Ramblings, opinions, and general meanderings from the Deep South

Monday, August 13, 2012

Music Monday - Which Version Melts in Your Ear?

Love this song. And adore the three performers.

This first video is about as close to an "official" video that could be found. Enya, and friend Roma Ryan, should be given credit for writing this beautiful, melancholy piece that haunts my memories of loves past. She is a prime pioneer in the rebirth of Celtic Music and this song was recorded in Dublin, Ireland:

Hayley Westenra comes from one of the lands down under. A native of Christchurch, New Zealand, Hayley has had an extensive career including one tour as a member of Celtic Woman. Very much a philanthropist, her Christian faith shines through in her charitable activites throughout the world:

If you want to know what it's like to hear angels sing, listen to Lisa Kelly. She also toured with Celtic Woman from the beginning until this last tour. She is on maternal leave and I think rejoining the CW lasses will happen. This is a performance from a Celtic Woman concert circa 2005:

Which one is your favorite? My choice is apparent. Just click on comments below.

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