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Belle And Sebastian Announce Album Details & Artwork Comp
Ben Hewitt , August 13th, 2010 12:08

Fans can design own artwork for Write About Love

Belle and Sebastian have revealed the title of their new album, as well as details of an artwork competition for the record.

The new LP will be called Belle and Sebastian Write About Love. Although no official release date has been confirmed, the album - which will be their first since 2006's The Life Pursuit - should be ready later this year.

In a post published on the band's blog, singer Stuart Murdoch also revealed plans of an artwork competition for the album.

He said: "The new record is called Belle and Sebastian Write About Love.

"While I was doing the art, I got Kim from the ace Glasgow band, Zoey Van Goey, to write this in chalk in a few secluded spots in Glasgow and I took her picture. If you haven’t already, you can see her on the splash page.

"What I was thinking is that it would be fun if some of you tried the same thing, and either filmed yourself doing it, or got someone to take a picture (it would be good to see you with your work!). You can then upload them to our Flickr group here for everyone to see (you will need to sign up to Flickr if not already a member and join the group).

"We’ll choose some of the most scenic, artistic and elaborate ones and present the best submissions with a trophy of some sort!

"To sum up, I’d like to see pictures or footage of you writing either Belle and Sebastian Write About Love or Write About Lovein secret or public places, in the town you live in.

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