Tuesday April 14, 2015

Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch shares lessons from forced slowness

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Guest host Gill Deacon speaks with Stuart Murdoch, the chief singer and songwriter of Scottish band Belle and Sebastian, about the band's newest album, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance.

Murdoch also opens up about his struggles with chronic fatigue syndrome and how the condition fuelled his determination to be "violently positive". 

WEB BONUS | Stuart Murdoch on the time he accidentally died his hair blue. 

Plus, as referenced in the interview, here's Belle and Sebastian's Nobody's Empire. 

Stuart Murdoch

Stuart Murdoch joins guest host Gill Deacon on Tuesday April 14, 2015 (Chris Pizzello/Invision/The Associated Press)