We read'em so you don't have to

Add Comment Add Comment | Comments: 0 | Posted Feb. 8, 2006

Share this Story:

Belle and Sebastian
The Life Pursuit
Matador

"The Life Pursuit ... may not exactly sport the glistening results of a rigorous all-band body workout (Stuart Murdoch's voice, for one, remains delicate and properly enunciated), but it certainly takes another step in a more assertive direction." (PopMatters)

"After 10 years, seven sets and a load of vitriol, Belle and Sebastian have outgrown their cult status. On this form they might yet become, improbably, fashionable." (The Guardian)

"There's a real confidence here, not quite a strut, but definitely a swagger ... Belle and Sebastian then: still perverse, still twee, but strong enough to take on the bullies." (NME)

"These recordings are easily their best work in a decade. Where once their musicianship was more about enthusiasm than accomplishment, The Life Pursuit finds them unfurling flute solos, Hammond organ stomps and louche funk basslines with consummate brio." (The Observer)

Add to favoritesAdd to Favorites PrintPrint Send to friendSend to Friend

COMMENTS

ADD COMMENT

Rate:
(HTML and URLs prohibited)