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Top Customer Reviews: Hands Across The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
5 / 5
A gorgeous selection of songs. Good-looking arrangements and strong actions.
4 / 5
A scarce collection of songs that animates of centre for multiple artists; all a remarkable plus has been of then launched near and engineered in reply haste to date to a tsunami. It comprises one the majority of sublimate renditions has listened of 'Ae Fond Kiss' and 'Just and Tender Ladies', some last also when being some better for Tim O'Brien has listened.
4 / 5
Ossia Absolutely one of the mine favourite CDs!! I recommend it by all the world!
5 / 5
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A vendor has control and has corrected a question in the timely way.

Top Customer Reviews: Scotland Songs of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5
John McDermott is one of some better Irish tenors. Generally it sings a song in the slow step partorisca enhance an emotional content of a song. It is clear that this music comes from/comes from his heart and that there is has selected attentively some songs has comprised is and his other collections.

Has run so only recently by means of this wonderful singer. They Like him to him the time and the permission of money, am buying like this a lot his albums to the equal that can find. This voice adds is not partorisca be stray.

While I have listened often escotland A Brave' as the tune of bagpipe, ossia a first time has has not listened never some words partorisca this song.

Likes -you the celtic music and especially Irish tenors, this CD is partorisca you. A quality of audio is extremely good and an accompaniment is not left never partorisca overwhelm a vocalist.

There is enough the little of these songs that will be known to lovers of American music and the little that also look in other collections for this artist. Like the amazon has not comprised the listed of clue thus CD, will add it down.

Notes in some clues:
'For Yon Bonnie Banks ' is better known in some the USA as 'Lake Lomond'
soyy Bonnie' is better known like soyy Bonnie there was Mentido in an Ocean'
'A Bricklayer' Song' is known also as 'the boss has wanted to' and this rendition is not to be stray; it is alive and starts with John that touches a wrong tune and interacting with an audience to the equal that corrects his error.

Clues:
01 My Ain Folk; 02 Ye Banks and Braes; 03 Bogie Bonnie Good-looking; 04 Flow Softly Dulce Afton; 05 Massacre of Glencoe; 06 Wild Mountain Thyme; 07 Mary of Argyle; 08 A Song of Boat of Skye; 09 Annie Laurie; 10 Scozia a Brave; 11 My Bonnie; 12 For Yon Bonnie Banks; 13 Broom of a Cowdenknowes; 14 Amazing Grace; 15 leaving Nancy; 16 Danny Chico; 17 Auld Lang Syne; 18 the song of A Bricklayer
4 / 5
thoroughly enjoyed (note: any tense past!) This CD; it is in the player of CD of the mine car and listen his constantly. I have had recently an occasion to share he with the fellow and he like this enjoyed that has said has purchased immediately more two copies, one for him and one for his half-Scottish brother.
4 / 5
Love this CD so much, all some songs are wonderful but then thinks that John could sing a book of telephone and would be wonderful. I touch this CD all a time, so only can not take quite all some songs on that.
4 / 5
That is not to want to roughly John Mcdermott! I hum these tunes in a grocery tent. Look Of the people in mine likes are the crazy woman, but the one who concerns . Them me happy.

Top Customer Reviews: Celtic ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
4 / 5
A whole album is incredible... Pacífico, sensual, and beautiful. It is something partorisca share with the partner very near, although this partner is.
4 / 5
Has bought this partorisca the partner like this already have it. It is like this beautiful. Perfecto of-stresser.
4 / 5
Has given CD lag in einem B&B gives Adirondacks im Nachttisch und wir haben sie jeden Abend zoom Einschlafen gehört. Unabhängig von einer schönen akustischen Urlaubserinnerung bietet Celtic devotions einfach pure Entspannung. Die Musik ist melodisch, gives Gesang zurückhaltend und insgesamt sorgt given CD für eine angenehm mystische Atmosphäre. It is gibt viel 'nervige' keltische Musik, die eher kitschig ist als schön, aber bei dieser CD habe ich beim Hören dipped geschlossenen Augen jedes Bad wieder give Gefühl, dass gleich Elfen und Kobolde hinter meinem Sessel hervorgucken.
Man muss allerdings in giving richtigen Stimmung heart, a data Musik wirklich genießen zu können, sie ist z.B. definitiv nichts Zoom Autofahren. Daher nur avenges Sterne.
4 / 5
Ossia Mine all time FAVOURITE CD! I have bought multiple copies reasons always want to have access to a. It likes all bondadoso of music, but ossia one the majority of good-looking music resumida has possessed.
4 / 5
Thoroughly Enjoyed this album. Always the tinge of saddness when it listens and know that Oliver is no longer with us.
4 / 5
Amur, amour, amour this album of music. Still it has taken the copy partorisca my mamma. My edges listens his every night partorisca go to sleep.

Top Customer Reviews: Astral Weeks ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 45 ratings
1 / 5
Old van remastered but yes is one of the his Better? Have Around 15 of his albums but this a aint quite More for me
5 / 5
Amur This desire is 1973 again. Like this fresh and pure .... Ossia A music of the way has used partorisca be.
5 / 5
An album that feels like the thoughtful late evening with good friends. Complex papers and beautiful game. Really, it is the classical partorisca the reason
4 / 5
No the description of one the music. Ossia Declare done the million times. This pressing of Vinyl touches fantastic. Beautiful listening experience.
5 / 5
This was an album that began that collects his like this taken music another new once partorisca substitute an old a shabby to touch like this
5 / 5
I have possessed this classical in a lot of different formats, but any one compares to an amazing quality of this pressing.
5 / 5
Van masterpiece. Any question roughly that. Some clues of price include better.
5 / 5
One of mine favourite. A vinyl is very better that a converted bad CD.
5 / 5
can see why this album is estimated like this big in album of loan of the Rolling Stones more utmost and the preferred of person of REM Peter Buck. Quality of excellent vinyl that is whisper his calm and amazing scape.
5 / 5
Loves this desire was 1973 again. Like this fresh and pure .... Ossia A music of the way has used to be.
4 / 5
An album that feels like the thoughtful late evening with good friends. Complex papers and beautiful game. Really, it is the classical for the reason
4 / 5
This was an album that began that collects his like this taken music another new once to substitute an old a shabby to touch so much
4 / 5
has possessed this classical in a lot of different formats, but any one compares to an amazing quality of this pressing.
4 / 5
Probably a better version of this record ADDS. His wonderful and some good-looking alt. Apresamiento!! SPENT NOW!!
5 / 5
A CD a lot of that gives the look in Morrison early innovations. A good addition partorisca any Morrison defender.
4 / 5
So many some critics like this of the Astral Weeks that the plot of them considers it one of a cup 10, and in the few chances, more, albums never. Over time, a lot in an audience, whose answered has not done an album the good vendor when it has been released, has come partorisca aim at least some agreement with them, buying and it appreciating. Still, an audience in general does not take an extreme place of some writers.
This CD is full of lush instrumentation, well has fixed. An electrical guitar is acoustic, and there is heavy occupation of series and flutes. Saxophones, vibraphones, And the keyboards are has used also. A music is not really rock, but the blend of jazz and folk, with some classical and blues mixed in. Of the which have described, calm probably thinks that some songs are enough, which are. It excepts esome Lovers of Youngsters of the Way ,' that is the waltz of right jazz with the romantic heart, some songs have the alike texture, in the a lot of ways that touch some same. In of the Astral Weeks, the van is romping and frolicking or simply feeling well, the natural appeal or other physical settings, often with his amours. It sings passionately, with frequent swooping increasing cadences seemingly in a neighbourhood of an eighth. An effect of the his flange is evocative, although any melodramatic.
The astral weeks is in fact an atmospheric album as well as the musically a lot strong a. Some songs am not catchy, which the helps explain his successful initial lack commercial. A better clue is a lovely weet What,' the start was with a lot enough, electrical guitar fast acoustics and then developing to the lush, intense adventure , romantic. It is differential in those first walks, firmly and on, likes opposed to a meandering in other songs of Astral Weeks, and an effect is overwhelming. A yard of title is also glorious, lovely and with some of a force of weet What,' except tugs the bit in an end. Some other six songs are not like this strong, an odd man was, esome Lovers of Youngsters of the Way ,' when being any better of these. 'Avenue of Cipro' is certainly also enough, with that sweet of sounds tho insubstantial harpsichord overlays, but some series is too syrupy, and ossia also the question in soyadame George.' 'Dancer' Is another good song, with excellent vibraphones, but the van and some musicians involve in of the enormous endeavours to do adds it one and does not direct to do like this.
The van sings well, with energy and with feeling, and bosses some questions to vary as well as pode. This in spite of, a sound of his voice is not pleasant. It is hard more than smooth, a bit strident and raspy and included hinting in nasal, if in fact it is or the no. can not neglect to consider this when valuing Astral Weeks, quoted by a idolaters for beauty more than potent rock and circle. In the alike way, the voice of Bob Dylan is the negative always for me and a lot another. In of the Astral Weeks, Van vocals also take excessive in time, like this on 'Together yours,' when it looks to be that it looks for to be almost operatic in his vocal suspensions, cadences, and intensities.
The astral weeks has been said to be an album of 'obliging beauty.' I take the esweet Sewing' (that obliges the beauty is a understatement for this song) and the majority of a yard of title, together with other sporadic moments. For comparative purposes, the things owe that be maintained in perspective, included for that think more highly of the Astral weeks that do. A number adds songs of Beatles; some swipes of pops of A Supremes and another Motown groups; Stevie the songs of amour of the marvel; some work for One The one who, Eric Clapton, A Byrds, Joni Mitchell, and included Some Rolling Stones; and in a dark side, a lot a work of Some Doors, Santana, and An Underground of Velvet, clearly deserve a characterisation on more further of songs in this album. Mecer, Songs that strolls last also consideration to deserve when soyagnitude' is a subject. I underline that the musical complexity is finally a lot that is saying, but emotional content. 'Be My Creature' is one of mine favourite, and does not concern me if other tunes are falsified more musically. The astral weeks are aventajadas reason his rich musical totality is so only. To good sure recommend it. It is one of a More adds them all the time? For me, a response is no.
5 / 5
Has been the Van Morrison defender of his days with You, and thinks has listened all has registered, as I seat qualified to offer a polite opinion of Astral Weeks.
For the years have been reading all a critic claptrap roughly Weeks the one who Astral is one of some seminal albums of one 60 east, how is far and was a Van of the better album has not registered never, and likes to belong in the collection of the each defender of serious music. Such atrocity! Anticipated for his day can be been, but a music now looks tired and has dated.
I Astral Weeks own and listen occasionally, but is not anywhere approach his best. In this CD to the equal that in the little another, the van tends the maunder in endlessly doing a lot an album the colossal has resisted. For common-of-flange of consciousness, a late plus Veedon Fleece is far upper.
The astral weeks is one of these albums that has received like this critical hosannas of a "experts" this looks a lot shrinks to critique his lack of depth and direction to dread to be accused of any "taking it". It is also one of these albums each Van Morrison the partidário has listened of, but also one which little of them have listened in fact to. I have had the people say me the one who the album adds is still not being able to say me anything roughly excepts this "all the world has said" it is one of a better.
His time to desanctify Astral Weeks. His no the terrible album, but Van Morrison has issued at least 20 better.
If you are the seguace the one who prefers Van Morrison is bluesier, jazzier album to a mystical meanderings of Veedon Fleece, Common A, or Any Guru, Any Method, Any Professor then perhaps would owe that try listen to this first prime minister to buy.
5 / 5
Has found approaches impossible, in some thirty odd years have been listening the Astral Weeks, to transmit to another only that mark this piece to do mine like this special. It can it explains excactly the flange of the like Van roughly here. The no. a lot is that I think it that everything means, but thats probably the miles averts of the meaning of the van. He 'nt subject because an art more adds always inspires intensely reflected personal, and this register, averts to be aurally enjoyable, is the work of art. I have bought a version of elepé in 1970 with which first Van of listened is Moondance elepé. Has has wanted to Moondance, but has been blown was, all my preconceived ideas of music of rock and flange and the structure of song has been changed for ever a first time are fallen a stylus in of the Astral Weeks. Some musicians of jazz have assumed to back the van in a studio can be been mailing his touching in like this some critics have suggested (if like this, crying on his mailing ready), but the my ears Richard Davis' the double bass that touches and Connie Kay is drumming resupply the thin still powerful propulsive undercurrent this leaves the voice and the electrical guitar of the van a liberty to roam and the sound sings of infancy and his native Belfast and master lost and found in an acrobatic exposure of scatting and alliteration, and when the words was missing, a music takes on upper of a history. Hypnotic And calming, and disturbing all immediately, background music for sweet folkies is not . Whew! Folks, really is like this well like all some descriptions on some years have said. It is been the influence of entity in other composers of singer although it would be surprised is sold 2 million copies in all these years, and has bought the averages of those in all the chance. Of course the van has been in the his good cult has deserved superstardom and honours galore, but yes has had has not registered never another note after the Astral Weeks, his place in a panteón of the popular music still would be ensured. My boat is leaving for an island to desert now, gotta grab Astral Weeks and go.
4 / 5
WELL. I go to try an interesting experience here. I go to rid a same description esatta for two different CDs. A following description applies to Bruce Springsteen is "Been born to Run" and Van Morrison is "Astral Weeks." WELL. Here it is it goes!
Which there is here is one of some albums some plus refinadas never registered in a history of music of rock. This album touches an auditor a lot deeply inner, and transports far, far was, to another world, where some places and some characters look like this real, and included besides real. They look like this of the legends, likes fashionable myths something could read roughly in the book written for James Joyce or perhaps Edith Hamilton same. This music represents a much deeper passion, one the majority of intense amour of life, and for living that life to his fuller.
Has eight different songs here. And each one that like this of them says his own history, with his own characters. I have taken near, these eight songs represent the cycle of complete song. There is the start, the half, and an end. And everything of is packed full - full of intense music, songwriting, papers, characters, and chances. Each one which so and each accounts of song, but is a cycle of whole song , a whole container, that really @@subject.
Certainly one the majority of the intense song here is clues 5. Behind some days of records of elepé, this was an inaugural song in a second side. Of all some songs in an album, ossia a one with one the majority of energy - one the majority of life. It is a climax and summit powerhouse of this work of epic. It is a point in an album when it feels more alive.
