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Title: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on July 16, 2016, 08:52AM
Lynn, Alex, and Edel are in a new music group together! I'm so excited for this! ;D

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CnfTxkAXYAAuJyR?format=jpg&name=large)
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/caranua_music


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: ShiningBright on July 16, 2016, 09:06AM
Wow, that is cool!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: sammiesoprano22 on July 16, 2016, 09:15AM
This makes me BEYOND EXCITED!!!!!!   ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 16, 2016, 09:43AM
Alex and Lynn Together OMG!! :o :o!!
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CnfTxkAXYAAuJyR?format=jpg&name=large)
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/caranua_music


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 16, 2016, 09:48AM
 :o

Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They sure kept that under wraps.

I knew Alex was up to something, but WOW!



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Jim M. on July 16, 2016, 09:53AM
Velly intelesting. ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 16, 2016, 09:55AM
a.What is caranua I ask?  :)
b.Carolina Rua someone asks about
c. click

I nearly SCREAMED ONCE THAT PICTURE POPPED IN FRONT OF ME!!! ;D ;D ;D

You don't know just how much more of Alex we anticipate!!

At first the link to CaraNua sounded like Carolina Rua, wonder if Lynn came
up with something by that name.

She mentioned more other albums after her solo album and we waited,
waited, just hearing the Disney-Medley as new has been a replay on and on.

I thought Edel's big moment was Riverdance. It would lovely if they added Sarah too.

I guess Alex, is back on, her son is grown and she mentioned all he wants to do is play video games now..
that's funny.

SO HAPPY!!!! ;D  

I wonder what Mairead C will think her bestie friend Lynn on board with this / while she's on the other side doing CW.

:o

Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They sure kept that under wraps.

I knew Alex was up to something, but WOW!




Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 16, 2016, 09:58AM
What's really crazy is how this is only coming up now.

Alex re-tweeted this 4 days ago.

Looks like my Twitter app is only showing me selected Tweets again. Not cool!

Thank goodness Chandler noticed and posted it on the forum.

They must have been wondering why the fans hadn't jumped all over it yet.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Kimberly AJ on July 16, 2016, 10:22AM
This reminds me of a cross between the Greeks and the Celts.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: ShiningBright on July 16, 2016, 11:18AM
The name "CaraNua" also stands for an Irish group for abuse survivors. Apparently, it means something like "new friend".

Kimberly, I, too, was reminded of Greek dresses!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Kimberly AJ on July 16, 2016, 01:32PM
Does it mean we both feel the same coincidence? Before this group developed, I just met Edel in Baltimore City.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on July 16, 2016, 02:45PM
Does it mean we both feel the same coincidence? Before this group developed, I just met Edel in Baltimore City.
I  know  Kimberly...  this  is  pretty interesting  news  to me  too  !    :D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 16, 2016, 08:34PM
So the original post by @CaraNua_music was on July 11th and I guess Twitter only shows the original post date (not the re-tweet date). Sorry, I'm still kind of new to Twitter.

Alex probably didn't re-tweet it until this morning (July 16th), which explains why we weren't aware of it until today.

If that's the case, I feel better (because I thought I was watching for Alex tweets like hawk and I was wondering how I could have possibly missed one of her tweets from earlier).

Alex, Lynn, and Edel!

Still in shock.

Wooooo!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Kimberly AJ on July 17, 2016, 01:03PM
If Edel is in the middle of this picture, then is she between Alex and Lynn?


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Jim M. on July 17, 2016, 01:43PM
Yes, Kim.  Alex is on the left and Lynn is on the right. :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 17, 2016, 08:22PM
So you do check out Alex's tweets for anything new like a hawk even before discovering of CaraNua? Or did the hawk eye to eye thing happened upon discovering finding out about it.?! :)

So the original post by @CaraNua_music was on July 11th and I guess Twitter only shows the original post date (not the re-tweet date). Sorry, I'm still kind of new to Twitter.

Alex probably didn't re-tweet it until this morning (July 16th), which explains why we weren't aware of it until today.

If that's the case, I feel better (because I thought I was watching for Alex tweets like hawk and I was wondering how I could have possibly missed one of her tweets from earlier).

Alex, Lynn, and Edel!

Still in shock.

Wooooo!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 17, 2016, 10:02PM
So you do check out Alex's tweets for anything new like a hawk even before discovering of CaraNua? Or did the hawk eye to eye thing happened upon discovering finding out about it.?! :)

So the original post by @CaraNua_music was on July 11th and I guess Twitter only shows the original post date (not the re-tweet date). Sorry, I'm still kind of new to Twitter.

