Lloyd - Thoughts From A Driveway

Tuesday 1st December 1998
Lloyd - Thoughts From A Driveway
Lloyd - Thoughts From A Driveway

RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
LABEL: Organic ORCD 9803

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

Daryl Youngblood and his compatriots are better known for their time as Imagine This. They recorded a couple of albums and then wanted a change of direction. The new line up was named after guitarist Eric Miller's deceased fish who finally snuffed it after being too long neglected by Eric's absences touring! So that's the background - what's the music like? Strong alternative rock heavy on melody with plenty of guitars and a little quirkiness thrown in! Highlights are "Listening To Whispers" with its strong chorus and poetic metaphors measuring society's blindness to God. The song "Mary Tyler Moore" records how God spoke to Daryl through an episode of the show proving that God can use anything he wants to communicate with us. At either side of Youngblood's songs, you get the vitriolic and spiritually uncompromising Mr Warner and the introspective "Vapour". Clearly his song writing and vocal skills give this project a passion and a life which is strongly supported by Miller's versatile playing. Lloyd are a band to watch for the future edging ahead of a pile of young bands playing vibey rock.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Don't Wanna Know [Listen]
2. Listening For Whispers [Listen]
3. Forever Song [Listen]
4. Fish On The Ocean [Listen]
5. Human [Listen]
7. All In All [Listen]
9. Paper Walls [Listen]
10. Vapor [Listen]

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