Interviews

Camera Obscura’s Tracyanne Campbell vs. Lloyd Cole Bonus Q&A

On Collaborations, Glasgow, and Golf Slacks

Aug 19, 2013

When Camera Obscura's Tracyanne Campbell interviewed Lloyd Cole for the June/July 2013 issue of Under the Radar, the two spoke as if they were close friends; we were surprised to find out they'd only briefly met. After Cole had answered Campbell's questions, both artists stayed on the line to answer a few more from us about their history, hobbies, and current albums. Last Friday we posted the main print magazine Q&A between Cole and Campbell. These are extra portions of our interview, quotes that didn't make it into the print article.  More

Aug 16, 2013

Lloyd Cole broke out on the Glasgow, Scotland scene in the mid-'80s, releasing a string of successful albums with his band, The Commotions, before embarking on a remarkably deep solo career. His 1984 debut record with The Commotions, Rattlesnakes, closed with a song titled "Are You Ready to Be Heartbroken?" Twenty-two years later, another Glasgow artist would answer that question. More