Alex probably didn't re-tweet it until this morning (July 16th), which explains why we weren't aware of it until today.

If that's the case, I feel better (because I thought I was watching for Alex tweets like hawk and I was wondering how I could have possibly missed one of her tweets from earlier).

Alex, Lynn, and Edel!

Still in shock.

Wooooo!


Haha.

I usually check Twitter and Facebook quite frequently.

I've known since early July that something was up, just wasn't sure what it was.

I figured Alex would tell us as soon as she was ready, so I kept my eyes extra-peeled for any updates on Facebook and Twitter.

That being said, I actually read about it on the forum before I checked Twitter that morning. Hence my surprise.  ;)

I'm really curious if anyone here knew about CaraNua before Saturday (and was keeping it quiet for them).


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 17, 2016, 10:44PM
I do find it a bit odd that aside from Alex's re-tweet and Edel liking one of the comments about CaraNua on Twitter, there hasn't been a great deal of chatter from the girls about this so far (before or after we found out about it on Saturday).

With a lot of the other big news from current and former CW members recently, there was some hints dropped in advance to build anticipation (Mairead Nesbitt's two big recent announcements being examples).

The delay between the original CaraNua post and Alex's re-tweet was a little puzzling as well, although I'm pretty confident it's related (at least in part) to Alex having other stuff on her plate at the moment.

Anyways, I'll keep watching eagerly for more info.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 19, 2016, 07:30AM
There we go, Alex was acknowledging some CaraNua-related Tweets this morning.   :D

I do find it a bit odd that aside from Alex's re-tweet and Edel liking one of the comments about CaraNua on Twitter, there hasn't been a great deal of chatter from the girls about this so far (before or after we found out about it on Saturday).

With a lot of the other big news from current and former CW members recently, there was some hints dropped in advance to build anticipation (Mairead Nesbitt's two big recent announcements being examples).

The delay between the original CaraNua post and Alex's re-tweet was a little puzzling as well, although I'm pretty confident it's related (at least in part) to Alex having other stuff on her plate at the moment.

Anyways, I'll keep watching eagerly for more info.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 20, 2016, 05:52PM
Brand new from Alex! Just got posted!

https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1162296093791367&id=212618112092508&substory_index=0

Hi Everyone!
Apologies for my absence on here and not responding to your personal messages, as many of you may have heard I have embarked on a very exciting and new venture with fellow Celtic Woman associates Lynn Hilary and Edel Murphy.

We've been working away for many months now and will continue to do so as we start our musical journey with CaraNua, this means my time is very focused on that and so I will not be able to engage with you as frequently as I would wish, that doesn't mean I'm disappearing only that things might slow down a little on here.

Thanks again for your continued support and friendship!

So here's a little more accurate information about CaraNua!!!

CaraNua | A Celebration of Celtic Music
We are 'CaraNua' - a unique celebration of Celtic Music brought to you by three of Ireland's leading Celtic voices;
Lynn Hilary, Alex Sharpe and Edel Murphy.

These former soloists from the hugely successful, world-famous Riverdance and Emmy-nominated Irish music sensation
Celtic Woman have joined together to bring you a Celtic Music Experience featuring well-loved old Irish classics along with more modern favourites in crystal-clear vocals and beautiful and unique harmonies.

Our love of Celtic music and the songs we have performed over the years is reflected in our repertoire which includes many of the fan-favourites from Celtic Woman - 'The Parting Glass', 'Danny Boy' and 'You Raise Me Up', to name just a few.

CaraNua is the first and only presentation from former members of Celtic Woman and Riverdance available to the corporate and private events sector, for functions, weddings, parties and more.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on July 20, 2016, 06:03PM
 Thanks  for  the  link  Tom-  liked  and  shared  on  my FB  page  as  well.  :) 


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 20, 2016, 10:45PM
Alex says CaraNua means "New Friend."

I think they're going to make a lot of new friends.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Tiffany Gray on July 20, 2016, 11:50PM
OMG this is SO AWESOME!!!!! And btw I hope they record albums too!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CelticWomanFan425 on July 21, 2016, 10:27AM
OMG this is SO AWESOME!!!!! And btw I hope they record albums too!!!

I have a major feeling that they will, in time  ;D ::) ;) Im VERY excited for that, because i dont expect them to tour the States. But that is okay.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 22, 2016, 08:51AM
CaraNua has a fan page on Facebook now (unofficial, I think):

CaraNua - Fans & Friends
https://www.facebook.com/CaraNua-Fans-Friends-288724558185236/


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 29, 2016, 10:47AM
Our love of Celtic music and the songs we have performed over the years is reflected in our repertoire which includes many of the fan-favourites from Celtic Woman - 'The Parting Glass', 'Danny Boy' and 'You Raise Me Up', to name just a few.

