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Belle and Sebastian
7 November 2016
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Any fans of this band? I used to be very into them in the 1990's, and then around 2006 I finally lost interest. I've recently gone back and picked up most of the material I missed over the last ten years.

"This Beatles talk bores me to death.” —John Lennon 

7 November 2016
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Sure! I love their early albums , specially tigermilk and the boy with the arab strap. Then i also lost interest in their stuff only listening to their new releases from time to time... The life pursuit was the last thing i listened from them

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7 November 2016
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Sure! I love their early albums , specially tigermilk and the boy with the arab strap. Then i also lost interest in their stuff only listening to their new releases from time to time... The life pursuit was the last thing i listened from them  

Same here...I bought the first two singles from that album and then stopped listening, which is funny because I read recently that the third single, White Collar Boy, which I didn't buy, was the first single to not make the top 40 since Lazy Line Painter Jane.

I'm listening to their newer stuff now, and I'm enjoying it. I don't know if the time wasn't right for them ten years ago, or if I just got overexposed to them or what. Or maybe my expectations of what they should sound like are gone now.

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8 November 2016
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I'll check it out then

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10 November 2016
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I've been listening to it and well...i think i don't like it. I must give it another listen but i don't like the kind of 70's disco-pop feeling to which they have evolved, being that the main reason why i stopped listening to them.

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11 November 2016
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My 1-up-in-the-line brother really liked them, i think he still does. I know nothing about them. 

"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris) 

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22 November 2016
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Shamrock Womlbs said
I've been listening to it and well...i think i don't like it. I must give it another listen but i don't like the kind of 70's disco-pop feeling to which they have evolved, being that the main reason why i stopped listening to them.  

 

The problem that most bands face is that if they have a very distinctive style, people expect them to stick to that style. But if they don't experiment, then people criticize them for not experimenting. It's a lose-lose scenario.

Personally, I really like the new album. But I came to it without any expectations. I had already written them off. Now I'm really enjoying them again.

@meanmistermustard, if you are interested in learning about them I would check out If You're Feeling Sinister, Push Barman to Open Old Wounds, or The Boy with the Arab Strap.

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22 November 2016
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I understand that bands have to evolve. They have to grow as artists and such. I like experimantation and i like when bands take risks. I jut don't like too much that disco felling that they have nowadays. I'm not much into disco, anyways.

I don't blame them, it's just that i don't like what they are offering.

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22 November 2016
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I'm sure the next album will be different.

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