THE CHARLATANS – Tim Burgess, Mark Collins, Martin Blunt and Tony Rogers – release their twelfth album, MODERN NATURE on BMG Chrysalis on 26th January 2015.
To coincide with the release, the band also confirm an eight date UK tour kicking off on March 3rd in Bristol and finishing at The Roundhouse in London on March 16th.
The album comes after a brutally difficult year for the band following the death from brain cancer of their old friend and drummer Jon Brookes last year. Rogers says that they were determined to carry on to honour Brookes’ memory – “Jon was adamant that there was going to be another Charlatans record, and you have to put that into your own thoughts.”
The band went into their studio Big Mushroom in January 2014 and as Tim recalls “We were aching for the summer when we wrote