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This CD contains the highlights from her albums `The Celts', `Watermark', `Caribbean Blue', and `The Memory of Trees'. There are a few variations, however. The rendition of `Book of Days' on this, which was used in the cinematic film `Far and Away', is in English on this CD, whereas on the original album it is in Gaelic.
Classic tracks from the albums are here; this is her 'greatest hits so far' album (I hate the idea of a 'greatest hits' album for a still-productive artist, as if the best is behind). `Orinoco Flow' was her first 'smash' hit (having achieved some notice and popularity from `The Celts', it actually took this song to break into the charts and mainstream notice). The music from this song is flowing and haunting, with an interesting combination of celtic influences and modern recording techniques. Other popularly known songs include `Caribbean Blue', a song in a similar style; `Storms in Africa', an interesting juxtaposition of African and celtic rhythms with interesting lyrical content; `Anywhere is', likewise with overdubs and haunting strains, but a determined beat that is hopeful and progressive.
Lesser known songs from her albums include `The Celts' and `Boadicea', both used as backing tracks for the BBC series on the history of the Celtic peoples.
There are two new tracks on this album, too: `Only if...Lire la suite ›