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Lightships is the recording name chosen by Scottish musician Gerard Love, the songwriter and bassist from alternative rock band Teenage Fanclub, for his solo work. The first album, Electric Cables, was released in 2012 on the Domino imprint Geographic. Other musicians on the album includes a cast of Love's Glasgow-based friends: Dave McGowan (guitar, Teenage Fanclub), Brendan O’Hare (drums, from the first incarnation of Teenage Fanclub), Tom Crossley (flute, International Airport and The Pastels) and Bob Kildea (bass, Belle… read more

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  • I just rediscovered this album again. Totally forgotten how perfectly it fits with the spring season. <3
  • gerard love had it going on pre lightships// shadows had a couple (shock and awe, and into the ciry. Lightships just unleashed a whole new sound that's amazing with more orchestration.
  • @Aartmusic.. maybe because Lightships is pretty underground. Also, people tend to forget these types of bands even if they put out a good album.. and then some day they're rediscovered.
  • Gerard Love <3
  • Great music to fall asleep to. (in a good way!)
  • Like being in heaven! Gerard Love, you're the man!
  • holy shit, this is wonderful.
  • I think this music is far too underrated. I'm heavily addicted to his songs.
  • Good, good, good morning music. :)
  • If you enjoy Lightships, come check out the new City Flux Mix Tape, featuring "Sweetness In Her Spark" and 21 other indie tracks on http://cityflux.tumblr.com

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