Everything of some songs here are very atmospheric and moody. Listening to these frames of chair of album like six state transported was - both in spatial and in time. Like a better in literature and a better in film, these frames of albums use your imagination to his fuller discharge possible.
These looks of albums to take place in the small city, isolated of a rest of a world. It is an intimate place , with streets of muck and the small corner grocery tent. All the world knows all the world-wide more. There are songs in cars, daughters, amour, and sex. A whole album is one locates after another - an adventure with which another. But he all come neighbouring to say a long history.
In 1987, some editors to Go seen again of the bone has published the cast that has considered it to be some 100 better albums of a past 20 years. And this album was in a cup 10. And it has deserved to be. This album is one of one the majority of of entity, more significant in a history of rock. In 100 years of now, the people still will be to listen to this album.
Does a bit those that years, a record company has released the CD of the swipes more adds of the music of this singer. It does not buy it ! Very better to stick with an original album. This album, especially, represents an artist in his creative summit. A need of songs to be listened in this format - in this album. It listens to a music a way an artist feigned it.
WELL. Well, ossia my description . It applies to both "Been born to Run" and "Astral Weeks." I expect that you enjoyed you read the!
5 / 5
Any that I never badmouth music of rock. In all the chance, this that the jazz ADDS/folk album. Sure it is a better no-album of rock of all-the time, but seriously, that is a competition ? " It classifies of Blue"? "Burnin' For Buddy"? Any one thanks. A question with the music of jazz is that the majority of these "cats" (my absolute less word of favourite music has related never) like Wynton Marsalis looks to think that when being the virtuoso SOMEHOW CALM YOU the better musician that your normal average Prodigy or Fatboy Slender (two "bands" quell'concealed can not touch any instruments this in spite of like this his albums are roughly 50 bajillion the better time that anything Wynton there is never come up with). I seat but INFORMATIVE FLASHES: All these millionaires of the terrible boring jazz terrible that play 50,000,000 notes the minute CAN not COMPARE to a magnitude that is in this here slab or' vinyl (or the aluminium buys it to him on CD)! "Young Amanti " (the song of only real jazz on here) is awesome reason has a real MELODY, "Lady George" it is awesome because of a "And an amour that amours an amour that amours an amour that amours an amour that amours to love an amour that amours to love an amour that amours" and a breathtakingly melody of fijamente of serious good-looking in an end. "Astral weeks" it is awesome because of a nonvirtuoistic so only of basses in an end. It touches like a just type messing around, but draws more feeling out of him that James Jamerson could any NEVER. "Dancer Is fresh because of a "coverage a bell" it has bitten. And "Slender Slow Slider" it is fresh because of the his moody detached to to the death likes feels. And an integer " I know it was in decline the creature and I know calm to know it too much." It is reminiscent of "T.B. Discharges", one of some songs more are writings never. Yeah Sure has the little throwaways "Avenue of Cypress" and "beside you" ( it excepts of course a four " you breathe in; you breathe it was"s). If you are the jazz -begin PLEASE give this album moves it. Calm DOES not KNOW jazz that adds can be all listen to this boring Duke Ellington and Miles Davis all a time!
5 / 5
This album could be described like scrappy - registered downwards two days, has deceptions that is certainly not separating of Van Morrison is travesía "the mystic". But while with more than timing some players ( has comprised) could be more be note-conscious, an immediacy undoubtedly would have been lost. Here we have the flange of man with such passion - in timing overbearingly ardent, in a same way that Bob Dylan is harmonic is really a lot well when you are nursing to hangover. Calm so only has to that compare this seminal work of one 60 east with any number of "that imports" 90 album, which there is perhaps value like this musical, but like this production, mixing and king-that mixes that some results to content joyless.
And then, there is simply a beauty: simple beauty, as it always has to that be. An inaugural song, when I listened it in the first place, heralded a ploughing of the new chapter in my musical experiences - never has had before it has listened something like this simple, like this right. In some (undoubtedly pagan way) compares some structures of repetitive bass of an album to U2 is all-the song to time more populate With or Without Calm - there, sews produced very simple the musical effect very powerful, which included one the majority of cynical (taste) finds of difficult to disturb. A difference here, of course, is that Van Morrison is anything but simple, and some rhythms in to the the songs Likes them to them Neighbouring yours and Some Lovers of Youngsters of the Way extremely is defying. And that emotion - I always loves jump and dances to start with with a more next daughter when Young Amanti comes is that it classifies of song.
And regarding lyrical beauty, remained with Exc musical, Madam George and What Sweet (the only song has recognised attacks more utmost, which have bought the different class of artist has looked for to be!) It has to that paste one something - when some tears owe that be blinked was, ossia always the sure indicator.
Like this any one there is more writes down, here is the work that the lies he after plus to jazz that the fusion with any of such pure musical vision in his centre has been joined to have sucedido. Also it thinks that it is the credit to a sophistication of the course more orders of an audience to listen in United Kingdom (at least)that was to vote recently partorisca in Q to the Magazine likes them the third British album more influential never. Tomorrow it is now, but yesterday it is for ever on!
5 / 5
Has been restricted to possess a cd for a rest of my life, would be Astral Weeks . It is music further or any definitions have used to weigh a merit other offerings of culture of the pop. It is poetry , beauty, is the living soul this is to be take for our entertainment.
This one would have to that be experienced like the whole, more than song for song. There is so only two friendly songs radios in of the Astral Weeks(A bit Lovers of Youngsters of the Way & Slender Slow Slider). You can take Slender Slow Slider of a cast because his meaning would be a lot of compromised if you have not been familiarised with a clue of title. Lady George hanged in in him hefty 9:25, but it could be included state longer. A history that is said is that well! Like the lyricist/storyteller, Morrison belonging in a cup with Dylan & Townes Van Zandt.
Has to that be distinguished was that I am not practising adoration of heroine here. Any like him To Him everything to van has done. I do not have very bought his estaca-70 material because I do not have any idea that is terrible and that is not . As @it subjects in fact, ossia an only Van Morrison in my cup fifty of all-the time(although Van Morrison & His Heart of the street almost has done a yard).
Van Morrison has been to the studio with musicians of studio and is exited two days later with an album that the majority of the bands could not have pulled was had had two years to do on that.
Does not make a mistake of skipping around following to follow. It concealed so only it will disturb an illusion of perfection that the Astral weeks achieves when experienced entirely.
5 / 5
He Come from the predominantly rock-funds oriented, or is by train to approach this register in that listened quell'one more traditionally there is structured "Moondance" or any of Morrison is other albums of early seventies, "Astral Weeks" it can be the accident to a system (probably will go down easier for any the one who has been domestic in the diet in bylines of estaca-bop jazz). It was the accident of mine , at least initially, reason have come from/come from this fund of rock, but over time has found more add and more adds rich this has maintained to draw me behind. A lot this clock of songs in in seven minutes or more, the fact that conflicts with quell'I call a " rule four minutes" of music to pop that, when broken, usually indicates where ego has superseded talent. Listening to "Astral Weeks," it is clear this Morrison has known on some level that took it and, in light of some results, the conventional ideas of test owe that be revised.
One remarkable tarpaulin for any in any age, Morrison was (in 1968) so only in his prompt twenties when it has drawn near some elements that has turned really on - jazz, blues, soul, folk, pop - and breathed him was that had state taken by a Saint Alcohol. A thing that has shouted "Astral Weeks" his scarce altitude, this in spite of, is an interaction among Morrison and a full studio of savvy the musicians of jazz have gathered for these sessions. While the majority of some players, of bassist Richard Davis to drummer Connie Kay, is said to have approached this given so only another action (Jay of only guitarist Berliner is rumored to having dipped really his heart to touch that it touches, which is exemplary), all the world-wide here clearly comprised Morrison is intent and a support is uniformly brilliant. Larry Fallon arrangements of serious empathic, overdubbed with which some the basic clues have been dipped down live in a studio in two (!) Days, bolster an emotional impact of a music (and is more organic that those has done for the start of Nico, "Chelsea Daughter," where some series and the flutes were often entirely out of place).
A clue of title, for chance, is two agreements, the little impressionistic to and to long tail of probably improvised, evocative sentences (" they are at all but the stranger in this world-wide") to an accompaniment of an I surca-section of perfect rhythm and Fallon is serious, which both push and appeal against an intensity of a music and Morrison now is that it shouts/now hushed voice. For his integer seven minutes, a song remains to stir and amazing. A rest of an album maintains one feels established by this brilliant start, of an unexpected, minimalist harpsichord leaves that propels "Avenue of Cypress" to some horns that the explosion was in "Some Lovers of Youngsters de la Fuente of Way." A next plus, "Slender Slow Slider," characteristic so only Morrison is vocal and electrical guitar, Davis' grave and John Payne is mournful soprano the sax touched so that almost it touches like this it clarinet. In spite of (or perhaps been due to) such modest and unusual instrumentation, a song directs to evoke the deep sense of loss and sadness.
Still although an essence of his amazing organism of the work in some early seventies flows freely of this album, Van Morrison has given seldom anything am free-limbed of then. The music like this is not so much at the head of his time like this entirely out of time, comparable to at all, and in the world of the increasingly adventurous and diverse register that it is categorized music like this populate, "Astral Weeks" it is still, in general, entirely so only.
4 / 5
Will not experience Never another CD has taken! Ossia He mystical travesía of blues, folk, rock, ethereal and soul. It listens his in his entirety. Like the young man in his prompt twenties, Van Morrison endowed with this late 60 CD of the lifetime. In 1987 Rolling Stones the magazine estimated it 7 like elepé Better of a forward 20 years. This voice, this soulful expression, a way has said that the sentences and the words is phenomenal.
One the majority of beautiful here is a clue to title "Astral Weeks", "Avenue of Cipro" "Lady George", "Dancer", and "Slender Slow Slider". I listen to these they so that it is sad, ardent, eerie and celestial! Any only is that captivating voice, is that good-looking instrumental music that was the only colloboration with seasoned players of the jazz of New York has said they seldom communicated with Morrison in a project. They have touched to them, and Morrison so only in his cabin.
One another thing, can does not believe taken 30 years to listen this. A CD has not been mainstream the radio material has retreated then. I have listened his on and on. And now, it is mine estranded in the CD of Island of the Desert' and yes could take so only one of mine 300 CDs, would be is one . MzRizz.
5 / 5
Time and again, the critiques have tried situates Van Morrison is masterwork "Astral Weeks" in some tradition--folk, jazz, blues, gospel. In truth, Morrison interweaves tensions of everything of these varied musics, adds the dose of a mystic, and fabricates the entirely only synthesis. The person approached the grace and the beauty of this album of then--not even Morrison he, the one who has done some fine albums on some last 30 years ("St. It Preview of Dominic," "A Game to Cure"). Here, it takes the together of good-looking songs--"What Sweet," "Dancer," "Lady George" and a tune of title underlines--and gives him the like this explosive treatment was unprecedented at the same time. Not even the giants of soul likes them Otis Redding and Sam Cooke there was not having never approached a brilliant scatting elasticism of the vocal improvisations of the van. A keenly the song remarked-the complete cycle with character vingettes and the slightly-sketched history, as well as perhaps a true religious document so only never to be liberto under a cookery of "music of rock," "Astral Weeks" it is one of a more emotionally harrowing and transcendent album never. The calm tank to the van is cityscapes, and leave his voice wraps around you. Ossia An hour of the finest man.
4 / 5
Van some defenders of the man does not have to that be said ossia the fabulous has achieved the level of transcendence with this scarce album partorisca find with any one was able to take these magic moments sometimes have the one who lit a newspaper with marvelling intemporal.no can be sure like this to the half in some of some songs, but this does not import , is a global way creates concealed is an essence of of the one of the east a "Astral Weeks" album in another, and in of the songs like "Autumn Song" of hard Nose a Street, poet thought that Robert Bly has called a Van Morrison way (in "A Sibling Society").Those are some sweet ways, magic that persists in some discount by heart and in the adapt today day of glory and a "visionary gleam"(Wordsworth).The van has not sung never better that musicians of helps of upper jazz a music a lot and music blend like this well beside a seamless whole. This is not so only my album of Van preferred,but mine all-time favourite album.
4 / 5
Some mixed commentaries that the look is partorisca be expected. If you maintain partorisca listen that something is "those shines", "wonderful", "more never" etc, he casualidad is that yours on first reaction has listened will be "That is all a fuss roughly?". This is to spend with AW partorisca years. "Paul McCartney has said was brilliant but is just rubbishes " it is one has read the few years behind. This version of CD does not help subject, this in spite of. Apparently Warners is planning to release the remastered "American Beauty" (Thankful Dead). Perhaps that it will be it to it a start of one the majority of overdue reviews of the catalogue of the entity there is. It harasses them perhaps we can badger his his. In a moment, arrival partorisca take up with east a, test "Veedon Fleece", "St Dominics Preview" and "Common A" as well as a better known some. In another hand, can not sustain these down the one who pump partorisca "Hymns To A Silence" - but like all know, is "different shots..."
4 / 5
In 1968, Van Morrison, teamed with the collection of musicians of local jazz and is spent two days in the recording studio of City of New York partorisca register Astral Weeks. A lack partorisca time invested in a project and a section of jazz unfamiliarity with Morrison and the music of rock is quite evident. Some clues, eight of them taking on forty-seven minutes, the start was a bit quite but sprawl was for the generous multitude of time with small development. Occasionally Morrison brawny vocals will anger and draw in a musical pap bacl of dullness, but never enough to save blatherers likes soyadame George,' 'Dancer' and 'Together yours.' A cradle-ish song of title and an ardent ome Lovers of Youngsters of the Way ' is Astral Week' so only thoroughly enjoyable moments. Morrison The papers are vastly overrated. They are occasionally sweet, but too much predictably sentimental to be a lot striking. This overrated to the sounds of albums likes him that it could have it been the little enjoyable the work stuck in his sooner, rougher demo phases.
5 / 5
And'Know, could spend my limit of 1,000 words that writes in the each individual song on 'Astral Weeks,' or writing in Morrison' voices or his good-looking papers, odd or a 'amour to want to' scat in soyadame George' or Richard Davis' grave-work, or Warren Smith vibes, and never approached to express that it adds all are or that love him.
Like this here is my much more economic description: if you do not have this album, take it reason goes it to you to like. It does not import the one who are or where alive, this record is the thing of goodness. It takes it. Finally -- perhaps sooner, perhaps later -- the swipe was.
