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The Waterboys is a British celtic band formed in 1983 by Scottish musician Mike Scott. Their songs, largely written by Scott, often contain literary references and are frequently concerned with spirituality. Both the group and its members' solo careers have received much praise from both rock and folk music critics, but The Waterboys as a band has never received the commercial success that some of its members (such as Ian McNabb, leader of The Icicle Works; Trevor Hutchinson, a founding… read more

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  • "The Waterboys were easily the biggest thought provokers of the festival. Performing tracks from their latest release and songs from their classic 1985 album This is the Sea including the award-winning The Whole of the Moon, which Scott opened with “Lets nail this motherfucker to the wall”, the guys showed that nothing has changed. Scott’s vivacious vox and sheer fervour saw him kick the mid-air, whilst his engaging stage presence got the audience literally spinning around in circles at his request, making for an unforgettable set. Scott is more than just a story-teller, he is one of the most profound poets of this century, and the passion, mystery and love that drowned each of the tracks he performed at Bluesfest made that all the more clear." Full text [url=]here.[/url]
  • "Modern Blues" it's a really cool album. Give it some listen.
  • Modern blues is a very good album. Still a freak...
  • new album is not excepcional, but the blueish sound is really comfortable, the album could be smaller i guess, but it works well if youre not looking for inovation. my fav tracks are destines entwined, i can ser Elvis and beautiful now.
  • The Waterboys, in my humble opinion, are one of the most insightful and inspirational rock bands of All Time. i was blessed to see them perform in San Francisco way back in the day. As expected, it was a MAGNIFICENT performance. Oh Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Gosto muito!
  • Glastonbury Song <3
  • Fisherman's Box is glorious!
  • where exactly do they recite Yeats' "The second comming"? I listened to the album and couldn't find it

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