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  The Charlatans UK biography : albums : icebergradio.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For many years, the Charlatans UK were perceived as the also-rans of Madchester, the group that didn't capture the Zeitgeist like the Stone Roses or the band that failed to match the mad genre-bending of the Happy Mondays.
Despite their declining popularity, the Charlatans soldiered on, yet hit their biggest setback to date in late 1992, when Rob Collins was arrested as an accessory to armed robbery.
Following the release of the album, the Charlatans re-entered the front rank of British rock bands and were at the peak of their popularity, as well as critical acclaim.
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 Charlatans UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charlatans UK The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are a British band.
Originally formed in Birmingham, with Tim Burgess (from Northwich) joining the line up the group established Dead Dead Good Records for the release of "Indian Rope" in 1990.
The Charlatans were forced to add UK to the name for an American tour due to competing claims by a 1960s rock band (The Charlatans).
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/c/ch/charlatans_uk.html   (208 words)

 The Charlatans UK
The Charlatans UK For many years, the Charlatans UK were perceived as the also-rans of Madchester, the group that didn't capture the Zeitgeist like the Stone Roses or the band that failed to match the mad genre-bending of the Happy Mondays.
The Charlatans debuted at number one, and the group was hailed as survivors.
The Charlatans decided to continue as a quartet, and their subsequent album, Tellin' Stories, debuted at number one upon its 1997 release, suggesting that they had become one of the great British journeyman bands of the '90s.
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 Learn more about The Charlatans in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This article is about the American rock band from the 1960s; for information on the Madchester rock band, see their American name, Charlatans UK.
The American Charlatans were in an influential psychedelic rock band that played a pivotal role in the development of the San Francisco scene in the 1960s.
Their recorded output was small, and their first nationally distributed album (The Charlatans) wasn't released until 1969 (see 1969 in music), long after the band's heyday.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /t/th/the_charlatans.html   (220 words)

 The Charlatans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Louis Post-Dispatch 09-26-1997 THE CHARLATANS UK Mississippi Nights, Tuesday, Sept. 23 AT ONE point the Charlatans UK were touted as the greatest thing...
The Charlatans' buzz, that is. As the 1980s closed...
The Charlatans, a British band, sometimes known in the US as 'Charlatans UK'
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 RollingStone.com: Charlatans U.K. : The Charlatans UK Forever : News
In his twelve years with the Charlatans, Burgess has seen his bassist, Martin Blunt, suffer through a nervous breakdown; his Hammond organ-playing buddy, Rob Collins, face a prison sentence for an armed robbery; a crack dealer bust through his bedroom door; and his former manager embezzle a quarter of a million pounds from the band.
The Charlatans have recovered from the tragedy of Collins' death, and were as thunderous as ever in 1999.
When the Charlatans UK formed during the heyday of the "Madchester" scene in the late Eighties, they were considered perennial underdogs to the Stone Roses, Happy Mondays and Inspiral Carpets.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/_/id/5925970   (857 words)

 Charlatans UK - more than just a pretty face
The Charlatans' current single, "Over Rising," despite its "radio-unfriendly" tag, pierced in last month at number two on UK indie singles and number 18 on the UK national charts.
Although the Charlatans UK have been lumped together with the likes of Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, and the Stone Roses as part of the so-called "Manchester scene," the Charlatans UK are not from Manchester, England.
As for the Charlatans, they plan to be at their peak five years from now but, in the meantime, their second album is tentatively scheduled to be released in October 1991.
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 hip online: artists: charlatans uk
The sentiment fits, for the Charlatans have taken the wisdom of experience to make Wonderland-the seventh album of their twelve-year career-a platter piled high with the good stuff.
The Charlatans experienced so much so soon-their 1990 debut album Some Friendly topped the UK charts on the crest of their anthem "The Only One I Know"-that conventional guesswork predicted the band would be out of the game by the time the heady rush of the dance-rock Madchester movement subsided.
In the hefty tome of Charlatans hardships, the harshest chapter was the death of founding member and keyboardist Rob Collins partway through the recording of 1997's Tellin' Stories.
www.hiponline.com /artist/music/c/charlatans_uk   (940 words)

 The Charlatans UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Charlatans UK are back with a new album, Tellin’ Stories, and hopes of turning this album into the American success they’ve been waiting for.
Although the Charlatans UK have a relatively small following stateside, they are hopeful that Tellin’ Stories will be the breakthrough album for them in America.
This summer should be a busy one for the band, but the Charlatans UK are nowhere near ready to stop.
www.penduluminc.com /MM/articles/charlatans.html   (584 words)

 Variety.com - Reviews - The Charlatans UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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But as evidenced by the Charlatans' show at the sold-out Palace on Monday, enduring and ultimately overcoming all the strife has resulted in a musical force to be reckoned with, proving again that adversity is just about the best thing that can happen to a promising rock band.
The Charlatans appear to have finally cast aside thoughts of world domination, or even their long-sought U.S. commercial breakthrough, and have instead settled down to the business of making challenging music and performing engrossing concerts such as this one -- a remarkable turnaroundturnaround for a band whose early struggles pointed only to unrealized potential.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117778857?categoryid=34&cs=1   (477 words)

