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Belle And Sebastian

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Belle and Sebastian: Trop Belle Pour Toi!!

Report and Interview by David Hemingway, Ian Watson, New Musical Express, August 1997

Once again, Glasgow has provided the world with something special. Belle and Sebastian will become one of the most important bands of the '90s. Oh ...

Belle and Sebastian: The Ever-So-Secret Seven

Interview by Martin Aston, MOJO, January 1998

"IT ALL STARTED at open stage sessions at The Halt Bar in Glasgow," recalls Belle & Sebastian bassist Stuart David. "Drunken Saturday afternoon shambles ...

Belle and Sebastian: Nobodies? Perfect

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 16 July 1999

Belle and Sebastian may not court fame, but they've sure found success. ...

Belle and Sebastian: Tigermilk (Jeepster)

Review by Kit Aiken, Uncut, August 1999

Legendary debut by elusive Glasgow eight-piece pop co-operative, remastered, first time on CD; an original vinyl copy will part you with £250. ...

Belle & Sebastian: The Lo-Fi Who Came In From The Cold

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 20 May 2000

After years of refusing to speak to the press, Belle & Sebastian mainman Stuart Murdoch finally faces up to his fiercest critic. ...

Belle and Sebastian: Brixton Academy, London (3 April, 2002)

Live Review by Tim Footman, Careless Talk Costs Lives, June 2002

THE QUEEN MOTHER has been dead for four days. I remember reading that she was a dab hand on the bongos. Belle and Sebastian have ...

Belle and Sebastian: Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Rough Trade)

Review by Will Hermes, Spin, October 2003

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN are more than a band of underachieving indie-rock layabouts from Glasgow. ...

Belle and Sebastian: City Hall, Sheffield

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 4 December 2003

THE OLD "GREAT ON RECORD, BUT DON'T SEE THEM LIVE" adage could have been invented for Belle and Sebastian. Folk who've witnessed their gigs recount ...

Belle and Sebastian with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra: Hollywood Bowl, California

Live Review by Steven R Rosen, Harp, July 2006

SOMETIMES, WHAT sounds like a good concert idea on paper turns out even better – historic, even – on stage. ...

Rocking the Cradle: Songs for Kids

Report and Interview by James Medd, Esquire, February 2007

Yes, it's children's music-but these dark, soulful, sweet tunes are a long way from Bob the Builder. ...

Love, Belle and Sebastian-style

Interview by Laura Barton, Ian Watson, The Guardian, 30 September 2010

A collection of love songs featuring Norah Jones on vocals — have indie's hippest wallflowers gone mainstream? Not for a second, finds Laura Barton ...

Interview: Trevor Horn

Interview by Simon Price, The Stool Pigeon, 2 February 2012

"That coldness; that precision": Simon Price meets the man who invented the '80s ...

Slaves to the rhythm: What the non-frontmen have to say

Book Review by James Medd, New Statesman, 18 June 2015

That's Entertainment: My Life in the Jam Rick Buckler Omnibus Press, 384pp, £14.95 Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams and Drugs with the Grateful Dead Bill ...

Belle & Sebastian: The Jeepster Singles Collection

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, December 2016

ON DELVING into this generous box set, you'll find reproductions of Belle & Sebastian's first three mail-outs to fans. ...

Belle and Sebastian: How to Solve Our Human Problems

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 29 January 2018

FOR MORE THAN two decades, Scotland's Belle and Sebastian has championed the virtues of old-fashioned pop music, crafting gorgeous, compassionate tunes that balance heartbreak and ...

Belle and Sebastian: Late Developers

Review by Irina Shtreis, The Quietus, 10 January 2023

The twelfth album by Glasgow's perennial indie-poppers radiates confidence   ...

see also Isobel Campbell


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