Take this album and the touch. I touch he in yours rear porch or in the dark room in headphones or while driving by means of some means of nowhere or while coming house of work in a train or where never. It will change your life and he will do you happier that was before. That more could loves of music?
5 / 5
Some can say that this soyoondance' is a better Van Morrison album never. In fact it is the sum of musical work , but 'Astral Weeks' is among some better records NEVER.
The music is one the majority of abstract Art of everything. Ossia That can find it in this album: 8 songs in one the majority of pure simplicity. Van Morrison is not the perfectionist. His interpretations are directly of his soul and alcohol, likes has had a lot of funds inside a history sings(listens, for chance, the 'Avenue of Cipro' or soyadame George'...).
'Astral weeks' is pure poetry that breaking perfectly well with a flute, violins and sounds of acoustic electrical guitar. 'The pet Touches'(Some few Boys of Beach), esvolver'(Beatles), 'Piper in Some Doors to Dawn'(Rosa Floyd), 'Is has Experienced?'(A Jimi Hendrix Experience), 'For ever Changes'(Amur) or 'Left The Bleed'(Some Rolling Stones) is classical masterpieces of a Late-Sixties. Surely 'Astral Weeks' is among this scarce inspirated gems... Essential!
4 / 5
Van Morrison has been known the American audiences at the same time of an emission of Astral Weeks for his bouncy cup ten swipe "Brown Eyed Daughter". It was known also for his blues/R&B the laws have influenced with You, producing such rock of cochera classics like "Gloria" & "Here Come A Night". The astral weeks have touched to at all likes not having never does before. Jazzy In character, an album has contained any two & the songs of half minute that could be it touched by any with are it-serious, but soft melodies with orchestration. "What sweet" it is the calm statement of amour, while "Some Lovers of Youngsters of the Way " it contains the gypsy his with blaring horns. "Avenue of Cipro" & "Lady George" it is long pieces that pointed Ladies Morrison impressive songwriting and singing skills. The astral weeks have bombed in some maps, but has aimed that Van Morrison was the talent to be calculated with.
5 / 5
Was already the defender of Van of the his Moondance album (which row among a cup 10 of all the albums of classical rock I own) when I have chosen on Astral Weeks ... But after giving it varied casualidad has found nothing special roughly that.
A music transmits the languid way that gone back behind and advance among blues and jazz. Ossia Well, but there is at all novel in a fijamente and there is no standout actions. A music is appropriate simply. Still with some papers. They do not achieve it it was in subjects of social consciouness, fire an imagination with evocations of time and place, or touch the fundamental truths of a human experience. One more lyricists of a late 60s and punctual 70s this. Morrison Achieve in Moondance. In of the Astral Weeks a clue (Like Young Amanti ) approaches, but a rest is so only any corner. Without anything special spending musically or lyrically, an album is simply mediocre.
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4 / 5
There is at all like "Astral Weeks." In my opinion is simply one of one the majority of deep and only register has not done never.
An only "swipe" of an album is "What Sweet," which can be familiarised with has an album of the swipes more adds.
An effect of a production in an album is incredible; a standup tomb and some classical-as the electrical guitar mixed with blues vocals of some celestial realm converges to create the celestial, eerie sound. The majority of some songs is also very long, among seven and nine minutes, but believe me, could go in for ever (and in his own way, his ).After the little well listens, a lot some songs in this album will be scrivened memory your partorisca always, that touches a function of some class of sweet nostalgia.
For real one of some utmost albums of a sixties, and in my opinion, Van Morrison better. It does not spend a minute of plus with this album any in yours proximity, results the true mate very quickly....
5 / 5
A weakness of this album, of my point of view, is his rambling character. Some songs are 5+ small long sequences of two or three agreements have repeated on and on. "Lady George" it goes G-C-D for on 8 minutes directly. This in spite of, in another sense, is quite fresh that Morrison could pull that it was like this felizmente. Any refrain, the just histories have said on some sweet and quite a lot of music. Nizza To have in a fund in the sunny morning or late at night (as again it speaks to a force of an album that Morrison could pull ways a same time.) That really would suggest is reading Lester Bangs' piece in an album of "Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung". The bangs really develops that of entity something like trivial like the album of rock can be to the person. A bit incoherent in time (would not be the description of Bangs if it has not been), but very read he it querella ardent in favour of an album.
4 / 5
One first what I never listened of the van was, of course, "Brown Eyed Daughter." Imagine my surprise to listen a sweet acoustic ploughing of "Astral Weeks." Afterwards it floats it was in heaven for 7 minutes, has listened to a rest of an album, and at all included remotely resembled "Brown Eyed Daughter." Any this means to the van can any mecer or so only extremely talented. It would go for election B, of course. The people often consider this to be one of some albums of better rock of all the times. But in fact, ossia probably the van is less album of the rock has oriented. Has tensions of classical, folk, and the jazz that the strong substitutes shouting electrical guitars. It is surprising like this masterpiece has looked in only 2 days, and has looked almost any production anything. It can not be the album of rock, but the ASTRAL WEEKS is certainly one of some albums of the better pop has not released never.
5 / 5
I in the first place the Astral weeks have purchased roughly done 15 years, when it has begun partorisca look in critiqued ready of some better albums in history of rock. Some descriptions that drew his -- words like "only" and "unconventional" -- resulted partorisca be both legislation in a mark and woefully unsuitable.
Has included a word "masterpiece" it does not operate. Test "transcendence."
There is always felt that you have to that listen to this album all immediately. It is more to good sure the continuazione; the walk by means of the odd neighbourhood, wry, and your tourguide is the a lot of observer but slightly the Irish type has disturbed. This calm album to good sure take to somewhere more, and when it is on, a good feeling usually persists for the moment. In this way, it is class of like this narcotic of audio. It presses this in your ears and rig partorisca take the walk.
4 / 5
Partorisca An album that constantly tops the urns of the critic partorisca mecer n circle, a thing has to that be distinguished era: "Astral Weeks" it is not the album of rock, in any sense of a word. It is this in spite of, the gorgeous cycle of the song fill with poignant papers, amateurs, soulful singing and some of a plus fantastically the melodic jazz that the never involved touches partorisca register. Morrison Partorisca Always spilt an identity of "star of simple pop" and it has done the one of truth stirring and original piece of art that, while any to all the world is flavour , has been a test of time and gives support like an influential and touching work. "A Way That Young Amanti " and of course "Lady George" it is classics in thier own legislation, but everything of "Astral Weeks" it is stunning. It gives it One Listens.
5 / 5
Has not gone yes Morrison feigned quell'in this way, but so only each one another song in this CD is tuneful. Each melodic yard is gone on down the plus somber, thoughtful, meditative one. Some songs blend together in the most intriguing way. A better way to listen to this album -- in fact, an only way I never listen his -- is of an extreme to the another; some songs are more interesting going in advances more than running so only. My joint: it tries it on the morning of Saturday when you are for calm. It does not read a paper or order a topmast -- leave you be captivated for a rhythm, some intricate layers of basses and violin, some brilliant trilling vocals, a mystifying papers.
A more give this record, a more gives behind.
5 / 5
Has in the first place bought this record album when it was way has released originally behind in some fogs of history (1968 in fact) when it was the Beatlemaniac! It has changed my musical life. I have after bought a cassette so that it could take a music with me wherever has been. Now it has in CD forms this in spite of listen his while driving in my car. I have been listening his for 32 years and there is not tired never once of him. Those albums can say that roughly? When calm in the first place listen his, a music is not entirely accessible, reason some words are mysterious and a deep and complex music. This in spite of, maintains partorisca listen reason some discharges of a music, some sounds, some feelings, a poetry all develop over time until you are wrapped totally up in them. If it likes-you the electrical guitar of the intricate base that touches or soulful saxaphone will love this CD. You owe that listen to this album all a way by means of as each clue is the devlopment in a last. It takes it so only in of the LONG walks. I have been looking for never of then partorisca an album of interest and comparable quality, for Van Morrisson or another. An only one this includes the little has bitten near is "White Ladder" for David Grey, but is still at all like this of the Astral Weeks.
4 / 5
... It feels thank you partorisca add my voice to a heart because ossia such the special record . The never van of paste the like this again, but like this little has any paste never anywhere approaches this partorisca begin with. Of one was general, thinks Nick Drake "Moon Rosa" elepé or an intimate plus, calm moments of a Velevet the 3rd album of the underground.
Mine a caveat would be that you would have to that be in a WAY to take this one in. Embarrassed Of the say, but when have in the first place listened this jewel was having the rowdy, inebriated, punkrock the evening and I have thought was hippie drivel.
Listening it so only, late a saturday night and in the sunday tomorrow, was revelatory. Cathartic.
Are hesitant to give roughly anything 5 stars. This one is the next call , but the perfect things am hard spent for in this world.
4 / 5
A moment has written for behind the description that has alleged Astral Weeks partorisca be "an entertainment listens, but at all extraordinary". He not having never has changed my alcohol more than me there is of then. I can now without accidents say that the Astral weeks is one of my favourite albums. I create partorisca have almost has spent a cd is gone in my cd-the player listens his so much.
The voice of the van is likes any another. Has a capacity to communicate raw emotion in of the ways the majority of artists can any one, and he he on Astral Weeks more than any of his album last. " Near your" it sends shivers down my plug everytime listen his, and "Lady George" it is extraordinary.
Listens his, then listen his again.
-Dave
4 / 5
This album does not have an immediate payoff of the alone... The real rarity for Van. If it likes-you it his poppy, fun songs, would recommend one of his collections of the swipes more are.
This album is thoughtful and sweet... A lot powerfully evocative. His voice is like this resonant and supple. There have it so only something those imports loves you say... You can say to listen. Has a power and emotion of music of gospel or music of soul... But sweet and gilded like the good Irish whiskey.
A backing is the place-rear, folky jazz that has the remarkable timeless sound. It listens to a sample of weet Sewing'. Ossia The a lot orientative song ... Also one the majority of accessible.
4 / 5
MORRISON Has Had the few swipes under his tape with sound groups them,but is with ASTRAL WEEKS that firmly has established his reputation.an the importance of this disk has been spoken often;MORRISON with his powerful voice dipped his focus in a world of soul has dominated at the same time for MOTOWN and the mystic approximation is a key to one comprising of a creation to touch one delicious rythym and blues The LOVERS of the YOUNGSTERS of the WAY DOES to some stairs of LADY of epic GEORGE,here is the classical this has stand a test of essential entrance of a turbulent sixties, this contribued to elargate some form to burst said,the buy and enjoy.
4 / 5
This is not so only Morrison that it defines was masterpiece, his "Sounds of Pet," or "White Album," it is one of some albums plus a lot of end never fact, Period. Nostalgic, Spiritual, rambling, and poetic, "Astral Weeks" captures some sounds of the fragmented soul and his fact the beautiful sound. In the current of conciousness, Morrison for our hearts and his reconstructs again in of the new forms, that leaves his bluesy sound of voice and whisper by means of classics like "Avenue of Cypress," "What Sweet," and "Lady George." Morrison Never again approached to achieve these hights, included in an a lot of heralded "Moondance," but little . Ossia An experience all the world would owe that have.
5 / 5
This is not an album to dip on while you are housecleaning, or so only that loves background music. If you want that, it goes dipped in "Moondance". This album demands your attention goes to take a full effect of him. If of the this your album undivided the attention will not feel . A trace of music throughout you and calm take you on. It is like divine inspiration. If the god not having never anything to do with the process of register, was to good sure THERE in a studio some three days that has been the register has spent this. There is no another explanation to the equal that to like this that could result masterpiece in this short quantity of time.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 11 ratings
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
The condition adds partorisca the element has used. Enya In this album is his usual fabulous self. The music adds partorisca meditation
4 / 5
there is Wanted a tune as it can maintain to sing also all has joined other tunes. The knots operates original.
5 / 5
Touches lucido like to feel it and to conserve his albums (prefers to buy that download, the quality is 4 better times !)
5 / 5
And this a fact. Of then listening he partorisca a first time behind in 1991 the ees has loved this album. It spends rear images of a travesía along has taken them around an east meso. It was to some breaking of earth of the terracing and was certainly refreshing. There is not the bad note on dipped a class of bar of big for his with this album like the feel that each album of then has to that be compared his. Has in this consideration has failed. Any to say his newer works are not of the utmost registers, is. But they are like this good so many moons of shepherd. It thinks Moons of the no. of shepherd is the must has for any collection.
4 / 5
Enya Is one of my favourite artist. I in the first place listened of the his while taking the message. It is very calm and relaxing. I touch his cd for my boys while they go to sleep he his calm and fall the sleep easily would recommend this cd still all the ages. It is really it adds to incorporate to the routine of time of the bed.
4 / 5
Highly recommended for any one any Enya music. A lot relaxing and soothing music. A music in this continuous CD in a same fashion as in of the leading albums.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 21 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio Loves the variety of music navidea.
His fashion is to good sure the must has!
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio Absolutely good-looking music!!! I have looked the special in television and has fallen enamoured with a celtic music. This was an only CD that has touched on some holidays!!!!
4 / 5
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5 / 5
Amur The variety of music navideña.
His fashion is to good sure the must has!
4 / 5
I really like his music that listened them on a TV. Excellent cd
5 / 5
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5 / 5
like to him the Celtic music, will enjoy this mix of songs navideñas.
4 / 5
Ossia The fantastic CD and the joy listens his to love his music and already have the majority of the his CD
5 / 5
Absolutely good-looking music!!! I have looked the special in television and has fallen enamoured with a celtic music. This was an only CD that has touched on some holidays!!!!
4 / 5
His concerts do not cease never partorisca please me. I want to look his and wants to listen to them. They are the beautiful group of women
5 / 5
A good-looking interpretation navideña classics.Particularly It Has liked Him his version of A Wexford Carol
4 / 5
Want to some beautiful voices, clear , cleaned. The sounds like this of the angels could be flange . It has given this CD to two friends those who have Irish funds. They have loved that.
4 / 5
A lot enjoyable the frames want to sing the action with all your full friends a room with fantastic thrilling music.
5 / 5
I have ordered this cd and another because the partner of mine likes Irish music, but so only some women. As these have been bought like the present.
4 / 5
In a subject of a season navideña has dipped this CD on and spends it everything behind in perspective.
