Tuesday, 2 December 2014

I want tomorrow - Enya

Long before Enya died and her subsequent albums were created by producers in a studio, reusing her vocals time and again, she recorded a self-titled debut album. The album was used as the soundtrack to the BBC documentary series 'The Celts'. The album includes only a portion of the music Enya composed for the documentary series.

Hard to believe, but this single taken from the album sounds rather original. It actually sounds like Enya sang the words herself instead of being pieced together from previously sung vocals. However, the single did not chart. Her next single, 'Orinoco flow' would become a worldwide hit and would later turn out to be the first version of all her subsequent singles.

My collection: 7" single no. 5670
Found: Record fair, Utrecht, November 23, 2014
Cost: 0,5 euro
Tracks: 'I want tomorrow' / 'The Celts'


  1. Great singer

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  3. Unfortunately she passed away in 1987. Leaving the producers with ah's and oh's repeating over and over again. Luckily they found a unfinished song which later was brought out as May it be. She performed that song "live" at the oscars award show with the acclaimed holograms they also used for Tupac. The act was so real people still believe she is alive today.


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