Belle & Sebastian have named their new album 'The Life Pursuit'. The follow-up to 2003's Mercury-nominated 'Dear Catastrophe Waitress' is out on February 6.
They spent the summer in Los Angeles' Sunset Sound studios with Beck producer Tony Hoffer working on the record.
Singer Stuart Murdoch told NME the seven-piece group threw out their regular instruments as part of the writing process for the new album.
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Also, from their official site:
Young, upcoming, hip and well travelled writer/film director Chris Jaymes' new feature film "In Memory Of My Father" is showing as part of the AFI Fest at the Arclight Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles on November 7 and 8th. It's very funny, and features a lot of Belle and Sebastian tracks into the bargain. If you want to get a jump on the movie mafia, and see it first, you may want to check out the details here
(photo is the cover of their Dog on Wheels EP)