Belle & Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
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Based on 16 reviews
2006 Ratings: #59 / 612
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Based on 112 ratings
2006 Ratings: #25
February 7, 2006 / Release Date
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Matador / Rough Trade / Label
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morningsbell
89
The type of music that sounds gleeful and charming but still has that beautiful touch of melancholy <3

edit: great now I can't stop listening to Another Sunny Day... Dirty Dream No. 2 watch your back, new potential fav B&S song incoming
83
I have a major soft spot for the mid-2000s Belle & Sebastian albums, which sees them more thoroughly embrace their poppier instincts in a way that best suits them. After their first three records, it may have come as a surprise that Stuart Murdoch would ever release such an extroverted album; yet, twee signifiers aside, Murdoch has always been a pop connoisseur in disguise, with a remarkable knack for melody and arrangements. “The Life Pursuit” allows him to indulge these pop ... read more
Tom Simmons
81
Fav Tracks: Another Sunny Day, We Are The Sleepyheads, Act Of The Apostle, The Blues Are Still Blue, To Be Myself Completely
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Track List

  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 Cresent
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