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On January 19, 2015.

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On January 19, 2015, “Matador” label released “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance”, the ninth Belle and Sebastian studio album. It was recorded in 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Ben H. Allen III.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Murdoch– vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Stevie Jackson– vocals, electric and acoustic guitar
  • Chris Geddes– keyboards
  • Richard Colburn– drums, percussion
  • Sarah Martin– keyboards, electric and acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Bobby Kildea– guitar, bass
  • Dave McGowan – bass, guitar, keyboards
  • Erica Burton – viola
  • Dan Lawonn – cello
  • Joe Grandsen – trumpet
  • Kevin Hyde – trombone
  • Will Scruggs – saxophones
  • The Laurels String Quartet – strings
  • Josh Misner – violin
  • Jesse Peterson – violin
  • Dave McGowan – bass
  • Dee Dee Penny – vocals
  • Natsha Evans – background vocals
  • Alfreda Gerald – background vocals
  • Tanya Smith – background vocals
  • Charles Antonio Hightower – background vocals
  • Ben H. Allen III – percussion, synthesizer, mixing, programming
  • Andy Thompson – engineer, string arrangements
  • Bo Bodnar – engineer
  • Summer Jones – engineer
  • Jason Kingsland – engineer, mixing
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Tony Doogan – mixing
  • Adam Klafke – studio assistant
  • Zach Pyles – studio assistant
  • John Rosser – studio assistant
  • Ryan Wright – studio assistant
  • Bill Zimmerman – studio asistant
  • Katherine Heath – illustrations
  • Emma Howlett – sleeve design
  • Stuart Murdoch – photography
  • Suzie Beith – photo assistant
  • Marisa Privitera – photo assistance
  • Monica Tannian – session coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Stuart Murdoch, Stevie Jackson , Chris Geddes, Richard Colburn, Sarah Martin, Bobby Kildea and Dave McGowan

  1. Nobody’s Empire
  2. Allie
  3. The Party Line
  4. The Power of Three
  5. The Cat with the Cream
  6. Enter Sylvia Plath
  7. The Everlasting Muse
  8. Perfect Couples
  9. Ever Had a Little Faith?
  10. Play for Today
  11. The Book of You
  12. Today (This Army’s for Peace)