The songs "On Your Shore" and "Exile" (from Watermark) and "Epona" (from Enya) were featured in the 1991 film L.A. Story. "Ebudæ" is also featured on the soundtrack to the Robin Williams feature film Toys, while the 1990 feature film Green Card features "River", "Watermark", and "Storms in Africa".  "
Enya, Soundtrack: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin, the fourth youngest of nine children, comes from the small village of Dore (Dobhar in Irish) in the Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair) region of County Donegal in northwestern Ireland. She now lives in Killiney, a coastal district on the southern outskirts of Dublin The family is very musical and her ...
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- May 17, 1961
Enya: Mmm hmm. MK: Anyway. I always liked that song. It's "O Superman," Laurie Anderson. (<-- Said a bit softly as the song fades out) Enya with us in the studio today -- um, I wanted to play a song here . . . we'll talk about this in a minute, about your soundtrack work. This song appeared in, ah, "L.A. Story." Enya: Mmm hmm.
May 17, 2021 · Enya has hopes of taking this show on the road, though she’s aware of what a difficult production it could be to mount. She envisions a choir — a lot of Enya-bes — and a small orchestra in a formal concert setting. “Hopefully,” she says, “it’s the next step we take. There are so many parts to each song.
On Her Shore. Inside Borders (USA) January 2001. An Exclusive Interview with Enya. As mysterious as she is successful, Enya is one of the most fascinating figures in modern music. Her career began when she joined the Irish group Clannad back in the 1980s. After they split, she composed a soundtrack for a BBC series on the Celts.
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Born Eithne Ni Bhraonain (pronounced Enya Brennan) on May 17, 1961, in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland; daughter of Lee O. Bhraonain, a dance band leader, and Maira, a music teacher; has eight siblings. Joined relatives in Irish band Clannad, 1980; left to pursue solo career and form musical partnership with Nicky Ryan and lyricist Roma Ryan, 1982; composed score for film The Frog Prince, 1985; composed soundtrack for BBC series The Celts, 1987 (album renamed and released as Enya in same year); signed with WEA Records and released Watermark, 1988; Geffen released Watermark in the United States, 1989; music from Watermark featured in the films Green Card and L.A. Story, 1989; Reprise released Shepherd Moons, 1991; contributed to Far and Away film soundtrack; 1992; Enya is reissued as The Celts, 1992; released The Memory of Trees, 1995; released Paint the Sky with Stars, 1997; released A Day Without Rain,2000. Awards: Grammy Award for Best New Age Album, National Academy of Recordin...
Enya Atlantic, 1987; reissued as The Celts,Reprise, 1992. Watermark,Geffen, 1988. Shepherd Moons,Reprise, 1991. The Memory of Trees,Reprise, 1995. Paint the Sky with Stars(greatest-hits compilation) Reprise, 1997. A Day Without Rain,Reprise, 2000.
DeCurtis, Anthony, James Henke, and Holly George-Warren,The Rolling Stone Album Guide,1992. Rees, Dafydd and Luke Crampton, Encyclopedia of Rock Stars,DK Publishing, 1996.
Billboard,December 6, 1997, p.85; October 28, 2000, p.1. Los Angeles Times,January 7, 1996; January 5, 1998. Musician,May 1996. New York Times,December 11, 1997, p. E3. People,January 29, 1996. Rolling Stone,January 25, 1996, p. 73. Washington Post,January 7, 1996, p.G10. Additional information was provided by Reprise Records publicity materials, 2001. —Barry Alfonso