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Waterboys album Fisherman's Blues honoured with box set, tour

Waterboys album Fisherman's Blues honoured with box set, tour

The Waterboys will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Fisherman’s Blues with a box set of the album and a UK tour.

Due for release on October 14, Fisherman’s Box will comprise a seven-disc set with 121 tracks from the album sessions, including 85 unreleased tracks. Mike Scott will be writing the liner notes with additional contributions from Decemberist Colin Meloy.

The tour, which begins in December, will reunite Scott and Steve Wickham with Fisherman's-era members Anto Thistlethwaite and Trevor Hutchinson alongside current Waterboys drummer Ralph Salmins.

The tour dates are as follows:

December 8, Liverpool Philharmonic.
December 9, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
December 10, Glasgow Barrowland.
December 11, York Barbican.
December 12, Birmingham Alexandra.
December 15, Oxford New Theatre.
December 16, Guildford Glive.
December 17, Bristol Colston Hall.
December 18, Hammersmith Apollo
December 20, Drogheda Tlt.
December 21, Killarney Inec.
December 22, Galway Leisureland
December 23, Dublin Convention Centre

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