On July 3, Stevie Jackson, guitarist for everyone’s favorite Scottish musical feelings collective Belle & Sebastian, stepped out on his own to release his debut solo effort, (I Can’t Get No) Stevie Jackson. The record, which features Jackson and a backing band made up of members of The Company, Trembling Bells, The Pastels, and The New Pornographers, features a dozen songs that show off what Jackson, who has worked with The Vaselines, Russian Red, Bill Wells Trio, and God Help The Girl, is capable of on his own. We caught up with him to find out what made him strike out solo, how Belle & Sebastian fans might react to this music, and what’s next for his solo career.
Five Questions with Belle & Sebastian’s Stevie Jackson
Stevie Jackson steps out of the box with one of the greatest album titles of all time.