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Listen new single now!

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Oct 8th 2015 — Enya's new single, Echoes in Rain, can be heard now with a cool lyric video. Lyrics availabe on the album page too.

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New album title announced: Dark Sky Island. Single to be played tomorrow at BBC Radio 2

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Oct 7th 2015 — Enya's new album title has just been announced at her official forum Unity: Dark Sky Island. The firs single, "Echoes In Rain", will be played by Ken Bruce on BBC Radio 2 tomorrow by 11:30 (London Time). A live stream is available.

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Enya teases new album release

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Sep 16th 2015 — Enya.com was updated today with a "coming soon" page, indicating there will be a new Enya release this year. All her social media accounts where updated as well. An audio clip from a possible new single was also revealed:

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The Very Best of Enya Pre-Order

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October 31st 2009 — Amazon is pre-ordering the new Enya album, The Very Best of Enya, in CD only and CD + DVD formats.


The Very Best of Enya page on Enya Lyrics

October 5th 2009 — Even though we don't have more informations than the cover and some release dates, Enya Lyrics lauches a page on The Very Best of Enya, a new, official collection of Enya songs, featuring documental footage in a DVD. Check it out often for news on this album.

New 'Best of Enya' Japan release

September 8th 2009 — The new 'Best of Enya' (title not known at this time) will be released in Japan November 18, 2009. The special edition with a DVD will also be available acording to CD Japan here and here. More details coming soon.

New 'Best of' in November

September 1st 2009 — Warner Music will release an new "Best of Enya" album in November 16, announced Enya official site. The songs will be chosen by Enya, Nicky and Roma Ryan from all Enya songs.

A special edition will also be released, coming with a DVD (maybe with all Enya music videos) and a documentary.

The last Enya collection was Paint the Sky with Stars, 1997, which had 14 songs, including 2 new recordings.

More information is coming soon.

The Very Best of Enya Pre-Order

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October 31st 2009 — Amazon is pre-ordering the new Enya album, The Very Best of Enya, in CD only and CD + DVD formats.


The Very Best of Enya page on Enya Lyrics

October 5th 2009 — Even though we don't have more informations than the cover and some release dates, Enya Lyrics lauches a page on The Very Best of Enya, a new, official collection of Enya songs, featuring documental footage in a DVD. Check it out often for news on this album.

New 'Best of Enya' Japan release

September 8th 2009 — The new 'Best of Enya' (title not known at this time) will be released in Japan November 18, 2009. The special edition with a DVD will also be available acording to CD Japan here and here. More details coming soon.

New 'Best of' in November

September 1st 2009 — Warner Music will release an new "Best of Enya" album in November 16, announced Enya official site. The songs will be chosen by Enya, Nicky and Roma Ryan from all Enya songs.

A special edition will also be released, coming with a DVD (maybe with all Enya music videos) and a documentary.

The last Enya collection was Paint the Sky with Stars, 1997, which had 14 songs, including 2 new recordings.

More information is coming soon.

February 2009

Only Time Flies

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February 16 2009 — "My! My! Time Flies!" is th third single from And Winter Came..., released only digitally with no additional b-sides on February 2nd. The track is being promoted by Enya on a couple of TV shows, including the RTÉ's Late Late Show (Dublin, February 6). She was joined by the lead guitarist for "My! My! Time Flies!", Pat O’Farrell.

Enya also appered recently in Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel (Salzburg, January 31) and The Alan Titchmarsch Show (London, February 3).

Two new pictures from And Winter Came... phososhoot were released in Enya official forum, Unity: image 1, image 2.

January 2009

Enya on Alan Titchmarsh show

January 30 2009 — Enya will appear on the ITV 1 Alan Titchmarsh show Tuesday, 3rd February, according to her official website.

Enya in Salzburg

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January 23 2009 — According to her official website, Enya is in Salzburg. She will perform "My! My! Time flies!", the third single from And Winter Came..., on the Carmen Nebel television show, 31st January.

The single should be released for download in February 2nd.

