Belle and Sebastian

If you love Belle and Sebastian, 2022’s A Bit of Previous was a surprise gift that felt earned in the midst of some tough-ass times. Belle and Sebastian have already given us a bounty of classic records, so with the previous half-decade’s output – scattered EP’s, soundtracks, and a live record that doubles as a greatest hits collection – you would be forgiven for assuming there was nothing left in the tank and it was time to fire up the tour bus for some album anniversary shows. But you’d be wrong. Turns out the band spent the bleakest parts of peak pandemic times with each other, harnessing the magnitude of an unthinkable situation and the solitude of rides on an empty train car to distant areas of a beautiful snow-covered city. They transmogrified that energy into beams of joy, heartbreak, truth, hope, spirituality, loss and love shining through every moment. It was as if we had been wandering through a cold, dark, seemingly infinite forest until out of nowhere Belle and Sebastian appeared, waiting in the doorway of a warm and familiar space. A space that was previously designated for rehearsal and mail-order, but is currently wallpapered with A4 paper bearing potential song titles. As bass and kick drum patterns pump through the wall, the band invites you in from the cold – not to lie and tell you everything is going to be okay, but to let you know that you are not alone. SO HOW LUCKY ARE WE THAT THEY WERE MAKING TWO RECORDS ALL ALONG?!

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FULL DISCOGRAPHY

TitleFormatRelease DateStore
Late Developers LP/CD/DA 01/13/23 BUY
A Bit of Previous LP/CD/DA 06/03/22 BUY
How To Solve Our Human Problems LP/CD/DA 02/16/17 BUY
Olympic Village, 6AM DS 08/09/16
Live Route Du Rock 2016 DV 07/29/16
Stop, Look and Listen (video) DV 08/27/15
Lazy Line Painter Jane (Live In Glasgow Botanical Gardens) - (video) DV 08/27/15
Another Sunny Day (live video) DV 08/27/15
Dress Up In You (live video) DV 08/27/15
To Be Myself Completely (live video) DV 08/27/15
Mornington Crescent (live video) DV 08/27/15
Funny Little Frog (Live)(Video) DV 08/27/15
White Collar Boy (live video) DV 08/27/15
Roy Walker DS 08/27/15
I Want The World To Stop (Video) DV 08/27/15
Come On Sister (video) DV 08/27/15
I Didn't See It Coming (video) DV 08/27/15
Step Into My Office, Baby (video) DV 08/27/15
Wrapped Up In Books (video) DV 08/27/15
I'm A Cuckoo (video) DV 08/27/15
Funny Little Frog (video) DV 08/27/15
The Blues Are Still Blue (video) DV 08/27/15
White Collar Boy (video) DV 08/27/15
Sukie In The Graveyard (video) DV 08/27/15
Your Cover's Blown (Miaoux Miaoux Remix) (video) DV 08/27/15
I'm A Cuckoo (Single Version) DV 08/27/15
Stop, Look And Listen DS 08/27/15
Funny Little Frog (Live Version) DS 08/27/15
Whiskey In The Jar DS 08/27/15
Funny Little Frog DS 08/27/15
I Want The World To Stop (Radio Edit) DS 08/27/15
Perfect Couples DV DV 07/24/15
Live 2015 3XCD/dbl LP/DA/dbl CD 05/22/15
The Party Line (Tomas Barfod Remix) (Track Video) DV 03/17/15
On Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance (Spotify Sessions) DS 03/10/15
Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance LP/CD/DA 01/20/15 BUY
The Party Line (The Cyclist Rave Remix) Track Video DV 01/16/15
The Party Line (The Cyclist Rave Remix) DS 01/14/15
The Party Line (Tomas Barfod Remix) DS 01/14/15
Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance CD 01/12/15
The Cat With The Cream DS DS 01/07/15
The Cat With The Cream Track Video DV 01/07/15
Nobody’s Empire DS DS 12/09/14
Nobody’s Empire DV DV 12/04/14
The Party Line DS 10/28/14
The Party Line (Track Video) DV 10/28/14
Books EP (MATADOR VERSION) DA 10/21/14
The Party Line DV DV 10/21/14
Allie DV 10/21/14
Pitchfork Paris 2014 DS 10/17/14
Dear Catastrophe Waitress (MATADOR VERSION) dbl LP/CD/DA 10/07/14 BUY
GIPWTD in-studio teaser DV 09/24/14
Your Cover's Blown (Miaoux Miaoux Remix) DV 09/03/13
The Third Eye Centre dbl LP/CD/DA 08/27/13 BUY
Come On Sister 12" 07/26/11
I Didn’t See it Coming DPRO DPRO 02/23/11
Write About Love LP/CD/DA 10/12/10 BUY
Last Trip / Suicide Girl 7" 10/12/10
I Want The World To Stop DS 09/28/10
I Want The World To Stop DPRO DPRO 09/27/10
Little Lou, Ugly Jack, Prophet John DPRO DPRO 09/27/10
Write About Love DS DS 09/07/10
The BBC Sessions (Colocho Edition) CD 03/10/09
The BBC Sessions LP/CD/DA 11/18/08 BUY
The BBC Sessions DELUXE LTD EDITION dbl CD/DA 11/18/08
White Collar Boy (CANCELED #) DS EXCLUSIVE FOR iTUNES DS 06/27/06
White Collar Boy DS EXCLUSIVE FOR iTUNES DS 06/27/06
White Collar Boy DPRO DPRO 05/01/06
The Life Pursuit dbl LP/CD/DA 02/07/06 BUY
The Life Pursuit (DELUXE VERSION WITH DVD) CD/DVD 02/07/06
Sampler DPRO DPRO 12/28/05
If You’re Feeling Sinister (LIVE VERSION — iTUNES EXCLUSIVE FOR CHARITY) DA 12/06/05
Push Barman To Open Old Wounds dbl CD/DA 05/24/05 BUY
Push Barman To Open Old Wounds DELUXE PACKAGE dbl CD/DA 05/24/05
Fans Only DVD SUPERJEWEL DVD 01/20/04
Fans Only DVD JEWELCASE DVD 01/20/04
Storytelling LP/CD/DA 06/04/02
I’m Waking Up To Us 7”/12”EP/CDEP 11/27/01
Sing... Jonathan David 7”/12”/CD5 06/12/01
Fold Your Hands Child You Walk Like a Peasant LP/CD/DA 06/06/00 BUY
Legal Man 7”/12”/CD5 05/16/00
Lazy Line Painter Jane BOX SET CD box 03/07/00
Tigermilk LP/CD/DA 07/13/99 BUY
The Boy With The Arab Strap LP/CD/DA 09/08/98 BUY
If You’re Feeling Sinister LP/CD/CS/DA 02/02/98 BUY

