Carol Lloyd – known as Australia’s first original ‘Rock Chick’ – started off her career in the 70s band Railroad Gin before branching out into the Carol Lloyd Band and continuing her career as a solo artist. Her success generated both shock and respect in the industry as the first female singer/songwriter in Australia to win over the ultimate boys’ club and front a successful recording and touring rock band. Starting off in Australia, Carol soon became an international hit artist touching hearts, minds and souls of music lovers everywhere gaining the title of Australia’s ‘Wild Woman of Rock’ in turn paving the way for female artists everywhere.
Carol racked up several No. 1 hits and won the first worldwide EMI International publishing contract issued to any artist in Australia. Her first three singles – “A Matter of Time”, double-sided hit, “Do ya Love Me/Academy Rock” and “You Told the World” charted No. 1. Carol’s songs were published in 27 countries, with her first album, “A Matter of Time” with Railroad Gin racing up to No. 1 in 3 weeks, and her second, “Mother was Asleep” charting No.1 or top 3 in Germany, France, Japan, Holland, and Indonesia.