The Journey So Far - The Best Of Loreena Mckennitt
Label: QUINLAN ROAD
Disc: 1 1. The Mystic's Dream (album edit) From 'The Mask and Mirror' 2. Bonny Portmore From 'The Visit' 3. The Bonny Swans (album edit) From 'The Mask and Mirror' 4. The Mummers' Dance (single remix) From 'The Book of Secrets' 5. Down By The Sally Gardens From 'The Wind That Shakes The Barley' 6. Stolen Child From 'Elemental' 7. The Lady of Shalott (album edit) from 'The Visit' 8. Marco Polo From 'The Book Of Secrets' 9. Penelope's Song From 'An Ancient Muse' 10. Huron 'Beltane' Fire Dance From 'Parallel Dreams' 11. The Old Ways From 'The Visit' 12. Dante's Prayer From 'The Book Of Secrets' Disc: 2 1. The Star Of The County Down 2. Night Ride Across The Caucasus 3. The Dark Night Of The Soul 4. Santiago 5. Beneath A Phrygian Sky 6. As I Roved Out 7. All Souls Night 8. Caravanserai 9. Full Circle
Once heard, never forgotten! Loreena McKennitt's music offers a cultural richness rarely heard in contemporary popular music featuring a rare range of instruments and textures that speak to the musical traditions of five continents. THE JOURNEY SO FAR - THE BEST OF LOREENA MCKENNITT traces the highlights of her career spanning 30 years to-date, 8 studio albums, 2 Grammy nominations, multi-platinum record sales and a once in a lifetime journey in the footsteps of the Celts. This 2 CD set features 12 of McKennitt's most treasured songs -- among others, the top ten single 'The Mummers' Dance' (from THE BOOK OF SECRETS), 'Lady of Shalott' (from THE VISIT), 'Bonny Portmore' (From THE VISIT and heard in the movie HIGHLANDER) and 'The Mystic's Dream' (from THE MASK AND MIRROR and as heard in the mini-series THE MISTS OF AVALON). The second disc is a 55 minute BONUS audio disc that contains NEVER BEFORE RELEASED highlights from 2012's A Midsummer Night's Tour of Europe which was recorded in Mainz, Germany. This retrospective of the Journey So Far is simply that, musical snapshots of a journey yet to complete itself and perhaps it never will.