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Added on: August 14, 2014

 

 

“It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career” Series Out October 7th (USA), and 6th (all other territories).

As we put the finishing touches on our ninth studio album (recorded in Atlanta with Ben H. Allen for worldwide release via Matador Records), we are delighted to announce that our vinyl catalogue – currently out of print – will be back in print for a limited time this autumn.

Titles include all of the full-length studio albums and compilations (with the exception of Storytelling soundtrack in the US):

Tigermilk (Matador / Jeepster)
If You’re Feeling Sinister (Matador / Jeepster)
The Boy With The Arab Strap (Matador / Jeepster)
Fold Your Hands Child, You walk Like A Peasant (Matador / Jeepster
Storytelling (Jeepster)
Push Barman To Open Old Wounds (Matador / Jeepster)
Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Matador / Rough Trade) with alternate art
The Life Pursuit (Matador / Rough Trade)
The BBC Sessions (Matador / Jeepster)
Write About Love (Matador / Rough Trade)
The Third Eye Centre (Matador / Rough Trade)

Pre order now from JEEPSTER or MATADOR

AUTUMN 2014 LIVE DATES:

SEPTEMBER

Sun-Sep-28  Miami, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater

Mon-Sep-29  Orlando, FL – House Of Blues

 

OCTOBER

Wed-Oct-01  Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle

Oct 03- Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival

Mon-Oct-06  Los Angeles, CA – The Theatre at Ace Hotel

Tues-Oct-07  Los Angeles, CA – The Theatre at Ace Hotel

Wed-Oct-08  Phoenix, AZ – Civic Space Park

Fri-Oct-10 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival

Sun-Oct-12 Mexico City, Mexico – Corona Capital Music Festival

Fri-Oct-31 Paris, France – Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

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Added on: July 25, 2014

 

We are delighted to announce that we’ll be headlining the first night at ATP in Ásbrú, Iceland. The site is on the former NATO base in Keflavík, and the festival takes place July 2nd – 4th, 2015.
We have very strong connections with ATP, and can’t wait to do another All Tomorrow’s Parties in one of our favourite places!

TICKETS: 

On sale today, there will be limited edition super early bird tickets priced at €60 + b/f (€85 + b/f incl. bus) for a weekend pass, giving international guests more time to secure flights and book accommodation. Once these run out, early bird tickets will follow at €90 + b/f and full price tickets at €110 + b/f.

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Added on: July 15, 2014

Fantastic news that God Help the Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is out August 18 in the UK and September 2 in North America via Milan.

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
25 Invisible
26 The World’s Last Cassette
27 Down and Dusky Blonde
28 Dress Up In You

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Added on: July 14, 2014

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.

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Added on: July 4, 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:  info@banchory.net

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Added on: June 11, 2014

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
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Mon-Sep-29 Orlando, FL House Of Blues
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Wed-Oct-01 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
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Oct 03-05 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival
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Mon-Oct-06 Los Angeles, CA, Theatre at Ace Hotel
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Wed-Oct-08 Phoenix, AZ Civic Space Park
Tickets

Oct 10-12 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival
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Oct 11-12 Mexico City, Mexico Corona Capital Music Festival
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Added on: June 3, 2014

The secret is out!  We’re playing Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Bandstand this coming July 23rd as part of the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Festival 2014 programme.

TICKETS go on sale tomorrow morning at 10am.

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Added on: April 29, 2014

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, »

August 8th: Cesena, Rocca Malatestiana di Cesena, Italy »
August 10th: Palermo, Piazza Castello, Ypsigrock, Sicily »

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Added on: April 22, 2014

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

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Added on: April 11, 2014

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

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August 14, 2014
It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career – Back Catalogue Vinyl Reissues
“It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career” Series Out October 7
July 25, 2014
ATP, Iceland
We are delighted to announce that we'll be headlining the first night at ATP in Ásbrú, Iceland.
July 15, 2014
God Help The Girl Soundtrack Released
God Help the Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is out August 18 in the UK and September 2 in North America via Milan.
July 14, 2014
God Help The Girl, Edinburgh Screening & B&S performance
God Help The Girl will have a special screening in Edinburgh
July 4, 2014
Search for Cover Star
Glasgow band (us) seek undiscovered cover star for forthcoming record sleeve.
June 11, 2014
North American Tour Dates
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!
June 3, 2014
Kelvingrove Bandstand
The secret is out! We're playing the Kelvingrove Bandstand this coming July 23rd
April 29, 2014
New Dates: Rocca Malatestiana & Ypsigrock Festival, Italy
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.  
April 22, 2014
Live Dates added: Austin City Limits Music Festival, Austin Texas
Looks like we're heading to Austin in October to play at Austin City Limits Music Festival!
April 11, 2014
Just Announced… July 28th, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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