"The lesson today was 'acts of the apostles', the crazy hippies - they're running scared, she shut her eyes and imagined the desert, no cars no mobiles just sun and bread" "You were digging plants, I dug you,. beg your pardon" "Another rainy day we're trapped inside with a train set, chocolate on the boil, steamy windows when we met" "I left my washing in the launderette, you can put some money on it, you can place a little bet, that when I see my washing the black will be white and the white will be black, but the blues are still blue" "I'm the singer, I'm the singer in a band, you're the loser, but I won't dismiss you out of hand, 'cause you've got a beautiful face, it will take you places" "Autumn hanging down, all the trees are draped like chandeliers, Sukie saw the beauty but she wasn't wet behind the ears" "People look at us and they think we're doing fine, people look at us 'cause they see us all the time, but they never take to us" "I am a man filled with longing desire, the gifts of creation are ready for hire, a look and a label are all I require, enough's not enough I never ask why" "My eye sight's fading, my hearing's dim, I can't get insured for the state I am in" "I had a conversation with you at night, it's a little one-sided but that's alright, I tell you in the kitchen about my day, you sit on the bed in the dark changing places, with the ghost that was there before you came, you've come to save my life again" "Still your voice calls out to me, escort me to the harmony, I'm not sure what I will be, find me in a bittersweet hello" "The city was losing its appeal, God was asleep, he was back in her village, in the fields" "Next to the broker, the nurse and the drunk, I was a joker - the wannabe punk that got lucky"
'Tigermilk' (1995) http://alansalbumarchives.blogspot.co.uk/2008/07/review-98-belle-and-sebastian-tigermilk.html
'If You're Feeling Sinister' (1996) http://alansalbumarchives.blogspot.co.uk/2010/11/news-views-and-music-issue-82-belle-and.html
‘The Boy With The Arab Strap’ (1998) http://alansalbumarchives.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/belle-and-sebastian-boy-with-arab-strap.html
'Push Barman To Open Old Wounds' (EP compilation 2003) http://alansalbumarchives.blogspot.co.uk/2008/07/review-100-belle-and-sebastian-push.html
'Dear Catastrophe Waitress' (2004) http://alansalbumarchives.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/news-views-and-music-issue-139-belle.html
'Write About Love' (2010) http://alansalbumarchives.blogspot.co.uk/2011/01/news-views-and-music-issue-86-belle-and.html