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
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
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
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”
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
All the latest crap we’ve posted to Twitter.
A new single from the Belle and Sebastian side project.
New stuff from Belle and Sebastian project.
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
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