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Lene Lovich - New Toy


On this date in 1981, Lene Lovich released her eighth single, New Toy. It was backed by "Cats Away". She had previously released two full-length albums. The EP of the same name contained the two 7 inch tracks plus "Savages", "Special Star", "Never Never Land" and "Details". The feature single track was written by Thomas Dolby. The single reached the #51 spot on the U.K. singles chart but the EP did not chart. The new wave singer was born in Detroit, Michigan but relocated to England as a child. She still performs occasionally.

Wikipedia: Lene Lovich

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Video: Lene Lovich - New Toy - on Top Of The Pops - 1981 - youtube
Blogload: Various Artists - New Wave Hits Of The '80's - includes "New Toy" on volume 3 -


loveyk said...

I am musing and am amused by the distant memory of dancing with my babies to New Toy, Cats Away, Home and others. Perhaps it may be a leading clue as to how they turned out as adults. ~ I present my mercenary version of Cats Away:
MiG 29 Fulcrum Remix "Cats Away"

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