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Playlist of THE BOY WITH THE ARAB STRAP

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap live COACHELLA

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    Belle & Sebastian The Boy with the Arab Strap live COACHELLA

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap // Bande à part

    5:15

    Reworked version, I lost the original file when my channel was shut down. I am aware someone stole my video and uploaded on his channel but screw it, this one's better.

    Not meant for commercial use - all rights are reserved to their respective owners

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    Belle & Sebastian: I Didnt Know An Arab Strap Was A Cock Ring

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    Belle & Sebastian: 'I Didn't Know An Arab Strap Was A Cock Ring'

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    In this week's episode of Song Stories, Belle & Sebastian tells the story behind their much-loved 1998 classic 'The Boy With The Arab Strap', how it was influenced by music therapy and London, and an awkward innuendo moment with the local vicar..

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    Choir! Choir! Choir! sings Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

    4:33

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    Recorded in Toronto on May 20, 2014. We meet Tuesday and Wednesday in Toronto - find us at choirchoirchoir.com + @choirchoirchoir. Hear more at soundcloud.com/choir-choir-choir.com or youtube.com/choirx3.

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    Belle and Sebastian The Boy with the Arab Strap Bande à Part Godard

    5:22

    Description

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    Belle & Sebastian Play The Boy With The Arab Strap At NME Awards 2014

    6:08

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    Berlin Pop Ensemble: The boy with the Arab Strap

    5:55

    The Berlin Pop Ensemble sings 'The boy with the Arab Strap' originally by @belleandsebastian at the Berlin Pop Choir psychedelic spring performance at @SO36 in Berlin, Germany on 04. April 2017. More information at

    'The boy with the Arab Strap' written by Jackson/Murdoch/Colburn/Geddes/Cooke/Campbell/Martin
    Arranged and conducted by Lyndsey Cockwell
    Guitar: David Rowe
    Camera, sound and editing: Jacek Jacu Marcinkowski

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    The Boy With The Arab Strap

    5:33

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    The Boy With The Arab Strap (BBC Session - Live In Belfast,2001) · Belle & Sebastian

    The BBC Sessions

    ℗ 2001 BBC

    Released on: 2008-01-01

    Composer Lyricist: Belle & Sebastian
    Composer: Spoken Word

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

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    THE BOY WITH THE ARAB STRAP - Belle and Sebastian

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    Fan video for the Belle and Sebastian song The Boy With The Arab Strap from their 1998 album of the same name. Image montage from Kenneth Anger films. Lyrics:

    A mile and a half on a bus takes a long time
    The odour of old prison food takes a long time to pass you by
    Day upon day of this wandering gets you down
    Nobody gives you a chance or a dollar in this old town

    Hovering silence from you is a giveaway
    Squalor and smoke's not your style
    I don't like this place, we better go
    Then I compare notes with your older sister
    I am a lazy gett, she is as pure as the cold driven snow

    What did you learn from your time
    In the solitary cell of your mind?
    There was noise to distract you from anything good
    And the old prison food
    Colour my life with the chaos of trouble
    'Cause anything's better than posh isolation
    I missed the bus
    You were laid on your back
    With the boy with the Arab strap
    With the boy from the Arab Strap

    It's something to speak of the way you are feeling
    To crowds there assembled
    Do you ever feel you've just gone too far?
    Everyone suffers in silence, a burden
    The man who drives minicabs down in Old Compton
    The Asian man
    With his love/hate affair
    With his racist clientele

    A central location for you is a must as you stagger about
    Making free with your lewd and lascivious boasts
    We all know you're soft 'cause we've all seen you dancing
    We all know you're hard 'cause we've all saw you drinking
    From noon until noon again
    You're the boy with the filthy laugh
    You're the boy with the Arab strap

    Strapped to the table with suits from the shelter shop
    Comic celebrity takes a back seat as the cigarette catches
    And sets off the smoke alarm
    What do you make of the cool set in London?
    You're constantly updating your hit parade
    Of your ten biggest wanks
    She's a waitress and she's got style
    (Sunday bath time could take a while)

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    Belle and Sebastian “The Boy With the Arab Strap” House of Blues, Boston

    5:34

    A public service video for y’all who got up to dance. Keep the faith, kids.

