TOYAH ‘Thunder In The Highlands 40th Anniversary Scottish Tour!
Where: Main Hall
TOYAH: LIVE IN CONCERT with full electric band
Celebrating 40 years of music in her 60th year
From punk princess to cult stage and actress, Toyah Willcox is a vibrant performer and an inextinguishable flame. Charismatic, outspoken and impossible to categorise, she is one of Britain’s iconic household names – an award-winning rock legend as well as a much-loved stage/screen actress and music composer. In a career spanning over 40 years Toyahhas amassed thirteen top 40 singles, recorded twenty-four albums, written two books, appeared in over forty stage plays, acted in twenty feature films and presented hundreds of television programmes.
The year 2018 includes several momentous milestones for Toyah. This includes her 60th birthday and the 40th anniversary of her music career as Toyahrecorded her first studio demos in 1978. These special concerts –with her full electric band– will be a celebratory retrospective including hit singles, album classics and fan favourites.
Toyah’s 1987 album Desire was issued as a new limited edition translucent red vinyl LP on 21 April for Record Store Day 2018. A brand new digital EP, Four From Toyah: Birthday Edition was released on Toyah’s 60th birthday (18 May) featuring four new songs including Telepathic Lover.
Toyah hits the road again in autumn 2019 to celebrate and perform material from her newly re-imagined double album In The Court Of The Crimson Queen, released 12 April 2019. The album, written and arranged by Toyah Wilcox and Simon Darlow, presents a collection of finely honed songcraft, killer hooks and brings together two lifetimes of performing, writing and producing music.
The live dates will see the accomplished live performer present songs from the album including lead single Sensational and epic album opener Dance In The Hurricane alongside instantly recognisable classics from her revered catalogue of hit singles, live favourites and renowned album tracks. Simon Darlow will also join Toyah on stage at some of the tour dates.