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Fisherman's Blues (album) by The Waterboys 

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Fisherman's Blues
Fisherman's Blues by The Waterboys (1988)
Overall rank: 1,111th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 144 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1988 (21st)
Top albums of the 1980s (178th)
Best albums of all time (1,111th)

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The Waterboys bestography

Fisherman's Blues is ranked 2nd best out of 15 albums by The Waterboys on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Waterboys is This Is The Sea which is ranked number 1021 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,343.

The Waterboys album bestography « Higher ranked (1,021st) This album (1,111th) Lower ranked (3,492nd) »
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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 144 votes)
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75/100
10/09/2018 15:09
84/100
 
90/100
09/27/2018 15:07
70/100
 
75/100
09/20/2018 19:25
79/100
 
70/100
08/24/2018 10:23
72/100
 
80/100
07/11/2018 10:59
81/100

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From Sandrof1969 02/11/2018 14:30
Disco che sa di prati irlandesi, di sole, di mare, di aria fresca; canzoni eccellenti e ben fatte, scrittura ispirata, obiettivi ben chiari in testa e perfettamente raggiunti. Il momento magico in cui tutto ti riesce bene e quindi puoi permetterti di fare una cover della "Sweet thing" di Van Morrison migliore dell'originale ed in mezzo inserirci un estratto da "Blackbird" dei Beatles e tutto funziona alla perfezione.
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From planetneutral 01/29/2018 14:07
Meh. I kind of liked the energy at first, but it started to feel self-indulgent to me after a while.
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From garycottier 08/26/2017 16:36
Along with, This is the sea, this is the best Waterboys album. Excellent tracks in, And a bang on the ear, We will not be lovers, and the title track. Excellent record.
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From LittleM1971 11/12/2016 02:21
They absolutely nail Sweet Thing...it's a good album but a little too inconsistent to be great.
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From BraddlesHendo 12/22/2013 00:17
Very good album TIMELESS hasn't lost its traditional music charm
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From jhuik 01/02/2012 22:15
There have been lots of takes on celt-rock over the years but to me this stands as one of the very best, if not the best.
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