Richard

Richard Colburn

BACKGROUND: The joker in the pack.  Born, raised and still resident in Perth, if Richard ever made good he’d be a local boy made good.  Initially spurning his family’s musical tradition, Richard’s first foray into the world of entertainment was in the [...]
Bob

Bobby Kildea

BACKGROUND: This Irish lad was picked up on a Bosman from local side V-Twin.  Imported in the early ‘90s, he seemed destined for a career in the lower leagues until the far-sited Belles spotted something in him that led them to believe he could replace [...]
Chris

Chris Geddes

BACKGROUND: Having a childhood split between Gloucestershire and Ayrshire doesn’t seem to have confused Beans too much.  He joined Belle & Sebastian having perhaps the best musical pedigree of them all, his previous band having supported riot grrls The [...]
Sarah

Sarah Martin

BACKGROUND: This Northern lass bided her time in Blackburn, Lancashire before making a break for her spiritual home: Glasgow. Drawn by the sounds of Teenage Fanclub and others, as well as the presence of an Expressway, which she hoped would lead to her [...]
Stevie

Stevie Jackson

BACKGROUND: It was a disillusioned Stevie Jackson that first saw Stuart Murdoch performing at Open Mic night at The Halt Bar in Glasgow. Stevie’s band, The Moondials, had recently split after struggling to realise their ambitions. The Erskine-born [...]
Stuart

Stuart Murdoch

  BACKGROUND: Scotland’s greatest poet comes from Ayr.  That’s probably not all Stuart has in common with Robbie Burns, but I’m damned if I know what else.  Both guys I suppose.  Stuart moved up to Glasgow at a tender age, just missing the first Scottish [...]