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Remastered release of Toyah's 1982 Silver certified-selling album 'The Changeling'. 'The Changeling' is the darker, more grown-up sequel to the previous year's gold-selling album 'Anthem'. 'The Changeling' entered the UK Top 40 in June 1982, peaking at number six. Produced by the acclaimed Steve Lillywhite, the album features a line-up of Toyah Willcox (vocals), Joel Bogen (guitar), the late Phil Spalding (bass) and the revered Simon Phillips (drums). The album also features guest synthesizers/keyboards from Andy Clark (David Bowie's 'Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)', member of Be-Bop Deluxe) and Simon Darlow. The brass section from Haircut 100 also feature on 'Street Creature'. For the tenth overall release of the Toyah Safari Records catalogue on Cherry Red, Toyah's archivist Craig Astley has dug deep to expand the album with a treasure trove of previously unheard bonus tracks, previously unseen footage and unseen, previously thought-lost, imagery. This Expanded 2CD+DVD set presents a new remaster by Nick Watson from the original master tapes, approved by Joel Bogen, and further endorsed by Steve Lillywhite. 31 bonus tracks are distributed across the two audio discs, including 20 previously unreleased tracks, and a further three previously unavailable on any CD. CD1 includes two finished out-takes from the album sessions, B-Side 'Warrior Rock' and the unused 'Paradise Child'. The long-sought after re-recording of 'Dawn Chorus', previously only available on a BBC television appearance makes it's CD debut after appearing in March 2023 on Cherry Red's 10" vinyl EP of 'Brave New World' which sold out in minutes. The eight remastered tracks that featured on Cherry Red's expanded vinyl release of the November 1981 EP 'Four More From Toyah' also make their CD debut. This includes the previously unreleased tour intro 'Go Berserk' and a re-recording of 'I Want To Be Free', a try-out for the digital recording equipment subsequently used for 'The Changeling'. CD2 contains an alternate run-through of the full album sequence all in revealing "work in progress" variations courtesy of archive master tapes and Joel Bogen's cassette archive. The accompanying DVD (NTSC/Region Free) includes two brand new in-depth feature-length interviews with Toyah Willcox. 'Creating The Changeling' sees Willcox looking back to the period running up to the album sessions, it's recording and release. Previously unseen footage from the making of the 'Brave New World' video is a true rare and revealing insight. The iconic 1982 promo video for 'Brave New World' is included alongside a full song playthrough of completely unused and unseen performance footage from the 'Brave New World' shoot. Eleven BBC archive clips span the 'Four More From Toyah' and 'The Changeling' eras including 'Good Morning Universe' on Top Of The Pops, 'It's A Mystery' from the year-end TOTP Christmas Party. A band performance of 'I Want To Be Free' from the British Rock & Pop Awards 1981, at which Toyah collected the award for Best British Female Singer appears alongside TV performances of 'Brave New World', 'Street Creature', 'Castaways', 'Dawn Chorus' and 'Ieya' 1982. There's also rare rehearsal clips of 'The Changeling' summer tour from a Nationwide TV report. The Pebble Mill 6. 55 Special from August 1982 includes Toyah's performance of the re-worked 'Dawn Chorus' and 'Ieya'. This special inclusion includes a full un-broadcast minute of the 'Ieya' performance, not seen due to running over the allocated programming schedule. Acoustic versions of the classics 'Angel & Me', 'Brave New World' and 'Good Morning Universe' feature from an intimate Toyah concert at Trading Boundaries in 2018. The package includes a brand new introduction from Toyah Willcox, a special dedication sleevenote to the late Phil Spalding by Toyah band co-founder, co-writer and guitarist Joel Bogen and extensive sleevenotes from Craig Astley. The artwork package is packed with rare and unseen imagery created for the album, including outtakes from the album cover session, and further unseen photographs taken for the Brave New World front and back covers.
