The Waterboys have released their brand new single ‘(You’ve Got To) Kiss A Frog Or Two’, from their rave-reviewed new album Good Luck, Seeker on Cooking Vinyl. The new video features Mike Scott and band members in humorous, psychedelic mode, and shows the whimsical side of Scott’s imagination; he directed the video himself. The starring role goes to backing vocalist Zeenie Summmers, a Nigerian singer based...

The Waterboys have released the video for ‘Why Should I Love You’ from the critically acclaimed new album Good Luck, Seeker out now via Cooking Vinyl. ‘Why Should I Love You’ is a fantastic cover of a lesser-known Kate Bush song, rearranged and rocked-up in Waterboys style, and illuminated by a romantic video.

Mike Scott explains, "The video was produced by Dutch film-maker Robert Jan Westdijk from photos I took...

Photo credit: Barry McCall

Following the release of The Waterboys 14th album Good Luck, Seeker rave reviews have continued to roll in around the world, with it being hailed as a truly classic work from one of the most prolifically brilliant bands of our times. Good Luck, Seeker demonstrates Mike Scott’s unstoppable creative energy which has also seen him produce a string of striking, psychedelic videos to accompany the album.

After the rock’n’roll symbolism...

The Waterboys release their 14th studio album Good Luck, Seeker today to widespread acclaim from fans and critics alike. The Daily Telegraph have hailed it as one of their cultural highlights of the summer, The Times raved about it in their recent profile of band leader Mike Scott and the Daily Mirror today award it 5 stars, declaring it “Exceptional”.

Uncut, Mojo, Classic Rock and more are similarly claiming it...

The Waterboys have revealed another brand new track, the hauntingly atmospheric ‘Postcard From The Celtic Dreamtime’. Showcasing the spoken word nature of the second half of new album Good Luck, Seeker, the lyrics describe an elemental land and seascape.

“It’s a poem I discovered in a box of old writings,” explains Scott. “The first line is “The storm that has howled for four days has blown itself out.” It describes...

The Waterboys follow the recent release of their current upbeat pop single ‘The Soul Singer’ with the gorgeous counterpoint of ‘Low Down In The Broom’. It is accompanied by a mysterious and atmospheric video that reflects its origins as a traditional Scottish folk song, which in the mercurial hands of Mike Scott has been souped up into something more dramatically visceral.

“It connects with the early Waterboys...

The Waterboys release their brand new single ‘The Soul Singer’ today accompanied by a vibrantly psychedelic video. The single premiered on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show and is the second taste of their highly anticipated new album following the dramatic epic ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’, which was released last month to great acclaim.

‘The Soul Singer’ comes roaring out of...

The Waterboys, one of the most creative, loved and literate bands of the last four decades, return this summer with their 14th studio album Good Luck, Seeker. The first track to go live is the seven-minute mash-up manifesto ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’.

Comprising dramatic spoken-word over wild, relentless genre-busting music, ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’ might just be the greatest rock’n’roll record ever made – and one...

The Waterboys, one of the most creative, loved and literate bands of the last four decades, return this summer with their 14th studio album Good Luck, Seeker. The first track to go live is the seven-minute mash-up manifesto ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’.

Comprising dramatic spoken-word over wild, relentless genre-busting music, ‘My Wanderings In The Weary Land’ might just be the greatest rock’n’roll record ever...

Continuing the blazing trail set by 2015's acclaimed Modern Blues and 2017's top ten-reaching double album Out Of All This Blue, on 24th May The Waterboys will release their new album Where The Action Is.

Its title inspired by the chorus of Robert Parker’s 1960s mod / northern soul classic Let's Go Baby, Where The Action Is is a 10-song, genre-defying album, testament to the enduring talents of the band’s...

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