Toyah kicks off the very special 30th anniversary tour THE CHANGELING RESURRECTION in Brighton on 14 April. This very special new live show celebrates the hugely successful 1980s albums 'The Changeling' and 'Warrior Rock' and is set to include the first performances of The Packt and Brave New World for the first time in thirty years.
Cult figure, household name and music legend Toyah starred in the punk classic film Jubilee and The Who's motion picture of Quadrophenia before dominating both the indie charts and top 40 through the late 1970s and 1980s. To date Toyah has recorded twenty albums and is known for exuberant, energetic live shows filled with colour, drama and classic songs.
Toyah's highly individual visual style was a forerunner of Lady GaGa and musically Florence & The Machine have recently been cited as "this generations' Toyah" (BBC Radio 6).
THE CHANGELING, often sited as the beginning of goth, was produced by legendary record producer Steve Lillywhite. Its accompanying tour of 1982 produced the live album WARRIOR ROCK which has been critically acclaimed as one of the best of all live albums because of its powerful sound.
Following up the acclaimed 2011 From Sheep Farming To Anthem Tour, which saw Toyah perform songs from her first three albums in the original iconic 80s costumes, comes a brand new live Toyah show. Celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of The Changeling, Toyah and her full band, will perform a selection of songs from the album alongside classic material as heard on the Warrior Rock live album. THE CHANGELING RESURRECTION is a treat for Toyah diehards, 1980s fans and goth/rock music lovers. With only a handful of dates for 2012 of this show, it is not to be missed.