The Charlatans Archive

The Indie Vigil This Is How It Feels To Be Indie – The Indie Vigil #1 The Indie Vigil is a segment on a brand new show on Radio Scarborough. AKA 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Just For You', it features three indie songs submitted by a listener to host Adam Jeffery.  Each week, we'll be posting the three tracks. >>
20 songs Happiness is hard to pin down Last Friday was International Day of Happiness. In case you missed it while you were doing your best to stay ahead in the nasty, brutish, but never quite short enough rat race I've put together a playlist to act as a sort of seven-day delayed cure for the common chore. Anyway, how bad can work be? Everything is cool when you're part of a team... >>
Tracks of my years The Charlatans – Sproston Green Sproston Green is the last track on Some Friendly, and was said to be lead singer Tim Burgess' favourite Charlatans song at the time. It's the kind of song that sits up and begs to be played at a neighbour or parent-offending volume, and that's generally how I listened to it. >>
Playlists September 2014: Tracks of my Years 41 tracks (because, maths and stuff) of varying degrees of cheesiness and significance, from classic rock to indie pop, and no doubt some straight up pop along the way, too. >>
Tracks The Charlatans – The Only One I Know Share The Charlatans (or Charlatans UK if you’re reading this in the United States) are one of indie rock’s great survival stories. Formed in the late 80s, they started out … >>
Playlists May 2014: Don’t You Forget About Me In which I root around in the bin marked 'classics I've just ignored until now for one reason or another'. >>
Tracks The Charlatans – Weirdo Share As disappointing second albums go, The Charlatans' "Between 10th and 11th" is hard to top. It’s as if the band knew they’d created a collection that while not exactly … >>
Playlists March 2013: And the 90s beat goes on Share I feel, as Travis sang, "tied to the 90s": another month stretches out before me and still here I am, back in the land of my youth, fairly shoegazing, … >>
Tracks The Charlatans – Then Share I never actually owned any of yesterday's trio, but I did buy a fairly second-rate compilation called "The Hit Pack", which was released the same year. It's a wildly … >>
Playlists February 2013: The 1990s Share In the 90s, just as it had in the 80s, my music taste exploded. Only this time I was very consciously rejecting dull chart matter, and embracing the cult … >>