Sirius (album)

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Sirius
Clannad-Sirius-cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released1987
RecordedApril 25,–July 20, 1987 at Woodtown Manor, Dublin, Ireland, Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, Wales, Livingston Studios, London, England and Angel Recording Studios, London, England
GenreFolk
Length42:25
LabelRCA
ProducerGreg Ladanyi and Russ Kunkel
Clannad chronology
Macalla
(1985)
Sirius
(1987)
Atlantic Realm
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]

Sirius is the tenth album by Irish folk group Clannad, released in 1987. It features several guest artists such as Bruce Hornsby, Steve Perry and J.D. Souther.

Cover[edit]

The cover of Sirius shows a newly-blonde Moya Brennan with the rest of Clannad standing beside a waterfall in their hometown of Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Search of a Heart" (Pól Brennan) – 3:53
  2. "Second Nature" (Ciarán Brennan) – 3:20
  3. "Turning Tide" (P. Brennan) – 4:39
  4. "Skellig" (C. Brennan) – 4:46
  5. "Stepping Stone" (P. Brennan) – 3:53
  6. "White Fool" (P. Brennan) – 4:38
  7. "Something to Believe In" (C. Brennan) – 4:47
  8. "Live and Learn" (C. Brennan) – 3:32
  9. "Many Roads" (C. Brennan) – 3:25
  10. "Sirius" (P. Brennan) – 5:33
2003 re-master bonus tracks

11. "The Hunter" – 4:08 (single version) [original album version on Past Present]

12. "World of Difference" – 4:01 [from the album Past Present]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
U.S Billboard Billboard 200 183
UK Albums Chart 34

Singles[edit]

  1. "Something to Believe In"
  2. "White Fool"

References[edit]