Mike Scott, of The Waterboys, talks their album An Appointment with Mr Yeats

With John Wilson. Mike Scott of the band The Waterboys explains how the Nobel-winning Irish poet W B Yeats has become co-writer on his new album. A selection of Yeats' poems - including September 1913 and An Irish Airman Forsees His Death - have been set to music by Scott on the Waterboys' record An Appointment With Mr Yeats.

Release date: 19 Sep 2011

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