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Tim Burgess to host album listening party series with Liam Gallagher, Franz Ferdinand and more

During these testing times, musicians all over the world are coming together to provide escapism and Tim Burgess from The Charlatans is set to host a number of classic album listening parties this week with artists such as Liam Gallagher, Franz Ferdinand and Ride all on board.

At 10pm Monday, a week of listening parties will start in style as Burgess himself will live-tweet his band’s 1990 debut record Some Friendly, an album which ascended The Charlatans to greatness and featured baggy anthems such as ‘The Only One I Know’ and ‘Sproston Green’.

Franz Ferdinand will be taking over the reins on Tuesday as they listen back to their self-titled debut with fans before Blur’s very own Dave Rowntree will be giving Twitter users an insight into his band’s 1994 legendary Parklife LP.

The following night will see Ride lead guitarist and former Oasis man Andy Bell take to Twitter alongside drummer Loz Colbert as they dissect and hark back at their 1994 second release ‘Going Blank Again’.

Friday night is set to be unmissable as Burgess has pulled a coup in arranging Liam Gallagher and Bonehead to live-tweet them listening back to Oasis’ debut Definitely Maybe which will no doubt include a plentiful amount of amusing anecdotes from the duo and is an essential way to spend your evening.

The listening party arrives as Gallagher’s second attempt to keep fans entertained during the self-isolation as his Twitter feed has been a constant source of amusement and, most recently, the former Oasis man treated fans to new song ‘Wonderwash‘ which is an ode to the art of handwashing, delivered in his typical fashion.