Monday, 17 October 2011

Yet another musical interlude

Enya has always been an enigma in that her private life is just that, I have yet to read one word about that aspect of her life. Her voice has always been a source of enjoyment to me and likewise her musical compositions. Whilst briefly being a member of Clannad, it was when she decided to branch out on her own that she came to public attention with her single 'Orinoco Flow', a track from her album 'Watermark'.

Just three examples of her talent:

Besides featuring in Gladiator, voicing over the scene 'Now we are free', Enya voiced over the scene 'The Council of Elrond' from Lord of the Rings:



Anonymous said...

Wasn't it Lisa Gerrard who did the spooky stuff in Gladiator, not Enya?

WitteringsfromWitney said...

Anon: True I stand corrected. Enya did 'cover' Now we are free, hence my mistake.....

Apologies to you and any subsequent readers.

Anonymous said...

I only know because (apart from being a sad git) I remember watching Gladiator (that Connie Nielsen - phwoarr) when that music came on, and sat there going "It's Enya...or is must it isn't.." The joys of the Internet Movie Database settled it for me.

Keep up ggod work!