Coming In November : Belle & Sebastian – The BBC Sessions

First things first : we have no news regarding new Belle & Sebastian dates or recording. If we did, trust us, it would’ve been leaked to Pitchfork already. That said, on November 18 we’ll be releasing a double CD/double LP collection entitled ‘The BBC Sessions’, with one disc comprising radio sessions (duh) recorded from 1996-2001, and disc two culled from a December 2001 gig.  More news and/or MP3 leakage to follow, promise.

Disc One – Radio Sessions:

01 The State I Am In (Mark Radcliffe Session; 07/96)
02 Like Dylan in the Movies (Mark Radcliffe Session; 07/96)
03 Judy and the Dream of Horses (Mark Radcliffe Session; 07/96)
04 The Stars of Track and Field (Mark Radcliffe Session; 07/96)
05 I Could Be Dreaming (Mark Radcliffe session; 12/96; abbreviated version)
06 Seymour Stein (Evening Session; 07/97)
07 Lazy Line Painter Jane (Evening Session; 07/97)
08 Sleep the Clock Around (Evening Session; 07/97)
09 Slow Graffiti (Evening Session; 07/97)
10 Wrong Love (later recorded as “The Wrong Girl”) (Evening Session; 07/97)
11 Shoot the Sexual Athlete (John Peel session; 05/01)
12 The Magic of a Kind Word (John Peel session; 05/01)
13 Nothing in the Silence (John Peel session; 05/01)
14 (My Girl’s Got) Miraculous Technique (John Peel session; 05/01)

Disc Two – Live in Belfast (12/21/01):

01 Here Comes the Sun
02 There’s Too Much Love
03 The Magic of a Kind Word
04 Me and the Major
05 Wandering Alone
06 The Model
07 I’m Waiting for the Man
08 The Boy With the Arab Strap
09 The Wrong Girl
10 Dirty Dream #2
11 The Boys Are Back in Town
12 Legal Man

4 thoughts on “Coming In November : Belle & Sebastian – The BBC Sessions”

  1. >>it looks like the live disc includes VU, Kraftwork, and Thin Lizzy covers.

    you got 2 out 3….. I;m sure The Model is the B & S original as found on their ” Fold Your Hands” album, not The Kraftwerk song…

  2. although, they did cover the kraftwerk song once… i have a boot of it.

    totally looking forward to this release. i miss b&s.

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