As much as Edel's new debut is great to look forward to, Lynn on the spot again, it's actually Alex which I think I'm most thrilled,
super Excited about, even for more Irish material. Would this mean us hearing a Dulaman version she did be possible again in requests.  ;D
We had Lynn back for a while with CW again, so I can't wait to hear Alex do more Celtic song involvements!! :- )


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 03, 2016, 11:41AM
They're starting to post teasers on the Twitter account!

Check out @CaraNua_music's Tweet: https://twitter.com/CaraNua_music/status/760847262712868865?s=09


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 03, 2016, 09:47PM
So, can anyone guess what song it is?

;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on August 03, 2016, 09:56PM
 I  guessed ... "The sky And The Dawn And The Sun..."


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 03, 2016, 10:33PM
I  guessed ... "The sky And The Dawn And The Sun..."

I haven't completely ruled out it being a re-arrangement from a song on a Celtic Woman or a solo album. The closest ones I could think of were Dulaman and Tier Abhaile Riu, but there are parts that sound quite different from those songs.

I went through some of the old Riverdance and Lord of the Dance stuff, but didn't find anything that was close to it.

It's a jig-type stop-and-go rhythm and while it really sounds familiar, it could just be it's reminding me of unrelated jigs.

I'm not familiar enough with Irish music outside of Celtic Woman to be of much more use though.

I'm 75% sure it's a song that hasn't been on an album of one of our CWuties before.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: ShiningBright on August 04, 2016, 10:30AM
It is familiar, but I can't quite put my finger on it...


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Kevin R.I. on August 04, 2016, 01:15PM
I would SOOOOO love to see them in concert....as I`ve seen all 3 before....Alex is AWESOME, a DYNAMIC stage presence ....just one word PPAC...PPAC...PPAC!!! (Providence Performing Arts Center)...PLEASE come!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 05, 2016, 12:39PM
Close, but it's actually the intro coming into a brand new Dulaman version
The trio includes Alex's CWX take on the song ;D  my guess....

I  guessed ... "The sky And The Dawn And The Sun..."
Dulaman and Tier Abhaile Riu



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 05, 2016, 05:21PM
Could be.

The other interesting on going around is Si Do Mhaimeo I. It has some similarities, particularly the instrumental buildup, to the Destiny version of the song.

I don't think you could lay the same arrangement, but if it's a vocal arrangement that's a bit different than Méav's version. All 3 of them apparently sang it on the Anniversary Tour as well, so it's an interesting theory.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 06, 2016, 09:42AM
 :D That what you read came from me. ;D
 I listened to it, a 2nd time after thinking Dulaman, to see Suil A Run, but I just couldn't see it.

 Then the intro sounded and rised quickly like the new version Meav sang of Si Do Mhaimeo from Destiny.

 Yes, it may be a song off of the Anniversary Tour! ;)  I didn't mention this theory on the forum though yet.


Could be.

The other interesting on going around is Si Do Mhaimeo I. It has some similarities, particularly the instrumental buildup, to the Destiny version of the song.

I don't think you could lay the same arrangement, but if it's a vocal arrangement that's a bit different than Méav's version. All 3 of them apparently sang it on the Anniversary Tour as well, so it's an interesting theory.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 06, 2016, 10:10AM
:D That what you read came from me. ;D
 I listened to it, a 2nd time after thinking Dulaman, to see Suil A Run, but I just couldn't see it.

 Then the intro sounded and rised quickly like the new version Meav sang of Si Do Mhaimeo from Destiny.

 Yes, it may be a song off of the Anniversary Tour! ;)  I didn't mention this theory on the forum though yet.


Could be.

The other interesting on going around is Si Do Mhaimeo I. It has some similarities, particularly the instrumental buildup, to the Destiny version of the song.

I don't think you could lay the same arrangement, but if it's a vocal arrangement that's a bit different than Méav's version. All 3 of them apparently sang it on the Anniversary Tour as well, so it's an interesting theory.

Haha. That was you? Cool! I didn't recognize you. I think it must be a song we know. I was thinking this could be a well know Irish song that CW hasn't done but I'm not so sure anymore.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 06, 2016, 10:15AM
 ::) Of course non of you would, how would yah recognize , I'm rfcw on CWF and on the other side I'm myself. ;D



Haha. That was you? Cool! I didn't recognize you. I think it must be a song we know. I was thinking this could be a well know Irish song that CW hasn't done but I'm not so sure anymore.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 11, 2016, 06:26AM
Look what I found!!!

https://www.facebook.com/caranua/


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on August 11, 2016, 08:17AM
Look what I found!!!

https://www.facebook.com/caranua/


Ooh, such beautiful photos! :-*


Title: Re: CaraNua: SITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Post by: CWazyTom on August 12, 2016, 07:58PM
Their website is up!

