Right now, Scottish indie-pop greats Belle And Sebastian are in the midst of releasing How To Solve Our Human Problems, their trilogy of new EPs. They released the first installment last month, and a second volume comes out next week. This morning, they've shared "The Same Star," the first track we've heard from the new…
Part 2 of How to Solve Our Human Problems EP trilogy out January 19
Stuart Murdoch and Stevie Jackson present their "Dream Double Feature" of Joseph Losey's The Servant and Truffaut's Stolen Kisses this month; Belle & Sebastian's second 'How To Solve Our Human Problems' EP is out this month as well. Continue reading…
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The first of Belle & Sebastian's How To Solve Our Human Problems EP trilogy was released today (12/8) via Matador. It's got more of a collaborative feel to than we've heard from B&S since perhaps Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant... Continue reading…
Tomorrow, Belle And Sebastian are releasing the first of three EPs in a series they're calling How To Solve Our Human Problems -- we talked to Stuart Murdoch about them earlier this year. Today the Scottish group has shared a video for the previously released "I'll Be Your Pilot," which shows up on the second…
I sometimes forget that Belle and Sebastian exists. And that they're still making music — because holy crap do you generally have to be in a certain mindset to sit through an entire album of their low-key jams!
Belle and Sebastian have announced an EP trilogy called How to Solve Our Human Problems. Below you can listen to a song from the first triumvir called “I’ll Be Your Pilot”. The triptych has a staggered release and will drop on December 8, January 16, and February 16 before being collected in a... Continue reading
Belle and Sebastian have released a new single, “I’ll Be Your Pilot,” and an exciting announcement along with it: a new trilogy of EPs, collectively titled How to Solve Our Human Problems. (Cover art for the trilogy is above.) The three EPs will be available on December 8, January 19, and February 16; a CD […]
How To Solve Our Human Problems will be released as a trilogy of EPs, released roughly a month apart: December 8, January 19 and February 3. Continue reading…
Get ready for How to Solve Our Human Problems
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