The Wind That Shakes the Barley (album)

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The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Studio album by Loreena McKennitt
Released November 12, 2010
Recorded Summer 2010
Genre Folk, World, Celtic, New Age
Length 45:11
Label Quinlan Road
Producer Loreena McKennitt
Loreena McKennitt chronology
A Mediterranean Odyssey
(2009)
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
(2010)

The Wind That Shakes the Barley is the 9th studio album by the Canadian singer, songwriter, accordionist, harpist, and pianist Loreena McKennitt, which was released on November 12, 2010.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "As I Roved Out" (traditional) – 4:59
  2. "On a Bright May Morning" (traditional) – 5:08
  3. "Brian Boru's March" (traditional) – 3:51
  4. "Down by the Sally Gardens" (traditional, lyrics by W. B. Yeats) – 5:39
  5. "The Star of the County Down" (traditional) – 3:34
  6. "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" (traditional, lyrics by Robert Dwyer Joyce) – 6:01
  7. "The Death of Queen Jane" (traditional) – 6:04
  8. "The Emigration Tunes" (McKennitt) – 4:42
  9. "The Parting Glass" (traditional) – 5:13[3]

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2010–11) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 30
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[6] 77
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[7] 78
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[8] 13
French Albums (SNEP)[9] 77
German Albums (Official Top 100)[10] 28
Mexican Albums (Top 100 Mexico)[11] 69
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[12] 32
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 43
US World Albums (Billboard)[14] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Release date by territory (Quinlanroad.com)
  2. ^ Ruhlmann, William Review: The Wind That Shakes the Barley. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-11-21.
  3. ^ The Wind That Shakes the Barley track listing
  4. ^ A New Recording of Traditional Celtic Music Loreena McKennitt returns to her past as she releases "The Wind that Shakes the Barley" – PRESS RELEASE
  5. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  8. ^ "Loreena McKennitt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Loreena McKennitt. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  9. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  10. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  11. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Mexicancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  12. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Spanishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  13. ^ "Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  14. ^ "Loreena McKennitt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard World Albums for Loreena McKennitt. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 16 March 2014.