Website: http://www.caranuamusic.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaraNua_music
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/caranua/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/caranuamusic/



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Danny on August 13, 2016, 07:04AM
Thank you for sharing these links!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 14, 2016, 06:06PM
The correct answer for their first clip was:

Dulaman

CaraNua posted a second clip!

https://twitter.com/CaraNua_music/status/764970128270356480

Can anyone guess what it is? I have an idea...


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 15, 2016, 01:02PM
Just GOT My Answer for the 2nd one! Don't Know How Happy  ;D I am for Dulaman being the 1st one!

I truly hope this first song isn't just only instrumental to the group.

If Alex sings in this means we finally get the Dulaman  :o in a sense we were all ecstatic to see or hear on The Anniversary 10thX Tour that sadly
there wasn't any clip other than photo's and only those who went to see CW in June got to experience!! So OMG! :P

If Lynn only sings to this since she was the Dulaman girl after Meav and Lisa L of course then it be her first solo recording well deserved since Meav & Lisa L got Dulaman recordings but not Lynn. ;)

Otherwise if all the 3 sang, would all the songs be in (trio)?.

                         ---------------------------------------------
                         ----------------------------------------------   CW's- Alex - Dulaman  .-  Lynn - Dulaman . finally recorded !!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on August 15, 2016, 03:26PM
Otherwise if all the 3 sang, would all the songs be in (trio)?.

A Dúlaman trio would be interesting! :-*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 17, 2016, 07:18PM
The correct answer for their first clip was:

Dulaman

CaraNua posted a second clip!

https://twitter.com/CaraNua_music/status/764970128270356480

Can anyone guess what it is? I have an idea...

My guess for the second one was "Sometimes All You Can Do" (from Saturn Return).


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 19, 2016, 07:53AM
CaraNua Logo

CaraNua explains their logo and group name!

https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1180542058676748&id=1174832965914324

It's from the stones around and on Newgrange here in Ireland, Newgrange is over 5,000 years old, dating back to before the pyramids in Egypt. You'll enjoy this link www.newgrange.com

Our name is Gaelic for New friend, the symbol from Newgrange for us represents three voices coming together as one, 3 lives, 3 generations and we also represent this by using the three metals on the ornamentation on our dresses that mark significant passages in time, copper, bronze and iron.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: isle of hope on August 20, 2016, 04:47PM
CaraNua explains their logo and group name!

https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1180542058676748&id=1174832965914324

What happened to this, it says it was removed. :(


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 20, 2016, 05:28PM
CaraNua explains their logo and group name!

https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1180542058676748&id=1174832965914324

What happened to this, it says it was removed. :(

Interesting. It works from my mobile device, but not my computer. Sorry about that.

Try this one:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/posts/1180542058676748?comment_id=1181294405268180&reply_comment_id=1181307135266907

If that one, try this link instead. It will take you to the post and you can search for CaraNua's comment within the post:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/posts/1180542058676748


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on August 22, 2016, 02:21PM
On the CaraNua Instagram page, they uploaded an "Instagram Story" with part of "Dúlaman" - it sounded really good! ;D

Those who have an Instagram account should listen to it before it disappears! ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 22, 2016, 06:09PM
Cool!

Also, check out the CaraNua blog:
http://www.caranuamusic.com/blog

It's got a great post on there already that elaborates on what the CaraNua name and logo mean:

What does 'CaraNua' mean?
August 21, 2016

Hello everyone!
 
We've had a busy few weeks of preparation and a lot of work has gone into setting up our social media pages which so many of you have followed, thank you all so much! A few people have been asking what our name 'CaraNua' means and what our logo represents, so here you go!
 
Our logo is an ancient Celtic design known as a 'Triskele' from the neolothic and mesolithic eras, found on stones in and around Newgrange, Co. Meath, here in Ireland. Newgrange is over 5,000 years old, dating back to before the pyramids in Egypt. To find out more about Newgrange, have a look at their website below;
 
www.newgrange.com

'CaraNua' is Irish/Gaelic for 'New Friend'. The symbol from Newgrange for us represents three voices coming together as one, 3 lives, 3 generations. We also represent this by using three metals on the ornamentation on our dresses that mark significant passages in history; copper, bronze and iron.
 
