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Belle and Sebastian share new single "Nobody's Empire"

09 December 2014, 18:08 | Written by Laurence Day

Scottish indie legends Belle and Sebastian are showing off the video for their brand new single "Nobody's Empire", following the recent disco-tinged ditty "The Party Line".

This is the second official single from the band's upcoming ninth LP Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance, due 19 January on Matador.

Lead singer Stuart Murdoch says of the track, “it’s absolutely the most personal [song] I’ve ever written.”

The video for uses clips from the album cover shoot - with model/actor Tamzin Merchant "taking on the role of Stuart Murdoch in this tale of Murdoch’s health problems as a younger man" - as well as approximately 100 pieces of footage received from fans, and snippets from the Scottish Screen Archive at the National Library Of Scotland and the Prelinger Archives.

Watch the video below. You can find the band's UK tour dates afterwards.


3 - St. David’s, Cardiff
4 - Colston Hall, Bristol
5 - Guildhall, Portsmouth
7 - Corn Exchange, Cambridge
8 - Open, Norwich
10 - Symphony Hall, Birmingham
11 - Central Hall Westminster, London
12 - Central Hall Westminster, London
14 - Albert Hall, Manchester
15 - Albert Hall, Manchester
16 - City Hall, Newcastle
18 - Opera House, Buxton
19 - City Hall, Leeds
22 - Hydro Arena, Glasgow (with the Scottish Festival Orchestra)
24 - Sound City, Liverpool

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