Enya performing in Japan

January 3 2009 — Enya performed "Orinoco Flow" and "Dreams are More Precious" in Ireland to broadcast via satellite for the Japanese show, Kohaku, Wednesday. See the video here. There's also an interview before the performance. She also made an incredible performance of "Orinoco Flow" and "Trains and Winter Rains" for the Japanese NTV Christmas Show

Her appearance in Good Morning America in December can be see in the show's site. Also, a video form the Berlin Staatsballet performance in the And Winter Came... German launch party is now online.

December 2008

Videos of Enya in US TV

December 23 2008— Last week Enya was in the US and was a guest in various TV shows. We now have videos from these performances and interviews. She sung "White Is In The Winter Night" live and talked a bit with Regis and Kelly. She also gave an interview in the Today Show. The Good Morning America video is coming soon!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for all our visitors!

Enya on US and more videos!

December 12 2008 — Enya will be heading to New york for the start of her US promotional tour, according to her official website.

She will be an upcoming guest on the "Today Show" on NBC, Friday, December 19, between 7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Enya will also appear at the "Live with Regis and Kelly" on ABC, Thursday, December 18, at 9 a.m.

And according to Warner Music Germany, she'll be an upcoming guest on "Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel" on ZDF, Saturday, January 31, 2009.

Now, videos: A new promo video featuring fragments of "White is in the Winter Night" y "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel"; Enya in the "This Morning" show (ITV), last December 4th, and here she's on Japan singing "Trains and Winter Rains" in the Sukkiri TV show form NTV.

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December 2 2008 — According to her official website, Enya is confirmed to appear on the television show "This Morning", on UK ITV, December 4th.

She also appeared in Tokyo Midtown in November 27 for the Christmas tree illumination ceremony. And Enya performed "Trains and Winter Rains" on NTV's Sukkiri, a news show in Japan. The Enya Fan Studio website has photos, videos and audio of this and more Enya recent appearences.

November 2008

Enya on UK radio programmes

November 17 2008 — According to her official website, "Enya does interviews with UK radio."

  • BBC Radio 2
    Steve Wright interview - Thursday 20th Nov (between 2-5pm) interview will be available online for one week.
    Ken Bruce - 'tracks of my years' - interview across every day - week commencing 8th December (between 9:30am - 12pm) interview will be available online for one week.
    Elaine Paige interview - Sunday 23rd Nov (between 1 - 2:30pm) - interview will be available online for one week.
  • Smooth radio
    Mark Goodier - 'Take 5' interview across every day - week commencing 24th Nov (10am - 1pm). - London, Glasgow, East Midlands, West Midlands, North East)
  • Magic FM
    'Indulgence' interview - Sunday 23rd Nov (7 - 8pm) - interview will be available online for one week
  • BBC Radio 4
    Front Row - Broadcast on Tuesday 11th Nov - interview will be available online for one week
  • Forth 2 (Edinburgh)
    Album Of The Week this week on the Darren Adams show.
  • Clyde 2 (Glasgow)
    Album Of The Week next commencing 24th Nov on the Breakfast show with Mike Riddock.
    Update (11/18)
    Album of the week - UTV Radio Network - Signal 1, Pulse, Peak FM, 96.4 The Wave, Tower FM, Wire FM, Radio Wave, Wish FM, Valleys Radio, The Wolf, Imagine FM, Swansea Sound
    Album Of The Week commencing 24th November on the Late night Love Show with Andy Martindale

Enya performing and going to Japan!

November 17 2008 — Enya sung live (with a pre-recorded choir and instrumental) in the Children In Need charity concert at Belfast. Watch it here! It's a pity they cut down the song...

On Sunday, November 23, she will be a guest on the Elaine Page show on BBC Radio 2.

And, lucky Japan people!, Enya will be begin her promotional tour in Japan on the 24th. Her website promises more info soon...

And more Enya in the media

November 14 2008 — Our friend site Enya.sk has a round up of the Enya media couverage, including video and audio links.