 REVIEW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mixing the wah-wah sound with a Hammond organ, the Charlatans immediately took hold of my heart - and for some reason, I instantly felt that this band wouldn't be another one of the UK 'Bands of the Week'.
Maybe it was because Ecstasy wasn't as commonly available in the States as the UK, or because the raves here only consisted of techno music (as opposed to the Floydian styles of the UK trilogy), but the Charlatans never quite caught on in the States.
The focus of the Charlatans never changed during the years, and as a result, we (the listeners) get to appreciate a band's growth and maturation without seeing signs of their decline.
www.westnet.com /consumable/1998/06.12/revcharl.html   (541 words)

 Beggars Banquet Records - artists - Charlatans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Charlatans will be releasing a B-sides album, Songs From The Other Side, a 16-track collection of the highest quality tracks.
It's released on the 20th May in the Uk and Europe, 21st May in Canada and 18th June in the USA.
Just Lookin' 1990 - 1997 is The Charlatans' long-awaited DVD collection and gathers together all 18 promos, including rare USA alternate versions of I Don't Want To See The Sights, Sproston Green and Weirdo.
www.beggars.com /artists/catalogue/charlatans   (278 words)

 The Charlatans (British band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Charlatans were forced to add UK to their name for an American tour due to competing claims by a 1960s rock band also known as The Charlatans.
However, it was their fourth, self-titled album which saw them become major UK stars again, topping the UK chart and spawning the top 20 single Just When You're Thinking Things Over.
The band's fifth album (Tellin' Stories) was released in 1997 to strong sales and reviews, with One To Another and North Country Boy becoming the group's biggest UK hits.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charlatans_UK   (642 words)

 The Charlatans UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
*** The Charlatans UK Tellin' Stories, the fifth album from this English band, isn't quite as solid as their 1995 Charlatans UK release.
But it amounts to a major success in the face of tragedy, namely the death of Charlatans keyboardist Rob Collins in a car accident last summer.
(The Charlatans UK headline Axis, with the Dandy Warhols opening, this Monday, September 29.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/music/97/09/25/OTR/THE_CHARLATANS_UK.html   (63 words)

 The Thresher Online: Charlatans UK: no trickery here (December 8, 1995)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It doesn't seem so long ago that the Charlatans, along with the Stone Roses, were part of the gang of talented young bands lumped into the Manchester movement, the toast of England that appeared poised to take over the world.
Now the Charlatans find themselves in the curious position of having to save their career or have the question "What ever happened to..." asked about them.
While the band would like to be known as "The Charlatans," a court order required them to be identified, at least in offical label releases, as the Charlatans UK, since "The Charlatans" is the name of an obscure pre-existing American group.
www.rice.edu /projects/thresher/issues/83/951208/AE/Story17.html   (405 words)

 Imprint: Arts - The Charlatans UK: The Charlatans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With the arrest came a new era for the Charlatans, one which triggered an emotional out-pouring for Tim Burgess, and self revelatory lyrics.
Yes, the Charlatans have come full circle, with the grooves and rawness sounding much more like their debut single "Indian Rope" than anything else that they have done.
Certainly the Charlatans have been listening to Oasis, but just as equally they might have both gone to the same source, which would definitely be mid-period Stones.
imprint.uwaterloo.ca /issues/092995/rep03~1.html   (510 words)

 Nude as the News: The Charlatans UK:
Yet, the Charlatans outgrew their peers, turning in such legacy-breaking albums as 1994's Up To Our Hips and 1995's The Charlatans UK, which documented their evolution into a Stonesy throwback rock band who still worshipped and incorporated the dance rhythms and textures they assimilated in their early years.
Psychedelic Brit-rockers Charlatans UK were dazzling in a Wednesday night performance at New York's Bowery Ballroom.
Though the conventional wisdom is that the Charlatans are in that set of huge English groups that don't get as much recognition in the States, you wouldn't know it by the sold-out tour, the non-ticket-holding fans eagerly accosting scalpers outside, and the excitement evinced by the crowd during the Charlies' hour-and-a-half set.
www.nudeasthenews.com /concerts/39   (743 words)

 The Charlatans UK
The Charlatans UK At ’80s end, Manchester England England was the capital of twisted Anglo-pop, full of mumbled mean intentions, Stones-y riffing and 808 pulses.
Only Charlatans UK have survived nearly intact, incorporating underground house, techno and trance as integrated partners.
Though their new Us and Us Only (MCA) is a funky revelation, 1997’s The Charlatans UK vs. The Chemical Brothers (Beggars Banquet) shows they’ve been highly attuned to the new sound of dirty samples and scrunchy beats.
www.citypaper.net /articles/040600/cw.sixpick2.shtml   (172 words)

 Charlatans UK: Melting Pot: The Best Of...: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When the Charlatans UK came on the scene in early 1990, they were assumed to be yet another band in the new- wave- of- new- wave from the UK.
Of course, the disc includes the tracks for which the Charlatans are most famous.
The Charlatans UK really have come a long way from being that "Stone Roses ripoff band." Their last release, Tellin' Stories, launched them to their career high, and recently, they headlined the Glastonbury Music Festival, playing to millions of adoring fans.
pitchforkmedia.com /record-reviews/c/charlatans-uk/melting-pot.shtml   (237 words)

