Tag Archives: Belle and Sebastian

New Belle and Sebastian video: I’ll Be Your Pilot

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “I’ll Be Your Pilot” From How To Solve Our Human Problems EP 2, out January 19 on Matador. If you’re a Belle and Sebastian fan who is concerned that the band has gotten a little too disco-y lately, this new song ought to reassure you. Acoustic guitars and an oboe … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: I’ll Be Your Pilot

New Belle and Sebastian video: We Were Beautiful

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “We Were Beautiful” Single available now on Matador. If you haven’t been paying attention to Belle and Sebastian for a while you might not know that they’ve been messing around with dance music lately. In 2014 they released the disco homage “The Party Line” as a preview single for Girls … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: We Were Beautiful

New Belle and Sebastian song: “Olympic Village, 6AM”

YouTube: Olympic Village, 6AM “Belle and Sebastian dig the Olympics, love the Olympic ideal, love that the world gets together for a big ‘sports day’ once every four years. We can’t be part of it, though we’d like to be. So we recorded a piece of music with Rio in mind: specifically the Track and … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian song: “Olympic Village, 6AM”

In Defense Of #fests

I’ve seen a lot of criticism of big music festivals lately. Some of it is valid: the radius clauses imposed by organizers can clearly hurt local venues and the local music scene. And I can’t think of a single band I’ve seen outside that wouldn’t have been better inside a dark club or theater. That … Continue reading In Defense Of #fests

New God Help the Girl Songs

A couple of new MP3s from Stuart Murdoch‘s God Help the Girl project: • God Help the Girl – “Mary’s Market” • God Help the Girl – “Funny Little Frog” “Mary’s Market” is the b-side to the “Funny Little Frog” single and features vocals by Murdoch. The a-side is a cover of the Belle and … Continue reading New God Help the Girl Songs

New Belle and Sebastian Project

Video: God Help The Girl – an introduction God Help The Girl is a musical film written by Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian. The album of songs from the film is due June 23 on Matador with a total of nine different singers (including Neil Hannon from the Divine Comedy and Asya from American … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian Project

Belle and Sebastian: Cuckoo at the Ceilidh

If you're feeling sinister...Belle and Sebastian glam it up in Chicago but retain what’s always made them interesting: their charming, crafty pop songs. The New Pornographers, meanwhile, need to figure out how to put on a show.