Teenage Fanclub are a Scottish alternative rock band from Bellshill, near Glasgow, formed in 1989.
Teenage Fanclub are revered by power-pop fans for their devotion to chiming, Byrds-esque guitars and harmony vocals. They are also known affectionatly as "The Fannies" and "The Bellshill Beach Boys"
Songwriting duties are shared between the three permanent members of the group:
In concert, they usually alternate between the three songwriters (whom all sing lead vocals on their own songs). Despite the prevalence of harmonies on the album versions of songs, only Blake sings harmony in concert.
There have been a succession of drummers, including:
|years active||1989â€“Present (time)|
|music genre|| Alternative rock|
|current members||Norman Blake (Scottish musician)|
|past members|| Brendan Oâ€™Hare|
Paul Quinn (drummer)