The Waterboys ‎– This Is The Sea

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Chrysalis ‎– 7243 5 91451 2 9, EMI ‎– 7243 5 91451 2 9
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CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
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This Is The Sea
1.1 Don't Bang The Drum
Drums [Drum-rolls], Cymbal – Chris WhittenKeyboards [Keyboard Bass] – Karl WallingerPiano [Rhythm Piano], Guitar [Bellzouki 12 String Electric Guitar], Voice, Guitar [Lead], Drum Programming [Drum Machine] – Mike ScottSaxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteTrumpet – Roddy Lorimer
6:44
1.2 The Whole Of The Moon
Backing Vocals – Max EdieDrums – Chris WhittenPercussion – Martin DitchamPiano [Rhythm Piano, Piano Motifs], Voice, Guitar [Electric], Effects, Backing Vocals – Mike ScottSaxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteSynthesizer [Chordal Synth, Synth Motifs], Keyboards [Keyboard Bass], Backing Vocals – Karl WallingerTrumpet, Backing Vocals – Roddy Lorimer
5:01
1.3 Spirit
Double Bass – Anthony ThistlethwaitePiano [Rhythm Piano], Voice – Mike ScottSynthesizer [Synthesized Guitar], Marimba, Violin, Brass, Maracas – Karl Wallinger
1:48
1.4 The Pan Within
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Electric Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar], Voice, Piano, Drum Programming [Drum Machine] – Mike ScottKeyboards [Keyboard Bass], Drums [Drum-rolls], Cymbal – Karl WallingerViolin – Steve Wickham
6:11
1.5 Medicine Bow
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Lead Guitar], Effects [Feedback], Piano, Voice – Mike ScottBass – Lu EdmondsDrums – Kevin WilkinsonSaxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteTrumpet – Roddy Lorimer
2:44
1.6 Old England
Drums [Snare] – Pete ThomasKeyboards [Keyboard Bass], Harmonium, Voice [Hums] – Karl WallingerPiano [Rhythm Piano], Bells, Voice, Voice [Hums] – Mike ScottSaxophone – Anthony Thistlethwaite
5:30
1.7 Be My Enemy
Bass – Matthew SeligmanDrums – Kevin WilkinsonPerformer [Chordal Intro], Voice, Guitar [Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar] – Mike ScottPiano [Rhythm Piano] – Karl WallingerSaxophone – Anthony Thistlethwaite
4:15
1.8 Trumpets
Celesta – Karl WallingerPiano [Rhythm Piano, Piano Motifs], Voice – Mike ScottSaxophone – Anthony Thistlethwaite
3:34
1.9 This Is The Sea
Acoustic Guitar [6 And 12 String Acoustic Rhythm Guitar], Tambourine, Synthesizer [Synth Bass], Voice, Guitar [Electric Lead Guitar] – Mike ScottBrass [Brass Hangings] – Anthony Thistlethwaite, Roddy LorimerPiano [Rhythm Piano], Tambourine – Karl WallingerViolin – Marek Lipski
6:28
Additional Recordings
2.1 Beverly Penn
Drums – Chris WhittenOrgan – Karl WallingerPiano [Rhythm Piano, Piano Motifs], Bass, Drone [Synth Drone], Voice – Mike ScottSaxophone – Anthony Thistlethwaite
5:38
2.2 Sleek White Schooner
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Electric], Voice – Mike ScottBass, Drums – Kevin WilkinsonPiano, Organ – Karl WallingerSaxophone – Anthony Thistlethwaite
3:44
2.3 Medicine Bow (Full Length)
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Lead], Effects [Feedback], Piano, Voice – Mike ScottBass – Lu EdmondsDrums – Kevin WilkinsonPiano [Instrumental Section] – Adrian JohnstonSaxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteTrumpet – Roddy Lorimer
5:44
2.4 Medicine Jack
Bass, Saxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteDrums – Chris WhittenOrgan – Karl WallingerPiano, Voice, Guitar [Lead] – Mike Scott
4:11
2.5 High Far Soon
Guitar [Multiple Lead And Rhythm Guitars], Drum Programming [Drum Machine] – Mike ScottSynthesizer [Chordal Synthesizer] – Karl Wallinger
2:05
2.6 Even The Trees Are Dancing
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Lead], Piano, Brass [Brass Hangings] – Mike ScottBass, Synthesizer [Chordal Synthesizer] – Karl Wallinger
4:27
2.7 Towers Open Fire
Drums [Drumkit] – Karl WallingerGuitar [Fuzz Guitar], Synthesizer [Chordal Synths], Piano [Piano Motifs], Drone [Bass Drone], Bass – Mike Scott
4:34
2.8 This Is The Sea (Live)
Acoustic Guitar, Voice, Guitar [Lead] – Mike ScottPiano – Karl WallingerRecorded By – Dave NataleSaxophone – Anthony Thistlethwaite
5:53
2.9 Then You Hold Me
Drums – Chris WhittenPiano, Voice – Mike ScottSaxophone [Baritone] – Anthony ThistlethwaiteSynthesizer – Karl Wallinger
4:56
2.10 Spirit (Full Length)
Double Bass – Anthony ThistlethwaitePiano [Rhythm Piano], Voice – Mike ScottSynthesizer [Synthesized Guitar], Marimba, Violin, Brass, Maracas – Karl Wallinger
4:11
2.11 Miracle
Piano, Voice – Mike Scott
1:14
2.12 I Am Not Here
Guitar, Voice – Mike Scott
0:22
2.13 Sweet Thing
Acoustic Guitar, Voice – Mike ScottDouble Bass, Saxophone – Anthony ThistlethwaiteDrums [Snare] – Chris WhittenPiano, Organ – Karl WallingerWritten-By – Van Morrison
7:11
2.14 The Waves
Bass – Martyn SwainGuitar [12 String Electric Guitar] – Mike ScottSynthesizer [Chordal Synth] – Karl Wallinger
6:38

