It pays to be aware that Yeats was associated in his day with what we would now describe as "New Age" types, such as Madam Blavatsky. The best album since their 80s heyday and hasn't been matched since. I won't pretend it's an immediately accessible album, it isn't. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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Drinking Hanging Out In Love. A Full Moon in March. Lastly it has to appear seamlessly as an organic unit as if it was always a whole piece, not just a poem set to music.
Some shorter tracks such as Down By The Salley Gardens were either omitted entirely or provided as bonus tracks available for download only. Jazz Latin New Age. It could have been appointtment risky concept - accusations of pretension are never far from anyone who undertakes to put poetry to music - but Scott's conviction, alongside his years of preparation, ensures that this is a genuinely successful experiment.
The imprimatur of classic Waterboys is stamped on every note: Let The Earth Bear Appointmrnt. One person found this helpful. The same could be said of the entire album. Whilst poetic interpretation is subjective, it, too, can be difficult to fathom.
Want it delivered by Wednesday, 31 Oct.? Like, say Joni Mitchell's masterpiece Hejira, it takes several listenings to reveal its secrets. B Yeats, I was interested to hear this 'coming together' and I have to say on the first hearing, I thought "Noooooooooooooooooo! See our Returns Policy. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. News for the Delphic Oracle. His art, too, was constantly shapeshifting, absorbing the myriad influences he adopted throughout his days.
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BBC - Music - Review of The Waterboys - An Appointment With Mr Yeats
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The album wihh 14 tracks, all of which are based upon the poetry of W. Scott and his band have pulled off a gloriously wide-ranging celebration in An Appointment with Mr. Yeats contains 14 tunes adapted from the Irish poet's works that are wedded to musical compositions by Scott with fiddler Steve Wickham yeata Catalonian trombonist Blaise Margail helping on the charts.
Showing of 74 reviews. When you read his autobiography, which ends a decade before this was recorded, you realise that this is something he's been building up to for years.
New Album: The Waterboys – An Appointment with Mr. Yeats
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Sexy Trippy All Moods. Let The Earth Bear Witness has become one of my all time favourite tracks. Maybe it was the circumstances of that first listening, but I decided to give it another listen and on the second listen it was 'Nectar for the Ears' - and I can only say after listening numerous times - by the fire with a glass of mead, on the MP3 player on the train, in the car etc - every listen just re-affirms my opinion this just might be Mr Scott's finest offering - yes, perhaps even better than "This Is The Sea" Yeatsa long term influence on lead-songwriter Mike Scott.
This is a great album, which I really enjoy - here comes the "but". Five years later he set another Yeats poem to music, Love and Death, which appeared on their 'Dream Harder' album.
My only disappointment is that the album does not include The Stolen Child which is another magnificent rendition of a Yeats poem. Speaking on his literary influences and loves, Scott explains: Out of All This Blue Deluxe.