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First Impression

I am pleased with the first 2 singles I have heard from B&S. Both tracks have the classic B&S sound, beautiful melodies along with equally beautiful harmonies. Stuart and friends have matured musically through the years and this looks to be as good as anything they have produced before. We will see them in Chicago on October 11 and hopefully have the new album in hand by the next day. I expect the whole album to be filled with songs to put into iPod playlist for everything from dinner and cocktail party mixes to workout mixes.


Formed: 1995 in Glasgow, Scotland

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

A band that takes its name from a French children's television series about a boy and his dog would almost have to be precious, and to be sure, Belle & Sebastian are precious. But precious can be a damning word, and Belle & Sebastian don't have the negative qualities that the word connotes: they are private but not insular, pretty but not wimpy; they make gorgeous, delicate melodies sound full-bodied. Led by guitarist/vocalist Stuart Murdoch, the seven-piece band has an intimate, majestic sound that...
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