Enya: Dark Sky Island


I’ve never written reviews before, for which reason today’s post might come as a surprise. However, I have good reason for starting now:

ENYA HAS RELEASED A NEW CD AFTER NEARLY SEVEN YEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ahem.

In case my reaction didn’t give it away, Enya happens to be one of my favorite musical artists. I don’t turn crazy fan-girl for just anyone, either. She’s one of the lucky few. 😉 In fact, she’s a member of the select group of artists whose albums I will go out of my way to buy the day it is released–and by “album” I mean the actual physical CD. Continue reading

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Tobar an tSaoil: A Self-Taught Irish Learner’s Attempt at Translation


clannad nadur

When I received Clannad’s CD “Nádúr” for my birthday this year, I was very excited. I popped that disc into my car’s CD player the first chance I got, and there it has remained since. I am in love with this album–one might go so far as to say “obsessed,” but that’s a little strong for my taste. At any rate, I’ve listened to it on repeat quite a lot recently whilst driving in my car.

No doubt I have since been spotted shamelessly rocking out to this music by unfortunate strangers on more than occasion. Be that as it may, I can’t stop. The songs are just so good! Continue reading