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Belle and Sebastian

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Formed: 1995 in Glasgow, Scotland
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Chris Geddes, Sarah Martin, Isobel Campbell, Stevie Jackson, Stuart Murdoch, Stuart David, Richard Colburn, Mick Cooke
Biography: A band that takes its name from a French children's television series about a boy and his dog would almost have to be precious, and to be sure, Belle & Sebastian are precious. But precious can be a damning word, and Belle & Sebastian don't have the negative qualities that the word connotes: they are ...Read full biography
If You're Feeling Sinister
Released: 1996
Label: Matador Records
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Belle & Sebastian's second record, If You're Feeling Sinister, is, for all intents and purposes, really their first, since their debut in 1996 was not heard outside of privileged inner circles. And If ...Read full review
The Boy With The Arab Strap
Released: 1998
Label: Matador Records
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Belle & Sebastian quietly built a dedicated following after the release of their second album, If You're Feeling Sinister, as word of mouth spread from indie kids to record collectors to store clerks to ...Read full review
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