Samain Night Lyrics

Loreena McKennitt


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Loreena Mckennitt
album: Track 1 in album Parallel Dreams
release date: 1989
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length: 4:31
keyboard: Loreena McKennitt
violin: Oliver Schroer
guitar: Brian Hughes
cello: George Koller
harp: Loreena McKennitt
mix: Jeff Wolpert
co producer: Loreena McKennitt, Brian Hughes
vocal: Loreena McKennitt

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When the moon on a cloud cast night
Hung above the tree tops' height
You sang me of some distant past
That made my heart beat strong and fast
Now I know I'm home at last


You offered me an eagle's wing
That to the sun I might soar and sing
And if I heard the owl's cry
Into the forest I would fly
And in its darkness find you by.


And so our love's not a simple thing
Nor our truths unwavering
But like the moon's pull on the tide
Our fingers touch our hearts collide
I'll be a moonsbreath by your side

Track Listing

  • 1 Samain Night
  • 2 Moon Cradle
  • 3 Huron 'Beltane' Fire Dance
  • 4 Annachie Gordon
  • 5 Standing Stones
  • 6 Dickens' Dublin (The Palace)
  • 7 Breaking the Silence
  • 8 Ancient Pines