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Track: The Waterboys – My Wanderings In The Weary Land

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A buyers’ guide to The Waterboys 1981-1990

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Not Forgotten – The Waterboys

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The third single to be taken from The Waterboys forthcoming 15th studio album All Souls Hill, out on May 6th via Cooking Vinyl, is ’Here We Go Again’, and the band have just revealed a psychedelic video to accompany the track. Of the track, singer Mike Scott says “It’s the idea we’re living through a …

The Waterboys have shared the video for new single ‘All Souls Hill’, the title track to their new album out May 6th on Cooking Vinyl and which follows 2020’s critically acclaimed ‘Good Luck Seeker’ (read our review here) Mike Scott: “All Souls Hill is a fast-forward blast through human history, from mythical beginnings to coruscating present, set …

The Waterboys return with another album All Souls Hill due 22nd April 2022 via Cooking Vinyl. The band have shared the video for the first single ‘The Liar’. The video, features a haunting image by satirical collagist Cold War Steve. Mike Scott comments “The Liar is a comment on recent and still-current events, and both the …

The Waterboys have released the video for ‘Why Should I Love You’ from the critically acclaimed new album Good Luck, Seeker out now via Cooking Vinyl. Read our review here. ‘Why Should I Love You’ is a fantastic cover of a lesser-known Kate Bush song, rearranged and rocked-up in Waterboys style, and illuminated by a romantic video. Mike Scott …

The Scottish genre wandering folk rockers are sharing their next chapter in their music legacy with the release of album – Good Luck, seeker. A romping, roaring collection of tracks displaying all of what this band have become. The singles ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’, ‘The Soul Singer’, ‘Low Down In The Broom’ and …

The Waterboys follow the recent release of their current upbeat pop single ‘The Soul Singer’ with the gorgeous arrangement of ‘Low Down In The Broom’. It is accompanied by a mysterious and atmospheric video that reflects its origins as a traditional Scottish folk song. Both songs, along with the dramatic epic ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’, give a …

The Waterboys, one of the most creative, loved and literate bands of the last four decades, return this summer with their 14th studio album Good Luck, Seeker. The first track to go live is the seven-minute mash-up manifesto ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’. Comprising dramatic spoken-word over wild, relentless genre-busting music, ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’ …

Taken from their new album of the same name, The Waterboys have released new visuals for ‘Where the action is’, which drops via Cooking Vinyl on May 24th. A near cover of Robert Parker’s 1960 mod / northern soul classic ‘Let’s go Baby’, Mike Scott has added new lyrics to bring the track right up …

The Waterboys are an act that for too long have laboured with being associated with just one song and one album, at least by the majority of people outside their fan base. What makes it even more baffling is the fact that that song is not even on that album. It’s probably fair to say …

Quite where Mike Scott the solo artist starts and The Waterboys as a band begins has fluctuated over the years, which is in its own way oddly fitting, given the convoluted formation of the band. The formation of The Waterboys saw Scott split from punk group Funhouse, procure a couple of members of Nikki Sudden’s …