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And Winter Came review

 

Enya has always been a guilty pleasure for an old rock’n’roller like me. Her fusions of classical and Irish influences with her almost ethereal vocals and songwriting abilities have combined to produce music that is both emotional and mysterious. …

And Winter Came review

 

Enya has returned after two years away and with her she has brought a wonderfully winter album just in time for Christmas. Her ethereal tones and exquisite song writing ability combined with her fusions of classical and Irish influences …

Enya brings warmth to ‘Winter’

Although usually described as New Age, when asked how Enya would describe her ethereal music herself, she uses the term “Enya.” And indeed, even without knowing this fact, many of her fans would likely describe it in the same manner. …

And Winter Came review

Enya’s present to the world this Christmas is neither surprising nor original, but still a welcome gift to her millions of fans. Christmas is after all about tradition, and Enya would hardly do something totally different and new. It would …

Enya: Amarantine review

Named after a mythical flower that never fades, the theme of Amarantine centres around enduring spiritual love – how we yearn for it and strive towards it. Enya’s trademark signatures are all here, with threads from hymnal, classical, rock and …

Enya’s new CD gives same old feel

There are some artists whose sounds remains constant throughout their entire careers. While many fans seem to find that regularity comforting, when it comes to Enya, her new album comes off as old songs with a “new” sticker slapped on …

Enya: Amarantine review

It’s been five years since we’ve heard from Enya, the enchanting Irish singer whose angelic voice always takes me on my own far and away adventures through experiencing Enya’s stories unveiled in song, music and lyricist Roma Ryan’s vision.

Amarantine, …

Enya latest doesn’t break ground

Enya, the one-named doyenne of new age music, is a unique superstar. Though she’s rarely in the spotlight, she’s sold some 65 million records, ranging from the driving soundtrack to “The Celts” that introduced her flowing, layered sound upon the …

Amarantine reviews

Second only to U2 as the most successful Irish recording artist of all time, Enya has built an empire out of multi-tracking her beautiful voice over the same keyboard patches that appeared on her post-Clannad debut since 1987. It’s an …

Fuaim review

Clannad have always seemed among the most interesting and endearing of Irish traditional explorers – since Clannad 2 I’ve dutifully acquired their records (their debut album, made while still at school, unfortunately was a non-event).

However, I was disappointed with …

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