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Lloyd Cole23/06/2023

Hamburg, June 23rd – Lloyd Cole today releases a new album, ‘On Pain’, via earMUSIC. ‘On Pain’ is Lloyd’s twelfth album as a solo artist and features eight new Lloyd Cole songs, four of which are co-written by Commotions founding members Blair Cowan and Neil Clark, who also perform on the record. The album is produced by Chris Merrick Hughes and was recorded in Lloyd’s attic studio The Establishment.


Says Lloyd: “I’m excited to still be finding new methods, new perspectives, new sounds. The album may be nearing commercial death, but my career has been in that state for almost 30 years and here we are, still, and I still want to make albums. I still want to be heard.” Quizzed recently about what dark thoughts inspired the record Lloyd said: “I certainly didn’t set about making something that was going to be quite this intense. All I want to do is make beautiful things. I just try to make the best music I can and hope that it brings beauty into your life.”


Lloyd has already released a selection of mixes of the closing song on the album ‘Wolves’ and the first single from the album ‘Warm By The Fire’.

“Beautiful and special.”

– Classic Pop

“Dreamy, seductive, sinister, glamorous.”

– Rolling Stone

“A richly detailed synth-pop LP of admirable sophistication.”


“Balletically mesmerizing. Lloyd Cole has become more of what he always was.”

– Uncut

Lloyd Cole has announced a UK/European tour in the autumn. Joining Lloyd on stage will be Blair Cowan and Neil Clark as well as Glaswegian Icelandic drummer Signy Jakobsdottir. Tickets are available from http://www.lloydcole.com/live/

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