Toy Toy was started by Demelza (vocals and guitar) and Laura Howard (synths), with Ed on drums. Laura left the band earlier this year focus on other studio based projects. Arni joined on bass in the summer to complete the line-up.
what's your message?
do it yourselves
do you play shows and how do they look like?
Our shows look like 3 people sweating on stage
what was the craziest show you've ever played ?
It's probably going to be our 24 hour London Supermarket Carpark Mini Tour on 27th Nov.
what was the worst and why?
The worst show was the one we didn't get at a festival in Romania because Toy Toy (spelt Toi Toi) is also the name of portaloo company there.
what are your future plans?
Write songs, play shows and spread the word of Toy Toy as far as possible.
are you going for the big deal or are you more the d.i.y. type?
We're more the d.i.y type going for the big deal
your 3 favorite bands:
Gang of Four
your 3 favorite colors:
purple rinse, vomit yellow and 60's peppermint green
your 3 favorite dishes:
your 3 favorite movies:
your 3 favorite books:
The Master and Margharita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conran
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
your 3 favorite records:
Don't Turn Me From Your Door - John Lee Hooker
The Shivering King and Others - Dead Meadow
A South Bronx Story - ESG
your 3 favorite venues:
Luminaire, Kilburn, London
The Social Club, Paris
TJs, Newport, Wales
your 3 favorite hobbies:
your 3 favorite animals:
3 things you totally need on stage:
Vodka, focus and a good outfit
World peace (of course), a talking pig and a super fast robot car that serves coffee and donuts for stake-outs.
what do you fight?
The urge to fall off and the desire to be normal
what's your best song eva and why?:
Sex & Cigarettes, a jolly good dancefloor soundtrack