Wednesday, August 28 2013
It's hard to think of any current band that's gotten as much mileage out of non-album releases as Belle and Sebastian has.
Monday, August 26 2013
Richard Colburn of Belle & Sebastian talks with PopMatters about Glasgow's music scene, the lost art of the B-side, and the time his band turned down Radiohead.
The quality and frequency of non-album releases have provided a good barometer for taking the temperature of Belle and Sebastian. It says something, then, that the compilation The Third Eye Centre feels scattershot and disjointed.
Wednesday, November 10 2010
A stellar group of backing musicians, including members of R.E.M., Belle and Sebastian, Editors, and She & Him, isn't enough to overcome bland songwriting on this disappointing effort led by Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody.
Wednesday, October 20 2010
Anyone who says that Belle & Sebastian don't know how to have fun clearly hasn't seen the band play live recently.