I hope that answers some of your questions! Please continue to message us, either here or on facebook. We love hearing from you all! And if you haven't followed us on Instagram yet, do, we'll be posting some photos starting next week so stay tuned!
 
Lots of love,
 
Edel, Lynn and Alex.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 23, 2016, 10:07AM
All I saw was pics :) no soundbit.?

On the CaraNua Instagram page, they uploaded an "Instagram Story" with part of "Dúlaman" - it sounded really good! ;D

Those who have an Instagram account should listen to it before it disappears! ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 23, 2016, 11:55AM
All I saw was pics :) no soundbit.?

On the CaraNua Instagram page, they uploaded an "Instagram Story" with part of "Dúlaman" - it sounded really good! ;D

Those who have an Instagram account should listen to it before it disappears! ;)

I'm not an Instagram expert, but I suspect the Instagram Stories only show up in the Instagram app. I see the CaraNua story in the Instagram app on my mobile device, but not it I go to Instagram on a PC with the same account


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 23, 2016, 07:19PM
thank you, well if its not something new like we hear them singing their voices to Dulaman, then I can wait.. ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on August 23, 2016, 08:14PM
I think you can only view Instgarm Stories on the app, but I'm not 100% sure. They disappear after awhile. :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on August 25, 2016, 05:26PM
Beautiful ladies!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BJjJ2Dcjl9C/


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 25, 2016, 07:37PM
Gosh, they look incredible!

Love those dresses too.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 25, 2016, 08:02PM
This is one of the most adorable pictures I've seen in a long time.

(https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/14141872_1187579941306293_6009480980114328894_n.jpg?oh=4b92cac7b5e6b285895559f67b66afb5&oe=5851758F)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on August 26, 2016, 03:17PM
I love this one - gorgeous girls! ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on August 26, 2016, 09:11PM
Love this photo, too! :D

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cqz0-4uWgAAqJ82.jpg)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: White Rose on August 27, 2016, 11:44AM
They have a medley up on their website.

http://www.caranuamusic.com/recordings (http://www.caranuamusic.com/recordings)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 29, 2016, 07:37PM
CaraNua Medley
http://www.caranuamusic.com/recordings (http://www.caranuamusic.com/recordings)

 ;D
WOW! !
It's Perfect :D!!!***

They have a medley up on their website.

http://www.caranuamusic.com/recordings (http://www.caranuamusic.com/recordings)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Gerard on August 30, 2016, 11:19AM
Yes, it must be good. i wish I could know how good it is, but unfortunately...

It seems that the reader doesn't work on Opera. I can't hear anything, and the cursor doesn't move. At all.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 30, 2016, 11:40AM
Just to let you in they uploaded it on CaraNua.com that's the one you might have trouble with.
On twitter the link there goes to where the song is uploaded also on Soundcloud. Try that :) then let us know if it worked! ;)

Yes, it must be good. i wish I could know how good it is, but unfortunately...

It seems that the reader doesn't work on Opera. I can't hear anything, and the cursor doesn't move. At all.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 02, 2016, 04:27PM
CaraNua posted a video for us on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/caranua/videos/1195951647135789/

Here are some highlights:
  • They pronounce CaraNua in case there was any confusion about how to pronounce it ... I'd describe the first part as an emphasized "K" followed by a soft "ar," somewhere in between CARE and CAR.
  • Connect 16 (on Sept 28) will be streamed live!

I'll try to find out what's involved in tuning in to the live show (ie. registering, when it is etc.).


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 02, 2016, 04:28PM
CaraNua posted a video for us on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/caranua/videos/1195951647135789/

Here are some highlights:
  • They pronounce CaraNua in case there was any confusion about how to pronounce it ... I'd describe the first part as an emphasized "K" followed by a soft "ar," somewhere in between CARE and CAR.
  • Connect 16 (on Sept 28) will be streamed live!

I'll try to find out what's involved in tuning in to the live show (ie. registering, when it is etc.).


P.S. I'm pretty sure the moment when Lynn gets introduced is going to be on "Who Sang/Said" down the road. Lol, Lynn.  :D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: The Leprechaun on September 03, 2016, 05:50PM
This is awesome! I hope that they do DVDs like Celtic Woman did. If not, then I'll just hope for CDs and get them.

You know, I had a dream once that some Celtic Woman members formed a new group called The Three Angels. The name is different, but it looks like this is mostly a dream come true. Interestingly, both Alex and Lynn were the group members in the dream. I think that Lisa Kelly might have been the other one.

I'm a bit confused as to who Edel is. I'm sure she's great. Was she a choir member in Celtic Woman? Do you know of any songs that she was in that would be good for me to rewatch?

