Belle & Sebastian: Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant

On June 6, 2000, “Jeepster” label released “Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant”, the fourth Belle & Sebastian album. It was recorded in 2000, at “CaVa Studios” in Glasgow, Scotland, and was produced by Tony Doogan.


  • Stuart Lee Murdoch – lead vocals
  • Stephen Jackson – vocal, guitar
  • Sarah Martin – vocal, violin
  • Chris Geddes – keyboards
  • Helen McSherry, Peter Nicholson – cello
  • Gary Grochia – double bass
  • Richard Colburn – drums
  • Alistair Savage, Cheryl Crockett, Claire McKeown, Dervilagh Cooper, Elin Edwards, Greg Lawson, Liza Webb, Lorna Leitch, Murray Fergusson – violin
  • Paul Fox – flute
  • Mick Cooke – trumpet
  • Jenny Divers – saxophone
  • Ronan Breslin – trombone
  • Alistair Cooke , Francis Macdonald, Jonny Quinn – percussion
  • Tony Doogan – recording
  • Ian Grier, Willie Deans – recording assistants
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Andrew Symington – design
  • Laura Molloy – illustration
  • Con Carson – photography

Track listing:

  1. I Fought in a War
  2. The Model
  3. Beyond the Sunrise
  4. Waiting for the Moon to Rise
  5. Don’t Leave the Light on Baby
  6. The Wrong Girl
  7. The Chalet Lines
  8. Nice Day for a Sulk
  9. Women’s Realm
  10. Family Tree
  11. There’s Too Much Love

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