The Courteeners

The Courteeners

indie rock, indie, british, seen live, Manchester

The Courteeners are a British indie rock band formed in Manchester, in 2006 by Liam Fray (guitar/vocals), Michael Campbell (drums/backing vocals), Daniel Conan Moores (Guitar), and Mark Cuppello (bass). Mark left the band in 2015 due to 'mutual consent' and joined LIverpool band Lungs. The band's producer Joe Cross took over bass duties and is considered an official member. Whilst studying at the University of Salford, Liam Fray started to perform acoustic sets as a singer-songwriter around Manchester.

Falcon [2010]
  • 1. The Opener (5:19)
  • 2. Take Over The World (3:49)
  • 3. Cross My Heart & Hope To Fly (4:00)
  • 4. You Overdid It Doll (4:08)
  • 5. Lullaby (3:43)
  • 6. Good Times Are Calling (3:14)
  • 7. The Rest Of The World Has Gone Home (3:15)
  • 8. Sycophant (4:29)
  • 9. Cameo Brooch (4:20)
  • 10. Scratch Your Name Upon My Lips (4:28)
  • 11. Last Of The Ladies (3:25)
  • 12. Will It Be This Way Forever? (4:37)

Falcon is the second album from manchester band The Courteeners. It was officially available for pre-order on the 7th December 2009, however it appeared on recordstore.co.uk on Saturday the 5th and was released on the 22nd February 2010. Since release, the album has garnered mixed reviews from many critics, but several major music publications such as NME and Mojo have gave the album highly positive reviews. The album has also been noted as a much more polished and ambitious album than their debut, St. Jude. Read more on Last.fm.