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The Waterboys

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues/Room To Roam band, 1989-90

chrysalis records



limited super deluxe 5cd + bonus dvd + 240pp hardback book (ft. 50,000 word narrative, previously unseen photos, track notes, maps, lyrics, manuscripts) housed in rigid slipcase w/ hardback cd folder (pre-order)

Expected Release: 3rd Dec 2021

£82.99


5cd + bonus dvd + 54pp booklet (ft. tracknotes + previously unseen photos) in clamshell box

Released: 3rd Dec 2021

£33.99


a 145 track 5CD/1DVD box set and book which tells the story of the seven piece line up from the Fisherman’s Blues 1989 tour through to the release of the bands 5th album, Room to Roam in 1990.

As well as the remastered Room To Roam album, this set contains 80+ previously unreleased tracks over 4CDs packed from demos, unreleased studio tracks, live and informal jams/sessions. The DVD contains two complete 1989 audience films of Glastonbury Festival and Milan, home movies and professional footage at Spiddal House during the making of Room To Roam, plus films shot on Waterboys visits to Spiddal in 2010 and 2012.

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues/Room To Roam band, 1989-90

Tracklist

Disc 1

1. And A Bang On The Ear (Live at Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow 16/3/1989)  
2. Morag (Home Demo)
3. The Winkles Overture (Live at Winkles Hotel, Co Galway 26/5/1989)
4. Bonnie Kate (Live at Winkles Hotel, Co Galway 26/5/1989)
5. The Woodland Strut (Live at Winkles Hotel, Co Galway 26/5/1989)
6. On My Way To Heaven (Live at Majestic Ballroom, Mallow, Co Cork 10/6/1989)
7. Maggie (It's Time For You To Go) [Live at Majestic Ballroom, Mallow, Co Cork 10/6/1989]
8. Old England (Live at Majestic Ballroom, Mallow, Co Cork 10/6/1989)
9. Natural Bridge Blues
10. The Wayward Wind
11. Morag  
12. That's The Way The World Goes Round
13. Roche's Favourite
14. Defying Gravity / Colin's Tune
15. Rocking Rose
16. Song Of The River
17. Three Ships
18. The 3 Minutes Before Dinner
19. When Will We Be Married (BBC Saturday Live Radio Session 15/7/89)
20. The Streets Of Galway (Live at Leisureland, Galway 29/7/89)

 

Disc 2

1. This Is The Sea / New Morning (Live at Orpheum Theatre, Boston 23/10/1989)
2. When Ye Go Away (Live at Spectrum, Montreal 15/10/1989)
3. Fisherman's Blues (Live at Masonic Hall, Toronto 11/10/1989)
4. Strange Boat (Live at Élysée Montmartre, Paris 30/9/1989)
5. Rainy Day Women Numbers 12 & 35 (Live at Élysée Montmartre, Paris 30/9/1989)
6. Dingle Regatta
7. A Pagan Place / Reels (Live at Masonic Hall, Toronto 12/10/1989)
8. The Munster Hop
9. Custer's Blues (Live at Masonic Hall, Toronto 10/10/1989)
10. Girl Of The North Country (Live at Spectrum, Montreal 15/10/1989)
11. The Trip To Broadford / Sweet Thing / Blackbird / You Can't Always Get What You Want (Live at Warfield Theatre, San Francisco 4/11/1989)
12. Your Darling Ain't Your Darling Anymore (Live at Soundcheck, Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver 31/10/1989)
13. Higherbound / The Kings Of Kerry (Live at Constitution Hall, Washington 19/10/1989)
14. Saints And Angels (Live at Warfield Theatre, San Francisco 4/11/1989)
15. Something That Is Gone (Shower)

 

 

 

Disc 3

1. Carolan's Welcome (Live at Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles 6/11/1989)
2. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (Live at Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles 7/11/1989)
3. Disease Of Conceit (Live at Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles 7/11/1989)
4. Spirit (Live at Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles 7/11/1989)
5. With The Scottish Fiddlers Of Los Angeles (Live at Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles 7/11/1989)
6. Morag (Live at Price Centre Ballroom, University of San Diego 9/11/1989)
7. Danny Murphy (Songwriting Demo)
8. Jimmy Hickey's Waltz (Live at Rockefella, Oslo 7/12/1989)
9. How Many Songs Till I Get Home (Live at Mejeriet, Lund, Sweden 11/12/1989)
10. The Hut On Staffin Island
11. The Pan Within (Live at Mejeriet, Lund, Sweden 11/12/1989)
12. Learning The Polka
13. The New-Mown Meadow (Live at Community Centre, Croom, Co cork, 18/12/1989)
14. Somebody Might Wave Back (Live at Rialto, Derry 21/12/1989)
15. A Man Is In Love (Demo)
16. Something That Is Gone (Demo)
17. Islandman (Backing Track)
18. Song From The End Of The World (Demo)
19. Bigger Picture (Home Demo)
20. Maybe The Sandman (Rehearsal Jam)
21. A Life Of Sundays (Songwriting Demo)

