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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: Madonna

Thirty years ago, on March 1, 1988, Ciccone Youth's The Whitey Album was supposed to come out. It didn't, of course -- not until the…
Nate Patrin | March 5, 2018 - 12:12 pm


Q&A: Ben Gibbard On His Teenage Fanclub Tribute, The Next Death Cab LP, & His Heaviest Song Ever

It shouldn't surprise anyone that Ben Gibbard's favorite band is Teenage Fanclub, another ostensibly alt-rock-identified bunch of formalist squares whose records are as crafty and…
Dan Weiss | July 27, 2017 - 11:18 am

Ultimate Playlist

31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

More Teenage Fanclub stories

Watch Ben Gibbard Play “The Concept” With Teenage Fanclub In Seattle

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has called Teenage Fanclub his favorite band, and a couple of years ago, he released a full-length cover
Peter Helman | February 23, 2019 - 1:09 pm

Teenage Fanclub – “Everything Is Falling Apart” Video

Scottish power pop institution Teenage Fanclub released their last album, Here, back in 2016. At the time, it was their first album in six years.
Julia Gray | February 20, 2019 - 9:23 am

Gerard Love Leaving Teenage Fanclub

Bassist and vocalist Gerard Love is one of the founding members of the Scottish power pop institution Teenage Fanclub. He's been with the band for…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2018 - 9:31 am

Stream Ben Gibbard’s Full-Length Cover Of Teenage Fanclub’s Bandwagonesque

For Turntable Kitchen's monthly vinyl subscription serious Sounds Delicious, in which one artist covers an entire album by another artist, Death Cab For Cutie frontman…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2017 - 9:27 am

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…
James Rettig | July 13, 2017 - 5:03 pm

Ben Gibbard Covering Teenage Fanclub’s Bandwagonesque For Vinyl Subscription Service

Last year, Turntable Kitchen successfully Kickstarted enough money for a monthly vinyl subscription series called Sounds Delicious, which would feature artists covering some of their…
James Rettig | December 13, 2016 - 12:40 pm

Stream Teenage Fanclub Here

Next week, Teenage Fanclub, veteran Scottish masters of fuzzed-up and blissed-out power-pop, release their new album Here. It's their first LP in six years, but…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2016 - 11:23 am

Teenage Fanclub – “Thin Air”

Scottish dreampop vets Teenage Fanclub are quickly approaching their 11th studio album, Here. We've already heard the lead single "I'm In Love" and today they…
Collin Robinson | August 22, 2016 - 11:04 am

Teenage Fanclub – “I’m In Love” Video

Scottish dreampop survivors Teenage Fanclub are coming back later this year with a new album called Here, and today, they've shared the video for the…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2016 - 1:12 pm

Teenage Fanclub – “I’m In Love”

Scottish veterans Teenage Fanclub have been at it for 26 years now. Who knew how far their Catholic Education would take them in 1990? Anyway,…
Collin Robinson | June 21, 2016 - 11:11 am

Nai Harvest – “Ain’t That Enough” (Teenage Fanclub Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

We recently named British duo Nai Harvest a Band To Watch on the strength of their tremendous Hold Open My Head EP, a winsome collection…
Chris DeVille | March 27, 2014 - 9:51 am

Diamond Rings Cover Teenage Fanclub

On his version of the shambling 1995 Teenage Fanclub hit "Mellow Doubt," Toronto synthpop chameleon Diamond Rings strips away all the acoustic guitars and replaces…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2011 - 11:33 am