olga first thank's so much for everything ... for your such amazing music
, and please salute the whole band and roadies for me. I know you're busy
ok course ... having to keep on playing so fast and so right. My question
is just about official songbooks , should i find any one ? and where ?
and last but not the least when you come to France ( if you come ...)
please would you accept to come and drink a beer ( or more ) just nearby
Lyon after the show ... at home ... to play two minutes along with me
and my son .... he's a great fan of you .. jsut 10 years old ( he won't
be authorized to drink beer ) Hope it will be possible ...since Angus
Young didn't come ... you're my last hope Best regards Thanx once again
Hi! and THANK YOU! No official
song books at the moment! maybe some day! the beer sounds fine though!
we have had some great times in Lyon! Hope to see ya next time around
around in good ole France! Until then. Take care
Fozzy Hi yip, I remember!
Hope all is well up there, love to Hartlepool! Take care
Hello Olga!!! I'm toy Dolls fan ever 1986....When your will be a Show in Brazil??? Preference in Porto Alegre, RS (South Region) I waiting Your anwer!!! Rhobleu Gonalves
Hello! Porte Alegre is fantastic,
I remember the gig well, not sure when the next Brazil shows will be!
we recently toured there, end of 2006, so I guess maybe two years or
so. Hope to see ya there! Cheers
hi olga, dont know if you remember me, john ex roadie from the flip and happy bob era. would it be possible to get me 6 tickets for your durham gig this month as cant get hold of any. if not take care and carry on playing as still the best band live. cheers, john
Hi John, how ya doin? I guess
its a bit late for the Durham show now!, did you manage to get tickets,
hope so! let me know! Take care
Hi Olga... I'm Eric from Brazil...
I'm really your fan, and I want know what's the equipament did you use
in ORCASTRATED... the guitar's song is wonderfull !!! It's the best
album for me ! What guitar you play in this album ? What Amp, efects...
And, one more question: Why you dont play any song of orcastrated album
in your shows ? You don't like ? Thanks for your attencion and thaks
to put our photo in the toy dolls web site ! Sorry my english ! See
Hi Olga, I was just wondering if you are planing to play in Slovenia? Its a small country but I am sure that a lot of people listen to you guys. And just one thing, where can i get thoste groovy black&white glasses? Jure ( George )
George Hi I really hope we can get to Slovenia, it was planned for earlier this year, but the promoters changed things. I got the glasses from me old mate Neil, I aint seen him in years, gotta meet up to get some more glasses! Take care Olga
just writing to find out if my dad is telling the truth about knowing you when you were young he is called russel thwaites from sunderland used to live in southwick and then moved to wear view. a would like to find out soon to see if he's lieing or not. lol
This is what happens when
ya become a minor celebrity! everyone says they know ya! joke! Cant
say I remember Russel, but I could be wrong! Take care
Hi olga, I notice you seem to be playing Japan alot, are you living out there? Im moving there this month, whats the chance you can start adding Fukuoka to your tours? Im from the north east and the closest I got to seeing you was when you played bass with the dickies at trillians, we put our flight to japan back so that we could see you at the london gig Jon
Hi Jon I did live in Japan
for a while, but I am living in central London now. Did ya get to the
London show? Hope ya enjoyed it! Maybe see ya in Fukuoka one day! enjoy
Japan, I love it there! great people, food and beer! Take care
Hello! Thank you! our 2nd
trip to Romania was fantastic! cheers! We always enjoy it there, everyone
is soooo friendly! We wanna get back soon! Thank you again! Take care
Max Hi, 3 days to record AND
mix Dig that groove baby album! thats all we could afford! crazy eh!
lots o mistakes on there though! Cheers
Hi Olga...First of all, I'd
like to thank you for the great moments of musical's pleasure that the
toy dolls did, do and certainly will give to us. I keep on training
myself on the guitar thanks to your generous and agreeable lessons.