Video from interview and performance on GMTV

November 14 2008 — The GMTV website has a video of a short interview with Enya and a performance of "Trains and Winter Rains" from yesterday's show. Lovely!

Enya will perform on Children In Need

November 13 2008 — According to her official website, Enya will perform on Children in Need charity event, Friday November 14th , at 8pm - 9pm on BBC Northern Ireland. Her performance will also be on BBC One around 1am, Saturday 15th. We'll post the YouTube video link as soons as its posted!

Enya on TV and more

November 11 2008 — With her new album And Winter Came... being released in various crountries theese days, Enya visited Berlin and Madrid for promotion. According to her official website, she will appear on GMTV on Thursday 13th November. Enya will also be performing on Children in Need this coming Friday. We'll post the schedule as soon we learn it!

Update: The GMTV Today site says that "Enya joins us for a chat and shows us her new video". No mention on performance. GMTV Today goes form 7:00 to 8:25 AM on UK's ITV.

More new album previews

November 7 2008 —New song snippets available trough Ireland Independent website. We love them!

Click play to listen to "Dreams are More Precious"

Click play to listen to "Last Time by Moonlight"

Update: new lyrics just added.

Listen to the new single!


November 5 2008 — Irish Indepedent is hosting exclusive previews of songs from And Winter Came.... Today you can listen to "White is in the Winter Night". You can also hear it in the player above!

Apparently, there's also a track-by-track guide to And Winter Came, but it doesn't work for us.

New single available tomorrow and more

November 3 2008 —"White Is In The Winter Night", the second single of And Winter Came..., will be released as digital download tomorrow, November 4, just in voting time! Pre-order now on Amazon.com.

The Irish Indepdent newspaper will be hosting audio previews of each song from the album every Wednesday, one track per week.

For those of you in Germany, Enya is scheduled to appear on the show "Leute Heute" show tomorrow, November 4, on ZDF, from 5:45 PM.

The digital version of And Winter Came... on iTunes UK includes a video interview, where Enya discusses each song track by track and the bonus track "Miraculum".

Pre-order And Winter Came... from the Warner Bros Record Store and receive a free MP3 download of "Dreams are More Precious". The offer is only available to U.S. residents.

October 2008

New video on "And Winter Came"

October 30 2008 — Enya has just released in her official website a video featuring new interviews, commentary on the new album, new promo pictures and audio snippets for some tracks! We can see Enya in the studio, and Nicky and Roma Ryan too. The video is also availabe in YouTube: part one, part two.

"And Winter Came" music video!

October 22 2008 — The "Trains and Winter Rains" official music video has just been posted on EnyaTube: check it out!

New interview in The Telegraph

October 16 2008 — The British newspaper The Telegraph has just posted a new interview with our beloved singer. She talks about the start of her career, her family life, Nicky and Roma, the creation process and much more.

Enya plans live concert; new tribute song

October 13 2008 — Enya is considering her first live concerts, as she told in the press conference for her new album And Winter Came…: “We're always talking about how exciting it would be to do a live performance of this music. But it has to be the right moment.”

Her producer Nicky Ryan confirmed the preparations: “There are serious talks going on at the moment. I think it would be a good idea. At this stage we either do it or we don't. We were talking to America on Wednesday about the possibility of doing a performance. Our preference would be to do it in Europe. It wouldn't be a tour, just a performance, and we would film it.”

The last recorded song for the new album, “My! My! Time Flies!”, is a tribute to the late Irish guitarist Jimmy Faulkner. “The song involves a slight departure for Enya featuring guitar solos as well as references to The Beatles, Elvis and B.B King”, according to Hot Press. “Dubliner Pat Farrell is the featured guitarist on the track, which insiders are forecasting will be the third single, with a likely release date in the new year.”

"Trains And Winter Rains" lyrics!

October 2 2008 — Check out the lyrics for the brand new Enya single, "Trains And Winter Rains" from And Winter Came.


Listen to "Trains" on BBC site

October 1 2008 — You can listen to the new Enya single, "Trains and Winter Rains" on the BBC website. Fast-forward the Monday (29) show to 1:44.

