Only Time – The Collection

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Only Time – The Collection
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Box set by
Released11 November 2002
Recorded1986–2001
Genre
Length2:56:27
LabelWEA (Europe)
Reprise (US)
ProducerNicky Ryan
Enya chronology
Themes from Calmi Cuori Appassionati
(2001)
Only Time – The Collection
(2002)
Amarantine
(2005)

Only Time – The Collection is a box set from Irish singer, songwriter and musician Enya, released in November 2002. The set contains 51 tracks across four discs that spans her 1987 debut album Enya through her 2002 single "May It Be". A 48-page booklet with liner notes and lyrics by her longtime lyricist Roma Ryan is included. The video of "Oíche Chiúin" is also included on the fourth disc, the performance comes from the BBC programme Christmas Day in the Morning (aired on 25 December 1996) and was recorded at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin. In addition to this computer playable video, there is also a screensaver in the cover art motif and a slideshow of pictures from the booklet. This release was a limited worldwide release of 200,000, with US sales of over 60,000 copies.[1] The selection of songs was made by Enya, Nicky and Roma.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Watermark"2:24
2."Exile"4:20
3."Aldebaran"3:05
4."March of the Celts"3:15
5."Boadicea"3:28
6."The Sun in the Stream"2:54
7."On Your Shore"3:59
8."Cursum Perficio"4:06
9."Storms in Africa" (original Irish language version)4:03
10."The Celts"2:56
11."Miss Clare Remembers"1:59
12."I Want Tomorrow"4:00
  • Tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 10 & 12: Originally featured on the album Enya
  • Tracks 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 & 11: Originally featured on the album Watermark

Disc 2[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Orinoco Flow"4:25
2."Ebudæ"1:53
3."River"3:10
4."The Longships"3:36
5."Na Laetha Geal M'Óige"3:54
6."Book of Days" (English/Irish lyric)2:55
7."Shepherd Moons"3:42
8."Caribbean Blue"3:56
9."Evacuee"3:49
10."Evening Falls..."3:46
11."Lothlórien"2:08
12."Marble Halls"3:51
  • Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5 & 10: Originally featured on the album Watermark
  • Tracks 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 & 12: Originally featured on the album Shepherd Moons

Disc 3[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Afer Ventus" (*)4:06
2."No Holly for Miss Quinn"2:40
3."The Memory of Trees"4:18
4."Anywhere Is"3:58
5."Athair Ar Neamh"3:39
6."China Roses"4:47
7."How Can I Keep from Singing?"4:22
8."Hope Has a Place"4:44
9."Tea-House Moon"2:41
10."Pax Deorum"4:58
11."Eclipse"1:30
12."Isobella"4:27

* misspelled as After Ventus in the track listings

Disc 4[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Only Time"3:38
2."A Day Without Rain"2:38
3."Song of the Sandman (Lullaby)"3:40
4."Willows on the Water"3:00
5."Wild Child"3:47
6."Flora's Secret"4:05
7."Fallen Embers"2:29
8."Tempus Vernum"2:24
9."Deora Ar Mo Chroí"2:48
10."One by One"3:53
11."The First of Autumn"3:08
12."Lazy Days"3:43
13."May It Be" (single version)3:30
14."Oíche Chiúin (Silent Night)"3:45
15."Oíche Chiúin (Silent Night) (Video)"3:45

* Courtesy of BBC Television

Production[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[2] 37
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) 93

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ask Billboard THE ARTIST'S ULTIMATE?
  2. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Enya – Only Time: The Collection" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 February 2016.

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