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Clannad

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This article is about a band. For the game release by Key, see Clannad (game).


Clannad is a famous Irish band. Their music has been variously described as being folk music, new age, and Celtic. Enya is a famous former member. The band won a Grammy Award in 1999 for Best New Age Album.

Clannad, took the name from 'an Clann as Dobhar' meaning 'the family from the townland of Dobhair', was formed by the Brennan family in 1970. Mire Brennan, Ciarn Brennan, Pl Brennan joined uncles Noel Duggan and Padraig Duggan and began performing in their father, Leo's, tavern. Mire's sister, Enya, joined the band in 1979 and left three years later in 1982. Mire has also enjoyed a simultaneous career as a solo singer and recently altered the spelling of her name to Moya Brennan.

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Clannad won a Grammy in the "Best New Age Album" category for their 1998 release "Landmarks".

List of Albums

  • 1972 The Pretty Maid (Clannad)
  • 1974 Clannad 2
  • 1976 Dúlamán
  • 1978 Clannad in Concert [live]
  • 1979 Ring Of Gold [live, unofficial bootleg]
  • 1980 Crann Úll
  • 1982 Fuaim
  • 1983 Magical Ring
  • 1984 Legend [soundtrack]
  • 1985 Macalla
  • 1987 Sirius
  • 1988 Atlantic Realm [soundtrack]
  • 1989 Pastpresent [collection]
  • 1989 The Angel and the Soldier Boy [soundtrack]
  • 1992 Anam
  • 1993 Banba
  • 1995 Lore
  • 1995 Themes [collection]
  • 1997 Landmarks
  • 1997 Rogha: The Best of Clannad [collection]
  • 1998 An Diolaim [collection]
  • 2003 The Best of Clannad: In A Lifetime [collection]
  • 2005 Clannad (Live In Concert, 1996) [live]

External links

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