You may want to listen it againg and again, it's beautiful!

September 2008

Single premieres in UK radio!

September 29 2008 — Terry Wogan played "Trains and Winter Rains" on his morning programme Wake up to Wogan today in BBC Radio Two.

"Trains and Winter Rains" is the first single of the new Enya album And Winter Came.

First song names, more release dates and bigger cover

September 18 2008 — Warner Music Norway confirmed in their site (link missing now, but we’ll try to retrieve it soon) five track names of the new Enya album, And Winter Came...:

  • Trains and Winter Rains”: the rumored first single to be released in September 29th, a new song in English.
  • White is the Winter Night” a new song in English, described by Nicky Ryan as “the kind of song you could hear at the Proms with everyone joining in, it has that kind of Christmassy vibe.”
  • Journey of the Angels”: a new song in English.

  • Oh Come, Oh Come, Emmanuel”: a version of the Latin carol “Veni Veni”, rumored to be sung in Latin.
  • Oíche Chíun (Silent Night)”: a re-recorded version of the Enya Christmas classic, in Gaelic. Enya says that “It was exciting to re-live ‘Silent Night’ because I sung that twenty years ago. It is re-released every year in America and it was so nice to go back and do something different with it.” The new rendering incorporates what Nicky describes as the “choir of one”, multi-layering Enya vocals. “I enjoy the process, I love the excitement of not knowing if it will work,” admits Enya.
  • And we can count that, like in all past Enya albums, “And Winter Came...” may be a song title as well. Warner also said that the album comprises 12 songs, 10 in English and none instrumental (the first Enya album without them!).

Roma also talks about the title and the “sense of possibility that Christmas brings”: “some people see it [the winter] as an ending, with a whole story before it, but I see it very much as a new beginning.”

More specific release dates were also disclosed:

  • US: November 11th (by Amazon.com)
  • Japan: November 12th (by Warner Music Japan)

Finally, a bigger cover image was released by Amazon.com, though we still don’t know what the “7” in the lower right stands for.

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OFFICIAL: Winter coming earlier for Enya fans!

September 15 2008 — Enya just announced in her revamped official website that her new album, And Winter Came... (pre-order on Amazon.com), will be released on November 10th. Enya says that she “always wanted to do a Christmas album, but as we began recording I didn't feel it was right to impose a Christmas theme on certain songs.”

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The album cover was also revealed, though in a small size.

Nicky Ryan, her producer since the first album, adds that they “started out writing for a Christmas album, but it has evolved into more an Enya album based in a winter landscape where Christmas arrives here and there, but it would be wrong to call it an Enya Christmas album.”

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“The Loxian Games” started; new album in November?

September 4 2008 — Amazon.com is currently pre-selling the new Enya album, out in November 11 according to them. We still don’t have an official confirmation from Enya.com, but Amazon is generally trustworthy.

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If you haven’t found your way through the exciting new Enya official competition “The Loxian Games”, visit Enya.com, enter the Castle, go to the “Roma’s Library” and then click in the “Book of Riddles” to start the quest! The competition guidebook, the Loxian Oracle and the books and hidden stuff in Enya’s, Roma’s and Nicky’s site should help you.

Below we’ll provide a little and incomplete guide of the games; it is a spoiler, so highlight it if you really want to read it.

  • You should look through Enya’s, Roma’s and Nicky’s sites and in the Loxian Oracle for clues that will give you 4 lost lines of a new song, that you should input in the Book of Lost Lyric at Roma’s site.
  • You may enter the first question in the Loxian Oracle, which should give you a clue. If it didn’t work, turn up the volume of your PC speakers or headphones, and ask the same question multiple times.
  • The oracles voice seems to be of a woman, just slowed down. And yes, she’s talking in English.
  • Type your answer to the riddle, in the Secret Room in Enya’s site, and then hit enter. It will say “checking”. If you are correct you will receive the next piece of the riddle. Reloading the page may help too.
  • Go back to the Oracle and try asking again. Note that the Oracle won’t give the answer, but it will guide you. And it doesn’t have the answer for everything.
  • The oracle should also give URLs for other sites, where you’ll find other clues, and times an place. She may say things figuratively.
  • If you find the game too difficult, or want to talk with more players, try the Enya Forum (http://www.unity.enya.com/). You should register and then wait a few days to be accepted.

