The Very Best of Enya

Enya Lyrics & discography

This is the complete Enya discography. Click on an album title or cover to visit it's page. You can also jump direct to charts, lyrics and videos list. (Note that most compilations, soundtracks and cover versions are not listed.)

If you don't know in which album your lyric is, see the complete list of Enya songs.

Also in this page: Enya in soundtracks, with her songs in films and TV shows, and other works by Enya, with her early work and guest appearances.

Most popular songs:
  1. Only Time
  2. May It Be
  3. Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)
  4. Trains and Winter Rains
  5. Only If...
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The Very Best of Enya, 2009

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And Winter Came, 2008

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Peak position on Billborad 200: #8

Featured: "Trains and Winter Rains", "My! My! Time Flies"

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Amarantine, 2005

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Peak position on Billborad 200: #6

Featured: "Amarantine", "It's In The Rain"

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A Day Without Rain, 2000

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Peak position on Billborad 200: #2

Featured: "Wild Child", "Only Time"

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Paint The Sky With Stars, 1997

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Peak position on Billborad 200: #30

Featured: "Paint The Sky With Stars"

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The Memory Of Trees, 1995

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Peak position on Billborad 200: #9

Featured: "On My Way Home"

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The Celts, 1992

Re-released version of Enya, 1987

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Featured: "The Celts", "I Want Tomorrow"

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Shepperd Moons, 1991

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Peak position on Billborad 200: #17

Featured: "Caribbean Blue"

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Watermark, 1988

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Peak position on Billborad 200: #25

Featured: "Storms In Africa", "Orinoco Flow"

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Enya, 1987

Later re-released as The Celts, 1992

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Featured: "Adeste, Fideles", "May It Be"

Enya on soundtracks

Enya composed or have her songs included in a series of films and soundtracks. Here is a listing of productions that used original songs or exclusive remixes of Enya music:

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The Frog Prince, 1985

The film The Frog Prince (released as The French Lesson in the USA) has most soundtrack songs composed by Enya, but only two are performed by her, neither of which is used in the film. They are "The Frog Prince" and "Dreams".

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The Celts, 1987

It is a documentary produced by the BBC, with all soundtrack composed by Enya. An album with songs from the series' was released as Enya, later remastered and reissued as The Celts. The series was released on DVD.

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Far And Away, 1992

The song "Book of Days" was rewritten with a English-Gaelic lyric instead of the original Gaelic, and used at the beginning of the film credits.

Soundtrack CD and film DVD available on Amazon.com

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Toys, 1992

A remix of "Ebudæ", slightly shorter than the album version, was used in the film. It lacks only the brief three second prelude. The instrumental was also changed, with the addition of a small but distinctive percussion and bell part.

Soundtrack CD and film DVD available on Amazon.com

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Themes From Calmi Cuori Appassionati, 2001

Portions of seven Enya tracks appear in the Japanese film Reisei To Jyonetsu No Aida (Calmi Cuori Appassionati) ("Between Calmness and Passion" in English). "Wild Child" is used enterely in the closing credits". The soundtrack has 14 Enya songs.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, 2001/2002

The film soundtrack includes two pieces written and performed by Enya: "May It Be", sung in English and Quenya, and "Aníron ", sung in Sindarin. Sindarin and Quenya are fictional languages of the novels. Click here for more about The Lord Of The Rings.

Soundtrack CD and film DVD available on Amazon.com

Other films, TV shows and documentaries that also used Enya songs:

  • 1989: Portrait of Ireland. Songs used: "Triad", "Na Laetha Geal M'Óige", "Evening Falls...", "The Sun In The Stream", "Boadicea", "Cursum Perficio" and "Deireadh An Tuath".
  • 1990: The Memory of Earth. Songs used: "Deireath An Tuath", "Boadicea", "Dan y Dwr", "Aldebaran", "Epona", "Portrait", "I Want Tomorrow", "The Sun In The Stream" and "To Go Beyond II".
  • 1990: Green Card. Songs used: "River", "Storms in Africa" and "Watermark".
  • 1991: L.A. Story. Songs used: "Epona", "Exile" and "On Your Shore".
  • 1992: Sleepwalkers. Song used: "Boadicea".
  • 1993: Age of Innocence. Song used: "Marble Halls",
  • 1995: Cry the Beloved Country. Song used: "Exile".
  • 2001: Sweet November. Song used: "Only Time".

Early work and other appearances by Enya

Enya's first musical interest was in her siblings band Clannad, a Folk/New Age/Rock Irish group. Before and during her solo carrer, she was also featured as guest artist in other musicians songs, as listed above:

  • 1983: Ceol Aduaidh album by Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Frankie Kennedy. Enya plays the synthesizer on the song "An Cár Bog Déil".
  • 1984: Touch Travel album by various artists. A cassette which included two instrumental tracks by Enya (credited under her real name Eithne Ní Bhraonáin): "An Ghaoth Ón Ghrian" (2:04) and "Miss Clare Remembers" (2:02), a demo version of its namesake on later Watermark. Both songs were produced by Nicky Ryan.
  • 1985: Ordinary Man album by Christy Moore. Enya does backup vocals on tracks "Sweet Music Roll On", "The Diamondtina Drover" and "Quiet Desperation"
  • 1987: The Lion And the Cobra album by Sinéad O'Connor. Enya reads the Psalms 91:11-13, in Irish Gaelic, on the track "Never Get Old".
  • 1991: The Driver album by Terry Reid. Enya does backup vocals on track "The Whole of the Moon".
  • 1996: Celtic Folk Festival album by various artists. This album includes two unreleased tracks by Clannad: "Horo Gheallaid" and "Dúlamán", songs which were recorded when Enya was in the band.

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For soundtracks, b-sides, alternate versions and Sounds of the Season/Christmas Secrets songs, see Other songs by Enya. For a complete list of songs, check All Enya songs.

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