The Wind That Shakes the Barley (album)

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 12, 2010
RecordedSummer 2010
GenreFolk, world, Celtic
Length45:11
LabelQuinlan Road
ProducerLoreena McKennitt
Loreena McKennitt chronology
A Mediterranean Odyssey
(2009)
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
(2010)
Lost Souls
(2018)

The Wind That Shakes the Barley is the ninth studio album by the Canadian singer, songwriter, accordionist, harpist, and pianist Loreena McKennitt, which was released on November 12, 2010.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "As I Roved Out" (traditional) – 4:59
  2. "On a Bright May Morning" (traditional) – 5:08
  3. "Brian Boru's March" (traditional) – 3:51
  4. "Down by the Sally Gardens" (traditional, lyrics by W. B. Yeats) – 5:39
  5. "The Star of the County Down" (traditional) – 3:34
  6. "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" (traditional, lyrics by Robert Dwyer Joyce) – 6:01
  7. "The Death of Queen Jane" (traditional) – 6:04
  8. "The Emigration Tunes" (McKennitt) – 4:42
  9. "The Parting Glass" (traditional) – 5:13[3]

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2010–11) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 30
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[6] 77
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[7] 78
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[8] 13
French Albums (SNEP)[9] 77
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[10] 28
Mexican Albums (Top 100 Mexico)[11] 69
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[12] 32
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 43
US World Albums (Billboard)[14] 141

References[edit]

  1. ^ Release date by territory (Quinlanroad.com)
  2. ^ Ruhlmann, William Review: The Wind That Shakes the Barley. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-11-21.
  3. ^ The Wind That Shakes the Barley track listing Archived 2010-11-01 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ A New Recording of Traditional Celtic Music Loreena McKennitt returns to her past as she releases "The Wind that Shakes the Barley" – PRESS RELEASE
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  8. ^ "Loreena McKennitt Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  10. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  11. ^ "Mexicancharts.com – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  12. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Loreena McKennitt – The Wind That Shakes The Barley". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  14. ^ "Loreena McKennitt Chart History (World Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 16 March 2014.