An Australian musician known for his hypnotic vocals and interesting lyrics.

Raised in Sydney, he started performing in his early teens: at parties, pubs or busking.
Alex fronted for the band Mother Hubbard, an Australian Black Crowes before embarking on his solo career.
His debut album, Black the Sun, was released in 1999 after two years work and topped the Triple J Listeners Albums list for that year. The first single from that album came in at #21 on the Triple J Hottest 100 list.
Music critics have written many accolades for his first album: Q Magazine (UK) called it "a dud-free, 13-track gem which marries Lloyd's mellifluous Beatles-style melodies with Beck's skewed sonics and Radiohead's operatic angst."

His music is influenced by several contemporary bands such as Beck, Crowded House and Powderfinger.
Bernard Fanning of Powderfinger described Alex in a Rolling Stone interview as 'Australia's best male vocalist."

Discography:

  • Black the Sun: 1999.
  • Something Special (Single): 1999
  • My Way Home (Single): 2000
  • Downtown (Single): 2001
  • Watching Angels Mend: 2001
The Sydney vocalist began his musical career as a child, taught to sing and play by his father. With his dad's beaten-up guitar and a Beatles songbook, he preferred the more mature and challenging writing of the The White Album over their earlier material, something of which he has brought into his own work.

His grandmother recognised his talent, and introduced him to the choir at St. Mary's cathedral where he received some voice coaching, but he left, unhappy with the regime of disciplne and religious study.

During his teenage years he played wherever and whenever he could, whether alone in his room, at parties, or busking on the streets of Balmain. Recognition of his ability came through the band Mother Hubbard, and in 1997 he began writing songs for his debut album Black The Sun, which was released in 1999.

He has toured both in his native Australia and Europe (both supporting Neil Finn and headlining), and is shortly returning home to work on his second album.

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