Above all, have fun!

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Nicky Ryan, Enya’s producer since the 1980s, released his personal web site this week, featuring a new instrumental song called “Echoes of Time” in his “Loxian Games” section. We still don’t know if this is a new Enya song or just a Nicky solo work.

August 2008

“The Loxian Games”; new album coming soon?

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August 29 2008 —Enya.com is starting an online treasure hunt called “The Loxian Games”, wich will start Monday, September 1st. All details, multiple prizes and more are available in the competition guidebook: www.LoxianOracle.com/GuideBook. Take a look also at the interactive oracle herself: www.LoxianOracle.com. Let the games begin!

Some fans think this may be the start of the promotion of a new Enya studio album.

Additionally, Roma and Nicky Ryan, Enya’s lyricist and producer respectively, both released personal websites, under development: www.romaryan.com and www.nickyryan.net. Roma’s site should be valuable for the game competitors!

July 2008

Top 10 Enya songs (Part 7) — Article

July 11 2008 — After one month on vacations, we’re ready to continue our list of best Enya Songs, this time with a Latin piece.

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#4 “Afer Ventus”, from 1991’s album Shepperd Moons

According to Enya’s right arm, Roma Ryan, who writes nearly all her songs, “Afer Ventus” talks about the Epiphany, that magical moment of “revelation” and comprehension of the world gears. “The moment experienced when everything in life suddenly makes sense—when everything fits into place and we know why—is a rare moment, but it does appen”, she adds in Shepperd Moons linear notes. “If we are lucky enough we can bathe in the brevity of that moment for it passes as quickly as it arrives. Like [James] Joyce’s Epiphanies they can sometimes seem trivial, but are always crucial and revealing moments in our lives, delicate and fleeting. In ‘Afer Ventus’ it is those moments of pure enlightenment which are described”.

“Afer Ventus” is surely a calm, reflexive song. Enya calls winds, seas, stars and planets to tell a history of self-knowledge and to advise the listener that the life is short, unique and is “earth-born” even if “we go to the stars”, that is, life should be lived intensely, but with care at the same time. Latin, as a ancient language, adds weight and profoundness to the song, like it was indeed an ancient history.

Of course, you don’t have to agree with my humble interpretation: just send me an email saying what you think about “Afer Ventus” and/or your own top ten Enya songs. I’ll be very glad to hear you and to publish your opinions here.

Thanks for reading! And please, keep enjoying Enya Lyrics.

by Felipe Dário, Enya Lyrics webmaster

If you don’t have the Shepperd Moons album, you can buy it in Amazon.com with a good discount and help Enya Lyrics. A MP3 download of “Afer Ventus” is also available.

May 2008

Top 10 Enya songs (Part 6) — Article

May 29 2008 — After some delay, “we keep on going” in our list of the best Enya songs.

#5 “Storms In Africa”, from 1988’s album Watermark
Storms In Africa

This song has two versions. Version I is a Gaelic piece that talks about a “Great journey … through the storms”, without mentioning Africa directly. The second version is in English, is faster and has rain and thunder sounds. (This version has a video, a little cheesy like any other 80’s video, but very good otherwise, with Enya, two girls, African percussionists and all that safari animals.)

The Gaelic version is my personal favorite—and Enya’s too, as Roma Ryan, her lyricist, remarks in the Only Time Collection.

Enya talks a lot about journeys in her songs, but isn’t the life itself a great journey? A journey where everything can change suddenly: “Though I walk through warm sands in Africa, winds will grow soon to storm”, as she say in version II.

