Belle And Sebastian: Late Developers [Album Review]

Belle And SebastianLate DevelopersMatador Records [2023] When novelist Nick Hornsby wrote that “Sentimental music has this great way of taking you back somewhere at the same time that it takes you forward, so you feel nostalgic and hopeful at the same time,” he tapped into a vibe that runs close to the surface in the … Read more

Belle And Sebastian: Days Of The Bagnold Summer [Album Review]

Belle And Sebastian Days Of The Bagnold Summer Matador Records [2019] Album Review: Although it’s been four year since the last full-length album by the indie-pop/alternative band Belle and Sebastian, from Glasgow, Scotland, this new release might not qualify exactly as its latest release, as Days of the Bagnold Summer is a soundtrack album for … Read more

Belle And Sebastian: Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance [Album Review]

Belle And Sebastian Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance Matador Records [2015] Fire Note Says: By combining 60’s pop hooks with a disco beat Belle And Sebastian have redefined their signature sound! Album Review: Has it really been almost five years since we last had a new Belle and Sebastian record? Apparently so, and truth … Read more

Belle And Sebastian: The Third Eye Centre [Album Review]

Belle And Sebastian The Third Eye Centre Matador Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Second collection of B-Sides and stray tracks presents an interesting alternate look at the past decade of Belle and Sebastian’s career. Album Review: When I heard that the new Belle and Sebastian album, The Third Eye Centre, was going to be a … Read more

Bunbury Music Festival Review [Day 3]

Day 3 at Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival was even hotter but that absolutely did not slow the bands or fans down from having a good time. Even a quick 20 minute early evening shower couldn’t hold the show back. Belle & Sebastian, Black Joe Lewis , The National and many others all had great shows … Read more