DUNCAN LLOYD is a guitarist , lead songwriter and backing vocalist
Maxïmo Park . He also works as a solo artist releasing albums on
Warp Records (U.K.) and most recently Crash Symbols (U.S.). He works
under the name, 'Decade In Exile' as well as his own name. He is also
in the experimental band Res Band from Derby. Alongside songwriting
Lloyd is an exhibiting painter and photographer.
* 1 Biography
* 2 Solo
* 3 Decade In Exile
* 4 Painting
* 5 Personal life
* 6 References
* 7 External links
He is originally from Derby and moved to Newcastle to paint. Lloyd
Maximo Park with his friend
Archis Tiku . Before the band's
record deal, Duncan worked in many varied jobs whilst writing and
recording/producing the band. Duncan writes the majority of Maxïmo
Park's music. He won Lyric of the Year for
Maxïmo Park in 2006 on BBC
6 Music for one of the lines from the song "Graffiti " which he
originally penned. His band have also been nominated for the Mercury
Prize award. The music Lloyd wrote for the song "
Going Missing " was
used on the film "Stranger than Fiction " starring Will Ferrell
"Somber guitar, loops, and a heavily textured backdrop give some songs
the character of ragas, particularly on shorter tracks. It is largely
Lloyd's periodic singing that amounts to the album's only distinct
signal for the shift from meditation to consciousness. These tracks
are beautiful and willful, and among Lloyd's most varied creations to
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
Lloyd is an alumnus of
Northumbria University , having graduated with
a degree in Fine Art.
* ^ Crash Symbols Write Up Crash Symbols 06/05/2014 Retrieved
* ^ "Famous Alumni".
Northumbria University . Archived from the
original on 18 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-03.