The Vaselines are an alternative rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. Formed in 1986, the band was originally a duo between itssongwritersEugene
Kelly and Frances McKee, but later added James Seenan and Eugene's brother Charlie Kelly on bass anddrums respectively from theband Secession.
McKee had formerly been a member of a band named The Pretty Flowers withDuglas T. Stewart, Norman Blake, Janice McBrideand Sean Dickson.
Eugene Kelly had formerly played in The Famous Monsters.