 TrouserPress.com :: Charlatans (UK)
Friendly neighbors of the Stone Roses/Happy Mondays rave-pop scene, this young quintet from Northwich (equidistant from Manchester and Liverpool) used Hammond organ, an evocative echo chamber and the neo-psychedelic fad's maddening drum beat to effectively flavor tuneful '60s-styled numbers.
The four-song EP's catchy title track — which sounds an awful lot like Deep Purple's version of "Hush" — was a huge British hit, and helped move the Charlatans well ahead of the critically favored Stone Roses in the commercial stakes.
The Charlatans UK, partly produced by Hillage, finds the group falling off the Madchester bandwagon for good — if not exactly for better.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=charlatans_uk   (457 words)

 Outer Sound: In Review: The Charlatans UK
Collins had already contributed his share of chaos to the Charlatans' history during the production of album number three, Up to Our Hips, when he drove the getaway car for an armed robbery and spent four months in jail.
Having morphed into a rabid Charlatans fan with the first notes of Some Friendly, I paid silent tribute to Collins while soaking in the familiar bath of crowing organ, swirling guitar and Tim Burgess' laconic vocals.
The Charlatans faced their greatest catastrophe at the very moment they were most able to handle it.
www.outersound.com /inreview/a-d/charlat.html   (439 words)

 The Charlatans Reviews
With each new album, the Charlatans peel away the layers of hypnotic haze that enveloped their landmark debut, Some Friendly.
Unlike frontman Tim Burgess's ego, the Charlatans UK's dance-pop seems to have mellowed out over the years.
Although the Charlatans still haven't dominated like their 1990 dance-floor anthem, "The Only One I Know," Wonderland does have a lot to offer club kids looking for a warm groove.
www.iq451.com /music/charlatans.htm   (1262 words)

 The Charlatans UK - Wonderland (MCA) - Drawer B Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For some odd reason The Charlatans UK have been largely ignored in this country for the better part of their decade-long career.
But The Charlatans have made a career out of survival, morphing and mutating their sound- never for the sake of fads but to further their sense of musical integrity and exploration.
The Charlatans of 2001 are all but unrecognizable from any of their previous incarnations, save for Burgess’ distinct Brit-pop inflection, but the music more confidant and experimental than ever.
www.drawerb.com /features/1003021409.htm   (681 words)

 Alternative Rock - The Charlatans [UK] - Charlatans UK free mp3 full albums download   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I saw the Charlatans back in '92 with Catherine Wheel opening up for them and bought all the new releases as they came out.
I dragged this cd out for a listen after it gathered dust for a long while and realized why it mostly sat on the shelf--it is much weaker than their other material.
Most Charlatans fans believe that, song for song, the self-titled 1995 album is their finest to date.
www.playtunes.net /album/7896.html   (383 words)

 Amazon.com: Wonderland: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When they broke on the scene with Some Friendly in 1990, the Charlatans UK were a ripe little joke band - every 60's groups whipped up in a blender and topped with a large helping of Farfisa organ.
Mellowing down from their dance-pop sensibilities into a 70's Velvet Underground-inspired band, The Charlatans seem to have changed their egotistical, over-the-top attitude into a relaxed unruffled band with some fully admirable tracks, although not all of which are exactly perfectly assembled.
As the CD comes to a close, we notice that The Charlatans will never be at such a high period as they were before, and realize we have to enjoy what we have.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005NWLN?v=glance   (1303 words)

 Variety.com - Reviews - Charlatans UK; Starsailor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Charlatans presented a solid set of propulsive, tightly crafted pop songs drawn from their various albums, the seventh of which, "Wonderland," is just out on Universal.
The Charlatans never lost momentum, displaying the deft interplay of keyboards, guitar and vocal stylings characteristic of a band that's been touring for more than a decade and knows how to keep the audience humming.
The four-man act -- touring the U.S. in the wake of a ballyhooed flap with U.K. rock acts Mogwai and Ash -- is often likened to Coldplay and Travis.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117916780?categoryID=34   (433 words)

 The Charlatans UK + Starsailor - PopMatters Concert Review
Full disclosure, revisited: As an American who had never seen the Charlatans before, from their albums I'd always thought of them as a band halfway between the Happy Mondays and Oasis -- capable of delivering, but a little to soft to really be though a bulldozer.
But why it worked, I'm guessing, is because of the crowd, which was packed with long time Charlatans' fans who obviously viewed the band as their boys, if not their brethren.
Their interaction was nothing short of a revival -- menfolk screaming and crying and getting naked (yes, literally), praising Burgess and reaching out to touch him; the Charlatans used the energy to fuel them without appearing to break a (figurative) sweat.
www.popmatters.com /music/concerts/c/charlatans.shtml   (1411 words)

 Encyclopedia: Charlatans UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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Personnel changes caused a long gap before the release of 10th and 11th.
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