Teenage Fanclub to revisit classic albums on UK tour

Teenage Fanclub to revisit classic albums on UK tour

Scottish indie veterans Teenage Fanclub are reissuing five of their classic albums on vinyl – and playing them live on tour. The legendary Scottish group, who Kurt Cobain once dubbed “the best band in the world”, will also be touring the UK, and are set to play three consecutive nights at Glasgow’s ABC in October. The band will also also play gigs in Manchester, Birmingham and London. The Fannies’ last studio album, Here, was released…

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Irvine Welsh writing script for Alan McGee biopic

Irvine Welsh writing script for Alan McGee biopic

Edinburgh author Irvine Welsh is to turn former Oasis manager Alan McGee’s memoirs on his time running Creation Records into a film, it has been announced. McGee’s iconic record label, which he ran from 1983 to 1999, was home to legendary bands including Primal Scream, Teenage Fanclub, The Pastels and The Jesus & The Mary Chain. The East Kilbride-born music mogul, pictured right, documented the early days of the label in the 2013 book The Creation Records…

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