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Robert Fripp and Toyah: Mr Chalk Loves Mrs Cheese

Mat Snow, Q, June 1991

They seemed to belong to different worlds: the avant-garde guitar boffin and the marmalade-haired Princess of Punk. Listen awhile, as Mat Snow recounts the heart-warming tale of Robert Fripp and Toyah — rock ‘n’ roll’s unlikeliest romance.

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