Enya – Watermark original 1988 German LP


An original German pressing of the 1988 LP Watermark by Enya.

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Offered for sale is an original German issue of Enya’s Watermark LP, issued in 1988.

About this copy:  This copy is an original 1988 German pressing, pressed there for distribution throughout Europe.

The cover is M- and features a hype sticker that promotes three songs: “Includes Orinoco Flow, Evening Falls, Storms in Africa (Part II)”

The custom inner sleeve is included and is M-.

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.

A beautiful copy of a terrific album that’s quite hard to find on vinyl.

Background: Enya’s Watermark came out in 1988, and at that time the artist was largely unknown.  While the album sold well in Europe, it only reached #60 on the U.S. charts.  Enya didn’t receive recognition in the U.S. until several of the songs from the album were used in the 1991 film L.A. Story, by which time the album was long out of print on vinyl.

As a result, most of the copies of Watermark that turn up for sale are imported pressings from Europe.  The American pressings, in contrast, are quite rare, and this is the first copy we’ve ever had.

AllMusic.com gave Watermark 5 stars:

Thanks to its distinct, downright catchy single “Orinoco Flow,” which amusingly referenced both her record-company boss Rob Dickins and co-producer Ross Cullum in the lyrics, Enya’s second album Watermark established her as the unexpected queen of gentle, Celtic-tinged new age music.  Watermark ends with a fascinating piece, “Na Laetha Geal M’Oige,” where fellow Irish modern/traditional fusion artist Davy Spillane adds a gripping, heartbreaking uilleann pipe solo to the otherwise calm synth-based performance. It’s a perfect combination of timelessness and technology, an appropriate end to this fine album.


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Country of origin: Germany
Size: 12″
Record Label: WEA
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1988
Format: Stereo
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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in