Price: £21.49
Format: cd/dvd
Artist: Toyah
Availability: 28-05-2021
CatNo: CDTRED831
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Toyah The Blue Meaning 2CD_DVD Toyah Willcox
A 2021 remastered and expanded 2CD/1DVD edition of Toyah’s 1980 album, The Blue Meaning.
 
Produced by Steve James and ‘Toyah’ the band - Joel Bogen, Pete Bush, Toyah Willcox, Steve Bray and Charlie Francis - the album, which combines elements of Punk/New Wave, Prog and Psychedelia, includes the ultimate fan favourite Ieya. 
 
Includes
 
• The original version of It’s A Mystery by 'Blood Donor featuring Toyah Willcox' 
• 27 remastered bonus tracks including single mixes, live tracks, rarities and unheard demos. Amongst the 20 previously unreleased tracks are the final recordings made by this band line-up, as seen being recorded on the 1980 ITV documentary “Toyah”.
• Sleevenotes by Toyah’s archivist Craig Astley, with input from Toyah Willcox and Joel Bogen which for the first time chronicles the creation of the album and reveals the recording origins of the bonus material.
• DVD (NTSC/Region Free) containing three features with Toyah Willcox; an interview about the album/period, a track-by-track album commentary plus an exclusive acoustic three-song session of songs from the era – all filmed October 2020.
• Rare archive BBC TV performances of Mummies and Danced
CD1
1. IEYA
2. SPACED WALKING
3. GHOSTS
4. MUMMIES
5. BLUE MEANINGS
6. TIGER! TIGER!
7. VISION
8. INSECTS
9. LOVE ME
10. SHE
 
BONUS TRACKS
11. SILENCE WON’T DO*
12. JACK & JILL*
13. COTTON VEST
14. THE MERCHANT & THE NUBILE
15. DANCED (SESSION VERSION)
16. LAST GOODBYE (SESSION VERSION)*
17. LOVE ME (SESSION VERSION)*
18. IEYA (SINGLE VERSION)
19. HELIUM SONG (SPACED WALKING)^
* Previously unreleased
^ Previously unreleased digitally
 
CD2
1. LOVE ME (LIVE AT ICA LONDON)*
2. WAITING (LIVE AT ICA LONDON)*
3. IEYA (LIVE AT ICA LONDON)*
4. BLUE MEANINGS (ALTERNATE VOCAL)*
5. SHE (ALTERNATE VOCAL)*
6. SPACED WALKING (HELIUM ACAPELLA)*
7. GHOSTS (INSTRUMENTAL)*
8. MUMMIES (INSTRUMENTAL)*
9. VISION (INSTRUMENTAL)*
10. SILENCE WON'T DO (ALTERNATE VOCAL)*
11. JACK & JILL (ALTERNATE VOCAL)*
12. THE MERCHANT & THE NUBILE (ALTERNATE VOCAL)*
13. IT’S A MYSTERY (ORIGINAL VERSION) by BLOOD DONOR FEAT. TOYAH WILLCOX
14. ANGELS & DEMONS (DEMO)*
15. YOU’RE MY HERO (DEMO)
16. SPHINX (INSTRUMENTAL DEMO)*
17. WALKIE TALKIE (INSTRUMENTAL DEMO)*
18. ANTHEM (INSTRUMENTAL DEMO)*
* Previously unreleased
 
DVD
1. THE STORY BEHIND THE ALBUM: TOYAH INTERVIEW 2020
2. TRACK BY TRACK ALBUM COMMENTARY: TOYAH INTERVIEW 2020
3. GHOSTS: ACOUSTIC SESSION 2020
4. BLUE MEANINGS: ACOUSTIC SESSION 2020
5. IEYA: ACOUSTIC SESSION 2020
6. DANCED: FRIDAY NIGHT, SATURDAY MORNING 28/11/1980
7. MUMMIES: FRIDAY NIGHT, SATURDAY MORNING 28/11/1980
 
NTSC – REGION FREE