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Francis MacDonald

(Teenage Fanclub, artist manager, producer)

Francis Macdonald wears lots of hats. He drums with Teenage Fanclub. He manages Camera Obscura, Attic Lights and The Vaselines. As boss of Shoeshine Records/Spit & Polish he was worked with artists such as Laura Cantrell, Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Ben Vaughn, Jason Ringenberg and Kim Fowley. He was a member of BMX Bandits for many years and has also recorded and/or performed with, among others, Alex Chilton, Chip Taylor, Robert Forster, Kate Rusby, Belle & Sebastian, Dan Penn and Ian McCulloch.