4 / 5
A CD was a lot of but take DHL far too long partorisca the rid Ossia all can say Teresa Allen
4 / 5
Wants to went it so much to see them in concert awesome

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
5 / 5
My Enya CD NAVIDEÑO has arrived almost the month sooner that has promised. Among the beautiful chance and boss with the little removable booklet, touches soooo in amazing. And, a lot to the mine is two CDs in this has not known that when I bought it like this, was súper happy of the opened up and see more Enya that has thinks that has taken! And, as I am coming to expect to court to listen to a sound of angel!
4 / 5
Are a defender of old time of Enya. I have been surprised to find that a harmony and the fashion is so much one same like another 4 or 5 CD is that I possess. Still, they are by train of the enjoy and too bad does not come with to the words like them to them some of the his CD is to do.
Lovely, so only lovely. I can listen a transmission in his voice but is still like this lovely and the enjoy immensely.
5 / 5
Amur Enya, but everything of sound registers like the order was done bad , In spite of everything of our crew there was to swim really could do the salvage his albums.
5 / 5
Are a lot disappointed to find that ossia so only a CD Amarantine but with the coverage navideña. I have taken of a plastic on and expósito that a chance of CD was inside another coverage. When Have take a good pecial Edition navideña' displaced, down was so only a Amarantine CD that already have. It have verified this was attentively, having be fooled for his another Christmas Cd concealed there is so only four songs. Reason a coverage looked different, any have @@give has been to repeat it. This was the tear was. They are a lot disgusted with a marketing of the his CD is and am no longer interested to buy Enya CD is.
4 / 5
Has bought he for a song among one falling is the add cd.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
In accordance with everything of another wonderful music produced for Enya... It can listen his all day.. Like this smooth and relaxing.
4 / 5
Enjoys almost anything for Enya
4 / 5
love this cd!
5 / 5
Very sure if the book was one same likes 2005 publication but very pleased with him. A good addition my Enya( and Nicky comprised) collection. Thank you

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: CD of the Always listened audio the Enya partorisca the years have required the new CD.
5 / 5
Formed: Audio CD My partner is the defender and had lost this CD in the movement. It is overjoyed partorisca have it substituted
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4 / 5
Formed: Audio CD Very well like all his disks of Enya
5 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio there is retrouvé his songs that I écoutais wonderful.
5 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio That of memories! An Album that mark, without age! A incontournable, that!
4 / 5
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4 / 5
Formed: Audio CD Enya the voice and the accompaniment of music is glorious and a more soothing and inspiring music in a planet.
5 / 5
It was first enamoured with Eithne Neither Bhraonain, aka Enya, partorisca listen 'Orinoco Flow.' These graces of piece his second have opposite, 'Watermark,' of the that the coverage is adorned for the daringly demure photo of a singer among burgeoning flowers of rouge. In this album Enya the voice redefines that it is quintessentially ultrafeminine. By means of his products of the his poetic--all the music brushed for his own pen--a plaintive songbird wafts by means of insuperable gales. A euphonious chanting this complete his flight possesses the mystical and cavernous vibrancy. It articulates his thoughts with an elegance of etched glass. His vocabulary is sometimes evocative of the odd tongue is to oblige the fathom, because of the his charmingly Gaelic old worldliness. Enya Is also the classically has coached pianist and, like the concert done for the daydream, exhibits his fanciful use of keyboards during this dulcet disk. Each one that like this of his ways are exhibited with hauntingly deep percussion, like the myriad heartbeats in awesome anticipation. Some the majority of the timeless gems in this CD are: one follows of title, 'Watermark,' it conjures on the pensive moment, likes rays of alone teasing the limpid pond; estorms In Africa' (two part), which bars by means of some plains of adventurers musing; and 'in your Cost,' it ushers in @@@wellspring of loss and hope: estrange like my beaten of heart/to find your cost./Odd that still seat/My loss to comfort gone before.' Enya Results a Nightingale of New Age in this his--CD mellifluous and immaculate largess to some annale of popular music. The for like this entreat you partorisca purchase this amethyst for your chance of jewels and leave his powder of seductive fairy the tantalize you, reason in 'Watermark' for Enya, 'the Eternal Feminine steps of his celestial ship to caress our ears.'
4 / 5
I was the DJ in institute when I am spent to the cassette used of Watermark. Memory to choose the on and thinking "oh, ossia that singer the one who owes odd song Orinoco the flows am gone in a radio." So only it has listened it Orinoco Flow the little time, but take tonnes of airplay. I have decided to choose that it arrive (still although my flavours in music were totally inapposite the Enya way). I have taken a house of tape--and swear--I has had to seat reason was like this overwhelmed reason listened. Sack to think "ossia a so only the majority of the good-looking voice has not listened never in my life." Of this point on, my flavour in music has changed dramatically. Ape that the all begun with ENYA. I have touched an album for my parents and my siblings and was equally stunned for his beauty.
Watermark The production is immaculate and shop windows Enya in his better (although I like him to him all is fact ). I am amused by a bone-the commentaries of boss have done for Enya-haters the one who say "this music is sooo boring," or " it is like this pretentious." It is it likes to listen the flu changes deaf that the requiem of Mozart is to dull or self-of entity. CLOSED ON, BE SILENT, and take your tone-deaf selves to a venue ska tent! Enya The music is so only dull to character the one who has ears of beat or is like this musically disinclined that a does not know the whole note of the hole in his bosses.
Also strongly disagree with people those who say that Enya the voice is "toneless." It sings in the very traditional fashion (call them fashionable be and is exemplified for aspired/breathy flange). You will listen any SOUL to feign DIVA sliding (Mariah Tortoiseshell or Crustina Aguilera). Ossia Reason an Irish have the fashion of traditional flange that is not influenced by a western classical tradition (or any pseudo-fashion/of soul of the gospel). Enya Row and almost vibrated-less embroiders is really incredible. It does not think has a lot another the one who can match his purity of the yours (perhaps Lisa Gerrard the one who is almost superhuman).
In all the chance, this music has changed my whole musical perspective and still movement to this day. Always you are one the majority of of musical entity revelation in my life.
If you do not possess it, precise goes to fall one $ and the choose up :-)
4 / 5
In a late 80 is the new fashion is been born. But a like this-the call of New age was in focus to catalog hard new music to consider "instrumental" or included "new classics".
Thinks Enya is mainly "culprit" of of the this, and this album is, for me, he beginning was. Has a freshness and a magic of a new, an odder and a mysterious.
Is a start and an end, reason any another can be compared. A focus "New Age" it has been created and the enormous quantity of artists has begun to compose "New Age" music that was dipped quickly to "New Age" shelves of tents of music and has been bought for "New Age" lovers.
Watermark Is more than of the this. A collection of only and different songs. "Watermark" And "Crown Clare agrees" it is the pair of reflections of beautiful piano. "Falls of evening", "in your Cost" and "Exile" it is impressive exposures of the pure and majestic voices. "Orinoco Flows" has something concealed achieves by all the world and the the only but song really populate.
Alpha And Omega. Start and Arrival. Still for his, registers like this last could not match his; I am so only state "tentativas very".
5 / 5
This for far my preferred Enya CD (clue for Moons of Pastora). This CD looks besides pursuing to to the songs likes them-him the exile and Cursum Perficio (in fact quite dark touching paralización Enya that I amour). They are more the defender of his material of melancholy that some too happy songs, and this OBJECTIVE CD to please.
Of course is still the merry material goring like Orinoco Flow (mine less favourite in fact) and African Rain I+II. The African rain has percussion a lot well in him (MORE iI of I). I add to shake a paving has the good system. But another that that, the majority of some songs is more in a side to pursue things that a merry side.
Anyways, CD adds. Ossia A a concealed caused me to evangelize his like this to friends and family. Now all the world knows listens to his (this in spite of some will not admit his) :)
5 / 5
Picture this, are in mine freshman year of university, 17, has gone to the predominately African-American institute (this has the point)and now are in the small university in a backwoods country. I fulfil a a type in mine dorm the one who is also African-American the one who is touching Enya in his room. Like this in the first place they are that it thinks that that it is totally gay. LOL. But then after hanging in his something have @@give that was enamorar with this album. Yes, Enya has burst cherry of mine of the new age and I am not never be one same. LOL. I possess each album so only has not registered never but this one resists special setimental value of mine. Has the little darkness, murky run among some light almost angelic some. Enya HAS one of these voices that the frames believe in fairies and all the supernatural and good things. Needless To say master this album!
4 / 5
Watermark Is the only album, totally fantastic! It is incredible like the person - just 27 years in that then - was able to create an album has taken. It likes-me a whole album, but have two favourite clues; a prime minister is one of Enya swipes more utmost... Yes, of course it is one spectacular Orinoco Flow! A second is Storms In Africa that was it the swipe also, although the much smaller a. Other songs that prefers is Cursum Perficio, River and Some Long Ships but, like the mentioned first, a whole album are adds. A music is of 1988 but ossia impossible to listen, well can be been a music of today.
Here comes the short description of some clues in Watermark:
1. Watermark - Instrumental; a lot relaxing
2. Cursum Perficio - Latin; quite powerfull, special
3. In your Cost - English; beautiful, relaxing
4. Storms In Africa - Gaelic; I add, wonderful, special
5. Exile - English; beautiful, quite calm
6. Miss Clare Agrees - Instrumental; relaxing
7. Orinoco Flow - English; I add, powerful, wonderful, special
8. Falls of evening - English; beautiful, quite calm
9. Remachar - Instrumental; well, beautiful
10. Some Long Ships - Gaelic; quite powerful, special
11. In the Laetha Geal Me óige - Gaelic; calm and relaxing
Hard to say reason these songs are special, but perhaps reason do not touch like any one other musical materials. There have it so only a person ossia able to create songs like these and his name is - Enya. Calm has him that listens, but does not forget to try his albums another like this of the Moons of Pastora and A Memory Of Trees.
4 / 5
Enya, A one one the majority of talented the musician has not listened never, for real gives it everything in this alone CD. It was not new; has has listened songs for Enya in some pasts but has not listened never to everything of them. In Watermark, one of his his albums old plus, softly and fantastically expresses some contents of his heart. His music is resulted the real inspiration to another and I. When I in the first place listened to Watermark, one first clue, has @to @give that ossia pure gold in shape of music. Any the one who desires to explore some of some more early and good-looking works for Enya the must there is Watermark. Like this state of Description of the Editor, his first start of this cd has done the enormous imapact in his' auditors. This cd personally has impacted my perspective in music of New Age. I me @give that the new things can be found in old work. An effect in touch' the auditors is a lot calming. An instrumental music besides with Enya the voice has induced partorisca relax and will relieve stress. His celestial voice, in the sweet tone, help sooth and dip the smile on some' expensive. Ossia Operates it for real inspiring for that considers a "Diva again-Age" and listening to the his wonderful achievments will have a same effect like face for me.
4 / 5
There is so only the few albums that last year after year with which year and 'Watermark' is one of them. While there is abundance of subsequent albums of Enya this are add, 'Watermark' has some of his better work, of a Latin 'Cursum Perficio' to 'Orinoco Flow.' There is not a bad yard in this album and a Celtic flange and the Latin is hypnotic and mysterious. It is any marvel a lot of some tunes have been used in of the ads--you so only has to that take to listen. I want to this one.
5 / 5
Ossia Simply one of a much finer register has has not listened never! An absolutely pursuing rhythms and the complexities subtiles of this album is simply character in work. A musical masterpiece with some of some the majority of the originals of musical passages has listened. Ossia One of this very scarce CD is concealed looks musical perfection with each note by means of the each song. Ossia The must has disk in everyones collection.

Top Customer Reviews: Le Meilleur De Tri ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
4 / 5
Another a lot underrated band. Like this good to have something now on CD of the his to touch and adapt of my year that travels around in France behind in a 1970 east. His records of old vinyl of a day now is taking very displaced!
5 / 5
Immense group. Indémodable And timeless. More than perfect.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Although it listens it to him a lot always, has to always have a CD of Tri Yann in his collection. The majority gives the titles are glorious. Has like to Find them from time to time.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
My husband ,to that has offered this CD, arrivals partorisca find his titles of his youth is súper content and listens crimp
4 / 5
Adds French (Breton) folk music. Tri Yann Is quite very known in France and has has listened in fact the pair of his songs in of the clubs (kinda odd... But in all the chance). They are the big defender of Tri Yann, Malicorne, and one stirs of Canadians... The big sea adds, Gordon Lightfoot, and of course some Americans Peter Paul and Mary.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 46 ratings
5 / 5
Amur His music but this is to be announce like him 3 near of album --has taken a record--swipes more utmost expected--felt the tad rasgó offed--the suppositions would owe that read an ad more attentively---has not liked him a way was dipped was--shame in calm--
5 / 5
CD add partorisca listen to in any indulge in the cup of caffè with your feet on while it listen
4 / 5
the classical album adds. Awesome Touching vinyl. More than everything comes with the good inner sleeve.
4 / 5
I do not know all his Albums but is probably better edges.
5 / 5
Good-looking music, good-looking voice, good-looking words.... Pursuing and mysterious. Ossia Has experienced it more chair in the coverage that spends for big water or the vast expanse of hills and give them, the glass of wine manually and the sweet breeze tickling yours nose.
5 / 5
For real magic! His music is divine! It achieves inner and awake and rwminds me of the places have travelled another time!
4 / 5
Loreena The voice is magic! Some experiences that elicited some papers are exceptional. Simply I love his voice and music.
4 / 5
There is not a lot a lot of to say here. I have found this cd partorisca be beautiful, pursuing, and emotional. Highly recommend it like Celtic cds, Enya, or partorisca music partorisca relax excellent!
4 / 5
On 400 descriptions in this cd and an average is 5 stars out of 5? He this say that well the cd ossia? You have bet. It likes me everything of Loreena work and this one east the preferred . Especially 'Dante' Prayer' those use a Heart of Chamber of St. Petersburg that sings a beautiful and pursuing 'Alleluia Behold A Fiancé' as intro and final, with Loreena the papers and the wonderful music go in. No acted out of cd is likes a bit the artists do and aims in a quality partorisca do fact. Each song is a lot has thought was, fijamente and produced, likes is writing the novel and condensing he to five to ten histories of minute. Corrected me if I am bad, but his next album has taken almost ten years to exit. (With the alive album goes in.) How it has been anticipated highly and there is not disappointed. His ideas comes from/come from his experiences and no of any focus rep that demands the cup ten only. It maintains it real Loreena.
