Anam (album)

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Original 1990 album cover
Studio album by Clannad
Released 1990
Recorded Woodtown Manor, Dublin; Woolhall Studios, Beckington, England
Genre Folk
Label RCA
Producer Ciarán Brennan
Clannad chronology
The Angel and the Soldier Boy
1992 US release cover
1992 US release cover
2004 Reissue album cover
2004 Reissue album cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Anam is a 1990 album by Irish folk group Clannad. Anam is an Irish language noun meaning soul.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rí Na Cruinne" (Ciarán Brennan, Máire Brennan, Noel Duggan, Padraig Duggan) – 4:03
  2. "Anam" (C. Brennan, Leo Brennan) – 4:03
  3. "In Fortune's Hand" (C. Brennan) – 3:55
  4. "The Poison Glen" (C. Brennan, M. Brennan, N. Duggan, P. Duggan) – 3:55
  5. "Wilderness" (instrumental) (C. Brennan) – 2:07
  6. "Why Worry?" (C. Brennan) – 4:29
  7. "Úirchill An Chreagáin" (Traditional) – 4:24
  8. "Love and Affection" (C. Brennan) – 4:59
  9. "You're the One" (C. Brennan, M. Brennan) – 3:55
  10. "Dobhar" (instrumental) (C. Brennan) – 2:40

The 1992 USA release featured two bonus tracks: "In a Lifetime" (a duet with Bono) was included as the second track after "Rí na Cruinne", and "Theme from Harry's Game" was inserted between "Wilderness" and "Why Worry?" as the seventh track.

A 2005 reissue featured one bonus track: "Rí Na Cruinne" (Lazyboy Mix), with a runtime of 4:45.


  1. "In Fortune's Hand"
  2. "Why Worry?"


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