A few clips to enliven your Tuesday (Mavis’ comment about “the devil’s music” is priceless!):

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Belle & Sebastian’s new record Write About Love dropped today, and although perhaps not quite the instant classic of The Life Pursuit, it is pretty darn phenomenal. Pitchfork is right to mention that bandleader Stuart Murdoch is “still writing lyrics about a fraught but unshakeable [translation: real] relationship with Christianity” – Stuart, if you’re out there, please let us interview you: