The Boy With The Arab Strap (studio album) by Belle And Sebastian
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The best album by Belle And Sebastian is If You're Feeling Sinister which is ranked number 118 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 14,216.
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.1/100, a mean average of 78.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.5.
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Very decent album faves-Arab strap,Seymour Stein and Rollercoaster.
Only getting round to this band in 2019 - pity I missed them at the time. Sinister brought me in and I slightly prefer that at the moment but this is also a superb album. I love the feel and sound of the simple title song which I rate as their best over these two albums.
Decent album not the Best
Un gioiello perfetto nella scrittura come nella realizzazione, fisico ed etereo insieme, delicato e sferzante. AMMALIANTE.
If the Beatlesguys sung like this I might have liked them
Favoritas: Is It Wicked Not To Care?, Sleep The Clock Around, The Boy With The Arab Strap, Seymour Stein, Dirty Dream Number Two
The best Belle and Sebastian album ever. The boy with the Arab strap, is a superb record of incredible songs of a band totally on top of their game. This is without doubt one of the greatest British albums of the nineties. Beautiful songs, beautiful melodies, especially on, is it wicked not to care?, chickfactor, and the title track. Brilliant album from a brilliant band.
Bell & Sebastian's most blissful and happy album.
Tales of the two young lovers would be passed down for generations.
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