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    Belle and Sebastian -- The Boy With The Arab Strap

    4:52

    Really like this video. I tried to improve the audio a bit.

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap

    4:14

    Live from the Danforth Music Hall. July 16, 2019.

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    Belle and Sebastian. The boy with the arab strap live 4th of July 2019 Oxford

    5:45

    Belle and Sebastian.
    The boy with the arab strap live 4th of July 2019 Oxford O2 academy.

    All rights belong to Belle and Sebastian.

    A fantastic indie disco as always.

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    How To Play The Boy with the Arab Strap by Belle & Sebastian | HDpiano Piano Tutorial

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap – Live in Berkeley

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap - UC Berkeley, Live, 4-12-15, front row, Greek Theatre. Stuart Murdoch: F*ck Cochella! This is Faux-chella!

    Other Tidbits:

    Stuart Murdoch: As you have probably ascertained, we have brought along a few friends this evening… Not that we’re not all friends, these just happen to be the 50 people that responded to our facebook message… lol



    Setlist:

    1. Nobody's Empire
    2. I'm a Cuckoo
    3. The Party Line
    4. The Stars of Track and Field
    5. Dirty Dream Number Two
    6. If She Wants Me
    7. Perfect Couples
    8. Lord Anthony
    9. Electronic Renaissance
    10. The Power of Three
    11. Sukie in the Graveyard (Sukie danced on stage with Stuart.)
    12. Women's Realm
    13. Simple Things
    14. The Boy with the Arab Strap
    15. Legal Man
    16. Sleep the Clock Around

    Encore:
    17. Piazza, New York Catcher
    18. Le Pastie De La Bourgeoisie


    Lineup:
    Belle and Sebastian
    Real Estate
    Perfume Genius

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

    6:01

    Song 11.

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    Belle and Sebastian live in Charlottesville - Boy with the Arab Strap

    6:06

    Charlottesville Dancers we see you!!

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    How to play Boy With the Arab Strap by Belle and Sebastian

    5:36



    Chords and lyrics at:


    This is a video by a beginner and for a beginner. It goes over the tuning, chords, chord order, and strumming pattern for Boy with the Arab Strap by Belle and Sebastian.

    This is one of the most rockin'est songs Belle and Sebastian songs ever made. It's not as mellow as their other stuff, but his Scotsman voice sounds great over a rock beat and a good bassline. I love the clap as part of the beat.

    It's a simple song to learn, at least in terms of chords. It has just G, C, and D and the chord switches are slow. This song is all aboot rhythm. Unfortunately I don't have a good source for the chords yet, because everywhere online has incomplete chords.

    The good people over at ukulelehunt.com figured out that the missing chord in the online chord list was a D, so if they put up a version of this song I will post a link.

    Video breakdown:
    0:00 - Intro
    0:12 - Tuning (GCEA)
    0:25 - Chords (G,C,D)
    1:05 - Strumming pattern (details below)
    2:55 - Chord switch timing
    3:21 - Demonstration (slow to faster w/ lyrics)

    The difficult part here is the strumming pattern. Using my normal way of describing it as beats, where each beat is an up or a down strum, there are two sections of the strumming, which look like this:

    Section 1:
    1) down
    2) up
    3) hit
    4) up

    Section 2:
    5) miss
    6) up
    7) hit
    8) up

    Then, once you can do those sections individually, the entire pattern loops like this:

    Strumming pattern:
    1) Section 1
    2) Section 2
    3) Section 2
    4) Section 2
    (Repeat twice then switch chords)

    That was kind of hard to explain, but hopefully it made sense especially if it goes along with the video. If not, please let me know in the comments and I will try to fix it.

    For more detail on this, check out:

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap

    7:31

    2015-05-07, Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK

    Video: Fujifilm X10
    Audio: Zoom H1

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    Belle & Sebastian. The boy with the Arab strap live 24/08/2018.

