TOY LOVE on COMPILATIONS
WAVES: VOL. 2: BOMP RECORDS: CAT.#: Bomp BLP 4008
Frogs (from the Harlequin recordings) appeared on Waves: Vol. 2 on Bomp Records. This compilation and its predecessor Waves: Vol. 1 contained selected tracks by up and coming new wave bands from the late 70s.

Greg Shaw contacted Terry Hogan after being sent the Harlequin demos. A copy of his positive response can be found in the press archive (last page of letters section).
The LP was released on vinyl only, and is now out of print.

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AK 79 ALBUM: CAT.#: RPR1 • AK 79 CD: CAT.#: FNCD279/REV503
Originally released on Bryan Staff's Ripper Records - 1980.

Toy Love recorded 3 songs - Squeeze, Toy Love Song and Frogs with Simon Alexander at Harlequin Studios, Auckland, on 10th February 1979, mixed on 15th February 1979.

Squeeze and Toy Love Song appeared on the original AK 79 release. Other bands on this comp. included Proud Scum, Terrorways, Scavengers, Primmers and the Swingers.
In November 1993 it was re-released jointly on CD by Flying Nun and Propeller Records. It included bands that weren't on the original album: Suburban Reptiles, Features, Spelling Mistakes and Marching Girls.

The Harlequin recording of Frogs also appeared on this version.
GOAT'S MILK SOUP: VARIOUS ARTISTS LP - CAT.#: RPR005
Compilation from 1982 on Bryan Staff's Ripper Records. Included an untitled song which was recorded live at the Gluepot in Auckland on the last TL tour.
 
MORE HITS AND MYTHS LP: CAT.#: XSFLP002
Don't Ask Me appeared on this compilation, released 1982.  
IT'S BIGGER THAN BOTH OF US - NZ SINGLES 1979-1982: CAT.#: 2REV210
A collection of singles released between 1979 and 1982 on Simon Grigg's Propellor Records, with tracks from 24 bands. Released in August 1988.

Put together as a testament to the flourishing music scene of the time and some of the great songs that emerged with it. Toy Love's Rebel is the first track on this comp.
A re-issue appeared on Festival in 2003, remastered and repackaged. CAT.# REV505. For info on Propellor's discography go to the Links page.
GIVE IT A WHIRL: DOUBLE CD CAT.#: 99632
Released 2003 on Universal in conjunction with Propellor Records and Visionary TV. The soundtrack to the 6 part documentary series tracing the evolution of NZ popular music, made by Visionary TV and aired in NZ in 2003. TL's Don't Ask Me included, track 2 on Disc 2.

The TV series broke each episode down to a decade - Chris, Paul and Jane were all interviewed for the relevant episode.
It is also available on DVD as an educational resource. A second series (from TVNZ) examines other aspects of modern NZ music. Aired through April-May 2006.