Belle And Sebastian* ‎– The Life Pursuit

Matador ‎– OLE 687-8
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

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A1 Act Of The Apostle I 2:55
A2 Another Sunny Day 4:04
A3 White Collar Boy 3:20
B1 The Blues Are Still Blue
Mixed By – Tony Doogan
B2 Dress Up In You
Bassoon – Alistair CollinsClarinet – Jennifer StephensonTrombone – Tom Smith (4)
B3 Sukie In The Graveyard
Trombone – Tom Smith (4)
C1 We Are The Sleepyheads 3:33
C2 Song For Sunshine 4:06
C3 Funny Little Frog
Saxophone – James Swinburne
C4 To Be Myself Completely 3:17
D1 Act Of The Apostle II 4:20
D2 For The Price Of A Cup Of Tea
Mixed By – Tony DooganPercussion – Chris Reynolds (2)
D3 Mornington Crescent 5:40



Part of the "It Could Have Been a Brilliant Career" reissue series from Matador and Jeepster.

Recorded at The Sound Factory, Los Angeles
Mixed at Sunset Sound, Los Angeles
Mastered at Metropolis, London
B1 & D2: Mixed at The Castle Of Doom

(P) 2006 The copyright in these sound recordings is owned by Belle & Sebastian under license to Rough Trade Records Ltd.
© 2006 Matador Records

Artwork [Sleeve Design & Layout] credit Keith Dodds At D8

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 744861068785
  • Matrix / Runout: (Side A) OLE 6878 A MPO
  • Matrix / Runout: (Side B) OLE 6878 B F.A. ABBEY ROAD MPO
  • Matrix / Runout: (Side C) OLE 6878 C. F.A. MPO
  • Matrix / Runout: (Side D) OLE 6878 D. MPO

Other Versions (5 of 21) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RTRADLP280 Belle And Sebastian* The Life Pursuit(2xLP, Album) Rough Trade RTRADLP280 UK 2006 Sell This Version
OLE 687-0 Belle And Sebastian* The Life Pursuit(2xLP, Album, TP, W/Lbl) Matador OLE 687-0 US Unknown Sell This Version
RTRADLP280 Belle And Sebastian* The Life Pursuit(2xLP, Album, RE) Rough Trade RTRADLP280 UK 2014 Sell This Version
TOCP-66580 Belle And Sebastian* The Life Pursuit(CD, Album + DVD + Ltd, Sli) Rough Trade, Reservoir Records (3) TOCP-66580 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
TOCP-66504 Belle And Sebastian* The Life Pursuit(CD, Album) Rough Trade TOCP-66504 Japan 2006 Sell This Version


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August 29, 2015
I purchased this version and the second side of the first record (side b) must have been a mistake at the pressing plant. All of the songs are classical piano ballads?????? Anyone else have a copy like this?