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THE WATERBOYS


BIO: The Waterboys are a band formed in 1983 by Mike Scott. The band's membership, past and present, has been composed mainly of musicians from Scotland, Ireland and England.

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The Waterboys Release 'Freak Street' & 'The Golden Work' Videos Photo The Waterboys Release 'Freak Street' & 'The Golden Work' Videos
by TV News Desk - September 02, 2020

Following the release of The Waterboys 14th album Good Luck, Seeker rave reviews have continued to roll in around the world, with it being hailed as a truly classic work from one of the most prolifically brilliant bands of our times....
Jarrod Dickenson Announces 'Under A Texas Sky' Photo Jarrod Dickenson Announces 'Under A Texas Sky'
by TV News Desk - August 31, 2020

Storytelling is something of a Texas tradition....
The Waterboys Release New Song 'Postcard From The Celtic Dreamtime' Photo The Waterboys Release New Song 'Postcard From The Celtic Dreamtime'
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2020

The Waterboys have revealed another brand new track, the hauntingly atmospheric ‘Postcard From The Celtic Dreamtime’. Showcasing the spoken word nature of the second half of new album Good Luck, Seeker, the lyrics describe an elemental land and seascape. ...
Hennessey Share Releases New Single 'We Will Not Be Lovers' Photo Hennessey Share Releases New Single 'We Will Not Be Lovers'
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2020

Hennessey's newest single is a sinister dance punk cover of 'We Will Not Be Lovers', a deep cut from Celtic folk rock band The Waterboys' 1988 Fisherman's Blues. Capturing the chaotic glamour of the band's live shows, the song straddles the line between club banger and poem. Paste premiered the vide...
The Waterboys Announce New Album GOOD LUCK, SEEKER Photo The Waterboys Announce New Album GOOD LUCK, SEEKER
by TV News Desk - June 05, 2020

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'....
Ian Rowland and the Subtown Set Drop New Single 'Butterfly' Photo Ian Rowland and the Subtown Set Drop New Single 'Butterfly'
by TV News Desk - January 31, 2020

With their debut album 'Double Rainbow' arriving on 28th February 2020, Sussex folk trio – IAN ROLAND & THE SUBTOWN SET today release the latest single to be taken from it: 'Butterfly'....
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set Announce Debut Album Photo Ian Roland & The Subtown Set Announce Debut Album
by TV News Desk - November 04, 2019

Sussex folk trio - IAN ROLAND & THE SUBTOWN SET - are delighted to present their brand new single: 'In The Darkness'. ...
The Waterboys Release OUT OF ALL THIS BLUE, US Tour Starts This Month Photo The Waterboys Release OUT OF ALL THIS BLUE, US Tour Starts This Month
by TV News Desk - September 06, 2019

Following the release earlier this year of their critically acclaimed album Where The Action Is, The Waterboys release the Out Of All This Blue EP via Cooking Vinyl....
'A Turning Point At Reservoir'—Evolution To A Full-Service Music Company Through Deal Photo 'A Turning Point At Reservoir'—Evolution To A Full-Service Music Company Through Deal With Chrysalis Records
by TV News Desk - August 29, 2019

As reported by Music Business Worldwide, Reservoir has struck a deal to bring UK-based music company Blue Raincoat Music and its subsidiary Chrysalis Records into Reservoir's portfolio of offerings. The deal includes master rights to Chrysalis Records' entire catalog of hits including Sinead O'Conno...
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Fourth Round of 2019 Lineup Photo Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Fourth Round of 2019 Lineup
by TV News Desk - August 15, 2019

For the fourth straight week, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass has announced ten more artists for their 2019 festival which takes place in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on October 4-6. As with past lineup reveals, fans were treated to a sneak-peek audio clip of the soon-to-be-announced artists on HSB's ...
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Third Round Of 2019 Lineup Photo Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Third Round Of 2019 Lineup
by TV News Desk - August 08, 2019

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass keeps the lineup announcements rolling this week. Through their traditional “artist medley” teases, fans were treated to a sneak-peek audio clip of unannounced artists on HSB's social media accounts earlier in the week. Today, HSB revealed ten new artists who will join the ...
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Second Round Of Lineup For 2019 Photo Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Second Round Of Lineup For 2019
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2019

Celebrating its 19th year in 2019, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass will return to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on October 4-6. The festival, founded by Warren Hellman in 2001 as a musical gift to the people of San Francisco and the world, celebrates American “roots” music and its many outgrowths. Eac...
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces First Round Lineup For 2019 Photo Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces First Round Lineup For 2019
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2019

