Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap
Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Jeepster (JPRLP003)
Special Attributes: Gatefold cover in a PVC outer sleeve
Release Date: 10/2014 (1998)
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"..Such small, precious gems are what Belle & Sebastian are all about, and The Boy With the Arab Strap offers another round of timeless, endlessly fascinating folk-pop treasures..." (

"...Such eccentricities can be frustrating, especially when there's a suspicion that B&S's contrived anti-image repels as many potential fans as it attracts and obscures the excellence of pure musical endeavour. For there's a vivid and confident swing to much of 'The Boy With The Arab Strap ', as the eight band members lock into intricately layered arrangements or build to graceful and moving crescendos - check the bagpipe-dappled 'Sleep The Clock Around' - with the kind of intuition that recalls prime Tindersticks. It's an album that feels like a true band effort: there's a density of ideas in each song, as if every member felt obliged to add their own cello, or trumpet, or Hammond signature; and, for the first time, Stuart Murdoch cedes songwriting responsibilities on four of the 12 tracks here..." (Read more:

Track List 

A1 It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career     
A2 Sleep The Clock Around     
A3 Is It Wicked Not To Care?     
A4 Ease Your Feet In The Sea     
A5 A Summer Wasting     
A6 Seymour Stein     

B1 A Space Boy Dream     
B2 Dirty Dream Number Two     
B3 The Boy With The Arab Strap     
B4 Chickfactor     
B5 Simple Things     
B6 The Rollercoaster Ride

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