An Appointment with Mr Yeats

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Studio album by
Released19 September 2011
RecordedLondon, Dublin
Genre Rock
Label Puck
Producer Mike Scott, Marc Aciero
The Waterboys chronology
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An Appointment with Mr. Yeats
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An Appointment with Mr. Yeats is the tenth studio album by The Waterboys, released on 19 September 2011 through W14/Proper Records. The album contains 14 tracks, all of which are based upon the poetry of W.B. Yeats, a long term influence on lead-songwriter Mike Scott.


Scott premiered the tracks which would make up the album, as well as those produced previously, as part of the An Appointment with Mr. Yeats concerts from 2010 onwards. Some shorter tracks such as Down by the Salley Gardens were either omitted entirely or provided as bonus tracks available for download only.

Track listing

  1. "The Hosting of the Shee"
  2. "Song of Wandering Aengus"
  3. "News for the Delphic Oracle"
  4. "A Full Moon in March"
  5. "Sweet Dancer"
  6. "White Birds"
  7. "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"
  8. "Mad As the Mist and Snow"
  9. "Before the World Was Made"
  10. "September 1913"
  11. "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death"
  12. "Politics"
  13. "Let the Earth Bear Witness"
  14. "The Faery's Last Song"




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