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The Blue Nile

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The Scottish folk-ambient band the Blue Nile has enjoyed a mystique contrived by its inaccessibility as well as the infrequency of its recordings, nonetheless it in addition has made some critically acclaimed discs. The group was shaped by three Glasgow natives who got graduated from college or university there: vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Paul Buchanan, bassist Robert Bell, and keyboardist Paul Joseph Moore. (Engineer Callum Malcolm and drummer Nigel Thomas been employed by using the trio regularly, to the idea of being regarded supplementary bandmembers.) (The Blue Nile may be the name of Alan Moorehead’s 1962 sequel towards the White Nile, both books creating a history from the Nile River.) They documented their own one, “I REALLY LIKE This Lifestyle,” that was written by Robert Stigwood’s RSO Information just before the business closed its doorways. They were after that agreed upon by Linn Items, which released their debut record, A Walk Over the Rooftops, in 1984. (A&M managed it within the U.S.) Because the business was little and the music group didn’t tour, the record took time to get its viewers, though it briefly reached the U.K. graphs and resulted in high targets for another record. This emerged in 1989 with Hats, which reached the United kingdom Top 20, tossing off three graph singles, “The Downtown Lighting,” “Headlights for the Parade,” and “Sunday Evening.” The record also made the low reaches from the American graphs because the Blue Nile embarked on its first tour, a 30-time journey occurring within the United kingdom Isles as well as the U.S. Within the ensuing years, the music group members turned record labels, putting your signature on to Warner Bros., and added to recordings by Robbie Robertson and Julian Lennon. They finally surfaced making use of their third record, Peace finally, in June 1996. Another critically acclaimed discharge, it put into the U.K. Best 20, but didn’t chart within the U.S.

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Full Name The Blue Nile
Music Songs Tinsel Town in the Rain, The Downtown Lights, Let's Go Out Tonight, Headlights on the Parade, Easter Parade, From a Late Night Train, Over the Hillside, Automobile Noise, Soul Boy, Because of Toledo, Seven A.M., From Rags to Riches, The Wires Are Down, Heatwave, She Saw the World, I Love This Life, Broken Loves, God Bless You Kid, Tomorrow Morning, War Is Love, Stay Close, St. Catherine's Day, Sentimental Man, The Days of Our Lives, A Walk Across the Rooftops, Family Life, Halfway to Paradise, High, I Would Never, A Certain Kind Of Angel, Happiness, Turn Yourself Around
Albums High, Peace at Last, Hats, A Walk Across the Rooftops, Hats (Deluxe Version)


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Roadies 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Aloha 2015/I performer: "Let's Go Out Tonight"
16 Years of Alcohol 2003 performer: "Family Life"
Six Feet Under 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Qui 1997 Short performer: "Soon"

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The Play on One 1989 TV Series 1 episode

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Self

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Later... With Jools Holland 1996 TV Series Themselves

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