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It’s twenty-five years since The Boy With The Arab Strap was released on 7th September 1998, and to celebrate this musical milestone Jeepster and B&S have worked together to produce a one-off limited version of the album. It will be … [cont…]

We are excited to announce that Belle and Sebastian’s album ‘If You’re Feeling Sinister’ has been included in the 2020 Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time. Check it out here The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time – … [cont…]

Originally released on 18th November 1996, and considered by critics to be Belle and Sebastian’s seminal album, ‘If You’re Feeling Sinister’ is now celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Recorded in Glasgow at CaVa Studios in August 1996 over just 10 days, … [cont…]

Twenty-one years after the original release of ‘It’s A Cool Cool Christmas’ in November 2000 which was only available to buy on CD for a limited 3 month period at the time, the album is finally available to stream, download … [cont…]

‘What to Look For in Summer’ arrives on December the 11th. [cont…]

Confirmed details of our special Love Record Stores Day limited edition. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian’s ‘Tigermilk’ is one of the ‘Sounds of Scotland’ that feature in the National Album Day exhibition. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian’s soundtrack album for Simon Bird’s film ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer‘ is now available. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have released new single ‘Sister Buddha’ from their forthcoming OST for ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’ [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian will be returning to North America for a two week tour this summer. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have announced that they will play a very special one off concert in Glasgow with the RSNO. [cont…]

20 years since they took fans for a weekend away at the Bowlie Weekender, Belle and Sebastian would like you to join them at sea for The Boaty Weekender. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have added dates in the USA, Canada & Mexico & festivals around Europe to their summer plans. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian confirm their return to Australia for a run of four shows in May 2018. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian announce the release of three brand new EPs. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have announced that they will be touring the UK and Europe early in 2018. [cont…]

To coincide with the start of their US tour Belle and Sebastian have released a surprise new single ‘We Were Beautiful’. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian will be heading to North America for a run of shows this summer around their previously announced Panorama Festival appearance in July. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian will be appearing as part of the line up for the 2017 BBC 6 Music Festival which takes place in Glasgow. They play the O2 Academy on Sunday March 26th. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have announced that they will play a special show at The Royal Hospital Chelsea on Thursday 15th June 2017. [cont…]

It’s hard to believe but today, November 18th 2016, is the 20th Anniversary of the release of Belle and Sebastian’s first Jeepster album ‘If You’re Feeling Sinister’! [cont…]

The release day of our lovely Belle and Sebastian 12” vinyl box set has finally arrived! [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have created a Spotify playlist for The Jeepster Singles Collection. [cont…]

We’re really excited about this very special new Belle and Sebastian release to commemorate Jeepster’s 21st year. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that they will play three dates in Glasgow ahead of their sold out shows at the Royal Albert Hall. [cont…]

Despite high demand we still have limited stock of some archive promo posters available in our store. [cont…]

Available now, a very limited vinyl release of the band’s first Late Night Tales compilation. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have today announced the cancellation of their European tour planned for later this month. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian will headline a show in aid of Save The Children at The Clyde Auditorium on November 2nd. [cont…]

To celebrate their 20th year in 2016 Belle & Sebastian have announced that they will play two consecutive nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London. [cont…]

To celebration the US publication of Stuart David’s memoir we’re giving ‘Paper Boat’ a full digital release. [cont…]

Jeepster reaches a birthday milestone later this year and to celebrate we’ve been getting together some rarities and unseen gems that we think you might like to see. [cont…]

We’d like to send our congratulations to the band and everyone involved in the release of ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’ for their #9 album chart position in the UK this week. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian announce additional US dates ahead of the release of ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’. [cont…]

This week saw the premier of Belle & Sebastian’s new single ‘The Party Line’ taken from the forthcoming album ‘Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance’. The band have also confirmed details of new UK live shows for 2015. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have previewed the artwork, tracklisting and formats for their new album ‘Girls in Peacetime Want To Dance’. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that they will release a new album entitled “Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’ early in 2015. [cont…]

We’re excited to announce that we will be reissuing the deluxe triple gatefold vinyl of ‘Push Barman To Open Old Wounds’ on October 6th! [cont…]

Stuart Murdoch’s debut film as a writer and director, God Help The Girl, will have a special screening in Edinburgh on August 16th followed by a live Belle & Sebastian set. [cont…]

‘The God Help the Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ has been confirmed for release via Milan Entertainment. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have been announced as one of the headliners for this year’s Pitchfork Festival in Paris alongside Caribou & Mogwai. [cont…]

Congratulations once again to Belle & Sebastian on receipt of their very well deserved Outstanding Contribution To Music Award at the NME Awards 2014. [cont…]

