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Category: Press, Media Coverage

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Lloyd Cole // Music in a Foreign Language
publication: BBCi
publication date: 9/6/2003
posted: 19/01/2004  by bronwen
category: Record Reviews

Cole's fifth solo album is an unashamedly laid back affair and it's a pleasant surprise after several patchy albums.

He's struggled with a dual personality in recent years. On one hand he want... more >

Lloyd Cole, Footbridge Theatre, December 12
publication: Sydney Morning Herald
publication date: 15/12/2003
posted: 01/02/2004  by bronwen
category: Concert Reviews

It would not have surprised if Lloyd Cole - he of the ever present stubble, the sad eyes and the half smile - had sat down with a bottle of vin ordinaire and a packet of Gauloises when he walked onto the Footbr... more >

Lloyd Cole // Solo Commotion
publication: Arena
publication date: 1/11/1989
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Interviews, Features

"I would argue against a word like contrived," says Lloyd Cole, looking up from his lunch. "All I'm interested in is being remembered as someone who wrote good songs, I guess. I'm never g... more >

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
publication: The Guardian
publication date: 28/1/2004
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Concert Reviews
link to original article online

"Wouldn't it be nice," muses Lloyd Cole as the final chords of Music in a Foreign Language die away, "if people knew that song and liked it?" It gets a laugh, but he's making a serio... more >

Music in a Foreign Language
publication: Neumu
publication date: 9/6/2003
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Record Reviews
link to original article online

"You're quite good, you know." My foggy memory insists that Lloyd Cole once mentioned speaking those exact words to Neil Clark, lead guitarist in his old band The Commotions. But it may possibly h... more >

Parlez-vous existentialism?
publication: Q magazine
publication date: 1/1/1990
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Interviews, Features

In Britain, the newly solo Lloyd Cole is still trying to shrug off his precious Bohemian undergraduate image. But in France, he's regarded as a maverick genius, stubblesome style guru and desert-booted visi... more >

Lloyd Cole review // Turner Sims Concert Hall
publication: BBCi
publication date: 4/6/2003
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Concert Reviews

Eighties rock icon Lloyd Cole touched down in Southampton last week on the final leg of his new acoustic tour. Ben Mitchell was at the Turner Sims Concert Hall to hear some impressive new material and a welcome... more >

Perfect self-deprecation (Dingwalls, London)
publication: The Guardian
publication date: 27/1/2000
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Concert Reviews

About 15 minutes before Lloyd Cole is due on, a floppy-haired, bashful man in white shirt and chinos sidles through the velvet curtain and starts tuning guitars. We pretend he's not there. Bloopy ambient noise continues to spill from the PA and the crowd chats on. It is hot and densely packed: Cole is evidently still widely admired, to the extent of attracting a man who looks disturbingly like Roger Scruton. A while later the guitar tuner reappears to deafening hoots and cheers. It is Lloyd Cole. Such is the consensual magic of pop.... more >

Scotland's 100 best rock and pop albums
publication: The Scotsman
publication date: 16/10/2003
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Lists, snippets, tangents

We managed numbers 11, 63 and 86 in the right order. So we were robbed and flattered.... more >

Sydney Morning Herald best of 2003
publication: Sydney Morning Herald
publication date: 20/12/2003
posted: 31/03/2004  by Lloyd
category: Lists, snippets, tangents
link to original article online

Looking for a CD with a bit more to it than the latest pop clothes? So were we. Here's our pick of the 50 best albums of 2003.

Music In A Foreign Language, Lloyd Cole (Sanctuary/Shock)

The chara... more >