Only If...

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"Only If..."
Single by Enya
from the album Paint the Sky with Stars
Released 3 November 1997
Recorded 1996
Genre New age
Length 3:12
Enya singles chronology
"On My Way Home"
"Only If..."
"Only Time"
Music video
"Only If" on YouTube

"Only If..." is a song by the Irish artist Enya. It was released along with her first greatest hits compilation Paint the Sky with Stars on 3 November 1997. It charted in several countries and its video was noted for its creative direction. Enya promoted the song with interviews and performances on The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Late Show with David Letterman and Royal Variety Performance.

Track listing[edit]

1."Only If.."3:12
2."Willows on the Water"3:02
3."Oíche Chiún"3:46


Chart (1997/1998) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 94
Germany (Media Control Charts)[2] 68
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[3] 78
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company)[4] 43
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 88


  1. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
  2. ^ "Offizielle Deutsche Charts > Enya 'Only If...' (in German)". GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 2015-12-16.
  3. ^ " – Enya – Only If..." (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  4. ^ "Official Charts > Enya". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2015-12-16.
  5. ^ "Billboard > Artists / Enya > Chart History > The Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-12-16.