Whisper to the Wild Water [Bonus Track]

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Máire Brennan sets a series of prayers in English and Gaelic to music on her second album for the religious label Word. The musical style is informed by Celtic music and hymns, but also uses elements of rock, as Brennan sings with considerable echo, sometimes suggesting the round tones of Judy Collins. The massed backup vocals with their ethereal sound often recall the work of Brennan's sister Enya, though her songs are more focused. The tone of generalized religious devotion in the lyrics and Brennan's angelic singing sometimes make the music sound like it comes from centuries ago, despite the occasional electric instrumentation and 1990s production values. [A ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Máire Brennan sets a series of prayers in English and Gaelic to music on her second album for the religious label Word. The musical style is informed by Celtic music and hymns, but also uses elements of rock, as Brennan sings with considerable echo, sometimes suggesting the round tones of Judy Collins. The massed backup vocals with their ethereal sound often recall the work of Brennan's sister Enya, though her songs are more focused. The tone of generalized religious devotion in the lyrics and Brennan's angelic singing sometimes make the music sound like it comes from centuries ago, despite the occasional electric instrumentation and 1990s production values. [A Japanese version added a bonus track.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/18/1999
  • Label: Epic Japan
  • EAN: 4988010810283
  • Catalog Number: 8102

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Follow the Word - Moya Brennan (5:12)
  2. 2 Where I Stand - Moya Brennan (5:17)
  3. 3 Hard To Break the Seal - Moya Brennan (4:35)
  4. 4 To the Water - Moya Brennan (3:25)
  5. 5 Whisper To the Wild Water - Moya Brennan (4:44)
  6. 6 Peacemaker - Moya Brennan (4:28)
  7. 7 Ageless Messengers - Moya Brennan (4:45)
  8. 8 I Láthair Dé (In God's Presence) - Moya Brennan (3:44)
  9. 9 Life - Moya Brennan (4:51)
  10. 10 Rinne Tú (You Made) - Moya Brennan (5:02)
  11. 11 Mary of the Gaels - Moya Brennan (4:24)
  12. 12 Sing From the Hills - Moya Brennan (4:34)
  13. 13 Bí Thusa Mo Shúile - Moya Brennan (1:56)
  14. 14 Don't Give Up - Moya Brennan (6:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Maire Brennan Primary Artist, Harp, Keyboards, Vocals
Paul Byrne Percussion
Máirtín O'Connor Accordion
Dee Brennan Percussion, Conductor, Vocals
Denis Woods Keyboards
Joe Csibi Double Bass
Anthony Drennan Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Keith Duffy Bass Guitar
Ewan Cowley Guitar, Vocals
Paul Jarvis Vocals
Maire Breathnach Fiddle, Viola
Tiarnan O Duinnchinn uillean pipes, Low Whistle
Baba Brennan Choir Master
David Macmullen Piano, Keyboards
Sinéad Madden Fiddle, Vocals
Tony Steele Bass Guitar
Technical Credits
Tim Martin Engineer
Denis Woods Composer, Producer
Tim Jarvis Composer
Beth Lee Art Direction
Ray Staff Mastering
Traditional Composer
Elisa Elder Executive Producer
Dennis Woods Composer
Moya Brennan Arranger, Composer, Producer
Tony Perrey Engineer
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