Catching Up With Teenage Fanclub

Recently, the venerable power pop juggernaut known as Teenage Fanclub released its 11th studio album, Nothing Lasts Forever, some 34 years after bursting on the scene. The new disc marries the roar of noisy guitars with the sweetest sorts of melodies, and like those earlier albums, it represents a band doing exactly what they like. We took the opportunity to talk to Ray McGinley and Norman Blake about their career so far, their early albums, their partnership with Alan McGee of Creation Records and their fixation with loud, feedback riddled bands like Sonic Youth and the Stooges, as well as . . .

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