Remastered release of Toyah's 1982 Silver certified-selling album 'The Changeling'. 'The Changeling' is the darker, more grown-up sequel to the previous year's gold-selling album 'Anthem'. 'The Changeling' entered the UK Top 40 in June 1982, peaking at number six. Produced by the acclaimed Steve Lillywhite, the album features a line-up of Toyah Willcox (vocals), Joel Bogen (guitar), the late Phil Spalding (bass) and the revered Simon Phillips (drums). The album also features guest synthesizers/keyboards from Andy Clark (David Bowie's 'Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)', member of Be-Bop Deluxe) and Simon Darlow. The brass section from Haircut 100 also feature on 'Street Creature'. For the tenth overall release of the Toyah Safari Records catalogue on Cherry Red, Toyah's archivist Craig Astley has dug deep to expand the album with a treasure trove of previously unheard bonus tracks, previously unseen footage and unseen, previously thought-lost, imagery. This Expanded 2CD+DVD set presents a new remaster by Nick Watson from the original master tapes, approved by Joel Bogen, and further endorsed by Steve Lillywhite. 31 bonus tracks are distributed across the two audio discs, including 20 previously unreleased tracks, and a further three previously unavailable on any CD. CD1 includes two finished out-takes from the album sessions, B-Side 'Warrior Rock' and the unused 'Paradise Child'. The long-sought after re-recording of 'Dawn Chorus', previously only available on a BBC television appearance makes it's CD debut after appearing in March 2023 on Cherry Red's 10" vinyl EP of 'Brave New World' which sold out in minutes. The eight remastered tracks that featured on Cherry Red's expanded vinyl release of the November 1981 EP 'Four More From Toyah' also make their CD debut. This includes the previously unreleased tour intro 'Go Berserk' and a re-recording of 'I Want To Be Free', a try-out for the digital recording equipment subsequently used for 'The Changeling'. CD2 contains an alternate run-through of the full album sequence all in revealing "work in progress" variations courtesy of archive master tapes and Joel Bogen's cassette archive. The accompanying DVD (NTSC/Region Free) includes two brand new in-depth feature-length interviews with Toyah Willcox. 'Creating The Changeling' sees Willcox looking back to the period running up to the album sessions, it's recording and release. Previously unseen footage from the making of the 'Brave New World' video is a true rare and revealing insight. The iconic 1982 promo video for 'Brave New World' is included alongside a full song playthrough of completely unused and unseen performance footage from the 'Brave New World' shoot. Eleven BBC archive clips span the 'Four More From Toyah' and 'The Changeling' eras including 'Good Morning Universe' on Top Of The Pops, 'It's A Mystery' from the year-end TOTP Christmas Party. A band performance of 'I Want To Be Free' from the British Rock & Pop Awards 1981, at which Toyah collected the award for Best British Female Singer appears alongside TV performances of 'Brave New World', 'Street Creature', 'Castaways', 'Dawn Chorus' and 'Ieya' 1982. There's also rare rehearsal clips of 'The Changeling' summer tour from a Nationwide TV report. The Pebble Mill 6. 55 Special from August 1982 includes Toyah's performance of the re-worked 'Dawn Chorus' and 'Ieya'. This special inclusion includes a full un-broadcast minute of the 'Ieya' performance, not seen due to running over the allocated programming schedule. Acoustic versions of the classics 'Angel & Me', 'Brave New World' and 'Good Morning Universe' feature from an intimate Toyah concert at Trading Boundaries in 2018. The package includes a brand new introduction from Toyah Willcox, a special dedication sleevenote to the late Phil Spalding by Toyah band co-founder, co-writer and guitarist Joel Bogen and extensive sleevenotes from Craig Astley. The artwork package is packed with rare and unseen imagery created for the album, including outtakes from the album cover session, and further unseen photographs taken for the Brave New World front and back covers.
