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Belle & Sebastian – If You’re Feeling Sinister

17 08 2010

Listened: Tuesday August 3

I have to admit that when I was loaned If You’re Feeling Sinister in college, I didn’t quite get it. I liked it, but it wasn’t until The Boy With The Arab Strap that I really absorbed Belle and Sebastian. I still prefer Arab Strap, but now I appreciate Sinister.

It amazes me that back in that time they played Like Dylan in the Movies on the radio. I would think today it would be way too indie to get play. Though I guess the radio environment today is quite different than back then. The internet is where indie people go today to get their musical exploration.

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11 02 2011
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[…] Me The Statue sounds a lot like the Shins or Belle and Sebastian. Their songs are pretty immediately accessible musically – they are peppy and have lots of […]

30 08 2011
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[…] think I’ve found my antidote to Belle & Sebastian not being as up to snuff as they used to be. Thy name is Camera […]

9 12 2011
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[…] influences are spilling out all over too – naturally, the aforementioned Belle & Sebastian reminders are constant. Let Me Go Home is kind of a Scottish male Supremes song – it reminds […]

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