The Waterboys

Biography

Formed by former fanzine writer Mike Scott (Michael Scott, 14 December 1958, Edinburgh, Scotland; vocals), the Waterboys evolved from Another Pretty Face, which included John Caldwell (guitar) and a frequently changing line-up from 1979-81. A series of failed projects, including the two-piece Funhouse, followed before Scott formed the Waterboys. Borrowing the name from a line in ‘The Kids’ from Lou Reed’s Berlin, Scott began advertising in the music press for suitable personnel.... Read more

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folk rock
rock
celtic
alternative
celtic rock
seen live
80s
folk
irish
british
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