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 explains, 

“The video was produced by Dutch film-maker Robert Jan Westdijk from photos I took of my wife Megumi Igarashi during our courtship in Japan.  Through the lockdown Megumi has been in Tokyo and we’re having a very socially-distanced relationship right now. We’re OK but of course we miss each other.  Knowing we were apart, Robert made the video as a gift for us.”

Nursery rhyme synths and whispered vocals that are distinctively Mike Scott. This track swirls and dances before taking flight with a cracking guitar solo.

Check it out, here

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