5 / 5
A Book of Secrets was a prime minister Loreena McKennitt CD I never purchased, and rest my preferred of these I own. His music combines elements of Celtic folk tradition with other cultural influences (Oriental Means, etc.) As well as his own original innovations. McKennitt Is blessed also with one of one the majority of beautiful flange, the rich voice has has not listened never. His vocals vary to pursue the lulling, and can transmit an amazing depth of emotion. It is simple that some songs are all very significant his, which the even more wonderful to listen to. For real it touches his heart and soul his music.
Some songs is both touching of the inspiring. A CD inserts/to insert give some information in a fund for some pieces (the papers are comprised also), but this album has augmented my interest in learning more than a historical context. Some songs are fixed amiably, the sweet clues that alternating with more animated some. 'Prologue,' eskellig,' 'The Sober' (instrumental) and 'Dante' Prayer' is very smooth and soothing, while 'A Mummer' Dance,' soyarco Polo' and 'Walk at night By means of a Caucasus' is more on-beat and energetic.
My favourite clue is 'A Highwayman,' based in the poem for Alfred Noyes (is also one follows a longer in a CD, clocking in in 10:16 minutes). It is a tragic history of an idyll among the highwayman (outlaw) and a daughter of an inn-keeper. Bess, 'The owner' black-eyed daughter,' is expecting the rendezvous with his sweetheart. But when the troops of a look of King in an inn and take his hostage, knows has to that find the way to warn his lover to turn behind, that is not sure. It has joined his with 'a musket under his heart,' and his only hope for a highwayman is to warn with the gunshot - a concealed will kill. For this a highwayman evasions, but when it learns that Bess has died, trace behind in the fury to avenge him, so only to be shot down and killed he. A history is incredibly sad and poignant, and McKennitt is pursuing the tones send tingles on my plug. Also it recommends to look on an original poem, like the pocolos to them are remained out of a song.
Ossia A beautiful album , and is among my preferred out of my whole collection. I listen his all a time, and some songs persist in my boss long with which. If you are already he Loreena McKennitt defender, or simply enjoy Celtic / folk music of type and is looking for something new (although you can have listened 'A Mummer' Danced in a radio - was quite amply touched for the moment), 'A Book of Secret' is the sure winner. It is also the idea of the present adds. I recommend it more highly.
5 / 5
This was a prime minister Loreena CD has taken, with which listen "A Mummer Dance" in a radio. With each subsequent listen in a course of some last varied years, find me that loves this disk more and more. A music has more than the Average-Oriental texture that the majority of his earlier work, and a quality of his east, in my better opinion also, leaving an auditor to listen Loreena to to the glorious voice likes never first.
1.) The prologue is the piece that fantastically dips a way for this together dramatic. Mostly instrumental, with some of Loreena lovely vocalisations.
2.) A Mummer dance is reason I, and so that another, has bought this in a first place. A instrumentals are to add (especially a fiddle when it sings the one who "the sounds of look of birds to fill a forest when a fiddler games"), and some papers are amused and catchy. This has said, this clue is no longer for any bad my preferred on here. It is, for one the majority of part, a hook that mine reeled in.
3.) Skellig Is the calm fact, the little too calm for my flavour, but perfect to relax or meditating or taking the massage.
4.) Marco ossia for the pleasure more. An Oriental-dance it flavoured has beaten that the frames want to go and take bellydancing lessons. Some drums in here is my preferred. Ossia Basically another instrumental that characteristic wordless vocalisations of Loreena.
5.) Highwayman--Well, there is really any word for a beauty of this song. Based in Tennyson poem, with pursuing instrumentals, this ballad there will be you on a flange of your chair, although calm listened it before and KNOW an end. It tries any to begin to bite your fingernails when it sings "Tot-one-plot, tot-one-plot, has had has listened the, a horse hooves clear row..."
6.) A lovely song, sweet, in the to same line likes Skellig. Moody And lush. I add for the house of rainy evening.
7.) Walk at night By means of a Caucasus is not so only my favourite song in this album, is my preferred Loreena McKennitt song and one of my favourite songs of all the times. It is the dark song in travelling at night that the frames feels likes is driving by means of a desert or some mountains. (For any and all has interested, this was a song that is to be touch in a Soldato of film, and is not in this soundtrack.)
8.) The prayer of Dante is one of a more pursuing the songs of amour have has not listened never. Based, of course, in a Divine Comedy, this song is pure poetry , with to the lines like "when some at night dark looks without finals, please agree me."
A liner the notes in this album are also A Mask and a Mirror, forms the class of newspaper of Loreena travesías, and aim that has influenced a writing of these gorgeous songs.
People, yes could give this more than five stars, I .
5 / 5
This is far from Loreena McKennitt first album, but can be his breakthrough album. In this register has taken the glorious cross-section of Celtic-influenced international-themed songs. A soyap topper' in an album is 'A Mummer' Danced, ironically any in a version that is to be listen on more American emisora irradiate (ossia he souped-on the version has released on CD-ONLY, which was used also for a music of @@subject for the short-the television series lived 'Bequeathed' called). This has some rhythms, instrumentation and lyric quality one is coming to associate with modern Celtic tunes (one the Enya, Marie Brennan, Clannad, etc.).
Other songs are modern-day retellings of folk songs: 'A Highwayman' is the decidedly anti-song of British occupation, in that a hero sacrifices his life to save his lover the one who is ready to be captured -- some Celtic villages have learnt Roman time to a present to drink deep of a cup of sorrow, and this song (among another in an album)is the generous portion for this cup.
My favourite song, this in spite of, has to be eskelling' -- it conjures on visions of monastic swears and solitude, the travesía to the vocation of the life that requires both inward and outward travesías far of home, never to return, but finally when be content and sure in a community. Dulce and melancholy, a fray has learnt, reminiscent of Francis Santo for his amour of animals, essentially is that it gives his wins final and , the majority of spiritual property further estimating, of any with swears of poverty.
Interspersed Is diverse instrumental interludes, with differing characters (some decidedly oriental, other western, all this in spite of that resists to focus Celtic strong).
Ossia The perfect introduction to McKennitt work, but no for there. His leading work is a lot the value that explores.
4 / 5
Informs no only the quality of voice, but to a material that this voice sings. Loreena McKennit "Book of Secrets" it is an auditory property , he lush collection of songs that conjure on incense, velvets drapes, mediaeval castles and exotic earths. It writes like the result of a wanderlust this has taken his by means of a world, his "mosaic" it is the musical property .
A prologue is the clue that is to come, with eerie, drum-accented music and soft flange (at all more complicated that "he" and "in the"). "A Mummer Dance" it is when pursuing, almost mystical travesía: "The one who will go down to a shady groves/and summon some shadows there." Then we period to a melancholy in firm of the monastary in "Skellig," where listen it lament of a lot of years and of finals ("the daylight has gone almost/the birds have sung his last/the bells call everything to Concentrate").
"Marco Polo" it is an exotic instrumental interwoven with him Sufi melody. In the Then go to a realm of poetry, where a tragic poem "A Highwayman," in the bandit and his convict sweetheart, dipped to locate music. "The Serendissima" it is the plus in bylines, less sad melody. "Walk at night By means of a Caucasus" it is reminiscent of " Bundle," because of the his hauntingly surreal iconography. And "the prayer of Dante" it is surefire way to stir your tears, with a funereal music and unspeakably sad heart: "Launched your eyes to an ocean/have launched your soul to a sea/when some looks of the dark night without finals/pleases to agree me."
Loreena McKennit The music has the depth that a lot of other singers like Enya and lack of Church of Charlotte; there is the feeling of weight and history, which is so only do more adds for his use of material likes "Danyte Prayer." The part of his skill is to take several bits that buys by means of Asia, a Half-East and Europe, and weaving them beside the tapestry of sound. Violins, drums, mandolins, mandolas, pianos and cellos is comprised in a music ( has apparently electrical guitars also, but can not imagine was where is).
My main complaint with this album? It is too short! There is so only eight songs, and while a richness of them is overwhelming, is remained hungry for more. In spite of, that is looking for something intriguing and that feels archaic would have to that listen to "Book of Secrets." Calm will avert you with a song of angels in your alcohol.
4 / 5
The time has been suspended. An air was electrical with emotion and a threat of raindrops. An atmosphere this overcast tomorrow of Sunday in October 2002 was magic and has transported all has gathered there to the mediaeval time and place. A Raleigh the garden of Rosa had been transformed to the Celtic glade with posters coloreadas around a circular source fill with palmeras of umbrella and iris of water. Some Roses were abloom and his scent that loves. A bell was rung three times to signal a start of a ceremony. Some guests have been given the reception to and a fiancé and his groomsmen entered of four directions. Celtic music swelled (A Mummer Dances for Loreena McKennitt) and developed, uplifting all the alcohols that that the look has daunted likes fiancée and his father dulcemente and majestically swept down a white cloth-has covered aisle. Tears seeped of some eyes of a fiancé as it looks his promise comes advances. A fiancée, beautiful in a normal way, resulted it raving beauty in his plenary flowing beaded gown and coverage of fines-colored the flowers that encircles his boss. With his hands clasped together forming a symbol of infinity his hands have been joined with the red cord that represents a saint bond of pair. And like this joined a pair has said his swear, a fiancé grieves able to utter all some words have written. Some coverages have been blessed with air, fire, rooms, and water. A fiancé looked under the wave of confusion to the equal that insists on dipping a coverage in the right hand of a promise-later has corrected. A pair has drunk symbolically has come of a cup of life. Some guests have promised to sustain the married life of a pair and has begged the prayer of A Gentleman together with a pair. With which a pronouncement, in the habit that glass of pauses like this ancient that an origin remains ignored, a near broken pair a glass of the as there has been drunk a wine that promised to want each one which so another until some fragments have gone back neighbours. It has not had so only a kiss but a lot before a pair is behind come from down a aisle go in acclaim and applause like this once again a magic Celtic music swelled in celebration!
5 / 5
Has not been that to say in this woman. To the left begin with these words. That the voice! His voice is one of one the majority of distint and beautiful has listened the LONG time. The mine is full and deep and rich, but this in spite of is tender and sweet and light all a same time. This album there have gone hooked of a first note. It is the Celtic album to be sure but there is dashes of musical flavour other cultures in him too much for the give the only sound and the an even more obliging experience.
1- Prologue: This really does not have any words in him. It is basically Loreena that it sings the melody backed for drums and another instrumentation. A melody sings here is simple and beautiful, and with his angelic voice to give it the life suck you well in, likes is driven to the long of in the sleep to the place of marvel and awe. His voice is a key this opens a door and pulls a shrouds behind.
2- A Mummer Dance: Ossia very good and animate. Drums And good-looking violin with percussion and of the serious exóticas.un felt of the history that is said around the campfire while the party is instead full.
3- Skellig: A beautiful but tragic history and musical portrait of an Irish priest that comes house to say his history and raisin in his legacy to the partner. McKennitt Marcos of chair of extraordinary flange as if you are a a when be said to spend in the tasks of a poor man.
Polo of 4 Mark: Drums, plucked serious and some mix of Oriental flavour Meso with Loreena voice (like a Prologue, any real word here, so only the melody) to give you the sense of emotional by means of the desert in Middle East to somewhere foreign and intriguing.
5- A Highwayman: A beautiful, noble and tragic amour the history based in the poem of an included written name for Alfred Noyes. It is spent the vivid life for beautiful Lorraine, embroiders dignified and ardent, backed for soft but drums and adventurous of electrical guitar with the violin to pursue melody.
6- The Sober:Another mostly instrumental piece here, with Loreena that sings the melody without papers. No the very Celtic-touching piece, but is beautiful is right own .
Walk of 7 Nights By means of A Caucasus: Ossia the piece adds . Noble electrical guitar and adventurer and the drums spend this with those touch likes an accordion or some class of work of exotic keyboard. An effect is involving and wistful. He in fact his like me musical accompaniment to any one taking the travesía along at night for horseback. Enough quickly and hearty BUT stately and dignified a same time. Any look of papers to say of the person imploring his amour a lot so only to take it jorney with them but to take time to reflect in some things of an earlier age that his both have known and has loved. Also it looks to be the challege, for some lovers to be that they dare enough to explore a world-wide around him. So only the supposition but ossia an impression has taken words. It calms that could listen and feel something totally difrrent or take something different out of him.
8- The prayer of Dante: Ossia the beautiful mix of Loreena lovely voice with those touch as it sings Gregorian in a start. Work of the lovely piano and other instruments are used also. This one east the WEEPER. Spend your Kleenex. Some papers reinforce something that thinks that that all feel. All beg for a value to be opened to want to and some marvels and joy that the amour can open ours. All in time asks, or included beg any one wants to have a value to love in the behind. And all have a desire deep down to be agreed by those want to afterwards is to go.
In short, ossia the good-looking piece of work. Very emotional, gripping and intense. It is heartbreakingly sad in some places, and terrifically joyful in another. It achieves it was paralización yours your heart and ask to carress the. It breaks your heart And soothe it, and impulse he up in joy, if has a value to LEAVE this heart be touched.
4 / 5
Has revised this album already, but one revises is not never enough! A sepia-yellow palette of some clues of art of the coverage in the dreamlike interlude where is taken to other earths, everything in a consolation of your house or car or wherever is is listening. A Book of Secrets is like him numinous travesía by means of exotic musical landscapes and poignant histories. And McKennitt the flange is breathtaking. His voice a copy of the beauty and the heat transmitted with superhuman technical.
Although frequently categorized eat 'Celtic,' A Book of the secrets is not like this easily identified in with traditional Celtic motives. Instead, some roots of Celtic instrumentation are there, but McKennitt is sweeping achieve as you stir them of composer was and touches countless world-wide influences. A production (cure of McKennitt she) is perfect, all at the same time dreamy and robust with lovely echo. In an end, is not easy to describe, but _is_ easy to love.
'Prologue' is an ethereal and fantastically pursuing clues that present quell'a bit ways of exotic percussion that will pepper the songs of a disk. McKennitt Sings so only wordless melodies of chilling beauty.
'A Mummers' Danced, an alone swipe, is probably one the majority of traditional touching song in an album. A bouncy percussion and frames of contagious heart for enough he danceable folk impulse (in spite of his slow time). Some quirky oud agreements here too much.
kellig' Says a history to die it cleric the one who speak to the brother in his life. It is communicated with calm, luscious vocals and mournful violin overlays.
