Lloyd Williams is a British Songwriter, known for his unique Banjo and Guitar techniques as well as an uncompromising attitude to writing and playing music he loves. With shades of Nick Drake and John Martyn, he intertwines a darker folk americana edge, with a clasic British Folk sound.
Already a cult name on the cult Folk circuit Lloyd is working with Legendary Producer John Wood, Who Was responsible for All 3 Nick Drake Albums, John Martyns, Bless the weather and solid air, As well as Pink Floyd, Fariport convention, Sandy Denny Solo albums, Cat Stevens, Incredible string band, Nico, And Squeeze. John is working on Lloyds Current album, Due to be completed in May 2015,
Collaborating on the album is Warren Ellis form the Bad seeds, and the Dirty three playing violin on Buy me friends,
and Matt English who is co-Writing and playing lead guitar, Slide, and backing vocals, And string arraignments by Simon walker from Dexys midnight runners.
His Live performances see him effortlessly flip between Banjo and Acoustic Guitar, At times laying the sound with haunting church organs and Hurdy Gurdies. The new recordings see Lloyd take to the old school sound yet again, Recording and mixing using analogue tape, to gain the vintage warm tones so in keeping with his music.
Tours and Gigs this year see him taking to Germany for 3 weeks and march, and india/Napel where he has built up a loyal following.
Please see lloydwilliams dot com for release dates and all other information
Nick Drake, John martyn, 16 Horsepower, Pink Floyd, Laura marling, M Ward,