Now, you could actually see the hills from our classroom when we were being taught this poem. As a singer in this band, I do have some interesting moments, but I tend to enjoy them, and then move on without writing them down.
Let the cheeky young Geography master bounce out of the room.
Share on Twitter Open share drawer Settling into a chiming, mod-inflected version of 70s AM pop, the indie pop legends put the focus here on their ensemble playing and intricate arrangements. Write About Love is a grower-- the sort of record you need to play repeatedly, listening to how it fits together, before it can really ingratiate itself.
Today is different. But last year's God Help the Girl project-- songs from what seems to be an entirely hypothetical movie musical-- put the lie to the "Belle and Sebastian are both Stuart! I try to smile back, though the smile I think is more like a nervous scowl, and I totter on.
This was meant as dismissive, and it stuck for a while; it put me off liking them more because I was shallow and tempestuous. So, I end up telling you about the nothing stuff in between. This time, they're integrating their voices into their collective sound, too.
It could be a pang of guilt felt bumping into an old pal. In November. Sneak your headphones on. Still, the album includes some of their smartest, most intricate arrangements ever.