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Broken Record ~ Lloyd Cole
Broken Record ~ Lloyd Cole
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Return to Form, 12 Sep 2010
This is a great album, thoughtfully presented and packaged and is filled with simply, good songs. For me it is a return to form for Lloyd who was alway able to deliver a memorable hook and a clever lyric but in his solo career the albums had become more introspective. This new album still has all of that but is efficient in its delivery. There are no weak songs and the likes of Writer's Retreat, That's Alright and O Geniveve immediately have an instant hook whilst the likes of The Flipside, Why in the World and Rhinestones gradually reveal themselves as beautifully crafted songs. Overlaying the album are a range of instruments Banjo, Madolin and Peddle Steel add sublety and augment the… Read more

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