NEWS FROM THE MATABLOG

Belle and Sebastian 2024 North American Tour

Belle and Sebastian - Amazon Original

Out Today : Belle and Sebastian - 'Late Developers'

Coming January 13 - Belle and Sebastian - 'Late Developers'

Belle and Sebastian - 2023 North American Tour

Belle and Sebastian - Tiny Desk Concert

TOUR DATES

  • April 23, 2024
  • Atlanta, GA, US
  • The Eastern
  • Tickets
  • April 24, 2024
  • Richmond, VA, US
  • The National
  • Tickets
  • April 26, 2024
  • Philadelphia, PA, US
  • Union Transfer
  • Tickets
  • April 27, 2024
  • Boston, MA, US
  • Orpheum Theatre
  • Tickets
  • April 28, 2024
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • MTELUS
  • Tickets
  • April 29, 2024
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • History
  • Tickets
  • May 1, 2024
  • Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Brooklyn Paramount Theater
  • Tickets
  • May 2, 2024
  • Washington, DC, US
  • The Anthem
  • Tickets
  • May 3, 2024
  • Royal Oak, MI, US
  • Royal Oak Music Theatre
  • Tickets
  • May 4, 2024
  • Chicago, IL, US
  • The Salt Shed
  • Tickets
  • May 6, 2024
  • Kalamazoo, MI, US
  • Bell's Eccentric Cafe
  • Tickets
  • May 7, 2024
  • Milwaukee, WI, US
  • Turner Hall Ballroom
  • Tickets
  • May 8, 2024
  • Minneapolis, MN, US
  • First Avenue
  • Tickets
  • May 10, 2024
  • Denver, CO, US
  • Fillmore Auditorium
  • Tickets
  • May 13, 2024
  • Los Angeles (LA), CA, US
  • The Bellwether
  • Tickets
  • May 14, 2024
  • Los Angeles (LA), CA, US
  • The Bellwether
  • Tickets
  • May 15, 2024
  • Los Angeles (LA), CA, US
  • The Theatre at Ace Hotel
  • Tickets
  • May 16, 2024
  • Oakland, CA, US
  • Fox Theater
  • Tickets
  • May 18, 2024
  • Portland, OR, US
  • Revolution Hall
  • Tickets
  • May 19, 2024
  • Seattle, WA, US
  • Moore Theatre
  • Tickets
  • May 24, 2024 - May 25, 2024
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Caja Mágica
  • Tickets
  • June 7, 2024 - June 8, 2024
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Unknown venue
  • Tickets
  • August 2, 2024
  • Glasgow, UK
  • Galvanizers Yard SWG3
  • Tickets
  • August 2, 2024 - August 3, 2024
  • Glasgow, UK
  • SWG3
  • Tickets
  • August 30, 2024 - September 1, 2024
  • Birmingham, UK
  • Moseley Park & Pool
  • Tickets

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