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>> I WANT THE WORLD TO STOP

25 Jul

I just got back to work after a pretty manic week’s holiday.

This is a fitting anthem for a first Monday morning back, I think:

I’ve been slightly sceptical about new Belle and Sebastian, having grown up on the pure stuff, but I do like the cheery sixties feel about their latest album Write about Love – when it manages to avoid being twee, at least.

Anybody buy the new album and have any thoughts to share?

 
2 Comments

Posted by on 25/07/2011 in Music

 

2 responses to “>> I WANT THE WORLD TO STOP

  1. thepygmygiant

    25/07/2011 at 5:32 pm

    I only listened to this album for the first time last week. I didn’t like it as much… and I don’t know why.
    But how can you not love this?! http://youtu.be/de8OlR7G1xU
    (maybe it’s because I discovered B&S in the wrong order 😉
    Mel x

     
    • Tom

      25/07/2011 at 6:27 pm

      It feels to me a bit like the new album is trying too hard – trying to recapture something that came effortlessly first time round. Still, it’s hard to keep the freshness after that many years.

      But Dear Catastrophe Waitress was the first B&S album I ever bought and I do have a lot of love for it. Good call!

       

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