    8:12

    Live recording of the boy with the Arab strap .

    All rights belong to Belle & Sebastian.

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    Belle and Sebastian The Boy With the Arab Strap

    4:56

    Belle and Sebastian
    The Boy With the Arab Strap
    (John Peel Christmas Session - 2002-12-18)

    ©All rights reserved to original artist.

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    Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

    7:17

    ... com uns saltitantes Palma Violets em palco a ajudar na festa!

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    Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

    9:18

    Enjoy and Subscribe! Please contact lalivevids@gmail.com or send a message if any any questions or video needs to be removed. Thanks! Twitter: LALIVEVIDS

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy in the Arab Strap - Popload Festival 2015

    7:35

    Belle and Sebastian Live @ Popload Festival 2015, Audio Club, São Paulo, Brazil, Oct. 17, 2015

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap @ Tabernacle, ATL. 10th June 2018

    6:05

    with impromptu dance number

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    BELLE and SEBASTIAN : The Boy With The Arab Strap : 1080p HD : The Riviera : Chicago : 4/3/2015

    6:50

    Produced with CyberLink PowerDirector 11

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    Belle and Sebastian: Boy with the Arab Strap, and I Didnt See It Coming

    13:21

    Green Man Festival, 21 August 2016

    Audience Participation as an Extreme Sport, as the predictable invitation for filling the stage with dancers for this song gets completely out of hand - but surely this is the most good-natured stage invasion ever. Massive respect to the band for being so professional despite the mayhem, to the stewards who were so overwhelmed, and to the dancers for Doing The Right Thing when it was over.
    Second song - I Didn't See It Coming - starts approx 9.00.

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy With the Arab Strap @ Forest Hills Stadium, Queens NY 2018

    8:32

    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy With the Arab Strap @ Forest Hills Stadium, Queens NY 2018

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    LOST SESSIONS - Muela playing Boy with the Arab Strap

    4:59

    Danny Muela covering Boy with the Arab Strap by Belle and Sebastian

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap - Fingerstyle Guitar Cover

    2:06

    A fingerpicking guitar cover of The Boy With The Arab Strap by Belle & Sebastian.

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy with the arab strap - Live in Belfast 1 Dec 2010

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    Recorded live from The Ulster Hall, Belfast 1 December 2010.

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap

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    Popaganda 2010 The Boy With The Arab Strap

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    Popaganda 2010, 27-28 Aug. Eriksdalsbadet, Stockholm.


    Musik: Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap Kelvingrove Bandstand

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap at Kelvingrove Bandstand Wed 23rd July.

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    Hallies Ukulele Army: The Boy With The Arab Strap

    4:22

    Chords used G, C, and D (shown at the end of the song)
    I finally got all signed up for the Message Boards, and saw hometown heroes in Fucked Up play on the show. So that was cool. I guess the hopes of being the first Canadian musical act on TCGS are vanquished. I should have some bigger dreams. That being said, I'd still do it in a heartbeat.

    My non-uke music (original music) can be heard here:
    As of now I'm working on my new album so there may be some fresh things to listen

    © Jeepster/Matador 1998
    © Belle & Sebastian

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With the Arab Strap

    4:55

    Song 12.

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap @ Jose Cuervo Salon Mexico DF 8 Octubre 2010

    6:49

    Belle & Sebastian interpretando la cancion de The Boy With The Arab Strap el pasado 8 de Octubre de 2010 en la ciudad de Mexico DF en el Jose Cuervo Salon mejor conocido como Salon 21

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    TFC Band - The Boy with the Arab Strap

    5:07

    TFC Band
    Serenata live @ Sala dei Venti, 11 settembre 2008
    (Belle and Sebastian cover)

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    Belle and Sebastian - The boy with the Arab Strap + Legal man

    11:29

    Belle and Sebastian - The boy with the Arab Strap + Legal man
    Teatro Caupolicán /// Jueves 22 de Octubre de 2015
    Santiago /// Chile

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With the Arab Strap incomplete

    5:14

    Palco Super Bock.

