phoenixrisingmusic
» » The Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues

The Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues album mp3

The Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues album mp3
Title:
Fisherman's Blues
Performer:
Style:
Folk Rock
Released:
Country:
FLAC album size:
1969 mb
Other formats:
APE MIDI AIFF WMA AA WAV AAC
Genre:
Rating:
4.2 ✪

Fisherman's Blues is a 1988 album by The Waterboys. The album marked a change in the band's sound, with them abandoning their earlier grandiose rock sound for a mixture of traditional Irish music, traditional Scottish music, country music, and rock and roll. Critics were divided on its release with some disappointed at the change of direction and others ranking it among The Waterboys' best work. The album was the Waterboys' best selling album, reaching a number 13 placing on the .

Fisherman's Blues ‎(CD, Album). VKW-41589, DIDX 2704. My love for early Waterboys was rekindled by this album precisely because of how great the original US pressing sounds.

Fisherman’s Blues Lyrics.

Recording for Fisherman's Blues took another two years, but the album was finally released in October 1988 in both Europe and the States. It went on to become the Waterboys' best selling album, despite reaching only in the UK charts and on the Billboard 200. Sales in the States were helped by the band's Fisherman's Blues Tour during the fall of 1989. Scott told us it "was our third North American tour and it was really successful. We did 22 shows that were all sold ou. The Waterboys frontman added that he booked different opening acts for each venue

Folk Rock The Waterboys. Band Name The Waterboys. Album Name Fisherman's Blues. 版公司 Chrysalis Records Ensign Records.

Although the arena-rock influences have been toned down, Scott's vision is no less sweeping or romantic, making even the simplest songs on Fisherman's Blues feel like epics. Nevertheless, the album is the Waterboys' warmest and most rewarding record, boasting a handful of fine songs ("And a Bang on the Ear," the ominous "We Will Not Be Lovers," "Has Anybody Here Seen Hank?," and the title track), as well as a surprisingly successful cover of Van Morrison's breathtaking "Sweet Thing

Fisherman's Blues is the 1988 album by The Waterboys. The album marked a change in the sound of The Waterboys', abandoning their earlier grandiose rock sound for a mixture of traditional Irish music, country music and rock and roll.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Fisherman's Blues
Bass – Trevor HutchinsonDrums – Peter McKinneyFiddle – Steve WickhamMandolin – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVocals, Guitar – Mike ScottWritten-By – Scott*, Wickham*
4:26
2 We Will Not Be Lovers
Bass – Trevor HutchinsonDrums – Dave Ruffy*Fiddle – Steve WickhamMandolin – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVocals, Guitar, Organ [Hammond] – Mike ScottWritten-By – Scott*
7:03
3 Strange Boat
Bass – Trevor HutchinsonDrums – Fran BreenFiddle – Steve WickhamGuitar – Vinnie KilduffHarmonica – Anthony ThistlethwaitePiano – Colin BlakeyVocals, Guitar – Mike ScottWritten-By – Thistlethwaite*, Scott*
3:07
4 World Party
Bass – Trevor HutchinsonChoir – The Abergavenny Male Voice ChoirChorus – Jenne Haan*, Rachel Nolan, Ruth NolanDrums – Kevin WilkinsonFiddle [Fiddles] – Steve WickhamMandolin [Fuzz] – Anthony ThistlethwaiteTambourine, Congas – Noel BridgemanTrumpet – Roddy LorimerVocals, Piano – Mike ScottWritten-By – Wallinger*, Scott*, Hutchinson*
4:01
5 Sweet Thing
Bass – Trevor HutchinsonDrums – Peter McKinneyFiddle – Steve WickhamMandolin – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVocals, Guitar – Mike ScottWritten-By – Van Morrison
7:14
6 Jimmy Hickey's Waltz
Bass [Upright] – Trevor HutchinsonDrums – Mike ScottFiddle – Steve WickhamMandolin – Anthony ThistlethwaiteWritten-By – Thistlethwaite*, Scott*, Wickham*
2:06
7 And A Bang On The Ear
Accordion – Máirtín O'ConnorBass – Trevor HutchinsonDrums – Jay Dee DaughertyFiddle – Steve WickhamOrgan [Hammond] – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVocals, Guitar, Piano – Mike ScottWritten-By – Scott*
7:33
8 Has Anybody Here Seen Hank?
Bass – Trevor HutchinsonDrums – Fran BreenFiddle – Steve WickhamFlute – Colin BlakeySaxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVocals, Guitar, Piano – Mike ScottWritten-By – Thistlethwaite*, Scott*
3:19
9 When Will We Be Married?
Adapted By [Trad.] – Scott*Fiddle – Steve WickhamHarmonica – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVocals, Piano, Drum, Bouzouki [Bowed] – Mike ScottWritten-By – Wickham*
3:00
10 When Ye Go Away
Bass [Upright] – Trevor HutchinsonBouzouki – Alec FinnFiddle – Charlie LennonMandolin [Slide] – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVocals, Guitar – Mike ScottWritten-By – Scott*
3:45
11 Dunford's Fancy
Bouzouki – Brendan O'ReganFiddle – Steve WickhamWritten-By – Wickham*
1:04
12 The Stolen Child
Adapted By [Words To Music], Music By – Mike ScottBells – Paraig StevensBouzouki – Trevor HutchinsonFiddle – Steve WickhamFlute, Horn [Border] – Colin BlakeyPiano, Vocals – Mike ScottSaxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVoice [Spoken] – Tomás McKeown*Words By – W.B. Yeats*
6:56
13 This Land Is Your Land
Written-By – Woody Guthrie
0:54

