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Born: 1961-05-17
Profession: Musician
Nation: Irish
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Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal. They can say wonderful things about you one week, and the next week, you're in the can.

Tags: Music, Next, Wonderful

People tend to think that because I need all this time on my own in the studio, that I need time on my own, period. And that's not really true.

Tags: Period, Time, True

Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung.

Tags: Natural, Singing, Sung

The Druids held the trees as very sacred.

Tags: Held, Sacred, Trees

The minuses of celebrity include having to live with security and the knowledge that you may be stalked.

Tags: Knowledge, May, Security

The music sold itself before anybody knew who I was.

Tags: Anybody, Knew, Music

The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it's a bit false.

Tags: Bit, False, Personal

The writing of a melody is an emotional moment; success doesn't make it easy.

Tags: Emotional, Success, Writing

There is no formula to it. Writing every song is a little journey. The first note has to lift you.

Tags: Journey, Song, Writing

When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church.

Tags: Church, Growing, Sing

When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success.

Tags: Forget, Music, Success

With my music, I can express myself so much. A lot of the fans can sense that I'm relating to them something that's quite personal.

Tags: Music, Personal, Sense

Writing music on your own makes you think a lot about your life. Who are you? Would you change anything about yourself? This is where it comes from.

Tags: Change, Life, Music

I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain.

Tags: Discipline, Love, Writing

I am not reclusive. I just have a private life.

Tags: Life, Private, Reclusive

As with anything creative, change is inevitable.

Tags: Change, Creative, Inevitable

I can only be who I am.

Tags: Death, Threats

I know every note in every song, the whole history of it, even parts that were there and are gone.

Tags: History, Song, Whole

My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities-we should live and let live.

Tags: Beliefs, Best, Idea

The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.

Tags: Great, Journey, Ocean

The success of Watermark surprised me. I never thought of music as something commercial; it was something very personal to me.

Tags: Music, Success, Thought

Fame and success are very different things.

Tags: Fame, Success

I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life.

Tags: Change, Life, Love

I am really a very shy person. If I appear, it is because of the music, not because I want to be seen.

Tags: Music, Seen, Shy

I could have been more famous if I did all the glitzy things, but celebrity always seemed so unnecessary.

Tags: Celebrity, Famous, Seemed

I didn't expect such a huge reaction, but I knew I was doing something different to everything else that was happening at the time.

Tags: Else, Expect, Time
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I do a so-called trip into myself: I sit down at the piano and the melody might start to evolve from my playing or then I might start to sing it.

Tags: Might, Playing, Start

I do promotion when it is necessary, but I always want to get back to the music.

Tags: Music, Necessary, Promotion

I don't have pets, I have two guard dogs; and I don't do my own shopping; it's a security thing.

Tags: Dogs, Security, Shopping

I don't need a man in my life.

Tags: Life

I enjoyed the two years I was with Clannad. I enjoyed touring. We toured a lot in Europe.

Tags: Enjoyed, Europe, Touring

I tend to listen to the classical composers: Rachmaninov, Satie.

Tags: Classical, Composers, Listen

I told the record company I didn't feel the need to be at red-carpet events. I wanted a career. But I wanted to keep myself intact as a person.

Tags: Career, Keep, Wanted

I use my voice as an instrument.

Tags: Instrument, Voice

It wasn't so long ago that it was not popular to speak Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is spoken in were much poorer areas.

Tags: Ireland, Popular, Speak

It's very homely, this castle. It doesn't have huge ballrooms. I didn't want a cold, cavernous place.

Tags: Castle, Cold, Place

My first language is Gaelic.

Tags: Gaelic, Language