I wonder if this group should get a subforum here like The High Kings. You wouldn't think it would be needed, but I thought that I would ask.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on September 04, 2016, 10:40AM
I'm a bit confused as to who Edel is. I'm sure she's great. Was she a choir member in Celtic Woman? Do you know of any songs that she was in that would be good for me to rewatch?

Yes, Edel was a choir member for Celtic Woman. You can see her on the "Emerald" DVD. ;)

This is Edel's cover of Sia's song "Chandelier": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpJ7Hkdt5zE.

I think it's one of Edel's best, in my opinion, but she has other songs on her YouTube channel. :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Tiffany Gray on September 06, 2016, 12:04AM
What a beautiful voice!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Kevin R.I. on September 06, 2016, 03:27PM
I chatted with Edel....and Sarah after my 5th concert in 2015, she was very sweet and as cute as a button!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 06, 2016, 08:24PM
I'm a bit confused as to who Edel is. I'm sure she's great. Was she a choir member in Celtic Woman? Do you know of any songs that she was in that would be good for me to rewatch?

Yes, Edel was a choir member for Celtic Woman. You can see her on the "Emerald" DVD. ;)

This is Edel's cover of Sia's song "Chandelier": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpJ7Hkdt5zE.

I think it's one of Edel's best, in my opinion, but she has other songs on her YouTube channel. :)

I really like her cover of "Hard Times Come Again No More"
https://youtu.be/fGM7BYRXGps


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on September 12, 2016, 02:47PM
I'm wondering if Sarah Gannon could of fitted the spot that Edel currently has, Anyone know if she's into big things or what's she's doing now?


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 12, 2016, 04:17PM
I'm wondering if Sarah Gannon could of fitted the spot that Edel currently has, Anyone know if she's into big things or what's she's doing now?

Apparently Sarah's been recording original songs with Shane Hennessy and some of the tracks they recorded will be featured in a documentary in the US.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 18, 2016, 05:43PM
CaraNua just posted this clip of them singing at a wedding.

The harmony sounds phenomenal!

One Hand, One Heart from West Side Story

Video clip:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=caranua

Here's the related Facebook post:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/posts/1210472965683657

Hello everyone!
We're keeping busy on the run up to #Connect16 on the 28th, but don't worry, we haven't forgotten about you! Here's a little teaser from Frank and Anthony's wedding of 'One Hand, One Heart'. Enjoy!
(And please ignore the crazy editing halfway through!)
Love xx


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: ShiningBright on September 19, 2016, 06:52AM
Here's the video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=480gFwueMpg

It's perfect! They have such a great harmony, it's so lovely...


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on September 23, 2016, 08:19AM
Yes, they harmonize Harmoniously..
 
Wondering about the Sept 21 Live-stream since if I miss this, or love it toooooo much would it be too GOOD! ;D
to want All of IT entirely! Would anyone capture this.. @[email protected]


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 23, 2016, 10:59AM
Maybe they'll store and post them after, but a few of us should see about capturing it for personal enjoyment and such. Not sure how the video streams will come through.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Tiffany Gray on September 24, 2016, 03:43AM
Wow they sound amazing together! <3


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 28, 2016, 12:03AM
Reminder that CaraNua is doing a live stream today (Wednesday)!

They're performing after 6 PM in Ireland.

Follow #connect16 on Twitter and Facebook for details.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 28, 2016, 09:21AM
CaraNua Live Stream today from #connect16 at about 6:20 PM in Ireland (1:20 PM Eastern Time).

To get a notification, like https://www.facebook.com/SheilEntertainmentAgency/ on Facebook and make sure you have notifications turned on (and watch there for the live video in case FB notifications decide not to work).

FB live streams often persist after the stream has completed (ie. they've available for later playback), but just in case that doesn't happen, does anyone have a program to record the video and audio from the stream so others can see it?


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: firefly_melody on September 28, 2016, 11:35AM
They are live now!=)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 28, 2016, 11:51AM
OMG! They were SOOOOOO good!

Set list:
  • Dulaman
  • The Parting Glass
  • You Raise Me Up

Mini-Review:

The harmony was absolutely spectacular. I enjoyed all 3 songs they sang, but particularly The Parting Glass. It bore some similarities to the Celtic Woman arrangement, with a bit less pace, some different harmony, and some changes to the lyrics in spots. I was expecting to be impressed and I was blown away.

Well done, ladies!

