Dork Radio
Now playing:
In the mag...
Featuring Sports Team, Circa Waves, Conan Gray and more.
Order a copy
March 2020
Review

Johnny Lloyd - Eden EP

An EP to savour.
Johnny Lloyd - Eden EP
Published: 7:52 am, April 14, 2017
An EP to savour.

Label: Xtra Mile
Released: 14th April 2017
Rating: ★★★

When Johnny Lloyd, Hugo White (The Maccabees) and Mike Crossey (Wolf Alice, The 1975) are all involved in something, what you end up with is one hell of an EP.

'Running Wild' has an indie-pop that fully embraces the life-affirming lyrics that match the title, while 'Kanaval' brings a groove that will get your feet moving and a chorus that could quite easily be a sing-along staple to boot.

Keeping up the consistent quality, 'Traffic' takes things down a notch, a bit more focused and serious, taking the life and love ideas of the previous tracks and putting them inside a repetitive canvas that's only broken by the choruses shrill musical addition. Closer 'Eden' strips everything away and leaves just Johnny and an acoustic guitar to convey a yearning for his perfect someone; his Eden.

An EP to savour, hopefully Johnny's full-length shows more of the same enticement. Steven Loftin

Give all this a try

All round to Sports Team's! Introducing the new issue of Dork, out now!
New Issue

All round to Sports Team's! Introducing the new issue of Dork, out now!

We've also got Circa Waves, Conan Gray, The Orielles, The Magic Gang and loads more.
The Big Moon: Back for round two
Cover feature

The Big Moon: Back for round two

After a barnstorming debut album - and a Mercury nomination to boot - The Big Moon have returned with their second album. They’re better than ever before.
Bombay Bicycle Club: Determined seekers of positivity in a world of doom
Cover feature

Bombay Bicycle Club: Determined seekers of positivity in a world of doom

Having marked the end of their five-year hiatus with an anniversary trip down memory lane, Bombay Bicycle Club are learning to look forward. Reintroducing Jack, Jamie, Ed and Suren.
Biffy Clyro are back with their new single, 'Instant History'
Listen

Biffy Clyro are back with their new single, 'Instant History'

"[It's] the biggest, most slammest pop moment we’ve ever worked on."
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing