Watch Toyah Willcox cover The Velvet Underground’s ‘Venus In Furs’

Toyah Willcox and husband Robert Fripp have shared a canopy of the The Velvet Underground’s ‘Venus In Furs’ – hearken to it beneath.

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It’s a part of their common, ongoing sequence of “Sunday Lunch” on-line performances which see them carry out a canopy collectively at residence of their kitchen – one thing they began throughout lockdown.

Within the newest version, Willcox delivers a flamboyant rendition of ‘Venus In Furs’ while stood on a kitchen desk high.

Fripp is seen gazing up at Wilcox and chimes in with feedback like: “Toyah will do virtually something to get out of cooking,” and “I ponder if we’re having dessert.”

You may watch the efficiency right here:

The pair launched their Sunday Lunch video sequence final 12 months, sharing renditions of songs by Nirvana, David Bowie, Metallica, Billy Idol, The Rolling Stones, Judas Priest, The Prodigy, Weapons N’ Roses, Alice Cooper and extra by Willcox’s YouTube channel.
Their final cowl was of Shirley Bassey’s ‘Goldfinger’ and earlier than that, Willcox carried out a model of The Cult’s ‘She Sells Sanctuary’ to welcome residence Fripp, who had been away for some time.

Throughout this time, the pair began Sunday Lunch off-shoot, Sunday Lunch Love Letters, the place they might carry out songs on a split-screen from completely different areas.

Willcox revealed in February that her Sunday Lockdown Lunch video sequence began as a result of her husband, King Crimson‘s Robert Fripp, was having withdrawals from performing.

Final month, Willcox launched her sixteenth studio album ‘Posh Pop’, which she previewed with the only ‘Levitate’ that includes Simon Darlow and Bobby Willcox.

Discussing the album in a current interview with NME, Willcox defined the way it took place. “When COVID stopped the whole lot final 12 months, it allowed me to focus on writing and recording the subsequent album,” she stated. “We recorded in Simon’s outside studio with simply him, my husband and I.

“‘Posh Pop’ was a magical expertise created out of the necessity and talent to make contact with our followers in a heartfelt means. Additionally the terrifying distance between those that run the world and people on the bottom impressed my writing.”

She added: “Working with Fripp within the studio, we simply handed him the chord charts the day earlier than and stated: ‘We would like you to come back in and improvise and that’s what we’ll use’. It was spontaneous.”

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