Soyarco Polo' summons advances the vision of mythical Oriental landscape, with the Oriental touches Means, likes a bit Persian-the melody has influenced near an end. A song is without papers, but no without vocals -- McKennitt the voice is so only another beautiful instrument. A perfect song for the travesía of street by means of Oriental earths.
'A Highwayman' is, of course, McKennitt dipping Alfred Noyes' tragic poem the music. How it is 10-small long and all some verses are melodically some same, looks strikingly repetitive for a prime minister a lot listens. Repeated listening the pays was, my friends! Like builds of history to his thrilling final, some turns of surrounding music to accommodate desperation in a poetry. A percussion grows stronger and more urgent, a vocals softly building in tension, a denser instrumentation to signify action of trace. It is surprising.
'The Sober' Is the slow, picturesque instrumental looking McKennitt harp and a violin of Brian Hughes. Melodically Influenced with sure Gulf of Venice/Mediterranean touch.
'Walk at night By means of a Caucasus' is another lush Celtic cloth of music splashed with full, energising arrangements of serious and worldly polyrhythms. Some premiers pocolos versas are calm and sung with celestial beauty. McKennitt Beats very a lot of be a God to Sing.
A valediction of 'Dante' Prayer' is almost prophetic given a tragedy that attacked, that dips his career in an indefinite hiatus. With that in alcohol, even more is moving. Some papers are tearful but uplifting in the special way: 'Launched your eyes in an ocean | have launched your soul to a sea | When some looks of the dark night without finals | Pleases to agree me.' Smooth series , harrowing weave in and out of McKennitt sober melodies of piano. Some ploughs of song and closes with a Heart of Chamber of St. Petersburg, which touches bit it morose and eerie.
So that east. Buy this album and enjoy his advantage.
4 / 5
The one who would not want to read the book of , ossia a listen to.
'A trips no a fate, results the source of marvel.'
Loreena McKennitt Is spent the few years that thinks in Celtic nomadic ways. Ask if this need is arisen of a insatiable curiosity. It dip it go partorisca travel in Rome and finalising the Istanbul. Giappone Of start and finalising in the train by means of Siberia. A booklet of CD, is interesting partorisca read calm so that it listens and develops his sources of inspiration. Of course after reading a booklet, could feel thank you partorisca go was for your account travel
Some songs in this album are all the reflection of Loreena knowledge of a world. It looks partorisca be looking for, exploring the possibilities and that express as it has taken.
1. Prologue - inspired by 'Of A Saint Mountain' for William Dalrymple. There is the sure emptiness and the remorse woven to this piece. Perhaps yearning it that could have it been. Calm almost can imagine the fray that travel of monastery the monastery to collect sensatez ancient.
2. A Mummers' Dance - Loreena has incorporated a heart of the traditional mumming the song and his words take on new meaning when @of which mumming involves the group of interpreters those who dress up in of the masks and dresses bedecked with ribbons and spending stir of greenery. This soyumming' has his roots in tree worshiping, which will do consider reason spend the tree in in time navideño, at least well consider. Although I think that that the people are interested more in worshipping materialism in some shopping centres.
3. Skellig - These results of the almost hypnotic song as it looks to turn in of the circles or perhaps is more like this flicker of the sail that grows more brilliant like calm approximation he in the dark night.
4. Marco Polo - Loreena there is interwoven a true Sulfi melody in a start and average of this piece. It is quite intoxicating.
5. A Highwayman - the friends have suggested to dip Alfred Noyes' poem 'A Highwayman' the music. While in a studio, Loreena has imagined a sound of the horses that gallop down the moonlit route. More to listen to this song while reading some papers, which are comprised and paint the tragic history even more dramatically in song.

6. The Sober - Delicate and pursuing.
7. Walk at night By means of a Caucasus - some notes explain like the people are affected for music and neither listen a spiritual meaning or a material sound.
'In a velvet of a darkness
For a silhouette of silent trees
is looking, is expecting
is assisting to the mysteries of the life.'
8. Dante' Prayer - Dante inspired is A Divine Comedy (a vernacular poem in 100 flanges), Loreena thinks in a human condition and as all want to believe does the better place that our own. An almost sorrowful this in spite of melody alentadora. Italian poet, Dante (1265-1321) has given an explanation of the like raisin with which die and this question is still like this controversial today.
Perhaps was inspired by: ' I dread has given to lose alive among dye, that this time will call Ancient.' (I fear will lose life among that will call this ancient time.' Sing 'Please agree me.' Also it speaks of 'Besides a gel and a fire.' A innermost the hole of hell is for Dante, gel. A dark forest involves a present state of humanity and when you think in this while listening, some words suddenly result more significant.
Has found this CD to be an expression to continue knowledge. The knowledge of some flows gone through half of Loreena McKennitt consciousness and turns the music. It is an evolution of travesía and contemplation. By means of his experiences, the music evolves to moments of pure beauty.
Inspiring And Deeply calming.
5 / 5
In this remarkable album, LM continuous his travesía of traditional Irish-verses of Celtic melodies of the varied works , hypnotic richly layered with Oriental sounds and of the Half Europeans. (A variety of instruments has listed in a liner the notes is staggering--those who but LM could integrate a harp, kanoun, cello, bodrahn, whistles of has beaten, shawm, etc.? That is the shawm, in all the chance?) By means of him all, this in spite of, McKennitt hauntingly angelic drive of voices, caresses and inspires, portraying the fray to die in "Skellig" or an Italian poet in "the prayer of Dante" or relating Alfred Noyes' darkness, involving ballad "A Highwayman" for ten minutes of hard, vivid storytelling.
Each one that like this of some three clues notarises them--"Prologue," "frame Polo" and "The Sober"-- it is beautiful and captivating in his own legislation. A hypnotic "Prologue" insiemi a way for a whole album, with LM the voice that surfaces mid-way by means of to complete an enchantment. An exotic "frame Polo" has his own magic: you owe that movement, this in spite of slightly, while it touches. Finally, a languid, violin-resisted "The Sober" delicately evokes an alcohol of Renaissance-was Venice: far music on torch-has lit-waters.
Has no present of mediocre clue here. This has said, one the majority of splendid is a last, "the prayer of Dante." Following a breathtaking voice of a Heart of Chamber of St. Petersburg, LM own increases, offered and defending and pure: "Launched your eyes to an ocean, has launched your soul to a mar. When some at night dark looks without finals, please agree me." It was not that there is the most good-looking song in my whole collection.
Likes more, if any everything of his albums, this is to appreciate more at night, perhaps with wine and candlelight and the thoughts that turn to far-was worlds, heaven among them. As in his leading album, "A Mask & A Mirror," LM writing of the papers of deep spiritual desire, here augmented for an allegory of travesía. ( It sings in "Skellig" of "the rivers that the deep career, under an endless heaven"--and they look.)
If the civilisation gives support, the justice demands that these songs give support also. I think that that they are timeless. Certainly, an essence of timelessness pervades him. I give this album my very main approval and expect after, no quite daring to expect that that can surpass A Book of Secrets.
5 / 5
In some notes of accompanying/Booklet to this CD,Crown McKennitt invites an auditor in his travesía,and to determine like each desires to be effected by his music ,and music in general,ossia to listen a spiritual message or listen a material sound,each one that that having the sound that the recompense is in offers here,and a task is to see that classifies is returned law of CD in the number of McKennitt has written,adapted,has touched on,sung a vocals and has produced the minor has melted traditional folk or the again World-wide music with the rich Celtic heritage that intices and intrigues an auditor like the novel of Umberto This is this in spite of satisfied his wanderlust and amour of Half Oriental musical is at all if no an experience and ambitious!!
Some interpretations have ,poignancy and brilliant storytelling narrative cemented in the folk/gender of Celtic music.unla Basic is a vocal interpretation and that clear and angelic voice,sufficient to have an auditor there is swept alongwith his in his travesía,and that trip,like the travesía of long train has available canal in his period to leave a traveller to disembark and follow his own personal reflections and to consider the one who some songs and a music mean to the each one personally.
Of some narrow streets of Venice and Istanbul,to a solitude of a Skellig Islands,to a romance and daring of a 18th century Highwayman,to a beauty and stoic existence of North Italy and a monastic life,to some Russian Steppes and some hard scenery of Siberia,to be the passenger in the caravan with Marco Polo and to remark a Fools dances with rich ribbons and boughs of one east the wonderful travelogue for some senses.Some arrangements are bellos.un the Celtic flavour is mixed with a mystery and a percussive his of a type of Half of the Oriental musical tradition of the music defies classify lista.un the concept is not the new a,and can be seen in some endeavours of Roses Floyd and Alan Parsons to appoint so only two,but like any tentativa has achieved a work of must of the product,and ossia the example the far plus of Lady McKennitt developing maturity like the interpreter.
Personally recommends a beauty to pursue of Skellig and a romance and a storytelling of A Highwaymanwhich captures Alfred wonderful Noyes poem and shoots an each one which as his own,but would be hard has pressed any to find this CD that grows on you with which each one which as escucha.un CD okay a price to purchase so only for an accompanying booklet that offered an idea to a rich tapestry that has formed a base of of the one of the east an easily accessible rustic and joy in character of a Mummers' Dance,Dante to pursue' Prayer and a Walk at night By means of a Caucasus, is in still the recommendation,is adult,accessible,beautiful,imageladen and the worthy addition to his catalogue and in any serious lover of these some people of has thought Enya with the 4 1/2 to 5 star in laws on the sweat of some senses and travesía some streets of your imagination with Marco Polo and spy to this Book of Secrets!!!
5 / 5
In the first place, for way of download of authorship, would like me be able to allege that I am in fact be the defender of Loreena McKennitt right of a start of his longitude and illustrious career, but alas! A sad truth is that I have discovered so only the few short years does thanks to the friends those who there has been his 'A Recognition' CD that touches in his SUV when I chose up for lunch. Needless To say, has been blown was reason listened in the like tooled down some snowy streets of Cambridge has spent a ivied rooms of Harvard in our way to the venue espaguetis places. Having already result the defender confirmed of the Celtic music with Irish artists likes Van Morrison and Clannad, has bought quickly all of the his CDs, and like the result is coming to admire his work extracted adds. Needless To say, this particular album, 'A Book Of Secret',is the personal favourite.
His voice is hard to describe, another that to say has pursue the, ethereal quality that it is a perfect vehicle for his compositions and arrangements that diverse wide. It is hard to classify his work, reason comprises enough fix generate different. It is sure to say that it draws of an astonishingly rich tent of different classes of traditional music, and looks to breathe has won to unify force in ridding in the way that is immediately both traditional and innovative. Like this, of some inaugural tensions of a 'Prologue' by means of a mystical treatment of soyarco Polo ' to some sounds of finals of 'Dante' Prayer', a work resembles edge he near seamlessly, included although some sources for some individual songs is often quite different. An only way to properly appreciate his wondrous the capacities is to experience them. Otherwise, Chair like a type that tries to convince his partner of lady to take his roller of prime minister-coaster walk. You owe that explode down all a way of a cup of an edifice to comprise a haste. How it is with our lady Loreena. It buys it and rig for a haste!
5 / 5
Wow! Blown has gone by this register, the technological masterpiece, in that a music has presented to to the sounds like is of treaty (calm import the virtuosa action) in of the elderly Celtic instruments simple. In fact the pair of some clues touches a lot Half Oriental inspired or Indian in origin; like a "Prologue," and "frame Polo." This in spite of some of my favourite clues, "A Mummers' Dance," his a lot of Celtic in his rhythm and vocalisations. This song was inspired originally in the Mummers' troop the one who has been on board the stranded ship in Newfoundland to entertain a crew. This song has is roots in of the elderly Celtic rites to Change coincide with traditional folk celebrations of Day of May in Inghilterra Of the sud. A clue, "Skellig," for chance, although written in Tuscanny, was inspired by some fray Irish the one who has been regulated with a "saving of civilisation," in some Dark Ages. Sequestered In a Skellig Islands of a cost of western Ireland this fray have maintained alive some of a finast examples of saint literature while doing comment world-wide real in some margins of many of these texts. "A Highwayman" it is the piece bourne out of Elizabethan the legend and a fully attended have to that final of happy Hollywood that follows together with some papers. Be prepared for several transfers and of the turns! Many more intriguing liner the notes explain some songs and lyrical development further. My favourite piece in a register is, "the prayer of Dante," almost one complain Celtic elderly that looks of the papers that shouts them was to a by force underlying lover/, to please, " memory." That marks this registering like this incredible is that Loreena McKennitt has composed all a music and writes 98 of all some papers! Of the different time and age, the view to the rich tapestry of iconography! Ossia The must has record for defenders of inspired and World-wide music Celtic the gender is.
5 / 5
Of a Loreena McKennitt CDs has revised in this website to date, ossia mine less favourite . His voice remains one of one the majority of beautiful has listened. This in spite of, although his work is of a gender 'celtic', many some selections on 'A Book of Secret' his Oriental Half plus to the mine unrefined ears. Ossia Well, of course, if an east having the lunch in the kebab marries, but any when I am expecting something with the flavour the Irish plus or Scottish. I mean, I know a Celts lived external of Ireland and Scozia, but pode any picture the to Damascus, Jerusalem, Beirut or Cairo. Instead, perhaps it is celtic, are am so only too transmission of the know.
There is still two clues in this CD that it is quite wonderful, and cause me to give an integer the insignificant thumbs up. A prime minister, 'A Highwayman', is a poem of a same name for Alfred Noyes dipped to Loreena song. Like the adolescent in the institute ailed with a obligatory classifies in English poetry, was fascinated with a vision conjured up for some words: 'A wind was the flow of darkness among a gusty trees. A moon was the ghostly galleon tossed to a cloudy mar. A street was the ribbon of moonlight in a moor has lived. And a highwayman is coming to locate, horse riding, horse riding. A highwayman is coming to locate, until an old inn-door.' Then, of course, there it have it a bit regarding a black owner-eyed daughter with a knot of dark red amour in his long black hair. The must there has been something to do with raging hormones. In any case, this rendition of a poem is wonderful.
A second remarkable clue is a last, 'Dante' Prayer', the soft and soulful tribute to amour remembrance. Oh, Like this beautiful.
5 / 5
Ossia An exceptional piece of spiritually uplifting music.
