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Lloyd Cole and the Commotions: how we made Rattlesnakes

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions: how we made Rattlesnakes
Tuesday 8
6:52 2019

Lloyd Cole, singer, songwriter, guitarist I went to Glasgow University to study English literature and philosophy, and in my second year, before dropping out, I formed Lloyd Cole and the Commotions. Being in Glasgow amid the [pioneering indie label] Postcard scene was influential. Orange Juice were our heroes. My idea was to be some sort of male Aretha Franklin, but then the five of us realised we could make this distinctive noise together. Between 1983 and 84, we went from being a wimpy band who sounded like the Style Council to more of a rock band. When I wrote Are ...

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Summary: Lloyd Cole, singer, songwriter, guitarist I went to Glasgow University to study English literature and philosophy, and in my second year, before dropping out, I formed Lloyd Cole and the Commotions. Being in Glasgow amid the [pioneering indie label] Postcard scene was influential. Orange Juice were our heroes. My idea ...

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