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Belle & Sebastian: If You're Feeling Sinister (33 1/3 Series)

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If You're Feeling Sinister shows how Belle & Sebastian transformed themselves over the space of a decade, from a slightly shambolic cult secret into a polished, highly entertaining, mainstream pop group. Along the way, the book shows how the internet has revolutionized how we discover new music — often at the cost of romance and mystery.

Review:

"It was only a matter of time before a clever publisher realized that there is an audience for whom Exile on Main Street or Electric Ladyland are as significant and worthy of study as The Catcher in the Rye or Middlemarch. The series... is freewheeling and eclectic, ranging from minute rock-geek analysis to idiosyncratic personal celebration." The New York Times Book Review

Review:

"Ideal for the rock geek who thinks liner notes just aren't enough." Rolling Stone

Review:

"One of the coolest publishing imprints on the planet." Bookslut

Review:

"These are for the insane collectors out there who appreciate fantastic design, well-executed thinking, and things that make your house look cool. Each volume in this series takes a seminal album and breaks it down in startling minutiae. We love these. We are huge nerds." Vice

Review:

"A brilliant series... each one a word of real love." NME

Review:

"Religious tracts for the rock 'n' roll faithful." Uncut

Review:

"We... aren't naive enough to think that we're your only source for reading about music (but if we had our way... watch out). For those of you who really like to know everything there is to know about an album, you'd do well to check out Continuum's 33 1/3 series of books." Pitchfork

Synopsis:

If You're Feeling Sinister includes interviews with band members, producers, management, and a range of fans, and provides perspective on how Belle & Sebastian transformed themselves.

Synopsis:

33 1/3 is a series of short books about a wide variety of albums, by artists ranging from James Brown to the Beastie Boys. Launched in September 2003, the series now contains over 50 titles and is acclaimed and loved by fans, musicians and scholars alike.

Synopsis:

If You're Feeling Sinister shows how Belle and Sebastian transformed themselves over the space of a decade, from a slightly shambolic cult secret into a polished, highly entertaining, mainstream pop group. Along the way, the book shows how the internet has revolutionized how we discover new music—often at the cost of romance and mystery.

About the Author

Scott Plagenhoef is Managing Editor for Pitchfork Media, the world's most popular and influential alternative music website.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826428189
Author:
Plagenhoef, Scott
Publisher:
Continuum
Subject:
Scotland
Subject:
Alternative rock musicians
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rock
Subject:
General
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Rock
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Appreciation
Subject:
Belle and Sebastian (Musical group)
Subject:
Alternative rock musicians - Scotland
Subject:
Music-Music Appreciation
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
33 1/3
Series Volume:
50
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
118
Dimensions:
6.51 x 4.76 x 0.29 in

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Product details 118 pages Continuum International Publishing Group - English 9780826428189 Reviews:
"Review" by , "It was only a matter of time before a clever publisher realized that there is an audience for whom Exile on Main Street or Electric Ladyland are as significant and worthy of study as The Catcher in the Rye or Middlemarch. The series... is freewheeling and eclectic, ranging from minute rock-geek analysis to idiosyncratic personal celebration."
"Review" by , "Ideal for the rock geek who thinks liner notes just aren't enough."
"Review" by , "One of the coolest publishing imprints on the planet."
"Review" by , "These are for the insane collectors out there who appreciate fantastic design, well-executed thinking, and things that make your house look cool. Each volume in this series takes a seminal album and breaks it down in startling minutiae. We love these. We are huge nerds."
"Review" by , "A brilliant series... each one a word of real love."
"Review" by , "Religious tracts for the rock 'n' roll faithful."
"Review" by , "We... aren't naive enough to think that we're your only source for reading about music (but if we had our way... watch out). For those of you who really like to know everything there is to know about an album, you'd do well to check out Continuum's 33 1/3 series of books."
"Synopsis" by , If You're Feeling Sinister includes interviews with band members, producers, management, and a range of fans, and provides perspective on how Belle & Sebastian transformed themselves.
"Synopsis" by , 33 1/3 is a series of short books about a wide variety of albums, by artists ranging from James Brown to the Beastie Boys. Launched in September 2003, the series now contains over 50 titles and is acclaimed and loved by fans, musicians and scholars alike.
"Synopsis" by ,
If You're Feeling Sinister shows how Belle and Sebastian transformed themselves over the space of a decade, from a slightly shambolic cult secret into a polished, highly entertaining, mainstream pop group. Along the way, the book shows how the internet has revolutionized how we discover new music—often at the cost of romance and mystery.
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