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Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland
Years Active: 1986–present
Genres: Alternative Rock, R&B, Pop

Texas are a rock band from Bearsden, Glasgow, Scotland. They were founded by Johnny McElhone (formerly of the bands Altered Images and Hipsway) in 1986 and had their performing debut in March 1988 at Scotland's University of Dundee. They took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders movie ''Paris, Texas''. The band released their debut album ''Southside'' in 1989, along with the debut single "I Don't Want a Lover" which was a worldwide success, charting at #8 on the UK Singles Charts and other high charting positions in Europe. ''Southside'' debuted at #3 in the United Kingdom and #88 on the US Billboard 200 album charts. Their second album ''Mothers Heaven'' was released in 1991, and debuted at... Continue Bio >>

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