Belle and Sebastian - Lazy Line Painter Jane
NME.COM feature on Belle and Sebastian - Lazy Line Painter Jane album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 28 July 1997
They're simply too comfortable in those second-hand ideas, too enraptured by their own laboured mystique to consider any true leaps forward. The emperor's borrowed clothes, anyone?
For all their assumed fiddledee-twee meekness, Belle & Sebastian are a contrary lot. The preciousness of their sprawling concern - the studied insularity, their refusal to bow to the music industry - has always seemed intentionally antagonistic: as much a dangling carrot for hype-wary cynics as a call-to-arms for the eternally outcast. It's little wonder then, that the Glaswegian...
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