Holly Woods

Holly Woods

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With a voice that is as sultry as it is powerful, Holly Woods captivates with her passion.... soft or strong. As the former lead singer of Toronto, Holly delivers with an experience that only comes from years of doing it right.

Biography

A native of Durham, North Carolina, Anne "Holly" Woods moved from San Francisco to Toronto in the mid 70's after fronting Sass, and then Gambler. She was introduced to Brian Allen in 1977, and with the addition of Scott Kreyer, Nick Costello and Jimmy Fox (all native New Yorkers) and Sheron Alton, "Toronto" was formed...one of the most energetic live hard rock acts on the Ontario circuit.

After a string of Top 40 hits and 660,000 albums sold, Toronto's label closed its doors forcing the band to dissolve in 1985.

Two founder members, Holly Woods and Scott Kreyer, regrouped and went into a studio in Atlanta to record new material. Misfortune again found them when their producer, Sonny Limbo, died before the sessions were complete. It would appear that fate was against them and the music would never see the light of day.

Now, twenty years later, the "lost" masters have now been resurrected and with it, the most powerful performance of Holly Woods' career.

Set to be released in summer 2007, the album "Live It Up!", features eight soulful and hard rocking hits that will satisfy any fans of Holly Woods and Toronto and will again put Holly Woods' back in the forefront of great Canadian rock.

Lyrics

The Fall

Written By: Anne Woods, Scott Kreyer, Unknown

There's something 'round here
really making my skin crawl, yeah
There's something 'round here
making shadows on my wall, ooo

There's something 'round here
really making me uptight, uh huh
There's something 'round here
could make ya die of fright, yeah

Chorus:
Don't you wish
Don't you wish you had someone to call
Don't you wish
you had someone to save you from the fall

There's a lot that changes everytime you steal, mmmm
there's a card that changes everytime you deal, yeah
You can almost get away with murder
but your innocence becomes a burden, yeah, now

Chorus

Getting higher, your climbing higher
high, high, high!
Save you from the fall
Save you from the fall

There's something 'round here
really making my skin crawl, ooo
There's something 'round here
making shadows on my wall, yeah, now

Chorus
Chorus

No one here at all
Save you from the fall
No one here at all
Save you from the fall
the fall
No one here at all
You need someone to call
Save you from...save you from the fall
No one...no one here at all

Where Are We Now

Written By: Anne Woods, Scott Kreyer

Where are we now
and what can we do?
I can't see how
I've done this to you

What can it be?
What can I see?
It doesn't seem true
just too far away

Where are we now?
and time passes on
It doesn't seem fair
to spend it alone

Can we live a lie
when no one, no one ever cares again?
If I break down and cry
would it be a sin?

If I should break down and cry
would it be a sin?

Discography

Albums:
Holly Woods - Live It Up! (2007)
Holly Woods and Toronto - Assault and Flattery (1984)
Toronto - Greatest Hits (1984)
Toronto - Girls' Night Out (1983)
Toronto - Get It on Credit (1982)
Toronto - Head On (1981)
Toronto - Lookin' for Trouble (1980)

Singles:
1980 - "Even the Score" [CAN #44] [CHUM #14]
1980 - "Lookin' for Trouble" [CAN #73]
1982 - "Your Daddy Don't Know" [CAN #5] [CHUM #2] [US #77]
1982 - "Start Tellin' the Truth" [CAN #15] [CHUM #4]
1983 - "Girls Night Out" [CAN #14] [CHUM #19]
1983 - "All I Need" [CAN #38] [CHUM #25]
1984 - "Ready to Make Up" [CAN #33] [CHUM #23]
1984 - "New Romance" [CAN #26] [CHUM #20]

Set List

All I Need
Even the Score
Girls Night Out
Live It Up!
Lookin' for Trouble
New Romance
Only For the Moment
Ready to Make Up
Start Tellin' the Truth
The Fall
Where Are We Now
Your Daddy Don't Know