Belle & Sebastian founder Stuart David will write a memoir(Read article summary)
Stuart David founded the band with Belle & Sebastian current lead singer Stuart Murdoch and is now the lead singer for the band Looper.
Original Belle & Sebastian bass player Stuart David will write a memoir about founding the band and his time as a member.
Antonia Hodgson, the editor-in-chief of the bookâ€™s publisher Little, Brown, told the Bookseller, â€śThe proposal for 'In the All-Night Cafe'Â is wonderful â€“ evocative, smartly observed and brimming with warmth and wit. It's a fascinating, intimate account of the band's early years that also has a lot to say about creativity, persistence and friendship.â€ť
The book, titled â€śIn the All-Night CafĂ©,â€ť is planned to be released in 2015. The book will focus on the inception of the band and their first album release.
David is also the author of two novels, 2001â€™s â€śThe Peacock Manifestoâ€ť and 1999â€™s â€śNalda Said.â€ť
The musician also contributed vocals, piano, and other guitar playing to some of Belle & Sebastianâ€™s songs and left the band in 2000. He is the lead singer of the band Looper, which also includes his wife, Karn David, guitar player Ronnie Black, and Scott Twynholm on drums.
Belle & Sebastianâ€™s current lineup consists of Murdoch, guitar player Stevie Jackson, keyboard and guitar player Sarah Martin, guitar and bass player Bobby Kildea, bass and trumpet player Mick Cooke, keyboard player Chris Geddes, and drum player Richard Colburn. Their latest album, â€śBelle and Sebastian Write About Love,â€ť was released in 2010.