Facts about Enya
Enya is a famous Musician from Ireland, he/she is 62 years old and still alive, born May 17, 1961.
He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience.
Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Enya.
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31 Famous quotes by Enya
"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"
"I use my voice as an instrument"
"As with anything creative, change is inevitable"
"The minuses of celebrity include having to live with security and the knowledge that you may be stalked"
"The Druids held the trees as very sacred"
"I am not reclusive. I just have a private life"
"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"
"My first language is Gaelic"
"I enjoyed the two years I was with Clannad. I enjoyed touring. We toured a lot in Europe"
"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"
"It's very homely, this castle. It doesn't have huge ballrooms. I didn't want a cold, cavernous place"
"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"
"I don't need a man in my life"
"I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life"
"The music sold itself before anybody knew who I was"
"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"
"I have had death threats from people with fixations"
"I don't have pets, I have two guard dogs; and I don't do my own shopping; it's a security thing"
"I do promotion when it is necessary, but I always want to get back to the music"
"I could have been more famous if I did all the glitzy things, but celebrity always seemed so unnecessary"
"I am really a very shy person. If I appear, it is because of the music, not because I want to be seen"
"Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung"
"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"
"I tend to listen to the classical composers: Rachmaninov, Satie"
"The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey"
"I know every note in every song, the whole history of it, even parts that were there and are gone"
"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"
"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"
"My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities-we should live and let live"
"Fame and success are very different things"