Tag: Teenage Fanclub

Live | Teenage Fanclub @ The Institute, Birmingham

Twenty-five years ago Teenage Fanclub played this same Digbeth venue, days before the release of their breakthrough album Bandwagonesque. Granted, their fringes were longer and frames looser-limbed but close your eyes and not much has changed. Grunge, Britpop and lesser…

Album | Teenage Fanclub – Here

Even when sharing a label with Oasis in the 90s, Teenage Fanclub never bowed to fad and trend, beating a melodic path that didn’t mask their Big Star and Byrds obsession. Almost 30 years since their birth, they remain an…

Album | Lightships – Electric Cables

I spoke recently of my love for indie-pop, well it seems as though Gerard Love was listening because he’s bestowed another gem of guitar-driven pop upon the world. Lightships’ maiden offering, Electric Cables, is a beautiful surprise, one that sneaks…

Album: Teenage Fanclub – Shadows

In some ways reviewing this album feels a bit superfluous; fraudulent, even. If the point of a review is to convey what an album sounds like, I can sum it up in a five-word sentence: it sounds like Teenage Fanclub.…