July 21, 2011

Su último disco, Broken record, suena a banda. No me planteo el concepto de un disco antes de grabar. Compongo canciones y elijo las mejores. Imagino que si algún día empiezo a hacer canciones que no me gustan dejaré de grabar discos. Pero hay piezas de este disco que pedían una banda.

June 21, 2011

The elegant music of Lloyd Cole and the Commotions was a highlight of the alternative rock scene in the 1980s, filled with shimmering melodies and the kind of dense wordplay …

June 13, 2011

Lloyd Cole was a Top 40 artist for two decades, releasing a string of popular albums with the Commotions during the 1980s before launching a successful solo career in 1990. …

May 10, 2011

I’m Magnet magazine guest ‘editor’ this week. There’s an interview and fourteen short pieces I wrote with this disclaimer – “I am 50 years old. More than twice the age …

May 9, 2011

MAGNET: What was the impetus for forming the Small Ensemble after so long on your own?
Cole: A change is all. I think I had taken the troubadour thing about as far as I could with my limited guitar skills, and I’d been pretty much through the whole songbook.

May 1, 2011

Lloyd Cole talks to Critical Mob’s Jim Allen and Stewart Mason CRITICAL MOB: It’s been said that the original concept for the Commotions was an R&B/soul sound. How did that shift into what it became? LLOYD COLE: This is true.

February 12, 2011

Turning his back on his primal rock roots, Lloyd Cole went on to epitomise the Anglo singer/songwriter epoch for the turn of the century. But after more than a decade …