Solo outing from Clannad singer moving into Enya territory

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Moya Brennan – Two Horizons

The singer with Donegal favourites Clannad, Moya Brennan once duetted with Bono on the hit “In A Lifetime”. She’s also Enya’s sister, and you can’t blame her for wanting a piece of the same lucrative elevator soundtrack market. Two Horizons is her fifth solo album and its pseudo-Celtic currency involves whispered, floating vocals that we’re meant to describe as “ethereal”. Banal would be a better word. The lyrics?and these days, of course, the woman we once knew as Maire O’Bhraonain sings in English rather than Gaelic?are similarly intended to be mysterious and profound. Instead, they’re merely clich