Duncan Lloyd

Duncan Lloyd
Birth name Duncan Lloyd
Origin Derby, England
Genres Alternative rock
Experimental
Synth Rock
Instruments Guitar, Vocals
Years active 2000–Present
Associated acts Maxïmo Park
Notable instruments
Fender Stratocaster
Fender Jazzmaster
Rickenbacker 330
Gibson SG
Gibson Les Paul Doublecut

Duncan Lloyd is a guitarist, songwriter and backing vocalist for Maxïmo Park. He is also in the experimental band Res Band from Derby.

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Biography

He is originally from Derby and moved to Newcastle to paint. In his first year there, Lloyd formed a band with his friends which included Archis Tiku. Before the band's record deal, Duncan worked in many varied jobs whilst writing and recording/producing for the band. Duncan sings backing vocals on the majority of Maxïmo Park's tracks. He won Lyric of the Year for Maxïmo Park in 2006 on BBC6 music for one of the lines from the song "Graffiti" which he originally penned.

Duncan has a solo record entitled Seeing Double released on Warp Records on 6 October 2008 in the UK. The album was recorded on 8 track in two days by Duncan himself and is a melodic, rocking debut with old and new alt rock influences; described in the UK magazine Mojo as "a solid set of nagging melodies and chiming riffs that burrow into the soul". A limited addition single "Suzee" preceded the album release on 29 September in the UK.

He is also part of the prolific experimental band Res Band who improvise songs only once and release them free , over ten albums of original material has been released by Res Band available over the web.

Lloyd has had his painting exhibited at London's White Cube Gallery as part of an exhibition of selected artists hand picked by 2010 Turner prize nominee Dexter Dalwood

Personal life

Lloyd is an alumnus of Northumbria University, having graduated with a degree in Fine Art.[1]

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