Toyah (3)

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Group fronted by Toyah from 1978 to 1983.

Toyah was formed in March 1978 after initially starting out in June 1977, going through a number of line-up changes and a short lived period as Ninth Illusion, before settling on the name of their lead singer Toyah Willcox.

Through 1978 to 1983 the main musicians were:

Toyah Willcox – vocals (1977–1983)
Joel Bogen – guitars (1977–1983)
Pete Bush – keyboards (1977–1980)
Adrian Lee – keyboards (1981)
Keith Hale – keyboards (1982)
Simon Darlow – keyboards (1982, studio only – 1983)
Mark Henry – bass (1979)
Charlie Francis – bass (1979–1980)
Phil Spalding – bass (1980–1983)
Steve Bray – drums (1979–1980)
Nigel Glockler – drums (1981)
Simon Phillips – drums (1982)
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Albums

1C264 - 63442 Toyah (3) - Sheep Farming In Barnet album art Toyah (3) Sheep Farming In Barnet (Album) Safari Records, EMI Electrola 1C264 - 63442 Germany & Switzerland 1979 Sell This Version
LIVE 2 Toyah (3) - Toyah! Toyah! Toyah! album art Toyah (3) Toyah! Toyah! Toyah! (Album) Safari Records LIVE 2 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
IEYAC 666 Toyah (3) - The Blue Meaning album art Toyah (3) The Blue Meaning (Album) Safari Records IEYAC 666 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
VOOR 1 Toyah (3) - Anthem album art Toyah (3) Anthem (Album) Safari Records VOOR 1 UK 1981 Sell This Version
CN 3810/S Toyah (3) - In Concert-253 album art Toyah (3) / Nine Below Zero Toyah (3) / Nine Below Zero - In Concert-253(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 3810/S UK 1981 Sell This Version
0080.090 Toyah (3) - Warrior Rock - Toyah On Tour album art Toyah (3) Warrior Rock - Toyah On Tour (Album) Safari Records 0080.090 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
VOOR 9 Toyah (3) - The Changeling album art Toyah (3) The Changeling (Album) Safari Records, Safari Records VOOR 9 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
VOOR 10 Toyah (3) - Love Is The Law album art Toyah (3) Love Is The Law (Album) Safari Records VOOR 10 UK 1983 Sell This Version
VOORC 77 Toyah (3) - Mayhem album art Toyah (3) Mayhem (Comp, Album) Safari Records VOORC 77 UK 1985 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

1C 006-63 441 Toyah (3) - Neon Womb album art Toyah (3) Neon Womb (Single) Safari Records, EMI Electrola 1C 006-63 441 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
SAP 1 Toyah (3) - Sheep Farming In Barnet album art Toyah (3) Sheep Farming In Barnet (EP) Safari Records SAP 1 UK 1979 Sell This Version
SAFE 15 Toyah (3) - Victims Of The Riddle album art Toyah (3) Victims Of The Riddle Safari Records SAFE 15 UK 1979 Sell This Version
SAFE 32 Toyah (3) - Danced album art Toyah (3) Danced (Single) Safari Records SAFE 32 UK 1980 Sell This Version
SAFE 22 Toyah (3) - Bird In Flight / Tribal Look album art Toyah (3) Bird In Flight / Tribal Look (Single) Safari Records SAFE 22 UK 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 908 Toyah (3) - Ieya album art Toyah (3) Ieya (Single) Safari Records 1C 006-63 908 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
SVKS 3008 Toyah (3) - Computer / Danced album art Toyah (3) Computer / Danced(7", Single) Beograd Disk, Safari Records SVKS 3008 Yugoslavia 1980 Sell This Version
FLEXIPOP 008 Toyah (3) - Sphinx / For You album art Toyah (3) Sphinx / For You (EP) Flexipop FLEXIPOP 008 UK 1981 Sell This Version
TOY 1 Toyah (3) - It's A Mystery album art Toyah (3) It's A Mystery (Single) Safari Records TOY 1 New Zealand 1981 Sell This Version
2231 109 Toyah (3) - Four More From Toyah   album art Toyah (3) Four More From Toyah (EP) Safari Records 2231 109 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
TOY 1 Toyah (3) - Four From Toyah album art Toyah (3) Four From Toyah (EP, Single, MiniAlbum) Safari Records TOY 1 UK 1981 Sell This Version
2079 601 Toyah (3) - I Want To Be Free album art Toyah (3) I Want To Be Free (Single) Safari Records 2079 601 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
SAFE L 38 Toyah (3) - Thunder In The Mountains album art Toyah (3) Thunder In The Mountains (Single) Safari Records SAFE L 38 UK 1981 Sell This Version
JB 087 Toyah (3) - I Want To Be Free / Il Cavaliere Del Vento album art Toyah (3) / Accademia Toyah (3) / Accademia - I Want To Be Free / Il Cavaliere Del Vento(7", Jukebox) Safari Records, Ariston JB 087 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
SAFE 107 Toyah (3) - Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard) album art Toyah (3) Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard) (Single) Safari Records SAFE 107 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
ARX / 16025 Toyah (3) - Grundunordnung / Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard) album art Weltschmertz / Toyah (3) Weltschmertz / Toyah (3) - Grundunordnung / Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard)(12") Ariston ARX / 16025 Italy 1982 Sell This Version

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tarmstrong

tarmstrong

July 10, 2021
I've alway been a fan of Toyah's since the fist album release in 1979. I own 6 of her albums. That said, her earlier works are her best. She really hits that raw, new wave & punk sound and feel. The Blue Meaning is my fav album of hrs, really good songs & Lyrics.

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