For those of you that missed it, here's the video!

https://www.facebook.com/SheilEntertainmentAgency/videos/1108303622583962/


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on September 28, 2016, 12:25PM
Quote
I was ready on the morning of Sept 23. wrong date.
Now Sept 28, I suddenly missed it, only saw the girls walk off the stage!  :'( Bommer
by rfcw

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANKS TOM!! Your so Genious to Share a replay-Video how is that even Possible!  :o

I Don't know if it's CaraNua or Sheil Entertainment Agency but how Kind and Heart Caring they are to then afterwards let
the rest of us who couldn't tune in by the schedule have our own live-stream ourselves. Thank`s to Sheil.
If I were CaraNua I would post the link on their site immediately After.. Hope they will. :-*





Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 28, 2016, 12:50PM
You're welcome.

Hopefully they'll post it on YouTube.

But in the meantime, I uploaded it ;)
https://youtu.be/cHXGX5fxHNI


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on September 28, 2016, 02:44PM
I'm so proud by the songs, that the 3 of them equally have their o-w-n solo-parts.  ;D

Alex ~`
I'm also thrilled for Dulaman my favorite song, & Alex a favorite who I always wanted to hear her 10th Anniversary Dulaman that she sings my favorite parts from the song!  ;D Yay :P!

The most Iconic Collaboration to include to CaraNua is Alex sings both her ranges her lows as showcased with the group in CW and her other range of high voicing which I believe Celtic Woman missed out by not showcasing her with this range of her's only which were seen her doing them in the earlier tours & the Anniversary tour!

Lynn ~`
Also Lynn parts are signatures same tone she did on Celtic Woman being it her official studio for the song she long time sang as much as worthy Meav & Lisa L got studios for her to have a mark.

Edel ~`
Fascinating to see Edel take Mairead C's spot on You Raise Me Up as Alex & Lynn keep their same exact place they
did in CW.

This is the first time since the medley's I can hear how she sounds and all I can say is gorgeous!
-----

The Parting Glass  ::) outside CW!
For many song`s of CW Didn't expect out of all that The Parting Glass would be included!
This is another yet splendid treat ;D never got to hear Alex take nor found a video of her singing it for the First-time in
Celtic Woman Anniversary Tour.

This solo 1/2 Alex & Lynn Together medley combinations in CLEAR is my TO-BE Come True ever since
Celtic Woman early departures of Alex & later Lynn with CW not contributing enough to these 2 as the other
member's got so much more recorded for them!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: The Leprechaun on October 03, 2016, 11:21PM
I'm a bit confused as to who Edel is. I'm sure she's great. Was she a choir member in Celtic Woman? Do you know of any songs that she was in that would be good for me to rewatch?

Yes, Edel was a choir member for Celtic Woman. You can see her on the "Emerald" DVD. ;)


Which songs did she do in Emerald? Can you put a link to whatever you can find on youtube? That would be nice. Let me know when you see her in any of the videos.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on October 04, 2016, 10:50AM
Which songs did she do in Emerald? Can you put a link to whatever you can find on youtube? That would be nice. Let me know when you see her in any of the videos.

 I think if you'd like to hear her voice clearly then Orinoco Flow would do it but she & Sarah they are nearly in all of them!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on October 04, 2016, 02:28PM
Gosh....."I wonder what the other Celtic Woman songs they are to cover by on ...If there are others .... :o

As in turn outs that is .. the initial guess wasn't a Saturn return song but for a CW top hit instead..! *


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on October 04, 2016, 10:10PM
Gosh....."I wonder what the other Celtic Woman songs they are to cover by on ...If there are others .... :o

As in turn outs that is .. the initial guess wasn't a Saturn return song but for a CW top hit instead..! *

Yeah, it sure sounded like a Saturn Return song. But nope  ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on October 04, 2016, 10:36PM
Which songs did she do in Emerald? Can you put a link to whatever you can find on youtube? That would be nice. Let me know when you see her in any of the videos.

 I think if you'd like to hear her voice clearly then Orinoco Flow would do it but she & Sarah they are nearly in all of them!


Yeah, Orinoco Flow is a good one to see her:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sW37fBHBNwo

When the girls in the choir enter the stage at about 2:17, Edel is on the left, Sarah is on the right.

Some close-ups at 2:48, 2:58, 3:02, 3:17, 3:29, 3:37, 3:45, and 3:51.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on October 07, 2016, 09:39AM
BREAKING NEWS
Eeeek ;D is CaraNua making *creating a music video ....

Quote
What I really would like
I would really like to have my hands on a music video of Cara Nua at least of things make 1 or 2 official one`s to showcase some of their songs such as their Dulaman ;D no touring, but a DVD be my Dream   :P!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on October 07, 2016, 01:14PM
Alex called it a Promo video.

