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Clannad

Clannad
Formed: 1970 in Donegal, Ireland
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Genre: Folk, Pop/Rock, World
Group Members: Enya, Ciarán Brennan, Paul Brennan, Noel Duggan, Pat Duggan, Moya Brennan
Biography: Clannad bridged the gap between traditional Celtic music and pop. Usually, their results were an entrancing, enchanting form of pop that managed to fuse the disparate elements together rather seamlessly. Such fusions have earned the band an international cult of fans.

Taking their name from the Gaelic

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Macalla
Released: 1985
Label: RCA Records
Critics' Rating:
1985's Macalla is one of Clannad's strongest albums. The songs are mainly mid-tempo or slower, and combine the poignant beauty of Irish balladry with the immediacy of a rock band line-up. Traditional Irish ...Read full review
Clannad 2
Released: 1974
Label: Shanachie Records
Critics' Rating:
Though the group would eventually drift into new age territory, with its second effort Clannad was still rooted firmly in traditionalism. Sung almost entirely in Gaelic, Clannad 2 is moody and deliberate, ...Read full review
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