Read time: 1 minute

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Lloyd Cole And The Commotions

She looks like Eve Marie Saint in On The Waterfront

This week marks the 35th anniversary of the release of Lloyd Cole and the Commotion's debut album Rattlesnakes.

In a review in Spin magazine at the time of its release, they said: "This is the first album I've heard of late that rejects the techno-pop banality we've been drowning in without being overly self-conscious in its minimalism or wearing a chip on its shoulder." After reading that at the time, I went out and bought the record and it became a constant on my turntable for quite a few months.

I hadn't thought of the record in quite a few years actually but my darling wife pulled it out and gave it a spin this pass weekend. I gotta admit, I kinda forgot who good of a songwriter Mr. Cole is.

What are you listening to tonight?

Rattlesnakes
Rattlesnakes
Artist: Lloyd Cole/The Commotions

Winter Donation Drive

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

Via PayPal:
Or mail checks to:
CrooksandLiars.com
PO BOX 66310
Los Angeles, CA 90066

More C&L Coverage

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.