The Lottery Winners’ Katie Lloyd on making indie collaborations officially a thing, bass heroes, and why the stage is in her blood

Katie Lloyd
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Having had a busy two years, releasing their debut album, an EP and a series of hilarious TV programs over lockdown called LWTV, Manchester-based quartet Lottery Winners have also recorded their second album this winter, and collaborated with a whole host of famous faces. We ask their bassist Katie Lloyd how they’ve remained so prolific through these troubled times.

“My mother is a singer and my dad is a bass player, so as a kid I just grew up sitting side of stage or in the crowd, watching them playing in bands, thinking that was the normal thing that happened!” she chuckles. “Like that’s the job you do – you go onstage and play for people. 

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