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The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are an English indie rock band. The band's line-up currently comprises lead vocalist Tim Burgess, guitarist Mark Collins, bassist Martin Blunt, keyboardist Tony Rogers.

Former members of the band include vocalist Baz Ketley (1989); guitarist Jon Day (Jonathan Baker) (1989-1991); keyboardist Rob Collins (1989-1996), who died in a car accident during recording of their fifth album; and drummer Jon Brookes (1989 - 2013), who died after being diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2010.

In the UK, all of the band's eleven studio albums have charted in the Top 40 in the UK Albums Chart, three of them being number ones. They have also achieved seventeen Top 30 singles, and four Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart.

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The Charlatans, Drenge, Wolf Alice and more added to T In The Park bill

The Charlatans, Drenge, Wolf Alice and more added to T In The Park bill

List of DJs and dance acts performing at Slam Tent is also released

  • Mar 27, 2014

Late Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes to appear on band's new album

Brookes died in August from a brain tumour

  • Nov 26, 2013

Tim Burgess auctions guitar signed by Liam Gallagher for charity

Members of Mumford & Sons, The Vaccines, Joy Division and Chemical Brothers also sign the instrument for the Brain Tumour Charity

  • Nov 7, 2013

Mumfords & Sons member to join Liam Gallagher at tribute to late Charlatans drummer

'I’ll be thinking of Jon Brookes in every line of every song,' says Charlatans singer Tim Burgess

  • Oct 17, 2013

James Dean Bradfield and The Vaccines join Jon Brookes tribute concert line-up

Charity gig will take place at London's Royal Albert Halll on October 18

  • Oct 9, 2013

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Album Review: The Charlatans - Who We Touch

Album Review: The Charlatans - Who We Touch

Madchester vets fail to keep the momentum going on album number eleven

  • Sep 17, 2010

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