NewsMusic NewsRobert Fripp and Toyah Willcox share cover of Steppenwolf’s ‘Born To Be Wild’
This week’s kitchen cover has “a surprise at the end” involving an exercise bike and some water
King Crimson founder Robert Fripp and his wife, singer Toyah Willcox, have shared a cover of Steppenwolf‘s ‘Born To Be Wild’ – watch it below.
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The pair launched their Sunday Lunch video series last year, sharing renditions of songs by Nirvana, David Bowie, Metallica, Billy Idol, The Rolling Stones, Judas Priest, Guns N’ Roses, ZZ Top, Alice Cooper and more through Willcox’s YouTube channel.
Last week (May 9), the pair performed a version of The Prodigy’s ‘Firestarter’ alongside “mysterious stranger” Sidney Jake on guitar, with Wilcox dressed in a flaming red outfit and with spiky hair in homage to late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint.
This week’s kitchen cover sees the couple take on Steppenwolf’s ‘Born To Be Wild’, with Willcox performing on an exercise bike in a white t-shirt. At one point during the performance she’s doused in water. The pair are joined once again by Sidney Jake, who is seen wearing a Lamb Of God long-sleeved t-shirt and his usual gold mask.
The Kitchen trio are back and so is the exercise bike – AND a surprise at the end!!” Willcox captioned the new video.
You can watch their latest cover below:
Earlier this year, Fripp and Willcox covered Led Zeppelin’s 1971 classic ‘Black Dog’. They also shared a New Year’s message with their viewers in a separate video.
“For my 2021, I wish for an inclusive, equitable and compassionate society,” Fripp said in that clip. “And how I’m gonna get my wishes [is] by strapping on my guitar and rocking out like an uncontrollable fireball of rock fury.”
Willcox revealed in February that her Sunday Lockdown Lunch video series started because her husband, King Crimson‘s Robert Fripp, was having withdrawals from performing.
Last October, former King Crimson singer and bassist Gordon Haskell died aged 74. The late musician was asked by Fripp to join the band in 1970 following the departure of Greg Lake, their original vocalist.
Bill Rieflin, the former drummer of King Crimson, also passed away last year. He was 59 years old.