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 .
I wish I was a fisherman Tumblin' on the seas Far away from dry land And its bitter memories Casting out my sweet line With abandonment and love No ceiling bearin' down on me Save the starry sky above With light in my head You in my arms, woo I wish I was the brakeman On a hurtlin' fevered train Crashing a-headlong
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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
Album · 1988 · 22 Songs. Fisherman's Blues The Waterboys. Listen on Apple Music. 1. Fisherman's Blues (2006 Remaster). 2. We Will Not Be Lovers (2006 Remaster). 3. Strange Boat (2006 Remaster).
Fisherman's Blues (LP, Album). Australia & New Zealand. My love for early Waterboys was rekindled by this album precisely because of how great the original US pressing sounds. Reply Notify me 1 Helpful. Marketplace 0 16 For Sale from €.
Folk Rock The Waterboys. Band Name The Waterboys. Album Name Fisherman's Blues. 版公司 Chrysalis Records Ensign Records.