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The Visit by Loreena McKennitt
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Personnel: Loreena McKennitt (vocals, harp, accordion, bodhran, keyboards);

Brian Hughes (acoustic & electric guitar, balalaika); George Koller (fiddle, sitar, cello, tamboura, bass); Hugh Marsh (fiddle); Anne Bourne (cello); Tom Hazlett (bass); Patrick Hutchinson (Uillean pipes); Rick Lazar (Udu drum, percussion); Al Cross (drums).

Recorded at Inception Studios, Toronto, Canada. Includes liner notes by Loreena McKennitt.

With her piercing vocals and sensual, exotic sound, Loreena McKennitt has single-handedly made tangible the passions of Celtic and pagan life for her large, devoted audience. Her fourth release, THE VISIT, was her breakthrough, a satisfying mixture of original compositions and adaptations. "The Lady of Shalott" is an 11-minute rendition of the Alfred Lord Tennyson poem, while McKennitt archly notes that she sings the subdued "Greensleeves" in her best Tom Waits impersonation.

What the critics say...

Q (1/93, p.73) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992.
Q (7/92, p.95) - 3 Stars - Good - "..[McKennitt] possesses a sharp eye for good material (her own and traditional) and a voice that makes mincemeat out of many of her contemporaries...could be the folk album of the year.."

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
  1. All Souls Night
  2. Bonny Portmore
  3. Between The Shadows
  4. Lady Of Shalott, The
  5. Greensleeves
  6. Tango To Evora
  7. Courtyard Lullaby
  8. Old Ways, The
  9. Cymbeline
Release date Australia
September 23rd, 2003
Album Length (Minutes)
49:10
Label
Warner Bros Records
Number of Discs
1
UPC
0774213510419
Product ID
1524614

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