The Blue Nile

By |2008-05-15T08:16:34+10:00May 8th, 2008|Categories: music|Tags: , , |

For those who have never heard of The Blue Nile, I can only encourage you to go and listen to their music. They are a three piece band from Glasgow with a penchant for taking their time to make records. In the 27 years since they formed, they have released only 4 albums. They formed in 1981, and released their debut album, A Walk Across The Rooftops in 1983. It’s an interesting blend of acoustic and synthetic sounds, with the end result sounding like beautifully crafted 80’s pop, firmly entrenched at the high end of that market. It was not a huge commercial success, but it received much critical acclaim. ‘Tinseltown in the Rain’ is the absolute classic from this album, and it was clear that this was a band to watch. […]