Charlatans ponder special debut album gig

Tim Burgess wants to play 'Some Friendly' in its entirety

The Charlatans have revealed that they’re considering playing a special gig to mark the 20th anniversary of their 1990 debut album ‘Some Friendly’.

The band are hoping to play the album in its entirety providing singer Tim Burgess can persuade his bandmates.

He told Absolute Radio: “We are thinking about that [playing the album live]. It’s kind of up in the air at the moment.


“Not everyone in the band wants to do it, it’s very rarely that we all agree on everything.”

The band are also lining up a special 20th anniversary edition of their debut – although they are yet to announce release details.

The Charlatans headlined the closing night of the Isle Of Wight Festival on the Big Top Stage on Sunday (June 14), on a bill curated by Burgess.


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