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Toyah Willcox

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Informations générales
Nom de naissance Toyah Willcox
Naissance 18 mai 1958 (56 ans)
Drapeau du Royaume-Uni Kings Heath, Birmingham
Activité principale Chanteuse
Genre musical Punk rock, rock, new wave
Labels Safari Records, E.G. Records
Site officiel www.toyahwillcox.com

Toyah Willcox, née le 18 mai 1958 à Kings Heath, Birmingham, en Angleterre, est une chanteuse et actrice anglaise. Au cours de ses 30 ans de carrière, elle a classé 13 singles dans les top 40 des charts anglais et sorti 22 albums. Elle a également présenté de nombreuses émissions télévisées au Royaume-Uni. Elle est enfin connue pour être la femme de Robert Fripp, du groupe King Crimson.

Discographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Albums[modifier | modifier le code]

Avec le groupe Toyah[modifier | modifier le code]

Titre Enregistré Classement[1] Date Re-sortie
Sheep Farming in Barnet 1979 - 22 February 1980 1990, 2003
The Blue Meaning 1980 40 14 June 1980 1990, 2003
Toyah! Toyah! Toyah! (live) 22 (certified Silver) 17 January 1981 1990, 2006
Anthem 1981 2 (certified Gold) 20 May 1981 1999
The Changeling 1982 6 (certified Silver) 2 June 1982 1999
Warrior Rock: Toyah On Tour 20 10 November 1982 2003
Love Is The Law 1983 28  ? 2005
Mayhem[2] 1985 -  ? 2005

En solo[modifier | modifier le code]

Compilations[modifier | modifier le code]

Avec le groupe Toyah[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Toyah! Toyah! Toyah![3] (1984)
  • Best Of Toyah (1994)
  • Live & More: Live Favourites & Rarities (1998)
  • The Very Best of Toyah (1998)
  • Proud, Loud & Heard: The Best of Toyah (1998)
  • The Safari Singles Collection Part I: 1979–1981 (2005)
  • The Safari Singles Collection Part II: 1982–1983 (2005)
  • Good Morning Universe - The Very Best of Toyah[4](2008)

Collaborations[modifier | modifier le code]

Singles / EPs[modifier | modifier le code]

Avec le groupe Toyah:
Titre Année Classement[1] Date
Victims of the Riddle 1979 - -
Sheep Farming in Barnet EP - -
Bird in Flight / Tribal Look 1980 - -
Ieya - -
Danced (Live) - -
Four from Toyah EP 1981 4 28 March 1981
I Want to Be Free 8 16 May 1981
Thunder in the Mountains 4 3 October 1981
Four More from Toyah EP 14 12 December 1981
Brave New World 1982 21 22 May 1982
Ieya (en) (re-issue) 48 17 July 1982
Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard) 30 9 October 1982
Rebel Run 1983 24 24 September 1983
The Vow 50 12 November 1983
En solo:
Titre Année Classement[1] Date
"Don't Fall in Love (I Said)" 1985 22 27 April 1985
"Soul Passing Through Soul" 57 29 June 1985
"World in Action" 93 21 September 1985
Echo Beach 1987 54 25 April 1987
"Moonlight Dancing" - -
"Out of the Blue" 1993 - -
"Now and Then" 1994 - -
"Little Tears of Love" (Limited Release Sold Via Concerts) 2002 - -
"Latex Messiah (Viva La Rebel in You)" (Digital release) 2007 6 (iTunes Rock) 29 October 2007
"21st Century Supersister" (Digital release) 2011 TBC 6 November 2011
Collaborations:
  • "Nine To Five" (with Adam Ant as Maneaters) (1982)[5]
  • "Lion of Symmetry" (with Tony Banks) (1985)
  • "Killing Made Easy" (with Family of Noise) (2004) (Limited release)
  • "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" (with The Humans) (2009) (Digital release)
  • "Re-Joyce (In The Bleak Midwinter)" (with The Hazel O'Connor Collective) (2010)
  • "Fallen" (Yomanda feat. Toyah) (2011) Digital release - reached #15 on iTunes Electronic Chart

Filmographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Télévision[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Quatermass (1979) Sal
  • Shoestring (1979)
  • Minder (1980)
  • Tales of the Unexpected (1982) Marigold - Blue Marigold episode
  • Dear Heart A BBC comedy sketch series Toyah appeared in, playing a number of characters, including Super Advice Person, Jules Says, and Gina & Tina (1982)[6]
  • The Ebony Tower (1983) Anne (The Freak) - with Laurence Olivier
  • Pop Quiz Christmas Special (1984)
  • French & Saunders (1988) Herself
  • Boudicca (1988)
  • Cluedo (1990) Miss Scarlet (An ITV Programme)
  • First Night on TV (1992) (Toyah hosted this arts programme)
  • Thirty Years in the TARDIS (Doctor Who Documentary. VHS release AKA "More Than 30 Years In The TARDIS) (1993) Herself
  • The Ink Thief (1994) "Dog"
  • Kavanagh QC (1995)
  • The Good Sex Guide Late (1996)
  • Presenting...Toyah on VH1 (1997)
  • Light Lunch" (1997)
  • Boys From The Black Country - The Slade Story (1998) (Toyah presents this programme)
  • Never Mind The Buzzcocks (various appearances 1998-2005)
  • It's Slade (1999) (Toyah appears in this documentary)
  • Barmy Aunt Boomerang (1999)
  • Rock Legends (2002) (Herself)
  • Open House Panto Special (2002)
  • QueenMania" (2005) (Toyah performs the Queen song 'Don't Stop Me Now")
  • Proud Parents. Channel 4 (2006) Herself
  • Journal intime d'une call girl (2007)[7]
  • In Your Dreams (2008) Herself
  • Living With The Dead (2008)
  • Celebrity Mastermind (2008)
  • Psychic Therapy (2009) Herself
  • Celeb Experiences (2009) Herself
  • Hole In The Wall (2009) Herself
  • Celebrity Brides Unveiled (2008) Herself
  • Celebrity Life Skills (2009) Herself
  • The One Show (2009) Toyah discusses Marc Bolan and his influence on her
  • Casualty, BBC TV Series, Season 24 Episode 6, guest appearance, Hazel Tillier, (screened 10 October 2009)
  • Celebrity Ready Steady Cook Christmas Special (2008) Herself
  • "Celebrity Ghost Story UK"
  • Toyah at the Rainbow (1981) (live recording from Rainbow Theatre)
  • Good Morning Universe (1982) (live BBC recording from Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
  • Toyah! Toyah! Toyah! (1984) (companion to K-tel LP of same name; compilation of four pop videos and one live track)
  • Wild Essence - Live in the 21st Century (2005) (live recording)

Autre compilation[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Urgh! A Music War (1981) (live performances by various artists, featuring Toyah's Danced)

Notes et références[modifier | modifier le code]

  1. a, b et c Chart Stats - Toyah
  2. collection of unreleased & archive material
  3. Also known as Toyah! Toyah! Toyah! All The Hits. This K-tel release is sometimes confused with the earlier 1980 live album of the same name but it contains different material: it's a compilation of various studio-recorded singles-chart hits and other tracks originally released between 1979 and 1983.
  4. Double CD including solo material and unreleased demos/mixes spanning the whole of Toyah's musical career thus far.
  5. Released as cash-in single. Originally appeared on the Jubilee Original Soundtrack album.
  6. « Dreamscape » (ArchiveWikiwixArchive.isGoogleQue faire ?). Consulté le 2013-04-13 Toyah fansite
  7. TV Easy magazine, Issue 22-28th Sept, page 4

Liens externes[modifier | modifier le code]

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