Belle and Sebastian

A Bit of Previous is the tenth studio album by Belle and Sebastian and their first full-length in seven years. This may be surprising to anyone following the recent life pursuits of the Glasgow 7-piece: a trilogy of EP’s; a soundtrack for the directorial debut of The Inbetweeners’ Simon Bird; The Boaty Weekender – a 3000 capacity star-studded four-day music festival on a cruise liner sailing the Mediterranean; a live album showcasing the band’s present-day iteration as savvy main stage entertainers; and in 2020 a collaborative project with fans called ‘Protecting The Hive’. But in all these idiosyncratic endeavours, as intrinsic to the band’s DNA as the stage invasion at the end of each of their shows, a full-length has eluded us.

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FULL DISCOGRAPHY

TitleFormatRelease DateStore
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 - 2023 North American Tour

Belle and Sebastian - Tiny Desk Concert

Belle and Sebastian - KEXP Session

New From Belle and Sebastian - "A Bit of Previous"

Out Today : Belle and Sebastian - 'A Bit Of Previous'

Belle and Sebastian - "Young and Stupid"

Interpol - Bandcamp Friday

TOUR DATES

  • December 6, 2022 - December 8, 2022
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Movistar Arena
  • Tickets
  • December 9, 2022
  • São Paulo, Brazil
  • Audio Club
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  • December 10, 2022
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Circo Voador
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  • January 8, 2023
  • Rennes, France
  • Le MeM
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  • January 10, 2023
  • Paris, France
  • Casino de Paris
  • Tickets
  • January 11, 2023
  • Utrecht, Netherlands
  • TivoliVredenburg
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  • January 13, 2023
  • Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Den Atelier
  • Tickets
  • January 14, 2023
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Laeiszhalle (Großer Saal)
  • Tickets
  • January 16, 2023
  • Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Trädgårn
  • Tickets
  • January 17, 2023
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Filadelfia Convention Center
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  • January 18, 2023
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Sentrum Scene
  • Tickets
  • January 19, 2023
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • VEGA
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  • January 21, 2023
  • Berlin, Germany
  • TEMPODROM
  • Tickets
  • January 22, 2023
  • Munich, Germany
  • Muffathalle
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  • January 23, 2023
  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • X-TRA
  • Tickets
  • January 25, 2023
  • Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • La Coopérative de Mai
  • Tickets
  • January 26, 2023
  • Milan, Italy
  • Fabrique
  • Tickets
  • January 30, 2023
  • Belfast, UK
  • The Limelight 1
  • Tickets
  • January 31, 2023
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 3Olympia Theatre
  • Tickets
  • April 24, 2023
  • Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Teatro Diana
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  • April 25, 2023
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Teatro Metropólitan
  • Tickets
  • April 28, 2023
  • Milwaukee, WI, US
  • Turner Hall Ballroom
  • Tickets
  • April 29, 2023
  • Detroit, MI, US
  • Majestic Theatre
  • Tickets
  • April 30, 2023
  • Columbus, OH, US
  • The Athenaeum Theatre
  • Tickets
  • May 2, 2023
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • History
  • Tickets
  • May 4, 2023
  • South Burlington, VT, US
  • Higher Ground
  • Tickets
  • May 5, 2023
  • Ithaca, NY, US
  • State Theatre of Ithaca
  • Tickets
  • May 5, 2023
  • Ithaca, NY, US
  • State Theatre of Ithaca
  • Tickets
  • May 6, 2023
  • New Haven, CT, US
  • College Street Music Hall
  • Tickets
  • May 9, 2023
  • Jersey City, NJ, US
  • White Eagle Hall
  • Tickets
  • May 10, 2023
  • Richmond, VA, US
  • The National
  • Tickets
  • May 12, 2023
  • Atlanta, GA, US
  • The Eastern
  • Tickets
  • May 13, 2023
  • Saint Augustine, FL, US
  • The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Backyard Stage
  • Tickets
  • May 14, 2023
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
  • Culture Room
  • Tickets
  • May 15, 2023
  • St Petersburg, FL, US
  • Jannus Live
  • Tickets
  • May 17, 2023
  • Birmingham, AL, US
  • Saturn
  • Tickets
  • May 18, 2023
  • St Louis, MO, US
  • The Pageant
  • Tickets
  • July 5, 2023
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
  • O2 City Hall, Newcastle
  • Tickets
  • July 6, 2023
  • Hull, UK
  • Asylum, Hull University Union
  • Tickets
  • July 8, 2023
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Olympia
  • Tickets
  • July 9, 2023
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Usher Hall
  • Tickets
  • July 10, 2023
  • Aberdeen, UK
  • Beach Ballroom
  • Tickets
  • July 12, 2023
  • Sheffield, UK
  • O2 Academy Sheffield
  • Tickets
  • July 13, 2023
  • Oxford, UK
  • O2 Academy Oxford
  • Tickets
  • July 14, 2023
  • Birmingham, UK
  • O2 Academy Birmingham
  • Tickets
  • July 15, 2023
  • Cardiff, UK
  • Great Hall, Cardiff University Students' Union
  • Tickets
  • July 17, 2023
  • London, UK
  • The Roundhouse
  • Tickets
  • July 18, 2023
  • London, UK
  • The Roundhouse
  • Tickets
  • July 19, 2023
  • Brighton, UK
  • Brighton Dome
  • Tickets
  • July 21, 2023
  • Manchester, UK
  • Manchester Academy
  • Tickets

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