I'll be in London in September but unfortunately a week before your
london's show...So tell me you'll soon perform in Paris so that we can
share again some good moments (I've seen you in Hambourg 1995 after
the release of Orchastrated, Toulouse in 1997 and in Paris the last
time you came).......PLEASE come to visit and perform here...We shall
be waiting, patiently take care, Roger
Hey Olga...this is Mick the Aussie who wrote earlier about the London gig. Just thought I'd let you know that it's all sweet, so I'll se ya there! I just picked up a 12" 'Nellie the Elephant' in Thessaloniki, Greece...it's very hard to get your stuff In Oz, so I was very happy. You didn't tell me about the chances of you guys ever coming 'down under'...whaddya reckon?
Mick Hi Did you make it to
the London show!? hope so! Theres always a chance of us coming down
under, always waiting for news! Take care
Hi Olga, really enjoyed the Leeds Gig last night, what a nostalgia trip and all the energy still there. Question: Can you remember going from Sunderland down to play the 100 Club and some football club then back to Leeds 25 years ago in a Volvo estate with a trailer for the gear? That was me driving! Hope to catch up with you at more gigs, Cheers, Steve Ev
Hey Steve Cheers Thank you!
Aye, I remember! wow! good times eh! Come up and say hello next time.Take
I would really like to know if you are ever coming to Denmark? I am a BIG fan... Keep doing what you are doing Johnny DK
Johnny Hi Cheers! We have
done some great shows in Denmark! hopefully more will be included on
the next European tour in a few years. See ya there!
'ello there Olga! Me name is Johan (but I rather be known as X-Ban (eksuban), aja, forget about the names. I wondered if you guys ever could play in my town Malmo in the south of Sweden? We have a nice little "bar" or what to call it with a great stage! I hope to have a reply and to see you guys soon here! Johan
Johan hi We have played Malmo,
great town! great gig! I hope it will be included on the next Euro tour!
last time in Malmo was 1990! Take care
olga please play south wales newport if poss have waited yonks to see you live Êthere,s a whole bunch of nutters waiting for the band to play here thanx wayne and mates
Wayne hi Maybe Wales will
be inluded next time, if we do any more UK shows! sorry we didnt get
there this time around, nice to know there are some nutters waiting
hello Olga, Not a question,
just a comment if thats ok. I'm Mark (one of the two lads from Durham
who you met outside of the Cockpit at Leeds. Remember?). Just wanted
to let you know what a brilliant night it was in Leeds and then in Durham.
Although Durham was packed to the rafters, I still think I preferred
the Leeds show a little bit as the crowd was a bit more mental in Leeds.
Both performances were excellent though. I thought it was brilliant
at Durham when you got TV Smith on stage and did One Chord Wunders together.
Anyway, just wanted to let you know how fantastic both nights were.
I think that these were two of the best gigs I've ever been to and I
just wanted to say cheers for coming back after all this time. Mark
Mike Hi THANK YOU! The merchandise
is only available at the gigs unfortunately, there are books for sale
through the PUNK OI website, if that helps!? Been a while since we were
in Carlise! hope the weather has dried out up there now! Take care,
and cheers for coming to the Durham show.
areeet there olga, was at the
gig in durham last nite,m loved it so much i wanna see u and the lads
again. next time im gonna go fuckin crazy at the front instead of just
bopping my head at the back. wot a fuckin performance, i loved it all.
and td smith, crazy fucker him isnt he ha ha. anyway hope u r enjoying
the tour and if u can let me kno wen i can
Steve Hi Thank you for coming!
cheers There wont be a tour next next year, as we will be concentrating
on writing another album! But we will be back! Hope to see ya again.
Ellen Hi thank YOU! We recently
played in Oslo actually, 2004, but we will return, Norway rocks! Yeah,
many folk popping out babies! it doesnt appeal to me ! but if they are
really happy, thats great! Cheers
Tim Hi We were really surprised
London sold out so quickly to be honest! nothing else planned at the
minute, maybe when the next album is written and recorded/released,
in a couple o years maybe. Hope ya can get a ticket for the next one!
