Teenage Fanclub: A Casual Introduction

One of the greatest, unheralded power pop bands with one of the dumbest names imaginable, I give you the basics on the magnificent Teenage Fanclub:

SUBJECT: Teenage Fanclub

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Scotland

YEAR FORMED: 1989

GENRE/STYLE: Pop/Alternative/Power Pop

INFLUENCES: Buffalo Springfield; Big Star; Beach Boys; Neil Young; The Rasberries

BEST STARTING POINT (ALBUM): Grand Prix

BEST OVERALL ALBUM: Bandwagonesque

MOST CRITICAL ACCLAIM (ALBUM): Songs From Northern Britain

UNCLE E’S TOP 20 SONGS

What You Do To Me*

I Don’t Know*

Metal Baby*

Alcoholiday*

Star Sign*

Hang On**

Norman 3**

Gene Clark**

About You***

Sparky’s Dream***

Versimilitude***

Neil Jung***

Start Again****

Ain’t That Enough****

Take The Long Way Around****

I Need Direction*****

Dumb Dumb Dumb*****

It’s All In My Mind******

Time Stops******

Slow Fade******

*From the album “Bandwagonesque”

**From the album “Thirteen”

***From the album “Grand Prix”

****From the album “Songs From Northern Britain”

*****From the album “Howdy!”

******From the album “Man Made”


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