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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)

On November 18, 1996.

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On November 18, 1996, “Jeepster Records” label released “If You’re Feeling Sinister”, the second Belle and Sebastian studio album. It was recorded in 1996, at “CaVa Studios” in Glasgow, and was produced by Tony Doogan. ”Rolling Stone” magazine featured the album at number 75 on its list of “100 Best Albums of the Nineties”.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Murdoch– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Stuart David– bass
  • Isobel Campbell– cello, vocals, percussion, recorder
  • Chris Geddes – keyboards, piano
  • Richard Colburn – drums
  • Stevie Jackson – guitar, vocals, harmonica
  • Sarah Martin – violin, recorder, percussion
  • Mick Cooke – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Stuart Murdoch.

  1. The Stars of Track and Field
  2. Seeing Other People
  3. Me and the Major
  4. Like Dylan in the Movies
  5. The Fox in the Snow
  6. Get Me Away from Here, I’m Dying
  7. If You’re Feeling Sinister
  8. Mayfly
  9. The Boy Done Wrong Again
  10. Judy and the Dream of Horses

 

On June 6, 1996.

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On June 6, 1996, “Electric Honey” label released “Tigermilk”, the debut Belle and Sebastian album. It was recorded in March 1996, at “CaVa Studios” in Glasgow, and was produced by Alan Rankine. The album cover photograph was taken by Stuart Murdoch.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Murdoch– vocals, guitar
  • Stuart David– bass
  • Isobel Campbell– cello
  • Chris Geddes– keyboards, piano
  • Richard Colburn– drums
  • Stevie Jackson– guitar
  • Mick Cooke– trumpet
  • Joe Togher – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Stuart Murdoch.

  1. The State I Am In
  2. Expectations
  3. She’s Losing It
  4. You’re Just a Baby
  5. Electronic Renaissance
  6. I Could Be Dreaming
  7. We Rule the School
  8. My Wandering Days Are Over
  9. I Don’t Love Anymore
  10. Mary Jo