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Loreena McKennitt Releases New Traditional Album

Irish-Canadian singer Loreena McKennitt has once again opened another chapter in her  recording career. The Wind that Shakes the Barley is an old Irish hymn reminiscent of the ‘troubles’. According to Quinlan Road, this is a trip back to her roots that shaped her first recording venture with “Elemental’ in 1985.

As a fan of Ms McKennitt, I am excited to hear this news which I originally got from Unity, the official Enya forum.

Read more here: http://www.quinlanroad.com/newsandviews/currentupdates.asp?id=913

Tracks:

  1. AS I ROVED OUT
  2. ON A BRIGHT MAY MORNING
  3. BRIAN BORUS MARCH
  4. DOWN BY THE SALLY GARDENS
  5. THE STAR OF THE COUNTY DOWN
  6. THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY
  7. THE DEATH OF QUEEN JANE
  8. THE EMIGRATION TUNES
  9. THE PARTING GLASS
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5 thoughts on “Loreena McKennitt Releases New Traditional Album

  1. I recognize all the songs here! Her voice is so like one right out of the past has always stirred me, and I’m so looking forward to this one now. She has a way with a song that carries the listener from one ancient place to another and I love it!

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