The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are an English alternative rock band. The band's line-up currently comprises lead vocalist Tim Burgess, guitarist Mark Collins, bassist Martin Blunt, keyboardist Tony Rogers and drummer Jon Brookes.
Former members of the band include guitarist Jon Day (Jonathan 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.
In the UK, all of the band's eleven studio albums have charted in the Top 40 in the UK Albums Chart, three of them being number ones. They have also achieved seventeen Top 30 singles, and four Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart.
On 6th May 2013, they release a documentary and live DVD "Mountain Picnic Blues" about The Charlatans' 1997 LP Tellin' Stories, from its creation in 1997 to the 15th anniversary of the album..