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Dark Sky Island

Enya

Dark Sky Island

Eighth studio album from the Irish singer, inspired by the island of Sark and the poetry of Roma Ryan

ADM rating[?]

6.7

Label
Aigle Music
UK Release date
20/11/2015
US Release date
20/11/2015
  1. 9.0 |   Gig Soup

    After eight studio albums, Enya may finally be gaining some well-deserved respect for her unique and uncompromising musical vision
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    It does manage to harness some of the power and creativity of Enya's early days and pairs it with both the confidence and shadows of age
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  3. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Nourishing and immersive
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  4. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Magnificent, in every sense
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  5. 8.0 |   music OMH

    More open-minded listeners might find themselves surprisingly captivated
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  6. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    It does feel like Enya's strongest effort in years, and that is not at the expense of previous records. Dark Sky Island is Enya operating at her most maximal and self-aware
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  7. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    If you’ve dismissed Enya in the past, then Dark Sky Island is the perfect opportunity to embrace an artist who is so much loved, yet very much under-appreciated
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  8. 7.1 |   Pitchfork

    Though her approach has calcified, the environments generated by her records are still singular, a gentle, untroubled, indefinite ambience that is very soothing to inhabit
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  9. 6.0 |   The Observer

    The first half is full of pockets of gently unfurling prettiness, which makes the meandering and repetitive second half all the more disappointing
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  10. 4.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The trouble with 'Dark Sky Island' is that it sets out to be a faded copy of earlier work, and succeeds
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  11. 4.0 |   The FT

    Taken together her songs merge into soporific doppelgängers
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  12. 4.0 |   The Music

    If you're still selling pop records in your 50s, why change the formula?
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