ALBUM REVIEW: Teenage Fanclub - Here

Flash back 25 years, when this Lanarkshire quartet were voted '˜Album of the Year' ahead of their greatest fans, Nirvana.

Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 12:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:46 pm
Teenage Fanclub - Here

Since then, the grunge-y edge has softened but their 10th album shows the same ear for harmony and melody. It’s a mature collection, from what are, whisper it, four middle-aged men, but still with the joyous zest of their younger selves.

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Lead single I’m In Love is a classic slab of jangly pop, while I Was Beautiful... is driven by a motorik beat and trademark sunny harmonies. As the album title suggests, this is a band happy to live in the moment - Here, and now. Rather than burning out, the trio are growing old gracefully but still with great style and verve. 4/5