Cheers Andy I am sure Ciaron
(Webmaster) will pass them on to me eventually, dont worry. Pleased
you enjoyed the show! Hope to see ya next time!? Take care
Phil Hi Thank you! Great to
be back in the UK We really enjoyed Leeds! Hope yer ears have stopped
Hi Olga, Ive been your fan
since 1988, amazing isnt it? But I dont know a thing about your personal
life So, do you really answer all this e-mails or somebody else does
it?? Are you married? Are you gay? Do you have children? Where do you
live (country)? Is there any chance of you guys come to Bazil for a
concert? Waiting an answer (some I mean) Ana - Brazil
Olga, Superb gig at York Fibbers, really rolled back the years. I would probably go so far as to say the BEST EVER Toy Dolls line-up? Also really appreciate you taking time to do a photo, signed T shirt etc afterwards - nice one.
Thank you! I actually think
we played better at York than anywhere, maybe coz I prefer tiny venues!
Thank you, I agree its the best line up, for sure.! Hope to see ya next
time around! Cheers for your message.
Hi Olga I just wanna know what guitar are you using I`m thinking of bying a gitar and wold like to know what gitar you wold recomend.. or what tour favorite guitar is.. looking forwrad to the anser Curt
My favourite guitar is the
one I use, a vintage standard Fender USA Telecaster 1978/9. I think
you should try a few guitars in the music shops, see how they feel,
spend as much as you can afford really, I think a really expensive one
may be crazy for a first guitar, but a crap cheap one might put you
off playing! so, go for the one you are most happy with at a sensible
price, theres soooo many out there! Tokai make some not bad Telecasters.
Hey Olga! Saw you in Lichtenfels and (beeing a fan of the Toy Dolls for 20 years now...) was amazed but also a little sad not to meet you and the other weird guys... well, doesn't matter, here's my fuckin' question: Could you please tell me how to make such a great album like "Dig That Groove Baby"? I'm fed up with beeing a nameless kraut in an average Punkrock-band...
Danke! Litchenfels was a great
festival. Sorry we didnt catch you after the show. Actually Did that
groove baby was a collection of songs I had been saving up all my life,
so, it wasnt difficult! but the best album ABSURD DITTIES took me about
12 months, everyday writing, solid hard work! Not mentioning all the
crap albums I have written! Cheers
Hi Olga! My name is Luise, I'm 27, I've been into the Toy Dolls since I was about 12, but more so since I met Marty in about '98! Durham Uni on 16th Sept was going to be my first Toy Dolls gig and I was SO excited.... then I caught the flu and couldn't come :( PLEASE tell me you're not going to abandon us in the north east and that I'll get to see you play live before I'm a pensioner?! Luise xx
Hi Luise Oh, I am so sorry
you couldnt make the gig, hope your flu is better anyway! We may be
back! at the moment we have to take time off the road to write another
album. Hope to see ya next time around! Take care
hi olga, i have seen a hell of a lot of bands over the past 25 years, duff leppard on thier hysteria tour, the great KISS reunion of 96, metallica, ozzy,ratm, to name a few, but may i say i have never enjoyed a concert as much as i did as when i saw you at the islington academy tonight, marti was great but mr duncan and tommy are superb toys, keep the line up together, ...please. shame tommy had to soak up so much beer, he coped very well, please tell me what was the song you did with tv smith, it was f###ing awesome, is it available to buy?
THANK YOU! We really enjoyed
the Academy! I agree this is the best line up!! thank you! Yeah, Tommy
planned to have a few beers that night anyway! That was TV Smiths song,
ONE CHORD WONDERS, I am sure its on sale on the internet, with his original
great band, The Adverts. Take care
Hi Olga ! Do you will come again to the Slovakia again ? I want to see The Toy Dolls at last one time in my short and borring life :) Adam the Great
Adam Hi, I really hope we
can get back there. Slovakia was fantastic!
