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What's all the commotion?
publication: Evening News (Edinburgh)
publication date: 27/01/2000
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Interviews, Features

LLOYD COLE
QUEEN'S HALL, SATURDAY, 8PM
LLOYD Cole has broken the first rule of touring. Never hire your dad as a roadie. It's lunchtime in London's exclusive Groucho Club and Cole seni... more >

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Music in a Foreign Language (One Little Indian/Navarre)
publication: hitsdailydouble.com
publication date: 05/03/04
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Record Reviews
link to original article online

Newest thing to make me feel old: itís been 20 years since the release of Lloyd Cole and the Commotionsí pop-rock masterpiece, Rattlesnakes. Coleís blend of melancholy and acerbic wit and his desert breeze of a... more >

Giles Smith on Lloyd Cole minus Commotions at Hammersmith Odeon
publication: The Independent (London)
publication date: 02/03/1990
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Concert Reviews

Old Lloyd Cole was never a merry old soul. Two years ago when he was fronting the Commotions, he made it his business to display an unflinching sulkiness, the result, some believed, of his having read too much.... more >

Cole Industry
publication: New Musical Express
publication date: 26/09/1987
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Interviews, Features

LLOYD COLE is sick of being a cult. He wants to go mainstream, like, er, Dire Straits. Can this be true?

"I've never written a song about life in rock n roll. Hopefully I'll never write songs... more >

Recordings // Lloyd Cole: 'Don't Get Weird on Me, Babe'
publication: The Washington Post
publication date: 20/11/1991
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Record Reviews

On last year's "Lloyd Cole," the first album the singer-songwriter recorded after leaving the Commotions and Scotland behind, he enlisted such musicians as guitarist Robert Quine and drummer Fred ... more >

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions // Easy Pieces (Polydor)
publication: New Musical Express
publication date: 01/01/1985
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Record Reviews

LLOYD COLE must know how it feels to be a tug-of-war rope. Hailed in some quarters as a truly gifted kid, a bright spark in the school of literate pop, he's sneered at in others as an opportunist charlatan,... more >

Lloyd Cole // Shepherd's Bush Empire, London
publication: The Independent (London)
publication date: 06/10/1995
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Concert Reviews

Who the devil told Lloyd Cole he sounded like Lou Reed? Surely, even in his most lugubrious days, the similarity was teasingly absent. Now that Lloyd's got lucky in love, ironed out the esoteric references ... more >

Playlist
publication: New York Times
publication date: 02/05/2004
posted: 04/05/2004  by OfficeEnnui
category: Record Reviews
link to original article online

Capsule review of Music in a Foreign Language... more >

Cole mines a pop vein for 'Love Story'
publication: The Boston Globe
publication date: 01/12/1995
posted: 04/05/2004  by Tina
category: Interviews, Features

Blame it on David Bowie. That's Lloyd Cole's reason for being such a chameleon in the last decade. Cole burst into view in the mid-'80s with his band the Commotions, playing thinking-man's pop t... more >

Back with a vengeance
publication: Lexington Herald Leader
publication date: 02/05/2004
posted: 04/05/2004  by OfficeEnnui
category: Interviews, Features

Profile from Lexington Herald Leader... more >