The Waterboys ‎– This Is The Sea

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Chrysalis ‎– 7243 5 91451 2 9
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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).
℗ 2004 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Chrysalis Records Ltd.
© 2004 Chrysalis Records Ltd.
© 2004 EMI Records Ltd.

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: 7 24359 14512 9
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI L574
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI L573
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 9723
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI L573
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): 5914532 AB61991-01 manufactured by optimal media GmbH
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): 5914532 AB61991-02 manufactured by optimal media GmbH
  • Label Code: LC 0542
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM

Other Versions (5 of 69) 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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