Blue Nile Band

The Blue Nile – Let’s Go Out Tonight (Official Audio)

 

‘Let’s Go Out Tonight’ by The Blue Nile taken from 1989 album ‘Hats’.

Where the cars go by All the day and night Why don’t you say What’s so wrong tonight? Pray for me Praying for the light Baby, baby Let’s go out tonight Where the lights all shine Like I knew they would Be mine all mine Baby I’ll be good Pray for me Praying for the light Baby, baby Let’s go out tonight I know a place Where every thing’s alright, alright Let’s go out tonight Where the cars go by All the day and night Why don’t you say What’s so wrong tonight? I pray for love Coming out alright, yeah Baby, baby Let’s go out tonight, yeah Baby, be my baby Let’s go out tonight Tonight, tonight Yeah, tonight

 


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Blue Nile 2020

The Blue Nile, formed by childhood Glasgow friends, Paul Buchanan and Robert Bell is a moody synth jazz UK soul mood band. When they arrived aurally understated into our 1990 lives we were not ready for them.  They lasted, due to the postmodern vibe-film noir, Berlin-Glasgow rainy night, 2 AM at the bar-by your self lyrics sound. A band perfectly designed for our time.  No better way to listen to 1989, Hats, Downtown lights than by stereo ear buds, or over your high fidelity home or alexa auto Bluetooth system.


 

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Lyrics

From a late night train
Reflected in the water
When all the rainy pavement
Lead to you
It’s over now
I know it’s over
But I can’t let go
The cigarettes, the magazines
All stacked up in the rain
There doesn’t seem to be a funny side
It’s over now
I know it’s over
But I can’t let go
From a late-night train
The little towns go rolling by
And people in the station
Going home
It’s over now
I know it’s over
But I love you so
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Paul Gerard Buchanan
From a Late Night Train lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

The Blue Nile – From a Late Night Train (Official Audio)

 

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The Blue Nile – Over the Hillside (Official Audio)

 

Lyrics

Workin’ night and day
I try to get ahead
But I don’t get ahead this way
Workin’ night and day
The railroad and the fence
Watch the train go roll around the bend
Over the hillside
Over the moment
Over the hills and waiting
Workin’ night and day
I try to get ahead
Workin’ night and day
Don’t make no sense
Walk me into town
The ferry will be there
To carry us away into the air
Over the hillside
Over white water
Over the hills and falling
The stars in your eyes
Knowin’ what’s right
The stars in your eyes
Don’t explain
Over the hillside
Over the hillside
Over the hills and waiting
Over the hillside
Over the hillside
Over the hills and home, we’ll go
Tomorrow I will be there
Tomorrow I will be there
Tomorrow I will be there
Oh, you wait and see
I can’t go on and I can’t go back
I don’t feel so, a matter of fact
I tried and tried to make good sense
What’s the good to try it all again?

Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Paul Gerard Buchanan
Over the Hillside lyrics © Wb Music Corp., Buchanan Music, Kobalt Music Services Ltd Kms

Blue Nile A Walk Across the Rooftops
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The Blue Nile – The Downtown Lights (Official Audio)

 

‘The Downtown Lights’ by The Blue Nile taken from the 1989 album ‘Hats’.

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The Blue Nile – Headlights on the Parade (Official Audio)

 

‘Headlights on the Parade’ by The Blue Nile is taken from the 1989 album ‘Hats’.

The Blue Nile – Easter Parade (Official Audio)

‘Easter Parade’ by The Blue Nile taken from their 1984 debut ‘A Walk Across the Rooftops’.

Song
Easter Parade (2012 Remaster)
Artist
The Blue Nile
Licensed to YouTube by
UMG (on behalf of Virgin Records Ltd); ASCAP, UMPG Publishing, LatinAutorPerf, BMG Rights Management (US), LLC, Abramus Digital, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, ARESA, LatinAutor – PeerMusic, and 6 Music Rights Societies

Easter Parade

The Blue Nile
The line of traffic comes to a standstill
For the love King, out in the morning air
I find a place I started from
The wild is calling, this time I follow
Easter parade
In the bureau typewriter’s quiet
Confetti falls from every window
Throwing hats up in the air
A city perfect in every detail
Easter parade
I know you, birthday cards and silent music
Paperbacks and Sunday clothes
In hallways and railway stations
Radio across the morning air
A crowd of people everywhere
And then the people, all running forward
Easter parade
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Buchanan Paul Gerard / Bell Robert Angus
Easter Parade lyrics © Wb Music Corp., Berlin Irving Music Corp., Flag 22 Publishing, Buchanan Music, Kobalt Music Services Ltd Kms

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The Blue Nile – Free Trade Hall, Manchester – 21/09/1990 (As broadcast by The BBC)

I used to really enjoy listening and indeed recording the BBC Radio 1 In Concert series on a Saturday evening during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. I still have the cassette tapes and as the BBC has no immediate plan to make these available to the public I have decided to release close to 250 of these historical recordings on my YouTube channel.

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The Blue Nile – ‘Here Come The Bluebirds’ (Lyrics Video)

 

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The Blue Nile & Rickie Lee Jones – Easter Parade + Flying Cowboys

[Stereo] Two live [in-the-studio] performances with one song apiece from the respective peformers, done in collaboration with the other artist[s].
Thank you PlayMy String THANG for confirming that, indeed, it is Sal Bernardi on guitar, as well.

The video has a few glitches, which do not alter the sound, while the Flying Cowboys’ audio is mixed a bit “hot”. This is how the source tape sounded, to begin with.

Music in this video

Song
Easter Parade
Artist
The Blue Nile
Album
A Walk Across the Rooftops
Writers
Robert Bell, Paul Gerard Buchanan
Licensed to YouTube by
[Merlin] IDOL Distribution (on behalf of Confetti Records); Abramus Digital, UMPG Publishing, ASCAP, LatinAutor – PeerMusic, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, BMG Rights Management (US), LLC, LatinAutorPerf, ARESA, and 5 Music Rights Societies