Hi olga, you might not know me, my name's david craig, my father is gordon craig, dunno if you remember him, he was in your support some many years ago as a guitarist. anyway, if this does ever reach you, i'm sure he'd love for you to have a chat with him. and btw, we came to see you in durham, it was an awesome night. take care thanx the london gig was brilliant cannot wait 2 c u again. will u b doing another tour if so any where near cambridge.
Hi! That name rings a bell!
Pleased you enjoyed the shows! we did! Not sure about more shows at
the moment, we have an album to write, but first of all, sleep! Hope
to see ya next time.
Hi Olga, Just wanted to write you a quick note to say thanks for playing the UK after so long. Never having had the chance to see the Toy Dolls live before (too young when the last UK dates were played) I've been waiting for this for years, and I have to say that the Islington show was amazing! I hope that you and the band enjoyed the UK tour as well, and that you'll include it in future tours. I guess my question then is - did the band enjoy the UK dates as much as the audience did, what were your standout moments, and will you be doing it again? Here's hoping!! Thanks again - you've made a lot of people very happy. Chris.
Chris Hi Thank YOU! really
pleased you enjoyed it! Lots of great moments to be honest, please check
the updates this month, theres a report on it all. It was a great experience!
May do it again! Cheers again
Thank you, Grasias Xavi We
will be back in Spain, dont worry! pleaase keep checking the tour dayes,
though at the moment we are concentrating on writing. We always have
wicked shows in Barcelona! we will be back!
Olga I know you've got a trillion songs in your back catalogue but I've I was wondering why you never finish your live set with "Cheerio &Toodle Pip". Seems appropriate to me. Saw you in London last week. Wow what a gig! And TV Smith was fantastic too!!! Andy
Hi Andy Please you enjoyed
the gig, yeah TV is wild isnt he! great guy. Cheerio and Toodlepip is
approiate enough, but it aint a great song! just my opinion! Cheers
Hello Olga, I don't want to
ask a question as such - just thank you and the boys for a great night
in London on 22nd Sept. I have followed your fortunes for years and
so it was good to take my 17 year old son along to see what all the
fuss was about. We grabbed some great pics which we have forwarded -
hopefully we'll see them up on the site soon.
I just tell you a story,I was in London in 1992, it was a school trip, I was sixteen years old. I remember that entered in a old records shop, I founded the album "Dig that groove baby" between other punk albums. I bought it for some pounds.I never listened punk music before meeting Toy Dolls, probably I did not know that I have bought the best toypunk album in my life. Now I'm sure of this. The best thing to do is to take a record, listen it and buy it. Now I'm a dj, electronic music is the best feeling for me, and this toydolls album....when I listen it.....a smile in my face and around me all is fun. Just thank you for this. Alessandro
Alessandro Hi Thank you for
that nice message. That makes me happy! keep smiling, and take care.
Olga, After such a long hiatus in the UK gigging circuit, I was more than chuffed to get out to see you and the lads again, what I was not ready for was just how short your stage time was, the set was " storming", but I felt like someone had slammed on the brakes too soon, SO !, thats good enough reason to arrange another jaunt around the UK, as your T-shirts are saying......................." The Never Ending Tour" All the best, Frank.
Frank Hi Sorry ya thought
the set was short! will ty to extend it a bit next time around! Cheers
for comin though! and yes, yer right about the t shirts, Never ending
tour! See ya next time!
Thank you for having us!
Romania is beautiful country! We will come again I hope, after the next
CD is released, in a couple of years. Hope to see ya there! Take care
Thank you Tony! thats the
end of the live dates for a while, we really must concentrate on wrting
some new stuff/album etc. now! Hope to see ya again