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ensign Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Ensign Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Welk Music Group
  • Published By – Dizzy Heights Music
  • Published By – Chrysalis Music
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music
  • Published By – PolyGram Music
  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Manufactured By – CD Plant MFG
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Recorded At – Spiddal House
  • Mixed At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Mixed At – Rockfield Studios
  • Mixed At – RAK Studios
  • Mixed At – PRT Studios

Credits

  • Engineer [Mixing] – John Dunford, Pat McCarthy, Paul Cobbold, Pearse Dunne, Phil Tennant, Phil Thornally*
  • Photography By – B.P. Fallon*, Cheryl Koralik, Frank Millar, Irene Keogh, Steve Meany
  • Producer – Bob Johnston (tracks: 2), John Dunford (tracks: 6 to 12), Mike Scott (tracks: 1, 3 to 13), Vinnie Kilduff (tracks: 3)
  • Recorded By [Spiddal House] – Pat McCarthy (tracks: 6 to 12)
  • Recorded By [Windmill Lane] – John Grimes (tracks: 1 to 5), Pat McCarthy (tracks: 1 to 5), Pearse Dunne (tracks: 1 to 5)

Notes

℗ 1998 Ensign Records Limited.
© 1998 Ensign Records Limited.
Tracks 1 to 5:
- Recorded at Windmill Lane, Dublin, Ireland, Jan - Match 1986, and March - May 1987.
- Mixed at Windmill Lane, Rockfield and RAK.
Tracks 6 to 12:
- Recorded at Spiddal House, Spiddal, County Galway, Ireland, April - June 1988.
- Mixed at Rockfield and PRT.

Issued in a standard jewel case with a 16-page booklet.
No track durations on release.
Track 13 isn't mentioned on the CD tracklist.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: CD PLANT MFG CCD 1589 CDM01
  • Rights Society: BIEM/n©b

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CCD 1589 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(CD, Album) Ensign CCD 1589 UK 1988
TVL 93268 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(LP, Album) Ensign, Chrysalis TVL 93268 Australia & New Zealand 1988
TC 75235 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(Cass, Album) Chrysalis, Ensign TC 75235 Greece 1988
259 423 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(CD, Album) Chrysalis, Ensign 259 423 Europe 1988
CHEN 5 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Chrysalis CHEN 5 UK & Europe 2015

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Fisherman's Blues 4:26
2 We Will Not Be Lovers
Producer – Bob Johnston
7:03
3 Strange Boat
Producer – Vinnie Kilduff
3:07
4 World Party 4:01
5 Sweet Thing 7:14
6 Jimmy Hickey's Waltz 2:06
7 And A Bang On The Ear 7:33
8 Has Anybody Here Seen Hank? 3:19
9 When Will We Be Married? 3:00
10 When Ye Go Away 3:45
11 Dunford's Fancy
Bouzouki – Brendan O'ReganFiddle – Steve WickhamWritten-By – Wickham*
1:04
12 The Stolen Child
Adapted By [Words To Music], Music By – Mike ScottBells – Paraig StevensBouzouki – Trevor HutchinsonFiddle – Steve WickhamFlute, Horn [Border] – Colin BlakeyPiano, Vocals – Mike ScottSaxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteVoice [Spoken] – Tomás McKeown*Words By – W.B. Yeats*
6:56
13 This Land Is Your Land
Written-By – Woody Guthrie
0:54

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ensign Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Ensign Records Ltd.

Credits

  • Producer – John Dunford (tracks: 6 to 13), Mike Scott (tracks: 1, 3 to 13)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CCD 1589 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(CD, Album) Ensign CCD 1589 UK 1988
TVL 93268 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(LP, Album) Ensign, Chrysalis TVL 93268 Australia & New Zealand 1988
TC 75235 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(Cass, Album) Chrysalis, Ensign TC 75235 Greece 1988
259 423 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(CD, Album) Chrysalis, Ensign 259 423 Europe 1988
CHEN 5 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Chrysalis CHEN 5 UK & Europe 2015