabbath’s Paranoid in a prison cell while Toyah dances

Imagine: you wake up from a coma in November 2020. You’ve been asleep since Christmas, so you’re entirely unaware of the year’s contents. You don’t know about the virus, or the lockdowns, or that Liverpool are champions and that everything’s been cancelled.

You grab your smartphone, and you log into Facebook to check out what’s been happening in your absence. And the first thing you see is a video of a heavily tattooed Robert Fripp. The King Crimson mastermind is alone sitting in a prison cell, playing Black Sabbath’s Paranoid on a Les Paul. In the background stands his wife of 34 years, the adventurous pop star Toyah Willcox. She dances, and at the point where Ozzy Osbourne would normally start singing, she sings.

• Continue reading at Louder.