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Format: CD
Label: CHERRY RED
Rel. Date: 09/29/2023
UPC: 5013929188334

Changeling (W/Dvd) (Uk)
Artist: Toyah
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Remastered release of Toyah's 1982 Silver certified-selling album 'The Changeling'. 'The Changeling' is the darker, more grown-up sequel to the previous year's gold-selling album 'Anthem'. 'The Changeling' entered the UK Top 40 in June 1982, peaking at number six. Produced by the acclaimed Steve Lillywhite, the album features a line-up of Toyah Willcox (vocals), Joel Bogen (guitar), the late Phil Spalding (bass) and the revered Simon Phillips (drums). The album also features guest synthesizers/keyboards from Andy Clark (David Bowie's 'Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)', member of Be-Bop Deluxe) and Simon Darlow. The brass section from Haircut 100 also feature on 'Street Creature'. For the tenth overall release of the Toyah Safari Records catalogue on Cherry Red, Toyah's archivist Craig Astley has dug deep to expand the album with a treasure trove of previously unheard bonus tracks, previously unseen footage and unseen, previously thought-lost, imagery. This Expanded 2CD+DVD set presents a new remaster by Nick Watson from the original master tapes, approved by Joel Bogen, and further endorsed by Steve Lillywhite. 31 bonus tracks are distributed across the two audio discs, including 20 previously unreleased tracks, and a further three previously unavailable on any CD. CD1 includes two finished out-takes from the album sessions, B-Side 'Warrior Rock' and the unused 'Paradise Child'. The long-sought after re-recording of 'Dawn Chorus', previously only available on a BBC television appearance makes it's CD debut after appearing in March 2023 on Cherry Red's 10" vinyl EP of 'Brave New World' which sold out in minutes. The eight remastered tracks that featured on Cherry Red's expanded vinyl release of the November 1981 EP 'Four More From Toyah' also make their CD debut. This includes the previously unreleased tour intro 'Go Berserk' and a re-recording of 'I Want To Be Free', a try-out for the digital recording equipment subsequently used for 'The Changeling'. CD2 contains an alternate run-through of the full album sequence all in revealing "work in progress" variations courtesy of archive master tapes and Joel Bogen's cassette archive. The accompanying DVD (NTSC/Region Free) includes two brand new in-depth feature-length interviews with Toyah Willcox. 'Creating The Changeling' sees Willcox looking back to the period running up to the album sessions, it's recording and release. Previously unseen footage from the making of the 'Brave New World' video is a true rare and revealing insight. The iconic 1982 promo video for 'Brave New World' is included alongside a full song playthrough of completely unused and unseen performance footage from the 'Brave New World' shoot. Eleven BBC archive clips span the 'Four More From Toyah' and 'The Changeling' eras including 'Good Morning Universe' on Top Of The Pops, 'It's A Mystery' from the year-end TOTP Christmas Party. A band performance of 'I Want To Be Free' from the British Rock & Pop Awards 1981, at which Toyah collected the award for Best British Female Singer appears alongside TV performances of 'Brave New World', 'Street Creature', 'Castaways', 'Dawn Chorus' and 'Ieya' 1982. There's also rare rehearsal clips of 'The Changeling' summer tour from a Nationwide TV report. The Pebble Mill 6. 55 Special from August 1982 includes Toyah's performance of the re-worked 'Dawn Chorus' and 'Ieya'. This special inclusion includes a full un-broadcast minute of the 'Ieya' performance, not seen due to running over the allocated programming schedule. Acoustic versions of the classics 'Angel & Me', 'Brave New World' and 'Good Morning Universe' feature from an intimate Toyah concert at Trading Boundaries in 2018. The package includes a brand new introduction from Toyah Willcox, a special dedication sleevenote to the late Phil Spalding by Toyah band co-founder, co-writer and guitarist Joel Bogen and extensive sleevenotes from Craig Astley. The artwork package is packed with rare and unseen imagery created for the album, including outtakes from the album cover session, and further unseen photographs taken for the Brave New World front and back covers.
        
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