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Clannad

August 15, 2012

As I stated in the last blog that Moya Brennan is my favorite singer. As I started to collect all her albums and learn more about her, I found out that she was the lead singer for the popular Celtic band Clannad. Clannad was comprised of her two brothers & two uncles. Her sister Enya sang back up for them before becoming a solo artist. The first Clannad album I ever purchased was “Banba” & then “Pastpresent“. I quickly collected all of there albums as well. Clannad has a number of albums available and they are all amazing! Their first major hit was Theme From Harry’s Game which was featured the movies “Harry’s Game” & “Patriot Games”. The second was a duet Clannad did with Bono of U2 on the song “In A Lifetime” and their 3rd biggest hit was the love theme from the movie “The Last Of The Mohicans” called I Will Find You. It is so hard to choose a favorite but if I had to pick one, it would be “Landmarks”. I also put together a CD for my car of some my favorite Clannad songs. Again it was so hard to choose songs as I had to cut a lot of great songs out. If you click on each song, it will take you to a site where you can listen to the song. Here is the list in no particular order:
1. Ri Na Cruinne from the album Anam
2. The Bridge Of Tears from the album Landmarks
3. Trail Of Tears from the album Lore
4. A Dream In The Night from the album The Best of Clannad
5. You’re The One from the album Anam
6. Christmas Angels from the album The Best of Clannad
7. Coinleach Glas An Fhomhair from the album Magical Ring
8. An Gleann from the album Landmarks
9. Sunset Dreams from the album Banba
10. A Mhuirnin O from the album Landmarks
11. Theme From Harry’s Game from the album Magical Ring
12. Caislean Oir from the album Macalla
13. Croi Croga from the album Lore
14. Cad De Sin Don Te Sin from the album Banba
15. Of This Land from the album Landmarks
16. Turning Tide from the album Sirius
17. Alasdair MacColla from the album Lore
18. Na Laethe Bhi from the album Banba

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