Price: £8.49
Format: cd
Artist: Toyah
CatNo: CDMRED285
Tags: Mayhem Toyah CD
Originally issued as a limited edition collector's release (vinyl only) by Safari Records in 1985, Mayhem compiled previously unreleased archive material.
 
This fascinating album gives an insight into late 70s/early 80s works in progress by Toyah and comprises finished songs not included on EPs and albums.
 
The 15 tracks on 'Mayhem' include the majestic 'Clapham Junction', an alternate version of the classic 'Danced' and a unique cover of 'I Believe in Father Christmas' - originally recorded for Granada TV's 1982 special 'Pop Goes Christmas.' It also includes tracks from the demo tape which got Toyah signed to Safari Records in 1978
 
This expanded version of Mayhem includes 5 further previously unreleased bonus tracks and a booklet featuring archive images and comprehensive sleeve notes by the official Toyah site webmaster revealing the origins of the tracks in a song-by-song commentary.
1. CLAPHAM JUNCTION
2. CHANGE OF SCENERY
3. PROBLEM CHILD
4. YOU'RE MY HERO
5. COTTON VEST
6. GAOLER
7. GUILTY
8. THREE-SIDED FACE
9. PARADISE CHILD
10. ISRAEL
11. CHRISTMAS CAROL
12. THE MERCHANT AND THE NUBILE
13. DANCED (ALTERNATE VERSION)
14. I BELIEVE IN FATHER CHRISTMAS
15. ISLAND RACE
 
Bonus tracks:
 
16. LOVE ME (DEMO)
17. TRIBAL LOOK (DEMO)
18. IT'S A MYSTERY (DEMO)
19. RUN WILD, RUN FREE (DEMO)
20. RINAPHOBIA