For the past 18 years, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass has brought hundreds of thousands of die-hard live music fans from around the world to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park each October. This year, onOctober 4-6, Hardly Strictly will celebrate its 19th year with performances by celebrated acoustic duo T...
The Waterboys Release Video For LONDON MICK, Touring The U.S. This Fall Photo The Waterboys Release Video For LONDON MICK, Touring The U.S. This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2019

Following the release of their universally acclaimed album Where The Action Is, The Waterboys released a new video for the track 'London Mick'....
The Waterboys New Album WHERE THE ACTION IS Out Now, Touring The U.S. This Fall Photo The Waterboys New Album WHERE THE ACTION IS Out Now, Touring The U.S. This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Today, The Waterboys released their new album Where The Action Is through Cooking Vinyl. Stream and purchase the album HERE....
The Waterboys Release Video For LADBROKE GROVE SYMPHONY, US Tour Dates Announced Photo The Waterboys Release Video For LADBROKE GROVE SYMPHONY, US Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

Ahead of the release of The Waterboys' acclaimed new album Where The Action, the band have shared the music video for the third single off the record, 'Ladbroke Grove Symphony'. Where The Action is out this Friday, May 24 via Cooking Vinyl....
The Waterboys Release Video for New Single WHERE THE ACTION IS Photo The Waterboys Release Video for New Single WHERE THE ACTION IS
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2019

Following the release of last month's single 'Right Side Of Heartbreak (Wrong Side Of Love),' The Waterboys released today the video for 'Where The Action Is,' the title track and new single from their forthcoming album out May 24th via Cooking Vinyl....
The Waterboys Announce New Album 'Where The Action Is' Photo The Waterboys Announce New Album 'Where The Action Is'
by TV News Desk - March 08, 2019

Continuing the blazing trail set by 2015's acclaimed Modern Blues and 2017's top ten-reaching double album Out Of All This Blue, on May 24th The Waterboys will release their new album Where The Action Is, via Cooking Vinyl....
Circles And Ellipses Shares A Rework Of Classic Game Soundtrack, 'Burn:Cycle' Photo Circles And Ellipses Shares A Rework Of Classic Game Soundtrack, 'Burn:Cycle'
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2019

British composer and electronic producer Circles And Ellipses is set to release 'Burn:Cycle Reworks' on 22nd February via Here & Now Recordings; a follow-up EP to the original soundtrack of the 1994 video game Burn:Cycle, the first ever video game soundtrack to feature orchestral music, consisting o...
Thea Gilmore: Christmas Party Tour Comes to Storyhouse in Chester Photo Thea Gilmore: Christmas Party Tour Comes to Storyhouse in Chester
by TV News Desk - November 06, 2018

Music fans are invited to get into the Christmas spirit at Storyhouse with Cheshire-based singer Thea Gilmore....
Soul Singer Mike Farris Releases SILVER AND STONE on Compass Photo Soul Singer Mike Farris Releases SILVER AND STONE on Compass
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2018

Nashville native Mike Farris returns to his soul and R&B Roots with his new album, SILVER & STONE, out today on Compass Records.  Coming off of an incredible GRAMMY win for 2015's SHINE FOR ALL THE PEOPLE (Best Roots Gospel album), Farris has the energy and conviction of a man saved, a stack of anec...
Spacebomb Records & Trey Pollard Announce Live-Streamed Chamber Music Recording Photo Spacebomb Records & Trey Pollard Announce Live-Streamed Chamber Music Recording
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2018

As the co-owner and in-house arranger of Spacebomb Records, Trey Pollard (Natalie Prass, Foxygen, Helado Negro, Matthew E. White, S-Town podcast) has had an illustrious career of music creation, but he is now excited to announce his proper debut as a contemporary chamber composer. The first music fr...
The Waterboys Share New Videos Ahead of 'Out Of All This Blue' Album
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2017

The Waterboys have released two brand new videos for key album tracks ahead of their forthcoming new double album Out Of All This Blue, set for release September 8 via BMG....
Singer/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release EP in August
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

New York City-based 22-year-old singer-songwriter Chris Wills is set to release he debut EP, This Place Ain't For Me, on August 11, 2017....
The Waterboys Announce 'Out Of All This Blue' Album + New Track Enclosed
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

The Waterboys have announced their brand new double album entitled Out Of All This Blue, available September 8 via BMG. This is their debut album with BMG since recently signing with the label. In advance of the album, The Waterboys have released their first single 'If The Answer Is Yeah' - bound to...