March 9, 2012

The greying Lloyd Cole walking to the microphone was in brown cords, brown shirt, brown shoes, with two brown acoustic guitars to pick and mineral water for lubrication. Thicker set …

November 9, 2011

LLOYD Cole, an arch lyricist with film stars and writers, creates a moment of magic tonight with somebody else’s words.

When Lloyd does M Ward’s Chinese Translation – “What do you …

June 27, 2011

From the suave and debonair groove of “No Blue Skies,” to the sunny ode to starting over “Don’t Look Back” and the foot stomping “So You’d Like To Save the World,” the veteran’s purebred pop sensibility had no trouble translating to today. Though the newer “My Other Life” was laidback and ethereal in nature, it still possessed Cole’s left of center charm and magnetism.

June 12, 2011

Playing 28 songs, split by an intermission, Cole and his Small Ensemble left only seven, by his count, that they hadn’t rehearsed. And although he was promoting his “Broken Record,” released last fall, the evening had more of a greatest-works feel.