NME have this week announced that Belle & Sebastian are to receive the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the NME Awards 2014, with Austin Texas. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed five festival shows for summer 2014 with more to be added soon. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian’s collection of rarities, collectibles and non-LP tracks from the last decade is released today. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian’s ‘If You’re Feeling Sinister’ has been selected as one of the key albums of the 1990s featured in the HMV Decades campaign instore this week. [cont…]

Ahead of its release in August you can now pre-order Belle and Sebastian’s forthcoming compilation of rarities, collectibles and non-LP tracks, ‘The Third Eye Centre’ [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that they will be releasing a new collection of rarities, collectibles and non-LP tracks from the last decade. [cont…]

In association with the End of the Road Festival 2013, Rough Trade Shops will release a compilation featuring a number of acts from the line up on July 8th. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed that they’ve added two more shows to their North American tour with new dates announced for Santa Barbara and Salt Lake City in July. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that due to unexpected circumstances they will no longer be playing their planned festival dates in June. [cont…]

The latest documentary in the “Pitchfork Classic” series is a film about Belle & Sebastian and the making of ‘If You’re Feeling Sinister’. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that they are making plans to play some live shows around the world this summer. [cont…]

Following up on the first Belle & Sebastian curated Late Night Tales album, this new installment, includes songs chosen by Chris, Stuart, Bob, Mick and Sarah. [cont…]

Stevie is heading to the USA at the start of April for 3 shows – 2 as part of Chickfactor’s “For The Love of Pop” 20th Anniversary celebrations and the other at the First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia. The first … [cont…]

Stevie Jackson’s album, ‘(I Can’t Get No) Stevie Jackson’ is now available for digital download on iTunes or from the Banchory store. [cont…]

Stevie Jackson has announced that he will be embarking on a solo tour of the UK and Northern Europe this autumn in support of his debut album, ‘(I Can’t Get No) Stevie Jackson’. [cont…]

An album of children’s songs conceived and written by Mick Cooke of Belle & Sebastian entitled ‘Down at the Zoo’ is now available for download from iTunes. [cont…]

The release of Belle and Sebastian Write About Love is now fast approaching so to avoid any confusion as information leaked out the band felt it was best to confirm the details of the release themselves. The lead track, ‘Write … [cont…]

We’d like to congratulate Matador Records, Jeepster’s longterm licensing partner for our Belle & Sebastian catalogue in North America, on their upcoming 21st Birthday. To celebrate the milestone Matador will be throwing a party in Las Vegas! Matador At 21: … [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have revealed that their new album which will be released on October 11th 2010 (October 12th in North America) is called ‘Belle and Sebastian Write About Love’. While designing the sleeve Stuart asked Kim from Glasgow band … [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have ended speculation as to whether they would be playing any more shows in the UK this year with the announcement of 9 dates around the Bowlie 2 event on the weekend of December 10th, 11th & … [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian are excited to be curating and performing at Bowlie 2 at the Butlins holiday camp in Minehead, Somerset on the weekend of 10th – 12th December 2010. The event follows in the tradition of the first Bowlie … [cont…]

The acclaimed Warp films documentary about the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival is now available on DVD and featured in Time Out’s Best of 09’ list as well as being NME’s No. 2 DVD of 2009. As well as featuring footage … [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian release a compilation of BBC recordings spanning the years 1996 – 2001 on Jeepster Recordings on 17th November 2008. The album tracks the group’s development from their first live radio recordings for Mark Radcliffe’s show in July 1996, shortly after the release of their ‘Tigermilk’ album, through to a batch of four, much bootlegged songs recorded for John Peel in 2001, none of which have previously appeared on CD or vinyl.

The third single from Belle & Sebastian’s ‘The Life Pursuit’ album, ‘The White Collar Boy’, will be released by Rough Trade Records in the U.K. on Monday 26th June. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have announced some additional festival and tour dates for this summer. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed that they will be playing two additional dates in the US around their special show at the Hollywood Bowl on July 6th with the LA Philharmonic Orchestra. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced an abundance of live shows in the last few days including a special one off show at the Hollywood Bowl in July. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed that the second single to be taken from ‘The Life Pursuit’ will be ‘The Blues Are Still Blue’. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed that they will be returning to Europe in May to promote ‘The Life Pursuit’. They have also been announced as part of the line-up for the 5 day series of live dates which make up … [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian last night confirmed the details of their biggest ever tour of the USA and Canada. They are to play 22 shows in 18 cities. On most of the dates the band will be joined by very special … [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian’s forthcoming single release ‘Funny Little Frog’ will be available to download from iTunes on January 10th and to buy in the shops from January 16th. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed that their new album entitled “The Life Pursuit” will be released in the UK and Europe on February 6th 2006 by Rough Trade Records. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed details of a 17 date UK and Ireland tour for early 2006 to support the release of their new album ‘The Life Pursuit’. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that they will be making a recording of their recent performance of ‘If You’re Feeling Sinister’ at The Barbican available as a download-only album for charity in December. [cont…]