At all to like music that takes one to a realm of a mysterious, a delighted, a beautiful; where the souls find peaces among our much deeper desires, and evasion the travesías spiritual and of the cultures forgotten.
In that said the one who, this CD for me is quite something, fulfilling an on further of ways that many, comprising other pieces of Loreena McKerrits music. I know to to the people mostly like to write so only in pieces of music that likes them, but partorisca of me ossia something well besides a normal.
Resists the subject compatible by means of some individual pieces, while when being able, in time, the entice a soul again and fulfiling adventures.
Loves some few old celtic cultures, and in general the people have come today to recognise that some of some old celtics'better held cultures, both in ancient and recent time, was, and is, in his' music. And a beauty of of the this, is that the music does not die or spend was, but to our tongue by means of yearning gulfs of time and place, and leaves to feel something that alive in forests of ancient Europe aoens done.
For me, this CD give both hope adds, and add fulfilment. If ossia a class of music that the people are able of, if ossia a class of stirrings this resides inside , then at least for me, renews my faith and my amour of both elderly celtic culture and humanity in general.
Thoroughly Recommended so that like this deep and pursuing music, and so that they wish to explore some inner depths of both his own souls, and some souls of those in different time, and different worlds, those who have gone before.
5 / 5
That is roughly McKennitt music that has a uncanny described like this movement an east emotional state , one is whole consciousness , to the time and situate concealed is dreamed so only roughly and desperately yearned, this in spite of there is never is existed? Or it have to that exist. There is the class of intuition in his melodies, something has hid, that yes possibly decoded and comprised, everything would be developed.
-A Book of Secret- has an atmospheric quality throughout, which would have to be touched in rainy overcast evenings for the warm fire while reading the good book.
McKennitt There is there will be it diverse of a past concealed surrounds, although his music, in spite of echoing secret histories, the histories forgotten long, possesses the newness that resplandores by means of, something prescient and that imports - the message? Certainly I resupply with quite a lot of clue - a coverage of REAL CD, the little book of entrances of the newspaper taken of his travesías long and his papers, illustrates that his music defies any particular category, and is informed deeply for a lot of sources - history, religion, literature, poetry and myth. To be sure, has the conscious looks for Celtic origins, but a music has a lot of influences -Celtic, folk, Sufi and jazz. This flu delve to a past, although magically it press him advances to a present; mixing some notes like him tentativa to achieve of an alchemist some Philosophers Stone. And a tentativa sincere in that...
This CD is the property to possess .
5 / 5
That one begins to speak in this music? After listening to this album, chair that all mine another CDs is pale, rough, and uncouth compared to that listens in a Book of Secrets. Loreena McKennitt trancends Some limits have situated our in a past, and uplifts music to the new level, his level. One of some enormous reasons, supposes, is because Crown McKennitt writing for his own sake and the person more is, like this in the sense comprises like this sees a world. This in spite of, if ossia true, are in the loss to explain the one who that sees, feels, and comprises league with his auditors like this deeply. His songs spend to like, joy, and sadness that bolt, no in your boss, but in your heart. Of a first time his music has been touched, takes root and has grown in me, and changed. A does not see a world-wide one same after listening east.
Further of descriptions I habladuría in a music, but am not sure regarding the describe, thus different for each auditor. I will do my best.
More the artists have the particular force, be it singing, instrumentation, or songwriting. Loreena McKennitt Is a prime minister muscian has listened the one who can do all three brilliantly. Any of an on forces overshadows another; they flow together equally.
One the majority of noticable the quality is his voice . It is not your half shouting diva voice. It is quite so only. It can be clear with joy, thickness with sadness, whispery with marvel, or strong with desire. It is also a first artist has listened the one who has used his/his voice like the perfect instrument, likes in a Prologue or frame Polo. In planting to be a house of his music, is simply leaves of him.
The instrumentation is another tone . In this CD Loreena McKennitt mostly touches harp, accordian, piano, or keyboards, although it also touches something has called the "ranoun." (?) Further of these instruments, takes external tonnes, the means duquel could not identify for a name. It collects him of during a world, and blends joint them to create ancient melodies. ( Any remarks a name of a player of violin in "frame Polo? Llamas simply, "Osama." They are not that it suggests that it is a illustrious terrorist; I simply found the humerous.)
Then has composition. That can say? Some melodies remain with some papers in such the way that can not separate a two. You each one which so it expresses that it is required: melody a more gut-sense, while papers a conscious recognition. Without any, a music would be missing of a rich meaning, spiritual and result empty. The simplicity is added where is required, likes in "the prayer of Dante." "A Highwayman" it is more complex, this in spite of subtly so much. "Skellig" It break your heart. One .
A bit those that miscellanious observations here. "A Mummer Dance" it is a song that has done his famous. I see reason. Has the heart that claves in your brain. "The Sober" it is almost renniassance-touching; it is the serious -only orchestral piece. I think that has 6 different instruments in him, but they all wrap around eachother in of the discharges so that any instrument takes an advantage. While it thinks that to have this melody quite simple there is nailed down, everything slips around and places of transmissions. "A Highwayman" it is ambitious, if any one the word can describe it. All 10 songs of minute are. At the beginning, it looks monotonous, this in spite of, when listened to closely, one can relieve a very thin instrument and the time changes that it marks a build of tension, until we take to an a lot of last stanza. Still I give goosebumps, and has been listening his stops more than the year. "Walk at night By means of a Causcus" it is so only that involves, the walk at night. In planting to listen roughly the, some papers and the emotion spend calm his, weaving the web around you until it swear is in the horse riding with faceless mates in the desert, down some stars. "The prayer of Dante" it is one the majority of awesome piece, for Loreena McKennitt has fulfilled something that little of the Christian singers have directed: it expresses and personifies a soul is yearning Goddess.
There is So only one asks left to do Lady McKennitt. Please he a lot of leaves ! For everything of you the one who does not know , his fiancé died in the boating incident the few years done, and of Loreena McKennitt has been in a indefinate haitus, possibly never to return. In a side a brilliant plus, has read in a piece was "contemplating returning to a phase." You leave we expect that estacas in some business the little while longer, for some world-wide needs more people those who can do to to the music likes concealed.
4 / 5
Sure was predisposed to like a film 'Never With which' when we have seen a trailer and listened 'A Mummer' Danced used like introductory music. Loreena McKennitt Is 'A Book of SECRET CD is one of my albums of favourites of early morning with the quite only fusion of the Celtic melodies with the Oriental rhythms Means more represented in soyarco Polo.' I also like a Russian flavour on 'Walk at night By means of a Caucaus,' quell'only me more appreciative of McKennitt capacity to adapt music of different traditions to his own ends (resembled that Paul Simon has done in South Africa or Page & Plant in Africa North).
McKennitt Also can use his voice to good effect, included without to the papers likes them to them the fact in a 'Prologue.' Some clues of the longest in an album is his adaptation of Alfred Noyes poem 'A Highwayman.' This poem was a staple colegiala elementary when it was the simple boy , but there is probably long of then disappeared of a curriculum. To those of us that has had to memorise parts of a darn the thing done thirty years there is certainly he nostalgic quality to listen his abridgment (taking to look special of as the drums are used in a fund in some last stanzas).
One special extracted is McKennitt liner notes, when it explains where is (Istanbul, Tuscany, etc.), That law, and that think when it composes these songs. Such ideas to the work of a composer is appreciated always but usually a lot like this elegant.
Calm like this album, would suggest that it check was 'A Mask And Mirror' afterwards. Thank you.
4 / 5
Loreena McKennitt Continuous show his order in combining musical elements of different cultures partorisca come up with seamless, heady compositions that is uniquely his own. 'A Mummers' Danced and 'A Highwayman' is standouts. McKennitt' breathy, understated vocals Never overshadow a richness of some arrangements notarises them down his, a sound of his voice that is result so only a plus notarises in the swirl of plaintive laments and ardent fire. The words look unsuitable to describe this class of music, the product of such lushly creative imagination that it is difficult to conceptualise yes has did not listen it in fact. As it goes partorisca find links it to click on, and listen. And you have listened once, you will comprise, and some words will not import . McKennitt Prolific and innovative work to date has been for real seminal, spending inspiration to the planet-full of auditors and opening new visas in world-wide music. It is been are years now has released of an album of new material, and comprise is the data endures some difficult time in an interim. Loreena, has fulfilled already more in a lifetime that the majority of us could in many. But you find more music in your heart, if looked your past or different work, would be graced and honored has to that choose to share your visions with us once again. Blessed Be.
4 / 5
Loreena McKinnitt Is surfaced with another fantastic addition to his cannon of music. Quickly I am resulting engrossed w/his cultured and tasteful musical excursions.
One of some good characteristics of his CDs is a footnotes that detail a "behind some scenes" frame of his inspirations. McKinnitt Uses, among other things, a diverse character, intimate experiences, extended to travel around a ball as well as his considerable erudition likes push for his work. Different the majority of musicians (or pseudo-musicians, like the chance can be) there is for real the deep history for behind the each & each one which of his songs.
McKinnitt Presents the fusion of diverse musical and ways his art. One can listen elements of a coral, Embroiders Gregorian and folk songs (among other things) inside his music. All contribute to enrich his only sound. In "the prayer of Dante" an even can listen thematic (textuel, any musical) overtones of Mozart "Requiem."
Like this with his other albums, highly would recommend this CD to any one looking for something a lot-mainstream and of tall musical quality. Work well for so much that already can choose up in his allusions, as well as that has a desire to. As it exits and choose on this compact disk and leave you in in the too-secret very maintained....
5 / 5
For those of you the one who have purchased Loreena McKennit is other albums, like "A Mask and Mirror" and "to Drive a Cold Winter Was", some of you could have found that has the comparatively more subdued tone. While some there is enjoyed a subtlety, another - like me - would have sense that Loreena could have pressed that one thousand extra to do his music more appealing.
One converged to an on equals a beauty of this album. In fact, "A Book of Secrets" the sounds hardly Irish at all; in fact it touches more oriental. This in spite of with only eight clues, each one one is painstakingly long (ossia where LITERALLY knows not timing) and obviously tip an endeavour dipped to compose each piece.
A "Prologue" the starts were with these familiar restrained sound: Very good and mystical, but volume that urgent feels to want to something to suddenly the explosion was and surprise you. Ossia Where an emotion of "A Mummer Dance" it goes in. Of a start to an a lot of well, strongly the rhythmical percussion and to the dreamy tune take on the travesía animate by means of some eyes of the interpreter callejero traditional. This in spite of six minutes long, calm in fact would wish it could continue on more.
Then the things take the shady plus gone back in "Skellig", whose poignancy does not collapse behind in weepy boredom, but instead charms wonderfully with his lens, soothing sound. Then this in spite of another wait surprised in "frame Polo", which results irresistibly catchy (does not concern - I there is not spoilt he for you: Some beaten is INDESCRIBABLE!).
Follwing That comes "A Highwayman", which poden initially not appealing too been due to his period (roughly eleven minutes - calm has said knows not timing!). Perhaps it was because of a restriction of some originals of poetic verses that has done Loreena melody unimpressive, this in spite of of some returns of way to match a very tragic history. So much, listening his diverse time would take calm in a transmission of him. This precedes "The Sober", which boasts a true essence of Music of New Age with some hypnotic series of the harp.
Sadly, "A Book of Secrets" it comes with the no-like this-befitting conclusion. "Night By means of a Caucasus" simply recombines "Skellig" and "The Sober" to spend out of the relatively monotonous song. "The prayer of Dante" it is, again, sad, and beautiful in his own way, but does an unsuitable end for such the animate album.
Still, this in spite of Loreena literally knows not timing, she no in the metaphoric felt also, in that has really any flange to a versatility of his music. If it can register this in spite of another album that relives a magic of "A Book of Secrets", you are the sure winner .
4 / 5
Has had a follow of the his in the Celtic Chillout collection. You are A Mummers' Dance, an extraordinary clue, and in a force of that, has bought A Book Of Secrets. That finds he - a whole album is extraordinary.
Has like this to write in this album that has tried express all has loved to say, would lose me in one never-torsion of decreasing. To the left it is so only say this Lady McKennitt has the a lot good-looking and original voice, some subjects of his compositions are varied to say a calm less - look to be taken on the mystical travesía, to the the bit likes read the gentleman Of Some Coverages the day. This in spite of, there are a lot of influences that show his in some papers and some melodies; a musicianship is for real masterful and has produced the next-perfect album.
A reviewer of his music has suggested to be necessary to be experienced whilst having sex. Material quite attention of piece his prime minister and maintain my partner that attended .....!
Ossia An exemplary album and the good way to take the Lady McKennitts mark of Celtic music - so much have. A so only can ask reason have taken like this long to discover on sound.
5 / 5
RESULTS A SOURCE OF MARVEL."
The adequately and fully express my feelings thus CD would be impossible reason goes like this deep to my heart. The BOOK OF SECRETS is wondrous, inspiring, touching, relaxing and for real Magic. It flows like the longitude-winding the full river of fast currents as well as calm, something romantic with intriguing Secrets , countless to be discovered to the long of a way. As I listen, it is taste are in the horse riding of canoe to the long of this "river" learning some Secrets...
To good sure, has been meant to find this. Herein Is Truth and Beauty and at all less. A second I listened to a first song was hooked. And a More listens them, one more intoxicated I result. It does not go never of him. Again I owe that reinterate, is MAGIC!
Loreena HAS something very special inside his heart that accione, no with some world-wide immediately, but with each individual auditor. The sinister sound sings to your heart, trust up this one. I give this my indication of mine big plus. It buys it, calm will not feel ! A masterpiece for some senses of some extremes to the another.
"Launched your eyes in an ocean. Launched your soul to a mar. When some at night dark looks without finals, please agree 'll increase on these earthy cures." Loreena (The prayer of Dante)
Soaring Corazón
5 / 5
Different the majority of partidários here the one who possess all his albums and think that is to say the toneless turn , feels them so only an opposite. This was a prime minister Loreena the album has bought, and after buying all some another, has seen some shadows of brilliance and included some brilliant moments in an early some, but enough frankly, has been bored enough and less intellectually animate, as well as that has arrangements that was too traditional. For the while now, has been experimenting with combining a lot of cultural sounds, which I extol paralizaciones of sound.
