Toyah Willcox Biography (Wikipedia)
Toyah Ann Willcox (born 18 May 1958) is a four times Brit Award nominated English musician, singer, songwriter, actress, producer and author. In a career spanning more than 40 years, Willcox has had 8 Top 40 singles, released over 20 albums, written two books, appeared in over 40 stage plays and 10 feature films, and voiced and presented numerous television shows.
Between 1977 and 1983 she fronted the band Toyah, before embarking on a solo career in the mid-1980s. At the 1982 BPI/Brit Awards Toyah was nominated for British Breakthrough Act, which The Human League won and Best Female Solo Artist which Randy Crawford won. Toyah was nominated a further two times in this category in 1983, which Kim Wilde won and in 1984, which Annie Lennox won. Her biggest hits include "It's a Mystery", "Thunder in the Mountains" and "I Want to Be Free".
- Toyah remembers being a punk in the 70s!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05xj1pg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05xj1pg.jpg2018-02-11T16:50:00.000ZEnglish actress and singer Toyah Willcox remembers her teenage years in Birmingham.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05xhydf
Toyah remembers being a punk in the 70s!
- Toyah: "I didn't want to be specified by gender... I wanted to be gender-neutral."https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02yg6qr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02yg6qr.jpg2018-02-11T15:57:00.000ZEnglish singer and actress Toyah Willcox shares her memories of the 70s.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05xhz4w
Toyah: "I didn't want to be specified by gender... I wanted to be gender-neutral."
- "I'd like to get up on the dance floor to this" - Toyah Willcox reviews St Vincent's latest releasehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01n3nl3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01n3nl3.jpg2017-09-07T10:00:00.000ZToyah sits on Steve Lamacq's Roundtable, debating St Vincent's latest track Los Ageless.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05fr4c9
"I'd like to get up on the dance floor to this" - Toyah Willcox reviews St Vincent's latest release
- Roundtable with Toyah, Joey Page and Gideon Coehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02m1p76.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02m1p76.jpg2015-03-15T13:27:00.000ZSteve hosts 6 Music's weekly Roundtable, joined by Toyah, Joey Page and Gideon Coe.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02m1p7g
Roundtable with Toyah, Joey Page and Gideon Coe
- Toyah on the 80'shttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sdq7q.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sdq7q.jpg2014-02-17T10:59:00.000ZToyah joins Sara recalling her success in the 80's.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01sdq89
Toyah on the 80's
Toyah Willcox Tracks