Sirius (album)

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This article is about the Clannad album. For Karl-Heinz Stockhausen one, see Sirius (Stockhausen).
Studio album by Clannad
Released 1987
Recorded April 25,–July 20, 1987 at Woodtown Manor, Dublin, Ireland, Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, Wales, Livingston Studios, London, England and Angel Studios, London, England
Genre Folk
Length 42:25
Label RCA
Producer Greg Ladanyi and Russ Kunkel
Clannad chronology
Atlantic Realm
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Sirius is the tenth album by Irish folk group Clannad, released in 1987. It features several guest artists such as Bruce Hornsby, Steve Perry and J.D. Souther.


The cover of Sirius shows a newly-blonde Moya Brennan with the rest of Clannad standing beside a waterfall in their hometown of Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Search of a Heart" (Pól Brennan) – 3:53
  2. "Second Nature" (Ciarán Brennan) – 3:20
  3. "Turning Tide" (P. Brennan) – 4:39
  4. "Skellig" (C. Brennan) – 4:46
  5. "Stepping Stone" (P. Brennan) – 3:53
  6. "White Fool" (P. Brennan) – 4:38
  7. "Something to Believe In" (C. Brennan) – 4:47
  8. "Live and Learn" (C. Brennan) – 3:32
  9. "Many Roads" (C. Brennan) – 3:25
  10. "Sirius" (P. Brennan) – 5:33
2003 re-master bonus tracks

11. "The Hunter" – 4:08 (single version) [original album version on Past Present]

12. "World of Difference" – 4:01 [from the album Past Present]


Chart (1988) Peak
U.S Billboard Billboard 200 183
UK Albums Chart 34


  1. "Something to Believe In"
  2. "White Fool"


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