Belle and Sebastian - Boy With The Arab Strap

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Belle and Sebastian - Boy With The Arab Strap

Belle & Sebastian : The Boy With The Arab Strap

By rights, of course, they should be failures. Sometimes it seems they'd be happier that way ...

BY RIGHTS, OF COURSE, THEY SHOULD BE failures. Sometimes it seems they'd be happier that way. Check the fuzzy and obscured 'candid' band shots on the cover, or the winsome sleevenotes, or the pervading air of indie sanctimony that ensures they can no longer be even interviewed, or that precious, precious tone of voice. Belle & Sebastian are, in essence, a peculiar...

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  • Aug 3, 1998

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