Oíche Chiúin (Enya’s Irish version of “Silent Night”)

~ Song


note that there are a few Gaelic versions of "Silent Night" with slightly different lyrics, see http://www.celticlyricscorner.net/enya/oiche.htm (which is Enya's version, but links to the others)

Annotation last modified on 2015-11-29 19:20 UTC.


"Silent Night" (German: "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht") is a popular Christmas carol, composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria. It was declared an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in 2011. The song was first recorded in 1905 and has remained a popular success, appearing in films and multiple successful recordings, as well as being quoted in other musical compositions.

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lyricist:Josef Mohr
composer:Franz Xaver Gruber
publisher:EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (1989-07-24–present)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated)
EMI Songs Ltd.
イーエムアイ音楽出版 (until 2021-06-30)
ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
Wikidata:Q172152 [info]
translated version of:Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht


Oíche Chiúincover and instrumentalVitamin Baroque2:17
Oíche Chiúin (chorale)Enya3:50
Oíche Chiúin (Silent Night)Enya3:48
Oíche Chiúin (Silent Night)Enya3:48
Oíche Chiúin (Silent Night) (video published by BBC in 1996)Enya3:45
Oíche Chiúin (Silent Night)Enya3:47
Oiche ChiunEnya3:48
Oiche Chiun (Silent Night) (6 Tracks EP)Enya3:46
Silent NightmedleyCherish the Ladies5:44