June 16, 2021

Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox share a cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’

King Crimson founder Robert Fripp and his wife, singer Toyah Willcox, have shared a cover of Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid.”

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The couple launched their Sunday Lunch video series last year, sharing renditions of songs by Nirvana, David Bowie, Metallica, Billy Idol, The Rolling Stones, Judas Priest, The Prodigy, Guns N ‘Roses, ZZ Top, Alice Cooper and more. via the Willcox YouTube channel.

Last week (May 23), the pair performed a cover of Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like A Hurricane’ alongside “mysterious stranger” Sidney Jake on guitar, with Willcox going Catwoman.

On this week’s kitchen cover, the pair perform Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid,” featuring Willcox in a blonde wig and gold bra; Willcox and Fripp’s faces are covered in white paint. They are once again joined by Sidney Jake, who appears wearing a black cowboy hat and his usual gold mask.

“The cooking trio takes it to the extreme again, and we can confirm that no actual feathers were damaged in the making of this video!” Willcox captioned the new video.

You can see his latest cover below:

Earlier this year, Fripp and Willcox covered the 1971 Led Zeppelin classic “Black Dog.” They also shared a New Years message with their viewers in another video.

“For my 2021, I wish for an inclusive, equitable and compassionate society,” Fripp said in that clip. “And the way I’m going to get my wishes [es] strapping my guitar and rocking like an uncontrollable fireball of rock fury. “

Willcox revealed in February that her Sunday Lockdown Lunch video series began because her husband, King Crimson’s Robert Fripp, had withdrawal issues when acting.

Last October, former King Crimson singer and bassist Gordon Haskell passed away at age 74. Fripp asked the late musician to join the band in 1970 after the departure of Greg Lake, their original vocalist.

Bill Rieflin, former King Crimson drummer, also passed away last year. He was 59 years old.

Meanwhile, Ozzy Osbourne has hailed the late and great Lemmy Kilmister as his own “rock god” in a new tribute.

The Black Sabbath frontman opened up about his love for the Motorhead singer when asked about the artists who inspire him, in a new interview with BBC Radio 2’s Johnny Walker.

The hardest rock icons were close friends, and Lemmy co-wrote a wide range of Osbourne’s solo tracks before dying of cancer in 2015.