The new Warchild album, ‘Help: A Day In The Life’ is available for download now at [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian will play at Castlemilk Community Centre on October 8th as part of the Purity night of the inaugural Popped Festival in Castlemilk. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian have confirmed that they will perform at the “Across The Narrows” festival to be held on two sites in New York City on October 1st and 2nd. [cont…]

UK radio station XFM are running a virtual festival on their website featuring full length concert performances. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have become one of the latest bands to pledge support to the War Child project, ‘Help: A Day In The Life’.  War Child have gathered together bands including Razorlight, Elbow and Bloc Party who will take just … [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed three very special shows for later in 2005. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian’s first ever compilation album entitled ‘Push Barman To Open Old Wounds’, was released in the UK on May 23rd by Jeepster Recordings. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian will be performing at the SECC in Glasgow as part of the Scottish Tsunami Benefit on Saturday February 19th. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian will be performing a song at London’s Wembley Arena on November 11th as part of The Prince’s Trust’s celebration of Trevor Horn. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian and Snow Patrol have reached the initial list of 70 albums nominated for the Shortlist Prize by the appointed panel of experts. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian and Snow Patrol’s latest albums have both been recognised by the judges of the Nationwide Mercury Prize. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that they will be venturing to Australia for the first time this July! [cont…]

On Saturday June 12th 2004, in association with the West End Festival, the band will be holding a FREE gig/mini-festival/party in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. [cont…]

On Tuesday June 15th, Belle & Sebastian will play the Islington Academy in conjunction with XFM. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have been nominated for an Ivor Novello Award for “Step Into My Office, Baby” in the 2004 ceremony. [cont…]

The double A-side single entitled “Books” is to be released on Rough Trade Records on June 21st in the UK and Europe. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced that they will once again play at the Coachella Festival in California. They have also confirmed other dates in the Western states of the US around their festival appearance in May. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed details of their full European Tour for March 2004. [cont…]

‘I’m A Cuckoo’ will be released on February 16th in the UK and Europe through Rough Trade Records. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian will be starting 2004 with a short trip to play in Japan. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed details of a UK tour in December. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian’s retrospective DVD compilation will be released by Jeepster Recordings on October 20th 2003. The title of the compilation is ‘Fans Only’ and the catalogue number will be JPRDVD001. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have announced details of the first single to be taken from their new album ‘Step Into My Office, Baby’ will be released on November 17th on Rough Trade. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed further US tour dates for the Autumn. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian’s sixth album “Dear Catastrophe Waitress” will be released by Rough Trade Records in the UK/Europe on October 6th 2003. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have contributed a track to the forthcoming Rough Trade 25th Anniversary album “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before…”. They have chosen to record a cover of the Young Marble Giants track “Final Day”. [cont…]

You can watch the 30 second ad if you have the latest version of the free quicktime player. The movie will take a few minutes to load fully over a slow connection, but you can start to watch it almost … [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed three outdoor shows in Brooklyn, Berkeley and Los Angeles in August. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian have confirmed that they will appear at Primavera Sound 2003 in Barcelona. The festival runs on the 23rd and 24th May and B&S will headline the main stage on Friday 23rd. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian are to appear in a concert to highlight the current food crisis in Africa. The band were invited to headline the benefit show at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall by the Sunday Herald and Concern who have been working together to raise funds and highlight the issues surrounding poverty in the developing world. [cont…]

On Friday 12th July 2002 Belle & Sebastian signed a new deal for their future recordings with Rough Trade Records worldwide. [cont…]

Belle and Sebastian announce the departure from the band of cellist and singer Isobel Campbell. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian’s new album “Storytelling” was released on Jeepster on June 3rd 2002. It is also available through our usual overseas partners. The album is available on CD (JPRCD014) and LP (JPRLP014) formats. As previously reported, the record is made up of songs written for the film of the same name. [cont…]

Belle & Sebastian welcomed another into their fold on July 17th 2001 when ‘Belfast’ Bobby Kildea joined the band. [cont…]

The accompanying song book for Belle and Sebastian’s fourth album, “Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant” is now out. [cont…]