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    Belle & Sebastian - 2013-11-07 - The Boy With The Arab Strap dancing on stage

    1:30

    sorry quality is shit but I was dancing so hahah

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    orquestra petrobras sinfônica @ teatro rival: the boy with the arab strap

    4:46

    22/05/19 - orquestra petrobras sinfônica apresenta: o clássico é indie / teatro rival (cinelândia / rio de janeiro)

    músicos:

    dudu trentin: arranjos

    andrea moniz & camila bastos & tomaz soares: 1º violinos
    carlos mendes & her agapito & flavio santos: 2º violinos
    fernando thebaldi & daniel prazeres: violas
    diana lacerda & lylian moniz: violoncelos
    ricardo candido: contrabaixo
    flauta: marcelo bonfim
    francisco de assis: trompa
    pedro moita: pedro moita

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    The Boy With The Arab Strap

    4:57

    Provided to YouTube by Nettwerk Records

    The Boy With The Arab Strap (Live in Lexington, KY - 3/2/04) · Guster

    Live in Lexington, KY - 3/2/04

    ℗ 2004 Nettwerk Music Group Inc

    Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals: Adam Gardner
    Drums, Percussion: Brian Rosenworcel
    Engineer, Producer: Gordon Reddy
    Bass, Guitar, Vocals: Ryan Miller
    Writer: Belle & Sebastian

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap - Tivoli Gardens - July 31, 2015

    11:35

    As seen through the lens of my old iPhone
    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap - Live at Tivoli Gardens - July 31, 2015 - Lyrics Below:
    Copenhagen



    A mile and a half on a bus takes a long time
    The odour of old prison food takes a long time to pass you by
    When you've been inside
    Day upon day of this wandering gets you down
    Nobody gives you a chance or a dollar in this old town

    Hovering silence from you is a giveaway
    Squalor and smoke's not your style
    I don't like this place
    We better go
    Then I compare notes with your older sister
    I am a lazy gett, she is as pure as the cold driven snow
    She accepts my confession

    What did you learn from your time in the solitary
    Cell of your mind?
    There was noises, distractions from anything good
    And the old prison food
    Colour my life with the chaos of trouble
    Cause anything's better than posh isolation
    1 missed the bus
    You were laid on your back
    With the boy from the arab strap
    With the boy from the arab strap

    It's something to speak of the way you are feeling
    To crowds there assembled
    Do you ever feel you have gone too far?
    Everyone suffers in silence a burden
    The man who drives minicabs down in Old Compton
    The Asian man
    With his love hate affair
    With his racist clientele

    A central location for you is a must as you stagger about makingfree with your lewd and lascivious boasts
    We know you are soft cause we've all seen you dancing
    We know you are hard cause we all saw you drinking from noon
    Until noon again
    You're the boy with the filthy laugh
    You're the boy with the arab strap

    Strapped to the table with suits from the shelter shop
    Comic celebrity takes a back seat as the cigarette catches
    And sets off the smoke alarm
    What do you make of the cool set in London?
    You're constantly updating your hit parade of your ten biggestwanks
    She's a waitress and she's got style
    Sunday bathtime could take a while

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    Belle & Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap - 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival

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    Belle and sebastian - the boy with arab strap

    3:00

    belle and sebastian play their encore the boy with the arab strap after stevie plays the national anthem on our nation's independence day in battery park, NY

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    The Boy with the Arab Strap - Liverpool, 2018

    5:35

    Belle and Sebastian’s now obligatory audience stage dancing for Arab Strap at the Liverpool Philharmonic. 19th March 2018.

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    Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

    6:38

    Concert Series 'Celebrate Brooklyn', Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, New York City on July 11th 2013, recorded by JAPP

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    Belle and Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

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    Belle and Sebastian performing another snippet of The Boy With The Arab Strap, from their eponymous 1998 album, live at De Roma in Antwerp, Belgium, on February 5th, 2018.

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