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The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.

The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.

The spring, summer, is quite a hectic time for people in their lives, but then it comes to autumn, and to winter, and you can't but help think back to the year that was, and then hopefully looking forward to the year that is approaching. ---->>>

I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain. ---->>>

My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities-we should live and let live. ---->>>

As with anything creative, change is inevitable.

As with anything creative, change is inevitable.

I am not reclusive. I just have a private life. ---->>>

I find that music makes people just sit and listen, firstly. Then, they seem to interpret their own emotions with the music and it makes them ponder their own life a lot. And then they start to question: Am I happy in my work? Am I happy in my relationships? What am I striving for? ---->>>

The Druids held the trees as very sacred.

The Druids held the trees as very sacred.

Fame and success are very different things. ---->>>

When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church. ---->>>

It's a noisy environment we all live in, whether it's traffic or the workplace, so it's very difficult to think about your life in general. A lot of people are afraid to do that. They like to hide behind their work and not face up to a big problem in their life. ---->>>

Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung. ---->>>

I find I'm not one of these composers that are, you know, walking along a beach or walking on the mountainside in County Donegal that's, you know, 'Oh, a melody.' It's more a matter of eventually taking that moment with me to the studio, and it begins to evolve. ---->>>

Wintertime for me is a time when I do a lot of my writing in the studio. It's a time I enjoy. And it's very reflective and a very calming time of the year. Throughout the year I gather a lot of musical inspirations, and this is where I bring them to the studio and see what will evolve musically.

Wintertime for me is a time when I do a lot of my writing in the studio. It's a time I enjoy. And it's very reflective and a very calming time of the year. Throughout the year I gather a lot of musical inspirations, and this is where I bring them to the studio and see what will evolve musically.

I can only be who I am. ---->>>

It's very homely, this castle. It doesn't have huge ballrooms. I didn't want a cold, cavernous place. ---->>>

I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life. ---->>>

I have had death threats from people with fixations.

I have had death threats from people with fixations.

The success of Watermark surprised me. I never thought of music as something commercial; it was something very personal to me. ---->>>

I do promotion when it is necessary, but I always want to get back to the music. ---->>>

I am really a very shy person. If I appear, it is because of the music, not because I want to be seen. ---->>>

There is no formula to it. Writing every song is a little journey. The first note has to lift you. ---->>>

It wasn't so long ago that it was not popular to speak Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is spoken in were much poorer areas. ---->>>

The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it's a bit false. ---->>>

When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success. ---->>>

With my music, I can express myself so much. A lot of the fans can sense that I'm relating to them something that's quite personal. ---->>>

I do understand that not everyone is going to sit and listen to an Enya album. When someone says it's not their cup of tea, it's not their kind of album, that's fine by me. ---->>>

I told the record company I didn't feel the need to be at red-carpet events. I wanted a career. But I wanted to keep myself intact as a person. ---->>>

I know every note in every song, the whole history of it, even parts that were there and are gone. ---->>>

I don't have pets, I have two guard dogs; and I don't do my own shopping; it's a security thing. ---->>>

I could have been more famous if I did all the glitzy things, but celebrity always seemed so unnecessary. ---->>>

I didn't expect such a huge reaction, but I knew I was doing something different to everything else that was happening at the time. ---->>>

I do a so-called trip into myself: I sit down at the piano and the melody might start to evolve from my playing or then I might start to sing it. ---->>>

I don't need a man in my life. ---->>>

I enjoyed the two years I was with Clannad. I enjoyed touring. We toured a lot in Europe. ---->>>

I tend to listen to the classical composers: Rachmaninov, Satie. ---->>>

I use my voice as an instrument. ---->>>

My first language is Gaelic. ---->>>

Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal. They can say wonderful things about you one week, and the next week, you're in the can. ---->>>

People tend to think that because I need all this time on my own in the studio, that I need time on my own, period. And that's not really true. ---->>>

The music sold itself before anybody knew who I was. ---->>>

The writing of a melody is an emotional moment; success doesn't make it easy. ---->>>

The minuses of celebrity include having to live with security and the knowledge that you may be stalked. ---->>>

Writing music on your own makes you think a lot about your life. Who are you? Would you change anything about yourself? This is where it comes from. ---->>>

It's very easy for me to keep a low profile because the focus I feel is always on the music. Success and fame are two different things. And so I feel the success is always towards the music, which means that I can have a very normal and private lifestyle. ---->>>

I always felt that the music sells by itself. The music has always been the successful aspect on my career, and that means that, to me, I can always still stay very focused on music. ---->>>

The fans are very, very loyal. They're always saying, 'When is the next album?' They know when I finish in the studio it's got to be a few years before the next album. ---->>>

When you spend two to three years working on an album that I feel very happy with the end result, there is nothing I would change. Musically, I have achieved what I set out to do. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Enya
Nationality: Irish
Born: 05-17, 1961
Birthplace:
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Occupation: Musician

Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin (anglicised as Enya Patricia Brennan; born 17 May 1961), better known professionally as Enya, is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. Born into a musical family and raised in the Irish speaking area of Gweedore in County Donegal, Enya began her music career when she joined her family's Celtic band Clannad in 1980 on keyboards and backing vocals (wikipedia)