Sarah Martin of Belle and Sebastian :: Transmissions

Welcome back to Transmissions. Today on the show we’re joined by Sarah Martin of Glasgow’s Belle and Sebastian. The legendary Scottish indie band has a new album out now on Matador, A Bit Of Previous. Offering sunshine pop, disco-inflected groovers, and plenty of jangle, it’s a record that finds Belle and Sebastian sounding very much refreshed.

Transmissions :: Sarah Martin of Belle and Sebastian

Martin joined the band just after it started, linking up with songwriter Stuart Murdoch right before the recording of the landmark album If You’re Feeling Sinister. She joined host Jason P. Woodbury to discuss the new record, the band’s history, that infamous scene in High Fidelity, the Belle and Sebastian cruise and much more. 

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