‘Posh Pop’ is Toyah’s best charting album of her solo career.
The singer’s 16th LP, featuring the singles Levitate, Zoom Zoom and Summer of Love, debuted at No. 22 on the UK chart, beating her solo debut ‘Minx’, which peaked at 24.
It’s beaten only ‘Anthem’ and ‘The Changeling’, both of which were released by the singer’s eponymous new wave band, of which she was frontwoman.
#ToyahPoshPop is a new entry at #22, #Toyah’s highest charting album since 1982! It also sits at the top of the Official Top 50 Independent Album Chart.— Toyah Willcox (@toyahofficial) September 3, 2021
Album Chart #22
Independent Chart #1
Sales Chart #6
Physical Chart #6
Vinyl Chart #9
Download Chart #20
Scottish Chart #8 pic.twitter.com/QhTCmcmEsB
‘Anthem’ was a UK No. 2 hit, while ‘The Changeling’ reached No. 6. The live album “Warrior Rock’ also hit No. 20.
Toyah said: “I’m kind of giddy with excitement because we’ve just had the news that this really, really special album, ‘Posh Pop’, is 22 in the charts.
“We could not have done that without your support and your incredible feedback. Thank you so much.”
Calling her latest era “one of the best moments in the last 40 years for me,” Toyah added: “It’s not the end of this album; we are touring it now, and I’m telling you these songs go down a dream!”
In our review of ‘Posh Pop’, Toyah’s 16th album and first since 2008 release ‘In the Court of the Crimson Queen’, Retro Pop said the album “embodies the essence of pop music” and is “a body of work that stands amongst the best of her career”.
‘Posh Pop’ is available on CD, CD+DVD and vinyl.