November 12, 2006

As 2006 winds down, Lloyd Cole must be feeling like he’s having a pretty great year: twee indie darlings Camera Obscura paid homage to the singer-songwriter in their terrifically ornate single “Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken”…

November 5, 2006

Call it musical Zoloft and you’re pretty much right on the money in describing English singer-songwriter Cole’s mood-lifting studio effort, which quickly brings to mind some of his classic ’80s work with his former band the Commotions.

October 31, 2006

Lloyd Cole has had his own special little niche in our music library for years. Rather than becoming a lost icon from the 1980s, Mr. Cole did not let his initial lucky trip into the limelight dictate his career. Instead, he has used his initial success as a diving board…

October 11, 2006

While not many on this side of the pond have noticed, Lloyd Cole, that smart, blackly humorous self-deprecating Scottish songwriter has been assembling a nice catalog, chock-full of fine recordings. …

October 9, 2006

Whenever Lloyd Cole releases an album (which can never be frequent enough) it is usually in stealth mode. Not that the bells and whistles of front-page advertising, TV slots, and …

October 5, 2006

Middle age – not Scarlett Johansson – is the biggest challenge for ’80s icon Lloyd Cole. By Michael Dwyer.

October 1, 2006

Antidepressant is currently #3 at Sweden iTunes store. For some context Scissor Sister is #4, Dylan is #8 and Justin Timberlake is #9. You still get Scandinavian love, Lloyd.

September 29, 2006

This review appeared today in the weekend supplement of Spanish newspaper El PaĆ­s (EP3)
Sorry for the quick, cumbersome translation !!!

September 23, 2006

In 1984 I was nineteen years old and heavily into American rock. Springsteen and Mellencamp (still Cougar then) were the artists whose LPs were wearing out the needle on my record deck.