Dark Sky Island Album is by Enya, the multi-award-winning Irish singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.
Her eighth studio album was released on the 20th of November 2015 internationally under record label Warner Music and in the United States by Reprise Records.
Upon release, the album gained positive reviews in the music press with some praising the vocals of Enya and the overall composition.
The inspiration for the Dark Sky Island album came from the designation of a dark-sky preserve for the island of Sark and poems by longtime collaborator, Roma Ryan. The term refers to an area which has a restriction for artificial light pollution, usually for scientific purposes such as an observatory.
A successful album, commercially, it reached number 8 on the Billboard 200 in the United States.
In the United Kingdom, the Dark Sky Island album made number 4 on the UK Albums Chart. To date, it has spent 19 weeks in the Top 100.
The album also peaked inside the Top 10 in Australia, Austria, Belgium ( Wallonia/Flanders ), Canada, The Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan. To date, estimated worldwide sales are over 900,000 copies.
At the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, held on the 12th of February 2017 at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, Enya received a nomination for Best New Age Album.
Stand out tracks are, ” Dark Sky Island “, ” Diamonds on the Water “and ” Echoes in Rain “, which reached number 6 in Flanders, Belgium and 48 in Wallonia.
If you have already a few of Enya’s albums, experiencing the multi-award winning artist for the first time, or just need something to put on in the background to chill out to, then the Dark Sky Island album is one you should consider for your CD collection.
Dark Sky Island Album Track Listing:
1. The Humming
2. So I Could Find My Way
3. Even in the Shadows
4. The Forge of the Angels
5. Echoes in Rain
6. I Could Never Say Goodbye
7. Dark Sky Island
8. Sancta Maria
9. Astra et Luna
10. The Loxian Gate
11. Diamonds on the Water
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