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Belle and Sebastian Share “We Were Beautiful” Video and Announce Tour Dates

European Dates are in Early 2018

Sep 25, 2017 Belle and Sebastian
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Belle and Sebastian shared a brand new song, “We Were Beautiful,” back in July. Now the song has a video. Blair Young from The Forest of Black directed the video, which was shot in the band’s native Glasgow, Scotland, and features the city waking up on a Saturday morning. There’s also footage of the band performing the song. The band has also announced some new European tour dates for early 2018. Check out the video and dates below.

Right now it’s just a standalone single, there’s no word if the song is from an upcoming album or EP. Although a press release points out: “While we can’t yet say what these Euro dates will be supporting, we suggest keeping an eye out in early October for more Belle and Sebastian news regarding forthcoming new music!”

“We Were Beautiful” starts almost like a mild drum ‘n’ bass song before turning into a more recognizable horn-inflected Belle and Sebastian song. Brian McNeil produced the song with the band.

The band’s last album was 2015’s Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance. Last year the band announced that they were working on new music that they planned to release as a series of vinyl EPs and frontman Stuart Murdoch posted a casting call looking for models to appear on the covers of the EPs. They weren’t necessarily looking for professional models, but rather regular people who are fans of the band. The cover art for “We Are Beautiful” seems to be culled from this project.

Belle and Sebastian 2018 European Tour Dates:

Mon 05-Feb - Belgium, Antwerp, De Roma
Tue 06-Feb - France, Strasbourg, La Laiterie
Wed 07-Feb - France, Paris, Salle Pleyel
Fri 09-Feb - France, Nantes, Stereolox
Sun 11-Feb - Luxembourg, Rockhal
Mon 12-Feb - Switzerland, Zurich, X tra limmathaus
Tue 13-Feb - Italy, Milan, Fabrique
Wed 14-Feb - Italy, Bologna, Estragon
Fri 16-Feb - Germany, Munich, Muffathalle
Sat 17-Feb - Germany, Berlin, Admiralspalast
Sun 18-Feb - Germany, Frankfurt, Batschkapp
Mon 19-Feb - Netherlands, Amsterdam, Carre
Wed 21-Feb - Denmark, Copenhagen, DK Studio 1
Thu 22-Feb - Sweden, Stockholm, Munchen Brewery
Fri 23-Feb - Norway, Oslo, Sentrum Scene
Sat 24-Feb - Sweden, Gothenburg, Studios
Tue 06-Mar - UK, Cornwall Truro Hall
Thu 08-Mar - Wales, Cardiff, Millenium Centre
Fri 09-Mar - Wales, Aberystwyth, Arts Centre
Sat 10-Mar - UK, Nottingham Rock City
Mon 12-Mar - UK, Manchester Bridgewater Hall
Tue 13-Mar - UK, Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thu 15-Mar - UK, Brighton Dome
Fri 16-Mar - UK, London Troxy
Sat 17-Mar - UK, London Troxy
Mon 19-Mar - UK, Liverpool Philharmonic
Tue 20-Mar - UK, York Opera House
Thu 22-Mar - UK, Gateshead Sage
Fri 23-Mar - Scotland, Perth, Concert Hall
Sat 24-Mar - Scotland, Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Mon 26-Mar - Ireland, Dublin, Vicar St
Tue 27-Mar - Ireland, Dublin, Vicar St

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September 26th 2017

hello every one