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  • If You're Feeling Sinister (1996)
    1. The Stars of Track and Field
    2. Seeing Other People
    3. Me and the Major
    4. Like Dylan in the Movies
    5. The Fox in the Snow
    6. Get Me Away from Here, I'm Dying
    7. If You're Feeling Sinister
    8. Mayfly
    9. The Boy Done Wrong Again
    10. Judy and the Dream of Horses

    If You're Feeling Sinister is the second album by Scottish pop group Belle & Sebastian, released on the independent label Jeepster Records in the United Kingdom and Matador Records in the United States. The album was released to much critical praise in 1996. Band leader Stuart Murdoch has stated in interviews that this is probably his best collection of songs, although they are not very well recorded. In 2005, Belle & Sebastian released a live version of the album entitled If You're Feeling Sinister: Live at the Barbican on the iTunes Music Store. If You're Feeling Sinister has received wide acclaim. Pitchfork Media placed the album at number 14 in its top 100 albums of the 1990s. Later, the readers of Pitchfork named the album as the 31st greatest album since the website launched in 1996. Rolling Stone featured the album at number 75 on its list of "100 Best Albums of the Nineties," while Spin included the record at number 59 on its "125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years" list. Read more on Last.fm.

  • Tigermilk (1996)
    1. The State I Am In
    2. Expectations
    3. She's Losing It
    4. You're Just a Baby
    5. Electronic Renaissance
    6. I Could Be Dreaming
    7. We Rule the School
    8. My Wandering Days Are Over
    9. I Don't Love Anyone
    10. Mary Jo

    Tigermilk is the 1996 debut album from Scottish pop group Belle & Sebastian. Originally given a limited release (1,000 copies) by Electric Honey, the album was subsequently re-released in 1999 by Jeepster Records. The cover photograph was taken by Stuart Murdoch, and features Joanne Kenney - the same model who appeared on the cover of the Dog on Wheels EP. The album is named after a song that didn't end up making the cut – an instrumental that was later performed numerous times on Belle & Sebastian's early tours. All of the songs on the album were written by Stuart Murdoch between 1993 and 1996, and originally performed solo on the Glasgow open mic circuit. Though he performs on the album, trumpet player Mick Cooke was not yet an official member of the band. Pitchfork Media included "The State I Am In" at number 17 on their Top 200 Tracks of the 90s.[6] Read more on Last.fm.

  • The Boy with the Arab Strap (1998)
  • The Boy with the Arab Strap is the third album from the Scottish band Belle & Sebastian. The inspiration for the album's name came from the band Arab Strap, who are also from Scotland and briefly toured with Belle & Sebastian. An Arab strap is a sexual device for retaining an erection. Arab Strap were reportedly less than pleased with their inclusion in the title of the album. When questioned about it, Arab Strap's leader/singer, Aiden, said "They have a sense of humor." Malcolm, the band's instrumentalist, added, "Because Arab Strap is quite an interesting name. The words go well together. That's why we chose it as a band name. We're friends with them, but there's a limit to putting someone else's name on an album. They’re taking away something from us." He also mentioned that the album had been confused as a collaboration between the bands. Read more on Last.fm.

  • Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant (2000)
    1. I Fought in a War
    2. The Model
    3. Beyond the Sunrise
    4. Waiting for the Moon to Rise
    5. Don't Leave the Light on Baby
    6. The Wrong Girl
    7. The Chalet Lines
    8. Nice Day for a Sulk
    9. Women's Realm
    10. Family Tree
    11. There's Too Much Love

  • Storytelling (2002)
    1. Fiction
    2. Freak
    3. Dialogue: Conan, Early Letterman
    4. Fuck This Shit
    5. Night Walk
    6. Dialogue: Jersey's Where It's At
    7. Black and White Unite
    8. Consuelo
    9. Dialogue: Toby
    10. Storytelling
    11. Dialogue: Class Rank
    12. I Don't Want to Play Football
    13. Consuelo Leaving
    14. Wandering Alone
    15. Dialogue: Mandingo Cliche
    16. Scooby Driver
    17. Fiction Reprise
    18. Big John Shaft

