The Golden Age of The Waterboys Continues with the Release of “All Souls Hill”

On May 6, The Waterboys released All Souls Hill, the band’s fifteenth album (seventeenth if you count Mike Scott’s solo branded records from the 90s). It’s fabulous. Scott may stand alone among rockers of a certain age in his ability to write songs that sound fresh, vital, and dear I say, age appropriate. Those of his […]

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Instrumental Alphabet

Album Review – Vivien Cooper & Brother Paul Brown – The Instrumental Alphabet – For Kids, Yes, But Boomers Will Love it Too

On August 1, 2021, Vivien Cooper and Brother Paul Brown – organist (and the only American) in The Water Boys – released their first collaboration: a quarter-hour children’s album The Instrumental Alphabet.    Cooper wrote the poem that playfully, but challengingly for a child just learning, meanders through the alphabet with words beginning with surrounding […]

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