Lullaby (Celtic Woman album)

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Celtic Woman: Lullaby
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Studio album by
Released15 February 2011
Recorded2004, 2006,2009-10
GenreCeltic, new-age, adult contemporary, classical
LanguageEnglish, Irish
LabelManhattan
ProducerDavid Downes
Celtic Woman chronology
Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart
(2010)
Celtic Woman: Lullaby
(2011)
Celtic Woman: Believe
(2011)

Celtic Woman: Lullaby is the sixth studio album by the group Celtic Woman, which was released on 15 February 2011.[1] This album was originally released exclusively through donations made to PBS stations back in November 2010 to support the Songs from the Heart television specials.[2]

Performers in Lullaby are vocalists Chloë Agnew, Lynn Hilary, Lisa Kelly, Órla Fallon, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha, Hayley Westenra, and fiddler Máiréad Nesbitt.[1] This is the second album where seven members (both current and previous) appear together, the first one being Celtic Woman: The Greatest Journey.

The inspiration for this album came from fans who loved the lullabys performed by the group. Some songs have been taken from films such as Pinocchio and Mary Poppins.[2] Some of the songs, such as "Goodnight My Angel", "Over the Rainbow", and 'Walking in the Air", are re-releases from the group's previous albums. "Hush Little Baby" is currently their shortest song to date.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitlePerformer(s)Length
1."When You Wish upon a Star (from Disney's Pinocchio)"Lisa Kelly, Máiréad Nesbitt3:17
2."Stay Awake (from Disney's Mary Poppins)"Chloë Agnew, Lynn Hilary, Kelly, Nesbitt3:22
3."Baby Mine (from Disney's Dumbo)"Agnew3:10
4."Goodnight My Angel"Agnew, Hilary, Kelly3:14
5."Over the Rainbow"Agnew, Órla Fallon, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha, Hayley Westenra2:38
6."Suantrai"Hilary3:19
7."Walking in the Air"Agnew3:29
8."The Blessing"Kelly3:51
9."Brahms' Lullaby"Agnew2:18
10."Hush Little Baby"Kelly0:50

Note: The first three tracks on this CD are all Disney songs. In Chloë Agnew's version of "Baby Mine", the bridge and third verse is additionally edited by the singer herself.

Chart history[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Billboard 200 126[3]
Kid Albums[4] 8
World Albums[4] 5

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