Offered for sale is an original German pressing of Shepherd Moons by Enya.
About this copy: This copy of Shepherd Moons is an original 1991 pressing on the WEA label.
Cover and disc are M-; the record looks unplayed.
A beautiful copy of a terrific (and great sounding) LP.
Background: Released in 1991, Shepherd Moons was the third album by Enya. The LP reached #1 in the UK and #17 on the U.S. album charts.
Calling Shepherd Moons a near carbon copy of Watermark puts it quite mildly. Like Watermark, Shepherd Moons opens with the title track, a calm instrumental, has another brief instrumental titled after a Dora Saint book smack in the middle (“No Holly for Miss Quinn”), and concludes with a number incorporating a striking uilleann pipes solo, “Smaointe….” In general, Enya’s own musical style and work remains the same, again assisted on production by Nicky Ryan and with lyrics by Roma Ryan. Shepherd Moons does have one key factor that’s also carried over from Watermark — it’s quite good listening.
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|Country of origin:||Germany|
|Year of Release:||1991|