January 14, 2006

A younger generation would perhaps know Saint via the line “She looks like Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront” in the chorus of the title track of the hit …

March 24, 2007

Hi Lloyd, did you know that during the 100 best stand up comedian show on Channel 4 (uk), Rattlesnakes was played over some sketches of Billy Connelly, who was actually voted the winner by the Channel four viewers.

July 18, 2007

68 . “Chelsea Hotel,” Lloyd Cole (Leonard Cohen) Every bit as urbane and wry as the original, except that Cole can actually sing.

November 16, 2007

In his song What’s Wrong With This Picture?, Lloyd Cole neatly skewers the miserabilist mindset: “Smile, she said, and if you want/I’ll look the other way/Till you regain your melancholy disposition/Or until you get over yourself.”

February 18, 2008

Last Friday you and The Commotions got a mention and on an excellent BBC4 programme called Caledonia Dreaming which told the story of Postcard records and then proceeded on through …

July 17, 2008

This is a girl that looks like Eve Marie Saint in On the Waterfront and reads Simone de Beauvoir. Surely they’re all obliquely referring to some of us humans and inferring the ‘hypnotically deadly’/’resplendent yet venomous’ nature of mankind. At least I think they do.

August 11, 2008

Strange as it may seem today to write this, I believe it is true. I’m really not sure what I would have become if I didn’t hear Isaac Hayes in …

August 19, 2008

Toronto — “You don’t go out to the Dakota, you go in,” says Jason Collett, one of Broken Social Scene’s guitarists, as he saddles up to the wooden bar of his downtown local at Dundas and Ossington on Toronto’s Portuguese west side.

September 5, 2008

One of the short stories in author/poet/critic/photographer and Lloyd Cole fan Kelvin Hayes’s upcoming book ‘Beats Per Minute’ is titled after Lloyd’s ‘Are You Ready to be Heartbroken?’ (all stories are named after songs – see list below).