teenage fanclub

Teenage Fanclub Co-Founder Gerard Love Is Leaving the Band

Teenage Fanclub's Gerard Love is parting ways with the band, according to a statement posted to the revered Scottish act's website and social media pages. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 20, 2018

Ben Gibbard – “The Concept” (Teenage Fanclub Cover)

Ben Gibbard is the latest artist to take a crack at Turntable Kitchen’s full-length album cover series Sounds Delicious. (Previous participants include Mutual Benefit, Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado, and Yumi…
James Rettig, Stereogum / July 13, 2017

Ben Gibbard Is Recording a Full-Length Cover of Teenage Fanclub’s Bandwagonesque

Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has announced a complete, album-length cover version of Teenage Fanclub's legendary third album (and SPIN's pick for Album of…
Anna Gaca / December 13, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: The Avalanches, Portishead, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Australian dance heads, Southern guitar-slingers, and more.
SPIN Staff / June 24, 2016

SPIN 30: Teenage Fanclub Talk Unlikely Breakout Album, ‘Bandwagonesque’

On March 19, 1985, the first issue of SPIN hit newsstands. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re revisiting a handful of records that the staff has…
Andrew Unterberger / April 7, 2015

SPIN’s Year-End Lists, From 1990 to 2009

As 2014 begins to circle the drain, the impending onslaught of year-end coverage keeps getting closer. To help prepare ourselves, the editors at SPIN have…
SPIN Staff / November 5, 2014

Telekinesis Reveals Which Rock Stars Are Aliens, Performs ‘Dormarion’ Beauties

"I love straight-ahead rock records," Telekinesis mainman Michael Lerner told SPIN, speaking on the phone during a recent interview, "but I also love records that…
Taylor Berman / March 18, 2013

Belle and Sebastian & Teenage Fanclub Launch Tour

Fog, wind, the constant threat of rain-that was the scene at the Brooklyn waterfront Thursday night when Belle and Sebastian showed up to kick off…
John Macdonald / October 1, 2010

Teenage Fanclub, ‘Shadows’ (Merge)

Teenage Fanclub's musical principles are decidedly middle-aged by now, but the Scottish band is still perfectly named. The objective of their fandom (Big Star, Neil…
David Menconi / June 8, 2010

The 20 Best Albums of 1991

The 20 best albums of 1991, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the December 1991 issue of SPIN.]…
SPIN Staff / December 31, 1991