by Inigo del Castillo in New Music on Tuesday 4 March 2014

‘Belle & Sebastian’, the 90s indie pop band who came up with hit songs like ‘Legal Man’, ‘She’s Losing It’, and ‘The Boy with the Arab Strap’, is reportedly working on a new album. No one’s more excited about this piece of news than writer Shane Ryan of Paste Magazine. In the following article, he proves his undying obsession for the band by analysing the common theme in 20 of their songs. What’s the common theme? Love? Nah. Rather, it’s ‘Troubled young People’, and the protagonist is often female.

Check out the article here to see the well-deciphered analysis.

Via Paste Magazine