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The Waterboys

This Is The Sea

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Infobox Album | Name = This Is the Sea | Type = Studio album | Artist = The Waterboys | Cover = This Is The Sea Waterboys Album Cover.jpg | Released = September 16, 1985 | Recorded = Park Gates Studio, Hastings, England
Livingstone Studios, London
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February-August 1985 | Genre = Rock | Length = 42:08 | Label = Chrysalis Records | Producer = Mike Scott, John Brand, Mick Glossop, Karl Wallinger | Reviews = * Allmusic link * Melody Maker (favourable) link * Rolling Stone (not rated) link *‘ ‘Rough Guide to Rock {favourable} link *Kerrang! ... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ This is the sea ... Raking through your memories ... Once you were tethered

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Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


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