Tag Archives: Belle and Sebastian

New Belle and Sebastian video: Sister Buddha

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “Sister Buddha” From Days of the Bagnold Summer, due September 13 on Matador. It’s always uplifting to hear a new Belle and Sebastian song. And “Sister Buddha” is no exception. And if God won’t show Her face Fall upon your loving soul’s embrace And I’ll send you all the love … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: Sister Buddha

New Belle and Sebastian video: Poor Boy

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “Poor Boy” From How to Solve Our Human Problems, out on Matador. It’s been almost twenty years since I first heard Belle and Sebastian. A good friend of mine had picked up The Boy with the Arab Strap. We would have house parties every weekend back then. There would be … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: Poor Boy

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