We don’t even know when life ends—or when it begins, as many pregnancies are unexpected: “How long is it from beginning to end” (version I) and “How far to go? I cannot say” (version II).

“Storms…” also talks about the renovation of life: “Dark skies fall down into another day” and the need of being bold in what you make: “Lift your heart! Walk through the storms … Go through the storms”.

Both versions have a deep, strong percussion and a tribal-like “Na na na” women chorus, inspired by the ancient African music.

by Felipe Dário, Enya Lyrics webmaster

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Happy Birthday Enya!

May 16 2008 — Our dear Enya deserves our happy birthday tomorrow. Eithne Patricia Ní Bhraonáin was born on May 17, 1961, in Gaoth Dobhair, County Donegal, Ireland. We all wish her the best and hope that she keeps finding inspiration for her great work. Thank you Enya, for being part of our lives through your music!

Top 10 Enya songs (Part 5) — Article

May 12 2008 — Our list of the best Enya songs continues this week, with a rather ironic theme for this season if you’re in the US or Europe: winter.

#6 “Amid the Falling Snow, from 2005’s Amarantine album.

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If you’re in Brazil like me, you can believe it’s snowing out there while listening to “Amid the Falling Snow”, because we’re in a rainy fall right now in this country. The Christmas mood of this song is remarkable, and because of this, it made into the Sounds of the Season/Christmas Secrets albums.

“It recalls the moment when you are first mesmerized by the falling snow as a child, remembering the wonder experienced as a child … And there are those who even as they grow older are still able to experience the wonder of snow”, says Roma Ryan, Enya’s lyricist, about “Amid the Falling Snow”. I surely haven’t saw snow myself, but this piece is like a big picture of a small town on a white Christmas like those in the Christmas TV specials. Wouldn’t you give some puddings to the Enya-chorus?

“Amid …” is also a very “remember good times”, nostalgic song. It has a very direct lyric: Enya remembering her childhood winters, with her house surrounded by snow while reading by candlelight (even if I don’t think they still needed candlelights in the 1960s in Ireland). So even if you’re in the North hemisphere in a colorful spring, you still may believe that’s already winter listening to “Amid the Falling Snow”. Merry Christmas! :)

Tip: Amazon has an MP3 download of “Amid the Falling Snow” for $0,99!

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April 2008

Top 10 Enya songs (Part 4) — Article

April 25 2008 — Seven is my lucky number—and it’s this week’s number in our best Enya songs list.

#7 “Orinoco Flow, from 1988’s Watermark album.

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“Orinoco Flow”, also known by its chorus “Sail Away”, is for many people their first ever Enya song. It was a very different song when released (and it keeps being so today), and immediately caught everybody’s attention when played. The violin pizzicato, the somewhat tribal percussion, the harp-like synthesizer and Enya’s trademarked one-voice chorus, performing both women and men parts, is only saw in other Enya songs, if ever.

This songs lyric has a feeling of discovery, of trying something new. Traveling the many places cited in this song (“Ebudæ into Khartoum”, “Peru to Cebu”), in a metaphorical way, is learning the world of possibilities that we may have if we allows ourselves to try new things and don’t be afraid of failing. Enya herself sounds excited while singing, as she does look in the “Orinoco Flow” music video.

Your opinion is always welcome: send me your Enya top ten songs and comments on “Orinoco Flow”. Your opinion may be published here.

Tip: Amazon has an MP3 download of “Orinoco Flow” for $0,99! You can listen to it in your iPod, MP3 player, PC or even record it in a CD. Buy it now!

by Felipe Dário, Enya Lyrics webmaster

Top 10 Enya songs (Part 3) — Article

April 11 2008 — The list of best Enya songs goes on.

#8 “It's In The Rain, from the 2005’s Amarantine album.
It's In The Rain single cover

“It’s In The Rain” is a simple, straightforward song, following the mood of previous track in the album, “Amarantine”. For me, it talks about moments to reflect, to meditate. Just get into the falling rain, and make good use of the sky tears. Maybe in the silence of the rain we can listen to our own heart—so “hear it in the rain”! In the second verse, she talks about the time that never stops: “all things come, / all things go.” So you need to take a time to think about what you’re doing in your life—is this a really good thing?—before it’s too late.

