The soundtrack features three new songs by Stuart, which are sung by the film’s cast: “Pretty When the Wind Blows”, “I Dumped You First”, and “I’m Not Rich”. The other songs are re-recorded or remixed versions of the album’s tracks performed by the cast. It also features the original version of Belle and Sebastian’s “Dress Up in You”, plus dialogue and bits of score from the film. Above, hear the new version of “God Help the Girl”, recorded by Belle and Sebastian and sung by Browning.
The film stars Emily Browning, Olly Alexander, and Hannah Murray; it was produced by Barry Mendel (Rushmore, Bridesmaids).
Tracklist for ‘God Help the Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’:
01 I Suppose That Was A Prayer
02 Act of the Apostle
03 I Dumped You First
04 Pretty When the Wind Blows
05 I Know I Have to Eat
06 God Help the Girl
07 The Psychiatrist Is In
08 The God of Music
09 If You Could Speak
10 The Catwalk of the Dukes
11 Perfection As a Hipster
12 Fuck This Shit
13 Pretty Eve in the Tub
14 A Loving Kind of Boy
15 What Do You Want This Band to Sound Like
16 Come Monday Night
17 Collective Idiocy
18 I’m Not Rich
19 I’ll Have to Dance With Cassie
20 Stalinist Russia
21 Baby’s Just Waiting
22 Partick Whistle
23 Musician Please Take Heed
24 I Just Want Your Jeans
26 The World’s Last Cassette
27 Down and Dusky Blonde
28 Dress Up In You
God Help The Girl will have a special screening in Edinburgh followed by a live Belle & Sebastian set where we will perform some of our own songs alongside songs from the film (with God Help The Girl singers) at Edinburgh Corn Exchange during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The performance will be beamed across UK cinemas nationwide.
Date: 16 AUGUST 2014
5.00pm – Doors Open
5.30pm – Film Commences
THe film which will be in cinemas nationwide from 22 August stars Emily Browning, Olly Alexander and Hannah Murray and is written and directed by Stuart Murdoch.
For more info and a run down of participating cinemas CLICK HERE
GOD HELP THE GIRL is a coming of age tale set in Glasgow over the course of one hazy summer. Written, directed and with original songs by Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of the group Belle and Sebastian, GOD HELP THE GIRL is a story of a young girls problems entering adult life, uniquely told through a soundtrack of indie pop. GOD HELP THE GIRL stars Emily Browning (Sucker Punch, Magic Magic), Olly Alexander (Great Expectations and forth coming The Riot Club) and Hannah Murray (Skins, Game of Thrones) and was produced by twice Oscar-nominated producer Barry Mendel (Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums). The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2014 and was awarded a special jury prize at the festival.
GOD HELP THE GIRL will be launching UK wide with a special live satellite screening across UK cinemas on 16 August 2014, followed by a nationwide release from 22 August 2014.
Glasgow band (us) seek undiscovered cover star for future record sleeve. Ideal candidates will look roughly 18-23, and be based in Glasgow or around. No experience in posing required but could be helpful!
To apply, just attach a recent photo in an email headed ‘cover star’ with your name, and contact details to: firstname.lastname@example.org
So since we’re in Austin in October we thought we’d drop by and say ‘hi’ to some of you good people in Florida, Atlanta, LA, and Phoenix!
Tickets go on sale Friday morning at 10am local time for all shows except Miami which goes on sale Friday 20th at 10am.
Sun-Sep-28 Miami, FL Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
Mon-Sep-29 Orlando, FL House Of Blues
Wed-Oct-01 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
Oct 03-05 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival
Mon-Oct-06 Los Angeles, CA, Theatre at Ace Hotel
Wed-Oct-08 Phoenix, AZ Civic Space Park
Oct 10-12 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival
Oct 11-12 Mexico City, Mexico Corona Capital Music Festival
It’s always a great pleasure to return to Italy, so with a song in our heart we are very happy to announce that we will be at Rocca Malatestiana on August 8th and at Ypsigrock Festival on August 10th.
So, here’s a quick run down of events in place for summer 2014 so far..
June 19th: ARENA, Vienna, Austria »
June 20th: SOUTHSIDE – Neuhausenob Eck, Germany (date tbc) »
June 21st: HURRICANE – Scheessel, Germany (date tbc) »
June 22nd: BEST KEPT SECRET, Holland »
June 25th: DR Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark »
June 26th: BRAVALLA, Norrköping, Sweden »
July 28th: SANTIAGO, Spain, Santiago de Compostela, »
Looks like we’re heading to Austin in October to play at Austin City Limits Music Festival! After the amazing show we had in Austin last year we are super excited to be returning in 2014. The dates we’re playing have yet to be confirmed but we’ll be there over the weekends of Oct 3rd-5th and Oct 10th-12th.
For ticket info and full line up check out the festival website HERE
We’re super excited to be heading to Spain to play at Santiago de Compostela on July 28th!
For tickets go to: http://entradas.novagaliciabanco.es/es/Detalle/Belle-and-Sebastian
God Help The Girl will be screening at the Paramount Theatre in Austin this Saturday, March 15th, at 5pm.
(Note that it is possible to go to the screening without a badge or wristband from the festival. If any seats remain, single-admission tickets will be sold for $10 starting 15 minutes before show time).
Stuart will also be discussing his work on ‘God Help The Girl’ earlier in the day at Austin Convention Centre (room 16AB) at 2pm. For details click here
If you are heading to see the film, make sure you get along there in time to hear the simply charming Barton Hills Choir, who will be performing about 15-10 minutes before the screening at 5:00PM. They will be singing a mix of songs from the film and some Belle and Sebastian numbers.