Sep 2016

Here (CD)

The earnest earworm of opening track, “I’m In Love,” sets the tone for Here, Teenage Fanclub’s tenth album and first in six years. The Scottish quintet has crafted a sincere album about love, life, and all the other things that come to matter with maturity, and it’s catchy as hell. They may have shed some of the noise that gave edgy anchor to the melodious pop of their 1991 breakthrough album Bandwagonesque, but Here seems to prove that it has been Teenage Fanclub’s harmonies, melodies, and hooks that make up their core, keeping them relevant through the passing fashions of rock and roll.

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