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Re: The Problem With Enya
• Posted by: RJames   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, November 28, 2003, at 11:12 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: The Problem With Enya (Scorehound)

> "May it be" was a brilliant song. It was touching and gentle. It
> did more for me than Annie Lennox... Enya's contribution to the trilogy
> stands out more than any other song at the end of the films. But Gollum's
> song at the end of the Two Towers was amazing as well. Let's just say that
> Annie Lennox was not a good choice. I would have preferred maybe Lisa
> Gerrard or Charlotte Church. Anyone who;s voice is haunting and beautiful.
> How about the woman that did the vocals for Titanic? Now she had an amzing
> voice.

> Enya's song was perfect. In my opinion.

Have to agree here. Enya would've been the BEST choice. "May it be" is really a great song. "Gollum's song" is a close second. Annie's just not right for this. Though the lyrics for "Into the west" are very good, the rendition never pulled me like "May it be".

You know, while listening to Annie, I did wonder how it would be if Charlotte Church would sing it Lisa Gerrard is also a good option, I liked her work in GLADIATOR ... would've worked here too.

Annie's version just doesnt give the bittersweet feeling that I think "into the west" should convey.


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       Jim - Wednesday, November 26, 2003, at 11:59 a.m.

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