In honor of possible Scottish independence… 10 of my top favorite Belle & Sebastian songs! No order, tried to represent as many albums as possible.
Lazy Line Painter Jane. Probably my all time favorite.
Let’s see your kit for games
All the girls look the same
Le Pastie de la Bourgeoisie. No clue what the hell that means.
Wouldn’t you like to get away?
Give yourself up to the allure of Catcher In The Rye
The future’s swathed in Stars and Stripes
Get Me Away from Here, I’m Dying. First B&S I ever heard, c. 2001, on my gf’s mix tape.
"This is no declaration, I just thought I’d let you know goodbye"
Said the hero in the story
"It is mightier than swords
I could kill you sure
But I could only make you cry with these words”
The Boy with the Arab Strap. That bass tho. Overall maybe my favorite album, but it’s pretty uneven.
Colour my life with the chaos of trouble
Cause anything’s better than posh isolation
The Loneliness of the Middle Distance Runner. Have you seen The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner? Pretty good movie.
The railway ticket states a destination
But it doesn’t mean that we will show
Women’s Realm. This album is really underrated, IMHO.
You’re going to crash, I’ll set the bails in front of you
Another Sunny Day. Okay, they get a bit saccharin at this point, but IDGAF.
We’re playing for our lives
the referee gives us fuck all
I Could Be Dreaming
I’ve never done this kind of thing… but if I kill him now, well, who’s gunna miss him?
If She Wants Me
But life is good and “It’s always worth living at least for a while”
It’s all in the stones that you throw…