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

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

Belle and Sebastian - "Young and Stupid"

Interpol - Bandcamp Friday

Belle and Sebastian - "If They're Shooting At You"

Friday March 4 : It's Bandcamp Friday (Until It Isn't)

Coming May 6 : Belle and Sebastian - 'A Bit Of Previous'

Belle and Sebastian : UK / EU 2022 Dates

Belle and Sebastian - "Belle and Sebastian" Fan-made Lip Synch Video

TOUR DATES

  • May 27, 2022
  • St. Paul, MN, US
  • Palace Theatre
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  • May 28, 2022
  • Omaha, NE, US
  • The Admiral
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  • May 31, 2022
  • Seattle, WA, US
  • Paramount Theatre
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  • June 1, 2022
  • Portland, OR, US
  • Roseland Theater
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  • June 3, 2022
  • Oakland, CA, US
  • Fox Theater
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  • June 4, 2022
  • Los Angeles (LA), CA, US
  • The Greek Theatre
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  • June 5, 2022
  • Pioneertown, CA, US
  • Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace
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  • June 7, 2022
  • Phoenix, AZ, US
  • The Van Buren
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  • June 8, 2022
  • Santa Fe, NM, US
  • Sol Stage & Grill
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  • June 8, 2022 - July 31, 2022
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Unknown venue
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  • June 10, 2022
  • Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Criterion Theater - Oklahoma City
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  • June 11, 2022
  • Austin, TX, US
  • Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
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  • June 13, 2022
  • Nashville, TN, US
  • Ryman Auditorium
  • Tickets
  • June 14, 2022
  • Raleigh, NC, US
  • The Ritz
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  • June 15, 2022
  • Washington, DC, US
  • Filene Center at Wolf Trap
  • Tickets
  • June 16, 2022
  • New York (NYC), NY, US
  • SummerStage, Central Park
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  • June 17, 2022
  • Philadelphia, PA, US
  • Franklin Music Hall
  • Tickets
  • June 18, 2022
  • Boston, MA, US
  • Roadrunner
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  • June 30, 2022 - July 2, 2022
  • Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain
  • Vida Festival
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  • July 2, 2022
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Noches del Botánico
  • Tickets
  • July 13, 2022
  • Bristol, UK
  • The Amphitheatre
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  • July 14, 2022 - July 17, 2022
  • Stirling, UK
  • Cardross Estate
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  • July 15, 2022
  • Bristol, UK
  • Lloyds Amphitheatre, Bristol Harbourside
  • Tickets
  • July 17, 2022
  • Motherwell, UK
  • Motherwell Concert Hall & Theatre
  • Tickets
  • November 9, 2022
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 3Olympia Theatre
  • Tickets
  • November 10, 2022
  • Belfast, UK
  • The Telegraph Building
  • Tickets
  • November 13, 2022
  • Cardiff, UK
  • Great Hall, Cardiff University Students' Union
  • Tickets
  • November 14, 2022
  • London, UK
  • The Roundhouse
  • Tickets
  • November 15, 2022
  • London, UK
  • The Roundhouse
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  • November 17, 2022
  • Sheffield, UK
  • O2 Academy Sheffield
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  • November 18, 2022
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Olympia
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  • November 19, 2022
  • Hull, UK
  • Asylum, Hull University Union
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  • November 21, 2022
  • Aberdeen, UK
  • Beach Ballroom
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  • November 23, 2022
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Usher Hall
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  • November 24, 2022
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
  • O2 City Hall, Newcastle
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  • November 25, 2022
  • Manchester, UK
  • Manchester Academy
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  • November 27, 2022
  • Cambridge, UK
  • Cambridge Corn Exchange
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  • November 28, 2022
  • Birmingham, UK
  • O2 Academy Birmingham
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  • November 29, 2022
  • Southampton, UK
  • O2 Guildhall Southampton
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  • November 30, 2022
  • Brighton, UK
  • Brighton Dome
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  • January 8, 2023
  • Rennes, France
  • Le MeM
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  • January 10, 2023
  • Paris, France
  • Casino de Paris
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  • January 11, 2023
  • Utrecht, Netherlands
  • TivoliVredenburg
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  • January 13, 2023
  • Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Den Atelier
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  • January 14, 2023
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Großer Saal
  • Tickets
  • January 16, 2023
  • Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Trädgårn
  • Tickets
  • January 17, 2023
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Filadelfia Convention Center
  • Tickets
  • January 18, 2023
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Sentrum Scene
  • Tickets
  • January 19, 2023
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • VEGA
  • Tickets
  • January 21, 2023
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Tempodrom
  • Tickets

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