FROM BEGINNING TO END : A TIMELINE OF THE BAND'S ACTIVITY
1978 DEC Toy Love is formed
1979 JAN Begin rehearsing
1979 JAN 19 First gig @ Zwines, Auckland
1979 FEB 10 Recorded Squeeze, TL Song, Frogs for AK 79 compilation w/ Simon Alexander @ Harlequin Studios Ak.
1979 APRIL 5 First gig of first tour @ the Gladstone Hotel, Christchurch
1979 JULY 8-23 First Elektra single recorded with Glyn Tucker Jr @ Mandrill Studios, Ak. Tracks: Rebel/Squeeze
1979 AUG 17 First single released
1979 AUG-NOV Playing the length and breadth of NZ
1979 NOV 19-20 Demos recorded @ Mascot Studios with Glyn Tucker Jr. 14 tracks released for first time on CUTS CD
1979 NOV Signed to Deluxe Records, Sydney
1979 NOV Waves Vol II compilation on BOMP Records released
1980 JAN 27 Played @ Sweetwaters Festival - 40,000 people. Elvis Costello and the Attractions headlining
1980 JAN 28 Recorded second single Deluxe with Glyn Tucker Jr and Todd Hunter @ Mandrill Studios. Tracks: Don't Ask Me/Sheep
1980 FEB Second single released
1980 FEB 6-24 Touring again
1980 MAR 8 Last gig in NZ @ Windsor Castle with all our friends before departure to Oz
1980 MAR 9 Left for Sydney
1980 MAR 11 First Sydney gig @ The Civic supporting The Numbers (also on Deluxe)
1980 MAR-JUN Gigging constantly
1980 JUN 3-8 Started recording the album @ Studio 301 EMI Sydney
1980 JUN 13-18 Rest of recording - overdubs and vocals
1980 JUN 24-AUG 2 Played 27 gigs
1980 JUL Oz release of EP which combined the first 2 singles
1980 JUL 28 Bride of Frankenstein (3rd single) released in NZ
1980 AUG 3 Return to NZ to tour and promote the album
1980 AUG-SEP Last NZ tour
1980 SEP 20 Last gig at Mainstreet
1980 SEP-OCT Nearly 500 gigs later we quietly disband
2005 APRIL 25 25 years after disbanding, 'CUTS' is released on Flying Nun Records.