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The dashing Scots of Belle and Sebastian are nothing if not prolific. Even these days, when they seem to prefer releasing proper albums only every four years or so, the charming and hard-working Glaswegians insist on staying forever busy with collections of B-sides, world tours, and the occasional feature-length film conceived by frontman Stuart Murdoch. So it was by some minor miracle that we here at Crossfade recently managed to secure a conversation with Chris Geddes, keyboardist and founding member of this perpetual-motion machine of a band that's come to signify a whole genre. (Just don't call it twee.) The influence of Murdoch, Geddes, and their bandmates is far-reaching, and can be heard in the music of many indie acts here across the pond, from Denver's Tennis to Long Island's Twin Sister and beyond. In fact, if pure pop bliss counted toward the Scottish GDP, Belle & Sebastian would probably be the nation's prime export. And alas, a new B&S album is nearly finished and set to be shipped out.