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Room To Roam


Download links and information about Room To Roam by The Waterboys. This album was released in 1990 and it belongs to Rock, World Music, Alternative, Celtic genres. It contains 34 tracks with total duration of 01:31:27 minutes.

Artist: The Waterboys
Release date: 1990
Genre: Rock, World Music, Alternative, Celtic
Tracks: 34
Duration: 01:31:27
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No. Title Length
1. In Search of a Rose (2008 - Remaster) 1:20
2. Song From the End of the World (2008 Digital Remaster) 1:59
3. A Man Is In Love (2008 Digital Remaster) 3:18
4. Bigger Picture (2008 Digital Remaster) 2:26
5. Natural Bridge Blues (2008 Digital Remaster) 2:06
6. Something That Is Gone (2008 Digital Remaster) 3:16
7. The Star and the Sea (2008 Digital Remaster) 0:26
8. A Life of Sundays (2008 Digital Remaster) 6:13
9. Islandman (2008 Digital Remaster) 2:06
10. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (2008 Digital Remaster) 2:58
11. How Long Will I Love You (2008 Digital Remaster) 3:38
12. Upon the Wind and Waves (2008 Digital Remaster) 0:44
13. Spring Comes To Spiddal (2008 Digital Remaster) 1:24
14. The Trip To Broadford (2008 Digital Remaster) 1:14
15. Further Up Further In (2008 Digital Remaster) 5:32
16. Room To Roam (2008 Digital Remaster) 2:55
17. The Kings of Kerry (2008 Digital Remaster) 0:58
18. In Search of a Rose (Full Band) 2:28
19. My Morag (The Exile's Dream) 2:11
20. A Man Is In Love (Alternate) 3:20
21. The Wyndy Wyndy Road 1:53
22. Three Ships 3:22
23. Sunny Sailor Boy 3:06
24. Sponsored Pedal Pusher's Blues 2:50
25. The Wayward Wind 3:47
26. Danny Murphy / Florence 2:22
27. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (Live) 4:30
28. Custer's Blues (Live) 4:37
29. Twa Recruitin' Sergeants (Live) 4:10
30. A Reel and a Stomp In the Kitchen 0:51
31. Down By the Sally Gardens (featuring Tomas Mac Eoin) 3:48
32. A Strathspey In the Rain At Dawn 1:23
33. A Song For the Life (2008 Digital Remaster) 3:49
34. The Kings of Kerry (Outdoor) 0:27



The Waterboys' departure from the self-described "big music" of the early to mid-'80s into the more pastoral Celtic folk-rock landscapes of Fisherman's Blues frustrated many longtime fans who thought that the group belonged in the same arenas as contemporaries like U2 or the Alarm, but it also brought in a new set of listeners who were looking for a young Fairport Convention or Steeleye Span. Taking its name from a passage in Scottish author, poet, and minister George MacDonald' fantasy novel Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women, Room to Roam extends the scope of the group's previous effort by integrating that album's Irish and Scottish folk elements further into the rock and pop nether regions. If anything, Room to Roam captures head (and soon to be only) Waterboy Mike Scott at his most unabashedly Beatlesque, stringing together whispery interludes, pub-style jam sessions (of the traditional folk variety), sound effects, and genre-defying forays into soul ("Something That Is Gone"), country ("How Long Will I Love You?"), traditional folk ("Raggle Taggle Gypsy"), and full-on rock & roll ("Life of Sundays") — the latter cut even dissolves into a group singalong of the Fab Four classic "Yellow Submarine." Of the two albums, Room to Roam balances these two worlds the most effectively, and while the more focused and nuanced Fisherman's Blues is the superior record, it lacks Roam's amiable, schizophrenic, and pioneering spirit. [In 2008 a remastered Collector's Edition of Room to Roam was released, which featured a 17-track bonus disc with unreleased material, new photographs, and an extended booklet with new liner notes from Mike Scott.]