This album contains a Mummer Dances (which is far better that a radio version becaue touches more natural), which falls like the second prójimo my favourite clue "frame Polo", whcih is one all-out of oriental jam ancient Average! :>
Has other interesting and atmospheric clues (some of them with the light transmission to one dulls or a pretentious), and the prayer of Dante is one of a bit what follows the simply can not be . But to the songs like "A Highwayman" it is quite interesting to say a less. And no, it does not find anything wrong with a period of some songs. I have it that has liked him always those.
Ossia The good album for the variety of musically exploartive people.
5 / 5
Is longtime McKennitt defender. Seeing so that that practically alive of Celtic lore, history, and music, as it can not being? This album is highly reminiscent of his leading emission, "A Mask and Mirror," it incorporates to plot of some same elements. But it conceal it does not take out of the own high points of this emission. "A Highwayman" it is fantastic, more powerful and directed that "A Crown of Shalott." "The prayer of Dante" it has to that row among his the majority of lovely songs to date, in pair with past masterpieces likes "Samhain Night" and "A Dark Night of a Soul." Joy "A Mummers' Dance" but it is hardly a masterstroke all the world-wide the fact was to be.
Has read other descriptions for another longtime fans those who accuse McKennitt to sell was with this emission, so only reason achieves the widest audience. Well Chico, Joni Mitchell sells was when it wins some Grammys and has taken inducted to a Room of Afamada? It has done Anus DiFranco bandage was when Rolling Stone has written a piece in his? Hardly. Achieving the widest audience a lot necissitate selling was. The sale was when he dissolves Quinlan Issues totally and begins to do Revlon ads. This is selling was.
To return to one @@subjects manually, hardly would call an ad of album. There is no such thing like commerical Celtic. But please, another longtimers, give a lady the pause. If you want to accuse any to sell was, at least he it querella valid. After all, it does not attack on the treat WB to distribute his material in 1991 with "A Recognition?" Hmmm?
4 / 5
One very first time has listened them A Mummers Dances in a trailer for a film Never With which has liked him to them really a song has listened them in this trailer. That remained with Fable of the thousands of Robert was the perfect party but the does not know reason some producers have not used some two songs in him because A Mummers dance it would have been perfect. When I have taken this cd partorisca christmas was them excited like this in a way to see my sister of mammas the lisitened his almost all a way by means of. His music is a lot pursuing and very mysterious. All some clues are good but some better some are A Mummers Dance and A Man of street. Both am a lot good-looking pursuing pieces of music. This in spite of Lorenna McKenitts the voice is also a lot soothing a same time. A lot of people compare his music to Enya the one who the also likes a lot of. Enya The music is more uplifting and Poingnat and is more angelic or celtic music. But Lorenna McKenitt is is more irish and angelic. Both interpreters are able to transport you the different dreamscapes and is very beautiful but thinks them am taking them to like Lorenna McKenitts music more than Enya reason the mine appealed more than Enyas but the still like Enya a lot of and the always will continue to. But finally it would buy them this Cd to all the cost because it is very beautiful and a lot pursuing.
4 / 5
The book Of Secrets is my preferred Lorenna record to date. Here she toys with so many different sounds that is hard to catagorize his fashion of music. Funds everything of Celtic to Half Oriental to same Egyptian, as listened more obviously I in Marcos Polo, the a lot of upbeat song with small vocals but a lot of feelings. Still it sings an amply acclaimed poem for Alfred Noyes, better known likes Highwayman, which is to dip ready very long that show in in (10:19) but a concealed will leave you seating in a flange of your chair in colgante. It touches it was as an emotional history of tragic amour entangled with blood and death like his horrid the end untangles first of your eye. It is all very intense! Another to listen thus I Stroll at night By means of A Caucasus and the prayer of Dante, which begins was fantastically with some bass to pursue line of munks that directs calm to the history saddened of amour.
Like listened during an album I promise that never once grow tired of his a lot of influences. If you are new to McKennitt the music that suggests to start with was with east. And you are a partidário old that continues to listen. It is the travesía beautiful to a lot mystifying earths.
Also control out of A Mask And the mirror where can find you one pursuing Mystic Sleep.
5 / 5
Has been informed to a music of Loreena McKennitt reason have expressed to to that likes him the paralización Enya, would have to know that McKennitt frames Enya to his likes the background music for comparison. Fulfilling, not betraying , a Celtic, Oriental and mediaeval inspirations Averages for behind his music, all extracted an original piece of art. It is one of a bit those that serious singer-composer the one who gives full expression to a dramatic promise in his music without touching overproduced or struck or sentimental. Each note is sincere and "there." It does not disappear never for behind a big quality instrumental accompaniment. My personal favourite in this album is "A Highwayman," this poem has learnt in pupil of note. With the gradually building, chilling fury, amena out of an emotional impact of a history, one this is to be lose in an emphasis of relentless room in a rhythm, rhyme and memorisation. His diction is flawless. The BOOK OF SECRETS is my preferred of his albums, to a large extent because of "A Highwayman," but his another work, like The MASK And The MIRROR is also worthy of attention.
5 / 5
Although so only it possesses the little of Loreena the albums can no partorisca see me choosing the preferred of a four I own. Each album Loreena dips was is gold. A music is stunning, if any breathtaking. "Book of Secrets" it is the continuazione of his travesías world-wide. That sees during his travesías inspires his music that so only finds absolutely captivating. I think a excerpts of his magazine is interesting partorisca read and an auditor takes an idea of where Loreena takes an idea partorisca the particular song.
A music in "Book of Secrets" it is the stunning masterpiece of beautiful, breathtaking melodies and delicate vocals of one of my long time favourite artists. That I amour in Loreena Mckennitt the music in general is that it dips out of compatible music that can never hate. There is not an alone song of his to to that does not like . I love each song in "Book of Secrets". There is no preferred particular reasons each song in this album is the preferred of mine. Loreena The skills like the music is like this incredible like his flange and the really resplandores by means of in this album. That more can say? Simply it is in amazing.
4 / 5
Likes Ren Of Fairs, Anne of Green Gables, the death Can Dance, or celtic folk the songs buy this!! Ossia The wonderful CD inriched with history. A song, A Man of street, is the history of amour in the man the one who is enamoured with the young daughter. It promises to come for his some prejudices after with which flies extracted adds of gold ( is the man of street ). Before it arrives the men of King George come and join his until his bed infront of a window with the musket related under his heart. They are trying to take his lover. Of then it can any untie taking ahold of a trigger. When it Listens his horses hoofs pulls a trigger, murder she, while a sound will scare was the safty. Law. So only it discovers the day later that it had spent it and of the hastes partorisca kill some men those who has killed. It dies in a process. Now it pursues a street. This history is said partorisca be based in the true history, and a song is like this good-looking and sad. Other songs have the bit of Indian flavour, some have an Irish flavour, and some have Scottish clave. Very beautiful. These songs have been looked in a lot of popular films and is touched on canal of rock.
5 / 5
Each one which so only Loreena McKennitt the register resists something wonderfully new and inventive in a way is presented. Ossia Any exception . Although this lack of disk of a Celtic feel of "A Recognition", some sounds and the instrumentation in this CD is in pair with anything Loreena has released in a past. An amazing part of this CD is is qualified to totally of entrance and seduce an auditor. Some sounds are like this new and refreshing that is impossible to comprehend a complexity of the each nuance, each sound of the each song in just one listens. A lot it listens it is required partorisca appreciate a brilliance that this woman possesses. "Skellig", "The prayer of Dante" and "Walk at night By means of A Caucasus" it is upper endeavours . It is like this gratifying partorisca know that another feels some same and has been drawn the Loreena that follows a success of "A Mummer Dances" like the alone. Unfortunately, this can be his last endeavour of studio , that follows the very personal loss - the disappointment adds partorisca say a less. Here it is while continuous the mesmerize with his intelligent, achingly good-looking music.
5 / 5
A Good:
This album, better still, this musical piece of art recieves the very scarce 5 indication of star of this reviewer. These aims of albums some a lot of musical forces of a underated and no-prestigeous Loreena Mckennitt. 'Book of Secret' exposed a variety of celtic ballads this is to fill with passion, beauty and force. Mckennitt Is the plus powerfull, more musically bent Enya. Where Enya Confidences on harmony and wonderfully hypnotic sounds, Mckennitt trusts a force of his voice, his bone-chilling papers and an artistic use of serious, piano, and countless another well instruments synchronised , melodic. This album will take you on the travesía. Stimuli your alcohols and he will sink your heart. Ossia More then an album, is an experience .
A Bad:
Almost always am able to find a 'bad' to go with a 'well.' In this chance is hard to look for out of the 'bad' in something as 'a lot of'. Mckennitt Is the celtic singer, and celtic music isnt for all the world. Some people could find his voice the strong or can find his tone to extreme. A mans the good-looking voice is another mans headache. Ossia In no way one has on beaten, on album of time and the people that looks for cheerfull, happy, dancy the album has to that definately the stay was.
5 / 5
Exiting arguably his best and more cohesive album (A Mask and Mirror), Loreena McKennitt continue his travesías musical by means of this album, A Book Of Secrets. While no like this strong likes Mask and Mirror, this album still has the plot to offer.
Any the one who has been the defender of LM for any period of time can locate the gradual curve of Celtic influences of his early albums to his recent exploitations of oriental sounds means and ways. This album takes these same exploitations further, and is @to @give fully in wonderful tunes like A Mummer dance it and Marco Polo hypnotic. Other strong clues are A Highwayman and a gorgeous the prayer of Dante.
Also, his liner the notes are (to the equal that in a last album) written in shape of newspaper and find like this when the be bit it pretentious, but ossia the smallest flu . It hears to a music!
So that they want to really utmost of world-wide music that blends this and west and is easy in some ears, calm can not take very better that Loreena McKennitt.
4 / 5
When Have in the first place listened this album has been attacked for this extraordinary and only music there is enjoyed alot of celtic and Irish music, has has not listened never anything like this before. This album of elderly celtic and the half oriental music is incredible. In the world with like this music of the copies of cat is good to listen music with old primeval instruments. I love a way Loreena uses his voice like an instrument that goes big and down with a music especially in Prologue and frame Polo. These two songs are excellent examples of average of oriental music. They are better that some correct songs the esees has listened of this part of a world. The Sober Is the piece of good-looking instrumental harp. Skellig, Walk at night By means of A Caucasus and A Highwayman is some better celtic songs in an album. They are more like this of the histories that just songs. A Mummers Dances (in ancient tree worshippers)has been released like the alone,although it is not a better song in an album. A better is The Sober,A Highwayman and the prayer of Dante to the church to captivate likes the song. If it love celtic and world-wide music would owe that give this glorious album tries it.
5 / 5
Ossia McKennitt The newest album, and possibly one of the his better. Different some of his earlier albums that tends to be all a time, has the a lot of-has balanced blend of fast and slow songs, each good-looking in the only way. While another has commented that his diction tends to be poor, this is not always a chance, and his voice is one of one the majority of pure and tone-has fill has has not listened never. While "Mummer Dance" it tends to be a more spoken-roughly song in this album, my personal favourites also comprise "the prayer of Dante" (which even more is moving is familiarised with A Divine Comedy) and "A Highwayman," the good-looking interpretation of Noyes' famous poem. While his songs can tend to be quite yearn some, the meeting is a perfect period to really take to a music. This and his last album, A Mask and a Mirror, show McKennitt musical expansion, particularly with an use of percussion and different time. His notes in a cd the booklet explains his inspirations and of the sources for his songs; if possible, read these also to take the best comprising of some historical funds of his songs. Although another has looked for to imitate McKennitt way, there is not founding never any the one who poden quite left until his only music (and believe me, has looked.) It calms it has not listened never McKennitt before, ossia a perfect album with that to start with.
5 / 5
Has had a follow of the his in a Celtic Chillout collection. You are 'A Mummers' Danced, an extraordinary clue. I have it quell'has purchased so only the pre-release PROMOTIONAL CD of A Book Of Secrets, of the as one follows aforesaid comes from/comes from. A whole album is extraordinary.
Has like this to write in this album that has tried express all has loved to say, would lose me in one never-torsion of decreasing. To the left it is so only say this Lady McKennitt has the a lot good-looking and original voice, some subjects of his compositions are varied to say a less; there are many influence that show his in some papers and some melodies; a musicianship is for real masterful and has produced the prójimo-perfect is an exemplary album and the good way to take the Lady McKennitts mark of Celtic music - so much have. A so only can ask reason have taken like this long to discover on sound.
5 / 5
Loreena Is the storyteller of unsurpassed antiquity. A Book of Secrets amenos history and of the legends of old to the soulful wave of traditional celtic sounds. Using the instrumental music is clearly the way to share a beauty with a soul.
Loreena angelic The voice comes on his heart to the equal that sings of of the east a lot on in the prayer of Dante, "please agree me." A Highwayman is the ballad in fact long, but so only Loreena soulful the voice could spend it to a light of day in such the way to the equal that to give some colds everytime is listened. We could not forget Mummers Dances like the history of the days has spent of longitude, some the wonderful papers and the good-looking sounds is like the majority crediticia of knots to find this one of the artistic icon bondadoso.
With each new creation leaves that they want to more. With the wide mix to want to expósito or stray, of legends and lore, or his sounds notarises them, A Book of Secrets is purely the legend is own time .
4 / 5
Are reluctant to add to some 343 descriptions herein of this cycle of songs, but simply can not resist.
Has been listening to this register for on two years, on and was, always with a same result. He questions me that this work of utter the musical character always will be pigeons-holed with like this-of the music called 'Celtic'. It is a work of Van Morrison Celtic music? It is one dark cinematic jouissance of Godard simply 'house of film of art?
In all the chance, any herein complaint because McKennitt the looks of music to leave one in a lurch so much-to-speak, or still to cover fallen. It says 'devastated' is the better term. But devastated in a way that transcendentally the extraordinary works of art move an alcohol to look to a vortex of time. Be too much to mention Mahler in this context?
This cycle of songs is the musical magazine (travesía), and one the accompanying booklet locates these travesías by means of the a lot poetic and scarce commentary to Be-There. This has said, challenge any to say me where a 'there' is in a pursuing, prendiendo, gorgeous the prayer of Dante ... Skellig Can take in North Italy, and leave in the state of observance of melancholy of a past life of a fray Irish, but also speaks mine of mine 'final' own. Still, to somewhere in a lyrical and aural matrix of McKennitt ravaging the music would owe that admit, sworn to reams of the smallest music, those some places and people she canvasses is everything entirely of an alcohol and heart.