Sorry if I’m being a bit dramatic in the songs analysis. I really never thought about all this things before needing to write about them. Maybe what Enya “says” get into our subconscious—and this is good, because she always have positive messages and social critiques in her music, even when so many people says that Enya is “easy listening”…

Click here to send me your Enya top ten songs. What you think about “It's In The Rain”? Your opinion may be published here.

Tip: Amazon has an MP3 download of "It's in The Rain" for $0,99!

by Felipe Dário, Enya Lyrics webmaster

March 2008

Top 10 Enya songs (Part 2) — Article

March 30 2008 — continuing our list of best Enya songs, we have now...

#9 “The Memory of Trees, from the 1995’s eponymous album.

According to Roma Ryan, who writes all Enya songs, “In ancient Celtic belief trees had spirits within them and were considered sacred. They were the keepers of memory and lore.” This is an instrumental song, with Enya’s classical one-voice chorus singing understandable words that convey tranquility. The perceived passivity of the trees (the piano) is put together with the powerful and mysterious chants of “biondella”, that may be blow by the wind through the leaves and branches.

I still want to hear you: which is your Enya top ten songs? And what you think about “The Memory of Trees”? Email me: [email protected]. Your opinion will be published here.

Tip: Amazon has an MP3 download of "The Memory of Trees" for $0,99!

by Felipe Dário, Enya Lyrics webmaster

Top 10 Enya songs (Part 1) — Article

March 25 2008 — Selecting Enya best songs isn’t an easy work. Her albums made into the bestsellers world wide, with so many beautiful songs. She sometimes calm us down (“Adeste, Fidelis”), sometimes make us cry (“Only Time”), and surely cause many more feelings.

But, as any fan, I have my personal favorites, and I’d like to share them with you. Starting from now, I’ll rank the 10 Best Enya songs, one per week, followed by a small analysis.

#10 “Anywhere Is, from 1995’s The Memory Of Trees.

Enya talks about the need to always keep going. Like the moon and sea waves, that never stops, even without knowing why, we either should stop. This is the circle of life: there’s not really a finish. And our way may lead us to everywhere we want to. After all, it’s made by us, isn’t it? And the song per se is beautiful and compelling, with a fake end—again, Enya says “keep going”.

Well, of course this is my personal interpretation and opinion, you don’t have to agree. But I would love to hear you: which is your Enya top ten songs? And what you think about “Anywhere Is”? Email me: [email protected]!

Next week, the number nine on my list; The Memory Of Trees instrumental title track. Thanks!

Tip: Amazon has an MP3 download of "Anywhere Is" for $0,99!

by Felipe Dário, Enya Lyrics webmaster

Clannad touring the UK

March 14 2008 — Clannad, the Irish band formed by many Enya relatives, it's in a comeback tour in the UK. It is 25 years since their "Theme From Harry’s Game" became a hit in Europe.

"It’s been a long time but I still crave the stage," says guitarist and vocalist Noel Duggan, now in his 60th year. His niece, the solo performer Enya, spent two years working with Clannad. "She was a very shy little girl. We don't see much of Enya at all now. She lives in a castle at Killiney, she lives like a queen. She doesn't go anywhere; she is a recluse."

The 2008 11-date UK tour will end at the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on March 14.

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Enya Lyrics relaunch

March 12 2008 — Enya Lyrics got a refresh and, besides the new look, we also got some more content. Now most albums pages have not only lyrics and charts, but credits and linear notes too. We also made a page about The Celts, the documentary from BBC that lauched Enya to stardom.

Also new are the more detailed Enya discography, her biography also has a F.A.Q. section now and some troubled videos were corrected. Our aStore is now selling original Enya MP3 downloads, for as low as $ 0,99!

Thanks for visiting Enya Lyrics, we hope you like the changes. And don't be afraid of emailing us if you have any comment!