Alex Lloyd is an Australian singer/songwriter. Since his debut album, Black the Sun, was released in 1999 he has had six other albums. The first four all went platinum; the second one--Watcing Angels Mend--went double platinum.
Alex Lloyd (born 19 September 1974, Sydney) is an Australian singer-songwriter. His most popular album Watching Angels Mend, which includes the songs 'Amazing' and 'Green', was released in 2001 went double platinum. His third album Distant Light released in 2003 featured three songs that made the Australian top 40 singles charts. He has also won two ARIA awards for 'Male Artist of the Year' in 2000 and 2002. Lloyd grew up in the inner Sydney suburb of Balmain, where he attended Balmain High School (now Sydney Secondary College, Balmain Campus). In 1990 at the age of 15 he was a member of a school rock band that won the 1990 Balmain Battle of the Bands and the 1990 Canterbury high schools Youth Rock competition. This mainly blue-rock band evolved into 'The Beefs' which began playing in local pubs and clubs and into indie rock band Mother Hubbard. Born Alexander Wasiliev, Lloyd adopted his mother's maiden name 'Lloyd' in tribute, following her unexpected death in 1991.