Personalities | Texas | Nineties | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 1986–present)

Although this Scottish act never did become big in Texas they did enjoy massive chart success in the UK and Europe. Original line-up Sharleen Spiteri (vocals), Ally McErlaine (guitar), Johnny McElhone (bass) and Stuart Kerr (drums) hit chart paydirt early in 1989 with the country-tinged ‘I Don’t Want A Lover’. Spiteri’s good looks and their later soulful melodic pop songs took care of the rent with White On Blonde (1997) their best album.

Styles & Forms | Nineties | Rock
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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