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Waterboys’ Scott keeps his date with Irish Nobel laureate

Mike Scott
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Scottish singer-songwriter Mike Scott’s latest album with The Waterboys, a collection of songs combining his original music with Irish writer William Butler Yeats’ poems titled “An Appointment with Mr. Yeats,” took almost his entire musical career to make. In some ways, the project started even before The Waterboys existed. His fascination with Yeats began as a small child growing up in Edinburgh. At first, Yeats was exclusively the domain of his mother — the poet ...

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