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The Waterboys Ireland 

The best album by The Waterboys is This Is The Sea which is ranked number 1,085 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,017.

The Waterboys is ranked number 398 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,335.

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The Waterboys best albums

The following albums by The Waterboys are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

This Is The SeaIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:1985Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1985:15Rank Score:2,017
Rank in 1980s173Overall Rank:1,085
Average Rating:  79/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Fisherman's BluesIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:1988Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1988:21Rank Score:1,892
Rank in 1980s183Overall Rank:1,145
Average Rating:  77/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

A Pagan PlaceIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:1984Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1984:59Rank Score:501
Rank in 1980s537Overall Rank:3,315
Average Rating:  73/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The WaterboysIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:1983Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1983:93Rank Score:245
Rank in 1980s925Overall Rank:5,840
Average Rating:  74/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Dream HarderIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:1993Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1993:116Rank Score:237
Rank in 1990s1,187Overall Rank:5,974
Average Rating:  69/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Room To RoamIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:1990Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1990:120Rank Score:180
Rank in 1990s1,478Overall Rank:7,352
Average Rating:  71/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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An Appointment With Mr. YeatsIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2011:203Rank Score:162
Rank in 2010s1,144Overall Rank:7,952
Average Rating:  68/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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A Rock In The Weary LandIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:2000Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2000:435Rank Score:51
Rank in 2000s5,227Overall Rank:19,384
Average Rating:  70/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Modern BluesIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:2015Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 2015:502Rank Score:35
Rank in 2010s4,192Overall Rank:22,747
Average Rating:  65/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Karma To BurnIreland The Waterboys
Year of Release:2005Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 2005:1,172Rank Score:5
Rank in 2000s11,418Overall Rank:45,892
Average Rating:  71/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 398

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The Waterboys best tracks

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1.This Is The Sea
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 87/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Fisherman's Blues
(from the album Fisherman's Blues)
 86/100 (38 votes)
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3.The Whole Of The Moon
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 86/100 (58 votes)
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4.Don't Bang The Drum
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 85/100 (40 votes)
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5.The Pan Within
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 83/100 (38 votes)
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6.Good News
(from the album Dream Harder)
 82/100 (5 votes)
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7.We Will Not Be Lovers
(from the album Fisherman's Blues)
 82/100 (23 votes)
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8.Pagan Place
(from the album A Pagan Place)
 82/100 (9 votes)
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9.A Girl Called Johnny
(from the album The Waterboys)
 81/100 (13 votes)
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10.Church Not Made With Hands
(from the album A Pagan Place)
 81/100 (10 votes)
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11.Medicine Bow
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 80/100 (31 votes)
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12.December
(from the album The Waterboys)
 80/100 (8 votes)
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13.Glastonbury Song
(from the album Dream Harder)
 80/100 (9 votes)
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14.How Long Will I Love You?
(from the album Room To Roam)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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15.Spirit
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 80/100 (33 votes)
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16.Old England
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 80/100 (34 votes)
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17.And A Bang On The Ear
(from the album Fisherman's Blues)
 80/100 (25 votes)
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18.Red Army Blues
(from the album A Pagan Place)
 80/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Trumpets
(from the album This Is The Sea)
 80/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Return Of Jimi Hendrix
(from the album Dream Harder)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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The Waterboys ratings

Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 21 votes)
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From thirstyDog 08/09/2017 04:25
I like Mike Scott's "whoohoo!"s
Best albums: The Waterboys, This Is The Sea, Fisherman's Blues
There's some very good and interesting stuff on A Rock In The Weary Land, too
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From BraddlesHendo 12/22/2013 00:15
Still listen to them today, but only those essential albums. Excellent band. Still doing it great today and better than most.
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From michaelroc2011 12/08/2013 10:45
Totally agree with above comment. Really overlooked band. My second favourite band after The Doors. Their first 6 albums are magnificent. Last four not as good but all have their moments.
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From jhuik 08/17/2013 14:22
Mike Scott is a musical genius that dug deep on so many of the great Waterboys' songs. I find it unbelievable how sadly overlooked this band is. Sure, they peaked with This is the Sea and Fisherman's Blues but what a peak that was.
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From Johnnyo 11/12/2012 21:29
The 1st 3 albums are glorious. Fisherman's Blues was good but I sort of lost them after that.
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From mr_wujas 09/27/2011 20:17
Dream Harder - essential
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