Enya / The Celts

~ Release group by Enya

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Enya is the debut studio album by Irish singer, songwriter and musician Enya, released in March 1987 by BBC Records in the United Kingdom and by Atlantic Records in the United States. It was renamed as The Celts for the 1992 international re-release of the album by Warner Music. The album is a selection of music she recorded for the soundtrack to the BBC television series The Celts, aired in 1987. Four years into her largely unnoticed solo career, Enya landed her first major project in 1985 when producer Tony McAuley asked her to contribute a song to the soundtrack. After its director David Richardson liked her demo, Enya accepted his offer to compose the entire score. with her long time recording partners, producer and arranger Nicky Ryan and his wife, lyricist Roma Ryan.

Enya received mostly mixed reviews from critics when it was released in 1987. It was a mild commercial success, peaking at number eight in Ireland and number sixty-nine on the UK Albums Chart. The album continued to sell; it was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of one million copies. Despite its commercial performance, the album helped Enya secure a recording contract with Warner after chairman Rob Dickins became a fan of its music. After the commercial success of Enya's next two albums, the album was reissued as The Celts which outperformed its original sales. It reached a new peak of number ten on the UK Albums Chart and sold a further one million copies in the United States.

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Album

Release Format Tracks Date Country Label Catalog# Barcode
Official
Enya CD 15 Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7 81842-2, 81842-2 075678184222
Enya Cassette 15 BBC Records (had undergone several name changes, see aliases) ZCF 605
Enya CD 15 BBC Records (had undergone several name changes, see aliases) CD 605
Enya 12" Vinyl 15 BBC Records (had undergone several name changes, see aliases) REB 605
Enya CD 15 Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) CD 81842 075678184222
Enya Cassette 15 CRC A4 81842
Enya Cassette 15 Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 81842-4 075678184246
Enya CD 15 BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05 upon the merger that formed Sony BMG Music Entertainment) D 100148
Enya Cassette 15 BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05 upon the merger that formed Sony BMG Music Entertainment) C 100148
Enya 12" Vinyl 15 Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 81842-1
Enya CD 15 Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) A2 81842-2
Enya Cassette 15 BBC Records (had undergone several name changes, see aliases) ZCF 605
Enya CD 15 Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) A2 81842.775726T
Enya Cassette 15 wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 81842-4
Enya CD 15 Edelton 2510-2
Enya 12" Vinyl 15 Edelton 2510-1
Enya CD 15 BBC Records (had undergone several name changes, see aliases) 605
Enya CD 15 Jimco Records JIM 0001
Enya 12" Vinyl 15 Sonifolk F-108
Enya CD 15 Sonifolk CDF-108
Enya Cassette 15 Sonifolk FC-108
The Celts (remastered) CD 15 wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 4509-91167-2 745099116729
The Celts CD 15 wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) CD 91167 745099116729
Enya CD 15 Jimco Records JICM 89001
The Celts CD 15 wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) WE 854 745099116729
The Celts CD 15 Reprise Records 9 45681-2 093624568124
The Celts (remastered Japanese SHM-CD) CD 16 Warner Music UK (formerly Warner Records Ltd., a branch of WEA International) WPCR-13297 4943674087082
Enya / The Celts CD 17 Chinese Dragon Records, INC. ECCD-RME1401

Relationships

associated singles/EPs: I Want Tomorrow
The Celts
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/27579 [info]
Wikidata: Q841160 [info]
lyrics page: http://lyrics.wikia.com/wiki/Enya:Enya_(1987) [info]

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