Wild Child (Enya song)

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"Wild Child"
Enya - Wild Child.jpg
Single by Enya
from the album A Day Without Rain
Released 4 December 2001
Format CD, cassette
Recorded 1998–1999
Genre New Age

3:48 (album version)

3:33 (radio edit/single version)
Label Warner Music Group
WEA324CD (Germany, CD)
Producer(s) Nicky Ryan
Enya singles chronology
"Only Time"
"Wild Child"
"May It Be"

"Wild Child" is a single by Irish singer-songwriter Enya. It was released in 4 December 2001 as the second and final single from A Day Without Rain.

In Germany, Japan, and Korea, the single was published only on Compact Disc; in the United Kingdom, it was also published on cassette.

"Wild Child" was used as the title sequence of the Japanese film Calmi Cuori Appassionati (2001).

Eurodance music duo CJ Crew recorded an uptempo dance mix of the song, which appeared on the compilation album Dancemania Speed 10 (2002).[1]

The B-side "Midnight Blue" was later reworked and included as the title track on Enya's 2008 studio album, And Winter Came ….

Enya performed the song at the 2001 Japan Gold Disc Award, after received a award for Best International Pop Albums of the Year for A Day Without Rain.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Wild Child" (Radio Edit) 3:33
2. "Midnight Blue" 2:04
3. "Song of the Sandman (Lullaby)" 3:40

Promotional release[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Wild Child" (Vocal Up Version) 3:33


Chart (2001) Peak
Poland (Polish Airplay Charts)[3] 10
UK Singles Chart 72
Billboard Adult Contemporary 12


  1. ^ Dancemania Speed 10 at Discogs
  2. ^ "第15回日本ゴールドディスク大賞" [The 15th Japan Gold Disc Awards]. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Polish Airplay Charts - Lista krajowa 05/2001". PiF PaF Production. Archived from the original on January 6, 2002. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 

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