The Life Pursuit (album) by Belle And Sebastian

The Life Pursuit
The Life Pursuit by Belle And Sebastian (2006)
Release date: 2006-02-06
Overall rank: 1,131st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Top 20 albums of 2006 (19th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (209th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,131st)

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Belle And Sebastian bestography

The Life Pursuit is ranked 4th best out of 21 albums by Belle And Sebastian on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Belle And Sebastian is If You're Feeling Sinister which is ranked number 120 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 21,672.

Belle And Sebastian album bestography « Higher ranked (820th) This album (1,131st) Lower ranked (1,237th) »
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From Sandrof1969 02/20/2018 20:46
A dieci anni dall'esordio i Belle and Sebastian si presentano, dopo qualche cambio di formazione ed alcuni dischi un po' sottotono, in gran forma ed in grado di reggere il confronto con le nuove generazioni del pop. "The life pursuit" ha una delicatezza inferiore rispetto alle prime prove ma in compenso ha una robustezza ed una fisicità maggiori...
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From planetneutral 01/07/2018 17:11
Not my favorite B&S album, but any B&S album is better than most things.
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From garycottier 06/14/2016 16:56
Hints of T.Rex and glam rock on some tracks here. The life pursuit, is another fine album from the underrated Belle and Sebastian. Fine songwriting, beautiful melodies, great lyrics, they are simply one of Britain's greatest ever bands. Classic stuff.
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From Rich150 05/11/2016 21:56
The progression from one track to the next seems perfect on this record, a really easy to listen to, enjoyable album from start to finsh. This is my preferred Belle & Sebastian (over the more acoustic style).
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From martintho 03/18/2016 04:15
fantastig first half
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From yonstein414 01/15/2016 19:00
Belle & Sebastian are at their most self-assured and fun on The Life Pursuit.
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From awesomness425 11/07/2015 00:24
Great Great Great Great Record..Pretty Underrated
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From JoaoMoreira 07/03/2013 04:19
Unexpectedly good album... very well crafted pop from the scottish group.
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From davidhuret 02/20/2012 16:15
A super catchy piece of work that bears repeated listenings remarkably well.
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