'I had fevers and hallucinations' - Stuart David's Mixtape
Stuart David, co-founder of Belle and Sebastian, recalls a mixtape given to him by fellow band member Stuart Murdoch.
That winter, there was a vicious flu going
While I was ill, Stuart [Murdoch] brought me a mixtape he’d made and the songs began to drift through my dreams and my feverish visions. The tape was titled Winter Aconite, and he’d made a cover using a film still. On the
Salad Days – Young Marble Giants
Veils of Colour – The Blue Aeroplanes
Hours of Darkness Have Changed My Mind – Felt
Ballad of The Times – Everything But The Girl
Almost Prayed – The Weather Prophets
Oomingmak – Cocteau Twins
Sorry For Laughing – Josef K
Brighter – The Railway Children
Outdoor Miner – Wire
Afterglow – The Servants
High Expectation – Stereolab
Savage Sea – The Pop Group
Streets of Your Town – The
City Sickness – Tindersticks
The B-side was Momus’ album
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