- 12 Jan 15
We've got Modern Blues right now.
Beloved purveyors of The Big Music, The Waterboys release their 11th studio album on these shores this Friday, January 16. Ahead of that, however, Hot Press is very pleased to present you with an Irish exclusive – you can stream Modern Blues below.
Mike Scott and co recorded the new LP live in Nashville with Music Shoals legend David Hood producing and the likes of Steve Wickham and David Hood playing.
It's been a high profile period for the band, with Ellie Goulding scoring a Top 3 hit in the UK with a Children In Need cover of their 'How Long Will I Love You', Prince and Boyzone turning in versions of 'The Whole Of The Moon', 'A Pagan Place' becoming a live staple for The War On Drugs and Waterboys tunes featuring in flicks About Time, Dom Hemingway and What We Did On Our Holiday.
Material from Modern Blues is sure to get a live airing during their run of Dublin shows at Vicar Street November 4 – 7, s why not get acquainted with it now...