Merchandise - 23/06/2009

We have some very nice, limited edition ladies’ t-shirts (“here”: and some tote bags (“here”: – both using Graham Samuels’ fabulous illustrations which adorn the booklet and gatefold vinyl available for sale from the “Belle and Sebastian shop.”:


Rebel Playlist - 20/06/2009

‘Funny Little Frog’ has been chosen as one of the tracks on Steve Lamacq’s ‘Rebel Playlist’ – you can listen to it at the top of this page and vote for it “here”:


The Guardian - 19/06/2009

Stuart’s third blog for The Guardian – on the subject of where songs come from – is now onine. It is accompanied by part 3 of Marisa’s ‘Girl Singer Needed’ which focuses on the songwriting process and both can be found “here”:

There is also a nice review by Alexis Petridis “here”:


6 Music Session - 19/06/2009

An eight piece entourage made its way to Manchester yesterday to record 3 tracks (and some chat) for the Marc Riley Show on BBC Radio 6 Music last night. The 3 songs were ‘God Help The Girl’ and two tracks from the forthcoming ‘Stills’ EP – ‘Baby’s Just Waiting’ and ‘The Psychiatrist Is In.’

Catherine, Celia and Alex were joined by Stuart, Stevie and Bob of Belle and Sebastian, with Brian McNeill, Francis MacDonald and Dave McGowan.

The session is available for a week on the BBC iPlayer – and can be found in the first hour of the show “here”:


Stuart's Guardian Blog - 09/06/2009

The second part of Stuart’s blog – ‘How I Found The Ultimate Girl Group’ – (which wasn’t Stuart’s title, he was never looking for the ultimate girl group!) is now on the Guardian website – “here”: – with an accompanying clip from Marisa’s “Girl Singer Needed”: documentary.