February 20, 2011
Even though he was nursing a suspected broken rib, charming Massachusetts- based UK troubadour Lloyd Cole bravely performed his full set on Thursday night.
February 14, 2011
Review: Two sets of Lloyd Cole might seem like a lot, but the man’s long stopped playing to an audience that weren’t entirely on board (and who, to describe the demographic in the most generous terms possible, had clearly been on board for the best part of 30 years).
February 9, 2011
Lloyd Cole came to town on Monday night and played some Lloyd Cole songs. With two excellent musicians (Americans Matt Cullen and Mark Schwaber) by his side, Cole gave us …
February 6, 2011
Cole opened the first set with No Blue Skies, from 1990s Lloyd Cole album, before tossing in a couple of tunes from his days with The Commotions, Why I Love Country Music and Perfect Skin. He also made it clear that he has a new album out, Broken Record, and promptly played the title track from it.
November 28, 2010
In 1984 Lloyd Cole and The Commotions released Rattlesnakes. At the time Cole was studying philosophy and his knowingly pretentious lyrics name checked icons of old. She looks like Eve Marie Saint in on the waterfront. She reads Simone de Beauvoir in her American circumstance.
November 23, 2010
A day without any gig so I was almost in pyjama when I received a phone call @ 8:00pm from Motley Mime telling me that Lloyd Cole was playing an …
November 22, 2010
The same week as 67 year old Keith Richards in an orchestrated media orgasm poses in different rocknroll-poses, another guitar-player enters the stage at Södra teatern. In high cut trousers, tucked in shirt, well parted hair. Absolutely sober.
November 16, 2010
Lloyd Cole ist ein zurückhaltender, etwas scheuer Mensch. Er redet nicht viel, und wenn er mal redet, tut er das sehr leise. Alles ist Understatement an dem englischen Singer/Songwriter.
November 11, 2010
Des années que j’attendais ça: je me souviens de mes années lycée fin 80, tout le monde connaissait et écoutait Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, comme on écoutait The Smiths, ou encore The Cure.
November 3, 2010
A ridiculously prompt 7.30pm start means I missed the first number, but my arrival coincided with the opening notes of the classic, Perfect Skin, and warm applause rang around the …