Ophelia's Shadow

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Ophelia's Shadow
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Studio album by Toyah
Released 1991
Recorded 1991, Cranbourne, Dorset
Genre Progressive rock
Label E.G. Records
Producer Toyah Willcox
Toyah chronology
Ophelia's Shadow
Take The Leap!
(1993)Take The Leap!1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Ophelia's Shadow was the fourth solo album by Toyah Willcox, and showcases a new direction in her work. Moving on from the experimental Prostitute, it showcases a more progressive style of music.

The album entered the American Import chart at number #12.[citation needed]

It was reissued in 2003 via Toyah's own Vertical Species label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ophelia's Shadow" (Beavis, Geballe, Gunn, Willcox)
  2. "The Shaman Says" (Geballe, Willcox)
  3. "Brilliant Day" (Beavis, Fripp, Gunn, Willcox)
  4. "Prospect" (Geballe, Willcox)
  5. "Turning Tide" (Geballe, Willcox)
  6. "Take What You Will" (Beavis, Geballe, Gunn, Willcox)
  7. "Ghost Light" (Beavis, Geballe, Gunn, Willcox)
  8. "The Woman Who Had an Affair with Herself" (Geballe, Willcox)
  9. "Homeward" (Geballe, Willcox)
  10. "Lords of the Never Known" (Beavis, Gunn, Fripp, Willcox)


  • Toyah Willcox - vocals
  • Robert Fripp - guitar (uncredited)[2]
  • Tony Geballe - guitar
  • Trey Gunn - bass, stick
  • Paul Beavis - drums, percussion


  • Producer: Toyah Willcox


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Planer, Lindsay. "Allmusic Ophelia's Shadow Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2006-09-16.