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In a Special Place - The Piano Demos for This Is the Sea


Download links and information about In a Special Place - The Piano Demos for This Is the Sea by The Waterboys. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 51:00 minutes.

Artist: The Waterboys
Release date: 2011
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 15
Duration: 51:00
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No. Title Length
1. Don't Bang the Drum 3:13
2. Be My Enemy 3:56
3. All the Bright Horses 0:39
4. Custer's Blues 3:28
5. Beverly Penn 5:22
6. The Day I Ran Out of People 2:03
7. The Pan Within 4:32
8. Winter In the Blood 4:10
9. The Woman In Me 2:40
10. Looking for Dickon 2:18
11. Paris In the Rain 4:29
12. Talk About Wings 1:03
13. The Whole of the Moon 5:42
14. Old England 4:01
15. Trumpets (Headstrong Remix 2011) 3:24



Waterboys leader Mike Scott always had a grand vision for the Waterboys’ music. What’s most amazing about these piano demos for the group’s third album, This Is The Sea, is how large they sound despite just being piano and vocals. (Only “Old England” and “Trumpets” feature additional accompaniment.) The reverb is plied on thick and the piano is played with an aggression that makes up for a lack of a full band. The demos were recorded at Park Gates Studios in Scotland with Scott running through the songs in his notebook. It shows the development of the songs and many of the group’s most notable songs — “Don’t Bang the Drum,” “Be My Enemy” “The Pan Within” “The Whole of the Moon” — are here with changes in the lyrics. “All the Bright Horses,” “The Day I Ran Out of People” and “Paris In the Rain” are among the tracks that never made the final cut. Essential for fans.