This "two-fer" from the Mike Scott
-fronted, Scottish alt-rock legends the Waterboys
includes two of the band's more popular recordings. Released in 1985, This Is the Sea
found the group in full command of its signature "Big Music" sound, filling stadiums with anthems like "Don't Bang the Drum," "The Whole of the Moon," and the epic title cut, while 1988's Fisherman's Blues
and company drawing from traditional Irish, English, and Scottish music to craft a truly superb collection of folk-rock tunes.