The multimillionaire singer Enya is a mysterious recluse who swore off love, lives in a castle with cats and sings in a make-believe language, a fascinating new profile of the star reveals.The 54-year-old “Sail Away” singer — whose moody new-age tunes often throb through day spas and dental offices — was outed last week as the richest female in British and Irish history.
Although it is one of the newest in the list, it is quickly gaining notice amongst her fans, especially since it was one of the songs that was posted to her You Tube station just days after the album’s release. As the main characters walked together through a garden like setting, this song played out, as they morphed into children (symbolic of their emotions going on in the film at the time).
This song served as a backdrop for a beautiful scene in the movie ‘L. Whether you’re familiar with the movie or not, this song never ceases to evoke an emotion response in the listeners. Its melody, and words, just seem to grab the mind of the listener, and transport you to a place deep in your own psyche.
The beauty of the story being told, is in a way felt, as you follow the words from start to finish.
The singer has suffered before from the attentions of unwanted fans: in 1996 an Italian man, who had been seen in Dublin wearing her photograph around his neck, stabbed himself after being ejected from her parents' pub in Donegal.
Ireland is home to an unusually large number of famous artists, some home-grown like Enya, members of the band U2 and Van Morrison, while others have moved there from abroad.