The Charlatans UK

City: 
Northwich
Country: 
England
Years Active: 
1989-present

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The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are a British alternative rock band. The band's line-up is comprised by Tim Burgess (vocals), Mark Collins (guitar), Martin Blunt (bass), Tony Rogers (keyboards) and Jon Brookes (drums and percussion).

Former members of the band include guitarist John Baker (1989-1991), vocalist Baz Ketley (1989) and keyboardist Rob Collins (1989-1996), who died in a car accident during recording of their fifth album.

The band are credited for their expansive sound, ambiguous lyrics of frontman Tim Burgess and for their participation in the Britpop movement, when their most acclaimed albums were released.