 

Disc 4

1. A Man Is In Love (Rough Mix)
2. A Life Of Sundays (Rough Mix)
3. Bigger Picture (Rough Mix)
4. Lost Highway
5. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (Backing Track)
6. The Trip To Broadford (Rough Mix)
7. The Wyndy Wyndy Road
8. Spring Comes To Spiddal (Rough Mix)
9. Loopers Return
10. Further Up, Further In (Overdub Session)
11. Blues With Barry
12. And I Dreamed I Wandered
13. Room To Roam (Instrumental)
14. The Happy One-Step / Blackbird
15. Upon The Wind And Waves (Rough Mix)
16. Islandman (Rough Mix)
17. Yellow Submarine
18. The Star And The Sea (Alternative Version) ~
19. Higher In Time
20. Tripping Up The Stairs
21. Bed On The Floor
22. A Song For The Life (Soundcheck)
23. A Song For The Life
24. Nanny Water
25. Natural Bridge Blues (Box Version)
26. The Kings Of Kerry (Outdoor Version)
27. Spring Comes To Spiddal (Outdoor Version)
28. The Inchicore Reel / Alright Folks Now, Time Please
29. How Long Will I Love You 2021
30. The Music Lasts Forever

 

Disc 5

1. In Search Of A Rose (2008 Remastered Version)
2. Song From The End Of The World (2008 Remastered Version)
3. A Man Is In Love (2008 Remastered Version)
4. Bigger Picture (2008 Remastered Version)
5. Natural Bridge Blues (2008 Remastered Version)
6. Something That Is Gone (2008 Remastered Version)
7. The Star And The Sea (2008 Remastered Version)
8. A Life Of Sundays (2008 Remastered Version)
9. Islandman (2008 Remastered Version)
10. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (2008 Remastered Version)
11. How Long Will I Love You (2008 Remastered Version)
12. Upon The Wind And Waves (2008 Remastered Version)
13. Spring Comes To Spiddal (2008 Remastered Version)
14. The Trip To Broadford (2008 Remastered Version)
15. Further Up, Further In (2008 Remastered Version)
16. Room To Roam (2008 Remastered Version)
17. The Kings Of Kerry (2008 Remastered Version)

 

Disc 6

1. On My Way To Heaven (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
2. Strange Boat (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
3. Girl From The North Country (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
4. Bed on The Floor (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
5. Maggie It's Time For You To Go (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
6. When Ye Go Away (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
7. Billy The Kid (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
8. And A Bang On The Ear (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
9. Big Blue Ball (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
10. The Whole of The Moon (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
11. Jimmy Hickey's Waltz (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
12. When Will We Be Married (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
13. Good Morning Mr Customs Man (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
14. Fisherman's Blues (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
15. This Land Is Your Land (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
16. Further Up Further In (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
17. Lost Highway (Live at Glastonbury Festival 18/06/1989)
18. Fisherman's Blues (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
19. Strange Boat (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
20. Girl From The North Country (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
21. A Man Is In Love (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
22. When Ye Go Away (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
23. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
24. In Search of A Rose (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
25. Old England (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
26. Natural Bridge Blues (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
27. Has Anybody Here Seen Hank? (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
28. A Song For Life (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
29. And A Bang On The Ear (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
30. Good Morning Mr Customs Man (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
31. Jimmy Hickey's Waltz (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
32. When Will We Be Married (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
33. Be My Enemy (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
34. The Trip To Broadford / Sweet Thing / Blackbird / You Can't Always Get What You Want (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
35. How Many Songs Till I Get Home (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
36. Spirit (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
37. The Whole of The Moon (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
38. Higherbound (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
39. Medicine Bow (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
40. This Is The Sea (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
41. Room To Roam (Live at the Teatro Orfeo, Milan 29/11/1989)
42. Spiddal House Recording Sessions 1990 (Home Movie)
43. A Song For Life + Interview Bringing It All Back Home (Irish Documentary)
44. TG4 TeachAnSpideil - Interview (Professional Film)
45. Return To Spiddal (Short Film about a concert in 2012)