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Remastered 2CD Edition (re-issue of the 1985 LP with 14 bonus tracks on a seperate CD).

Tracks on CD1 were released on the original album.
Track 2.4 & 2.10 was previously released on the B side of the 1985 The Whole Of The Moon 12" single.
Track 2.5 was previously released on the 1991 The Whole Of The Moon CD and 12" single.
Tracks 2.1 to 2.3, 2.6 to 2.9, 2.11 to 2.14 are previously unreleased.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 724359145129
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1-Variant 1 & 2): IFPI L047
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1-Variant 1): ifpi AAH64
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1-Variant 2): ifpi 1550
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1-Variant 1 & 2): EMI UDEN 5914532 @ 1
  • Other (Disc 1-Mould-Pressing Code-Variant 1): 010105-NL
  • Other (Disc 1-Mould-Pressing Code-Variant 2): 1-1-1-NL
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2-Variant 1): IFPI L046
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2-Variant 2): IFPI L045
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2-Variant 1): ifpi AAH11
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2-Variant 2): IFPI 1420
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2-Variant 1 & 2): EMI UDEN 5914502 @ 1
  • Other (Disc 2-Mould-Pressing Code-Variant 1): 010202-NL
  • Other (Disc 2-Mould-Pressing Code-Variant 2): 1-1-3-NL
  • Other (UK Cat#): 591 4512

Other Versions (5 of 66) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ENCL 5 The Waterboys This Is The Sea(LP, Album) Ensign ENCL 5 UK 1985 Sell This Version
R25D-2015 The Waterboys This Is The Sea(LP, Album) Island Records, Ensign, Polystar R25D-2015 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
ENCL 5 The Waterboys This Is The Sea(LP, Album) Ensign, Island Records ENCL 5 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
90457-1, 7 90457-1 The Waterboys This Is The Sea(LP, Album) Island Records, Island Records 90457-1, 7 90457-1 US 1985 Sell This Version
ISL-1058 The Waterboys This Is The Sea(LP, Album) Island Records, Ensign ISL-1058 Canada 1985 Sell This Version

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