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This week, I was something like the 75 millionth person to watch Kiesza’s “Hideaway” video, and holy hell, that thing is great. I don’t know what kept me from clicking play on it for this long. “Hideaway” was already a monster hit before I watched it, and the video has been up online since February… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

Watching the VMAs on Sunday night, something struck me: The music videos themselves were fairly beside the point, but almost every video that won a major award was absolute bullshit. Justin Timberlake’s “Mirrors” video, which won Video Of The Year, is pretty-enough boring nonsense. Meanwhile, Robin Thicke’s problematic-but-fun “Blurred Lines” video, which did more to… More »

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Belle & Sebastian – “Perfect Couples” Video

Belle & Sebastian have shared a video for an extended version of “Perfect Couples,” a track from their latest album, Girls In Peacetime Want To
James Rettig | July 24, 2015 - 9:46 am
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Belle & Sebastian Announce 20th Anniversary Shows

Next year will mark two decades since Belle & Sebastian released their seminal debut album Tigermilk, and the Scottish twee luminaries are celebrating next summer…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2015 - 10:49 am
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Bully – “Get Me Away From Here, I’m Dying” (Belle & Sebastian Cover)

Belle & Sebastian's "Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying" is one of my favorite songs from one of my favorite albums of all time…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2015 - 9:15 pm
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Watch Belle And Sebastian Play Two Songs On Late Night With Seth Meyers

When Seth Meyers calls Belle And Sebastian "one of my personal favorites," I'm inclined to believe him. He seems like exactly the sort who would've…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2015 - 8:40 am

Watch Jon Hamm Feed Belle And Sebastian Gummy Bears Onstage At Bonnaroo

Although neither of them were officially scheduled to perform, Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis popped up completely unannounced at a number of different places during…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2015 - 4:24 pm

Watch Belle & Sebastian Play CBS This Morning

Belle & Sebastian were the musical guests on today's edition of CBS This Morning for their Saturday Sessions performance series. The Scottish band did three…
James Rettig | April 11, 2015 - 1:47 pm

Belle & Sebastian – “Paper Boat” Video

Ex-Belle & Sebastian member Stuart David recently dug up some old footage of the band vacationing in the summer of 1998, and he's edited it…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm
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Belle And Sebastian – “The Party Line (Tomas Barfod Remix)”

Belle And Sebastian were one of the indie-pop staples that helped define my high school and college years, but I didn't get the chance to…
Caitlin White | March 17, 2015 - 10:25 am

Watch Belle & Sebastian Bring The Charm On Conan

Back when many of us first fell in love with them, Belle And Sebastian live shows were rare and magical things, like unicorn sightings. And…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2015 - 8:50 am
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Stream Belle And Sebastian Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance

Belle And Sebastian have had a long and fruitful career so far: nine albums in, and Stuart Murdoch and company are still trying out new…
James Rettig | January 12, 2015 - 8:37 am
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Belle And Sebastian – “The Cat With The Cream”

In a couple of weeks, Glasgow indie-pop greats Belle And Sebastian will return with Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance, their first album in nearly…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2015 - 9:06 am
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Indie Rock Ambassador Is Winning Over Politicians With Private National, Belle & Sebastian Concerts

If it weren't for his job, Matthew Barzun could be mistaken for one of us: his favorite album of the year is the War O…
James Rettig | December 24, 2014 - 11:52 am
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Belle & Sebastian – “Nobody’s Empire” Video

"Nobody's Empire," the second single and video from Belle & Sebastian's Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance, is also the album's opening song. Furthermore, Stuart…
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2014 - 12:14 pm
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Belle & Sebastian – “The Party Line” Video

Belle & Sebastian have shared the video for their lead single "The Party Line" off of their forthcoming new album Girls In Peacetime Want To
James Rettig | November 18, 2014 - 10:54 am

Belle & Sebastian – “The Party Line”

Last month, Scottish indie-pop deities Belle & Sebastian announced a new album, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance, their first since 2010's Write About Love.
Michael Nelson | October 28, 2014 - 1:29 pm
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Belle And Sebastian Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance Details

Belle And Sebastian teased their new album Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance a few weeks ago, and the official details have finally been announced.
James Rettig | October 14, 2014 - 2:01 pm
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Watch St. Vincent & Belle And Sebastian’s Full Sets From ACL 2014 Weekend 2

Austin City Limits kicked off its second weekend yesterday, and the whole thing is streaming live right here. Two highlights from Friday were performances from…
James Rettig | October 11, 2014 - 11:21 am
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Watch A Trailer For Belle And Sebastian’s New Album Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance

Early next year, Glaswegian indie pop deities Belle And Sebastian will return with Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance, their first proper studio album since…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2014 - 11:16 am
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Watch The Trailer For Stuart Murdoch’s God Help The Girl

Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch recently wrote, directed, and scored a movie-musical version of God Help The Girl, the solo project he released i…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2014 - 10:14 am
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