Maybe he was just too associated with the eighties to survive the anti eighties era that followed.
He asks his employee, Dick, what he is listening to. Sad music for sad people. But from Tigermilk to The Life Pursuit, Belle and Sebastian is actually pretty peppy and cheerful, and though they would hate to be called twee, they do flirt with it at times; they never get into Moldy Peaches or Beat Happening territory, but they serve all their bitterness with its fair share of sugar.
And then the High Fidelity thing. I open with this point because when you listen to Write About Love, even the somber numbers have their tongues firmly in their cheeks. They may not be intended to be melancholy, but they at least demand that the listener turn inward for self-reflection.
And at this, they fail, due to the tongue-in-cheek lyrics of the former and the masterful performance Jones on the latter, which causes you to listen to the voice rather than the words. Though wit and humor are nothing new to them, these days the punchlines are the only things that linger after a Belle and Sebastian song concludes.
The question that begs to be asked is whether you can fault a band for not being quite as good as they used to be. M0st disappointing is the fact that the T.
But in the end, when I click to Consequence of Sound and I see a list of the Best Albums of All Time, it is hard to forget that this band began their career with three records that could be on that list without much question. And Write About Love could not hold a candle to them.
Your impression will depend on your expectations, which if kept reasonable, could result in a pleasant listen, with the record commenting more on the mediocrity of most music today than the excellence in itself. Either way, it is deserving of attention, unlike the chance that Jack Black gave in the record store.
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