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On June 6, 2000.

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.

Personnel:

  • 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

On March 5, 2007.

On March 5, 2007, “Sequel Records” label released “Make Another World”, the fifth Idlewild studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Sub Station” in Rosyth, Scotland, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble – lead vocal
  • Rod Jones – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Allan Stewart – vocals, guitars
  • Gareth Russell – bass guitar
  • Colin Newton – drums, percussion
  • Inara George – vocals
  • Mick Cooke – trumpet, French horn
  • Tom Smith – trombone
  • Dave Eringa – engineering, mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • An Evil Empire – design, photography

Track listing:

  • All tracks by Roddy Woomble, Rod Jones, Allan Stewart, Gareth Russell and Colin Newton.
  1. In Competition for the Worst Time
  2. Everything (As It Moves)
  3. No Emotion
  4. Make Another World
  5. If It Takes You Home
  6. Future Works
  7. You and I Are Both Away
  8. A Ghost in the Arcade
  9. Once In Your Life
  10. Finished It Remains

On September 7, 1998.

On September 7, 1998, “Jeepster” label released “The Boy with the Arab Strap” the third Belle & Sebastian studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “CaVa Studios” in Glasgow, and was produced by Tony Doogan.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Murdoch– lead vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Stuart David– bass, spoken word
  • Isobel Campbell– lead and co-lead vocals, cello, guitar, percussion, recorder
  • Chris Geddes– keyboards, piano
  • Richard Colburn– drums
  • Stevie Jackson– lead vocals, guitar
  • Sarah Martin– violin, keyboard, percussion
  • Mick Cooke– trumpet
  • Ian MacKay – bagpipes
  • Neil Robertson – bass
  • Gail Anderson, Claire Campbell, Eilidh Campbell, Euan Forrester, David D MacKay, Sarah Wilson – the string section

Track listing:

  1. It Could Have Been a Brilliant Career
  2. Sleep the Clock Around
  3. Is It Wicked Not to Care?
  4. Ease Your Feet in the Sea
  5. A Summer Wasting
  6. Seymour Stein
  7. A Space Boy Dream
  8. Dirty Dream Number Two
  9. The Boy with the Arab Strap
  10. Chickfactor
  11. Simple Things
  12. The Rollercoaster Ride

 

 

On May 18, 2010.

On May 18, 2010, “The Tom Kotter Company” label released “New Inheritors”, the fourth Wintersleep album. It was recorded September 2009 – February 2010, and was produced by Tony Doogan.

Personnel:

  • Paul Murphy – lead vocals, guitar
  • Jon Samuel – keyboards
  • Loel Campbell – drums, percussion
  • Michael Bigelow – bass guitar
  • Tim D’Eon – guitar
  • Anne–Marie Proulx, Rachel Denkers – handclapping
  • Caraline Risi, Liam Lynch, Rosie Townhill, Ysla Robertson – strings
  • Mick Cooke – brass, string arrangements
  • Robin Rankin – keyboards
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jace Lasek, Sébastien Rivard – assistant
  • Tony Doogan – engineer, mixing
  • Graeme Patterson – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Experience the Jewel
  2. Encyclopedia
  3. Blood Collection
  4. New Inheritors
  5. Black Camera
  6. Trace Decay
  7. Mausoleum
  8. Echolocation
  9. Terrible Man
  10. Preservation
  11. Mirror Man
  12. Baltic

 

On December 28, 2009.

On December 28, 2009, “Island” label released the self-titled, debut Codeine Velvet Club studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Terminal Music”, “Playground Studios” in Glasgow, “Angel Studios” in London, and was produced by Jon Lawler and Stuart McCreadie.

Personnel:

  • Jon Lawler– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Lou Hickey– vocals
  • Ross McFarlane – drums
  • Affy Ahmad – drums
  • Helen MacLeod – harp
  • Gospel Truth Choir
  • Ed McFarlane – double bass
  • Mick Cooke – trumpet
  • Allan Cuthbertson – piano
  • Will Foster– keys
  • Lewis Gordon – bass
  • Rick Wentworth – conductor
  • Perry Montague-Mason – string leader
  • Derek Watkins– trumpet
  • Mark Nightingale – trombone
  • Mick Cooke – archestral arrangements
  • Tony Hoffer- mixing
  • Stuart McCredie – engineer
  • Niall McMenamin – engineer assistant
  • Ian Cooper – mastering
  • Lucy Whalley – assistant musicians’ contractor
  • Grant @ Infinite Thrill – design, logo, photography
  • Jay Brooks – band portrait

Track listing:

  1. Hollywood – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  2. Vanity Kills – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  3. Time – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  4. The Black Roses – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  5. Little Sister – Jon Lawler
  6. Nevada – Jon Lawler, Will Foster
  7. Reste Avec Moi – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  8. I Would Send You Roses – Jon Lawler
  9. Like a Full Moon – Jon Lawler
  10. Begging Bowl Blues – Jon Lawler
  11. I Am the Resurrection (bonus track) – Ian Brown, John Squire

 

On November 18, 1996.

belle_and_sebastian_-_if_youre_feeling_sinister

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.

Belle And Sebastian Tiger milk

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

On February 7, 2006.

The life pursuit

On February 7, 2006, “Rough Trade” label released “The Life Pursuit”, album by Belle and Sebastian. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Tony Hoffer. In 2009 “Pitchfork Media” ranked it the 86th greatest album of the 2000s.

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, violin, flute, vocals
  • Bobby Kildea– guitar, bass
  • Mick Cooke– trumpet, guitar, bass

All tracks by Belle & Sebastian.

  1. Act of the Apostle
  2. Another Sunny day
  3. White Collar Boy
  4. The Blues Are Still Blue
  5. Dress Up In You
  6. Sukie In the Graveyard
  7. We Are the Sleepyheads
  8. Song for Sunshine
  9. Funny Little Frog
  10. To Be Myself Completely
  11. Act of the Apostle II
  12. For the Price of a Cup of Tea
  13. Mornington Crescent