Personalities | The Charlatans | Nineties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1989–present)
Emerging out of the ‘Madchester’ scene, The Charlatans’ initial organ-led groove music was soon embraced by the charts. Outgrowing this sound, Tim Burgess (vocals), Jon Baker (guitar), Martin Blunt (bass), John Brookes (drums) and Rob Collins (keyboards) matured into a rock band with a devoted fanbase. Collins’ death in 1996 was a massive blow but subsequent albums like Tellin’ Stories (1997) and Up At The Lake (2004) confirmed longevity. Burgess has released solo material.
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