The Thanes

The Thanes

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Formed in 1980 initially as the Green Telescope, then the Thanes of Cawdor, this Edinburgh outfit has seen numerous personnel changes over the years, although they have always been led by singer/guitarist Lenny Helsing. Another constant in the band's lifespan has been the unmistakable influence of jangling '60s garage rock. The Thanes' first album, The Thanes of Cawdor, was released in 1987 and saw them win support slots with the Soup Dragons, Primal Scream, and the re-formed ... Read more

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