FANNY QUITS CLUB

[b]Paul Quinn[/b] quits as band near completion of new album...

FANNY QUITS CLUB
Teenage Fanclub have parted company with drummer PAUL QUINN on the verge of completing their new studio album, the last to be made with Creation Records' money following Alan McGee's decision to leave the label.

The band's manager Chas Banks told nme.com that he was unsure why Quinn, who joined the band in 1995, had left, but said the split was harmonious.

Banks said: "He's got a family now, the little baby came along. It's the last thing on our mind really, we just want to deliver this record."

Teenage Fanclub are now hoping to release the new album, the follow-up to 1997's 'Songs From Northern Britain', in late summer, but the closure of Creation in June means the band's future is in the hands of Creation's parent company Sony.

Banks said: "There's a great deal of uncertainty. We don't really know what Sony are going to do."

At present no singles or tour dates are planned.

Banks stressed, however, that there was no chance of the band splitting.

He said: "We'll go on forever. Whatever happens, Teenage Fanclub will continue - don't doubt that for a second. We'll still be around for another ten years.

"They're not going to decide to stop making records just because Alan McGee's left.

"We would have preferred it if he had carried on, he's a close personal friend, but in his time he's put his money where his mouth is and he's been pilloried for it. We regret it but all we can say is good luck and enjoy your life mate."

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