The Collection (Clannad album)

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For other musical releases with this title, see The Collection (disambiguation).
The Collection
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Greatest hits album by Clannad
Released 1987
Genre Folk rock
Irish traditional music
Pop rock
Label RCA
Clannad chronology
Past Present
(1989)
The Collection
(1987)
The Angel and the Soldier Boy
(1990)

The Collection is a compilation album by Irish musical group Clannad, released in 1987 by K-tel International Ltd. It consists of their greatest hits dating back to 1972, with the tracks featuring a mix between pop rock influenced songwriting done by the band in addition to traditional folk music. The album saw a 1987 release on compact disc, which include a comment on the back cover by Irish journalist Tommie Gorman stating: "freed at least by recognition, their creative instincts have found a new strength."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Theme From Harry's Game"
  2. "Closer to Your Heart"
  3. "Lady Marian"
  4. "Newgrange"
  5. "Mhórag 'S Na Horo Gheallaidh"
  6. "Níl Sé Ina Lá (Níl Sé'n Lá)"
  7. "Caisleán Óir"
  8. "In A Lifetime"
  9. "Now Is Here"
  10. "Na Buachaillí Álainn"
  11. "Down by the Sally Gardens"
  12. "Dúlamán"
  13. "Robin (The Hooded Man)"