  • Dear Catastrophe Waitress (2003)
    1. Step Into My Office, Baby
    2. Dear Catastrophe Waitress
    3. If She Wants Me
    4. Piazza, New York Catcher
    5. Asleep on a Sunbeam
    6. I'm a Cuckoo
    7. You Don't Send Me
    8. Wrapped Up in Books
    9. Lord Anthony
    10. If You Find Yourself Caught in Love
    11. Roy Walker
    12. Stay Loose

    Dear Catastrophe Waitress is the sixth studio album by Belle and Sebastian, released in 2003 on Rough Trade Records. Producer Trevor Horn, former member of The Buggles and producer of groups like Yes and Frankie Goes to Hollywood, oversaw the production of the album, and gave it a more polished, pop-friendly sound. This stood in sharp contrast with their previous lo-fi, folky albums (although songs like Lord Anthony hearkened back to their old sound.) In particular, the danceable track Stay Loose proved to be the first in a series of songs (such as Your Cover's Blown and Sukie in the Graveyard) that further diverged from their roots. The album was nominated for the 2004 Mercury Music Prize, while the song Step into My Office, Baby was shortlisted for an Ivor Novello Award in the Best Song category. Read more on Last.fm.

  • Peel Christmas Session: 18-12-2002 (2003)
    1. O Come, All Ye Faithful
    2. Christmas Time
    3. Santa Claus
    4. Step Into My Office Party
    5. Jonathan David
    6. Santa Go, Straight to the Ghetto
    7. Photo Jenny
    8. Silent Night
    9. O Little Town of Bethlehem
    10. Santa, Bring My Baby Back Home
    11. If You Find Yourself Caught in Love
    12. The Boy With the Arab Strap
    13. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
    14. Get Me Away From Here I'm Dying
    15. Took Some Time for Christmas
    16. The Twelve Days of Christmas

  • Push Barman to Open Old Wounds (2005)
    1. Dog On Wheels
    2. The State I Am In
    3. String Bean Jean
    4. Belle & Sebastian
    5. Lazy Line Painter Jane
    6. You Made Me Forget My Dreams
    7. A Century of Elvis
    8. Photo Jenny
    9. A Century of Fakers
    10. Le Pastie De La Bourgeoisie
    11. Beautiful
    12. Put the Book Back On the Shelf
    13. This Is Just a Modern Rock Song
    14. I Know Where the Summer Goes
    15. The Gate
    16. Slow Graffiti
    17. Legal Man
    18. Judy Is a Dick Slap
    19. Winter Wooskie
    20. Jonathan David
    21. Take Your Carriage Clock and Shove It
    22. The Loneliness of a Middle Distance Runner
    23. I'm Waking Up to Us
    24. I Love My Car
    25. Marx and Engels

  • The Life Pursuit (2006)
    1. Act of the Apostle
    2. Another Sunny Day
    3. White Collar Boy
    4. The Blues Are Still Blue
    5. Dress Up in You
    6. Sukie in the Graveyard
    7. We Are the Sleepyheads
    8. Song for Sunshine
    9. Funny Little Frog
    10. To Be Myself Completely
    11. Act of the Apostle II
    12. For the Price of a Cup of Tea
    13. Mornington Crescent

  • Write About Love (2010)
  • Girls in Peacetime Want To Dance (2015)
    1. Nobody's Empire
    2. Allie
    3. The Party Line
    4. The Power Of Three
    5. The Cat With The Cream
    6. Enter Sylvia Plath
    7. The Everlasting Muse
    8. Perfect Couples
    9. Ever Had a Little Faith?
    10. Play for Today
    11. The Book of You
    12. Today (This Army's for Peace)