Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap
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Radio X's Top 25 Songs by Scottish Artists
2. Belle And Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap
Taking their name from an obscure French TV show for children, Stuart Murdoch and his gentle indie pop collective forged an acclaimed career starting with 1996's Tigermilk. The winsome image belied some suggestive and frank lyrics, never more so on this song about a sex aid, which wound up being used as the theme tune to the TV series Teachers.