Either way, it's going to be awesome!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on October 28, 2016, 10:49AM
I cannot wait for more.

I have over satisfied the (two) clips & the Medley ..
 :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Tiffany Gray on October 28, 2016, 11:36AM
I am really hoping for an album/DVD someday!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on November 06, 2016, 02:24PM
Lol, this photo - Alex is so silly! :D

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CuCcEqJWcAEo7w9?format=jpg&name=large)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on November 21, 2016, 03:44PM
The Promo is wrapped up! ;D

It shall releasing very soon !!*  ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on November 26, 2016, 11:46AM
Trying to be a patient fan but then I'm wait wait, waiting. . ..Plus this wait is BIG anything exciting new from Alex is as hard to wait than Lynn is since Alex has few official CW recordings in spotlight. I've been anticipating a comeback not even as big as this For a Long Time!! :-X


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on December 03, 2016, 11:25AM
CaraNua / SheilEntertainmentAgency (SEA) are planning to unveil the promo video early next week!

BTW, if you want to follow SEA, it's:
https://www.facebook.com/SheilEntertainmentAgency/
https://twitter.com/seagency1


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on December 03, 2016, 01:25PM
Thank's a lot for the great Heads up Tom! :)

Today I was watching Alex Sharpe videos all over on Ytb!
  :'(  I feel emotional because I've been excited for this since about August so this announcement was worth the wait for this!#
 I checked the caranua page alot lately some days I'd tell to myself don't check today it's fine let the wait come in surprise.
Coming for Today I didn't think About CaraNua instead about Alex's Christmas shows now in the US here.

So Happy ...right now

The promo will include ...
I wonder if it will cover the SheilAgency version with The Parting Glass or the caranua medley with Danny Boy..maybe all 4!! :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on December 03, 2016, 01:39PM
Thank's a lot for the great Heads up Tom! :)

Today I was watching Alex Sharpe videos all over on Ytb!
  :'(  I feel emotional because I've been excited for this since about August so this announcement was worth the wait for this!#
 I checked the caranua page alot lately some days I'd tell to myself don't check today it's fine let the wait come in surprise.
Coming for Today I didn't think About CaraNua instead about Alex's Christmas shows now in the US here.

So Happy ...right now

The promo will include ...
I wonder if it will cover the SheilAgency version with The Parting Glass or the caranua medley with Danny Boy..maybe all 4!! :)

OMG I'm so excited! I'm filled with happiness just thinking about it!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: The Leprechaun on December 03, 2016, 10:44PM
Is there any new information about them yet? I forget if there are any videos or not yet so if there are, can someone post the link to them here? Does CaraNua have an official website? (I think that they do.) Do they have email newsletters yet? I'm kind of getting too eager waiting for them.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on December 04, 2016, 12:13PM
Is there any new information about them yet? I forget if there are any videos or not yet so if there are, can someone post the link to them here? Does CaraNua have an official website? (I think that they do.) Do they have email newsletters yet? I'm kind of getting too eager waiting for them.

Here you go:

Site:
http://www.caranuamusic.com/
http://www.caranuamusic.com/recordings
http://www.caranuamusic.com/blog

Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/caranua/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaraNua_music
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/caranuamusic/

Their agency also has some social media accounts, although they obviously don't only post about CaraNua:
https://www.facebook.com/SheilEntertainmentAgency/
https://twitter.com/seagency1
https://www.instagram.com/seagency1/

There's also a fan page on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua.fans/

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRGaPKTx7MDHzA1osrJCCRA

Glen also posted the video of their official launch at Connect16:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pQEIjZOLkw

Their promo video should be posted early this week on social media.

If I missed anything, let me know.  ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on December 05, 2016, 11:23AM
The promo video is here and it's amazing!

https://youtu.be/C3QEtswyj5o


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on December 05, 2016, 11:24AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3QEtswyj5o

WOW It's Here Already   :o on Monday! Right Behind-Ya TOM!  :D ;D :-* !!

CWazyTom 11:23 AM
         rfcw 11:24 AM


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Tiffany Gray on December 05, 2016, 03:35PM
OMG this is AWESOME!!!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Maloney on December 13, 2016, 06:05PM
interesting.  Look forward to hearing all they have to offer.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on December 13, 2016, 07:05PM
interesting.  Look forward to hearing all they have to offer.
Indeed... me  too  ... Given  that  they  are  CW s  at  heart- they will no doubt  be  awesome.   ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on December 19, 2016, 11:41AM
Can anyone describe the style Alex sang on the CW tour on Dulaman may she done it more sopranic to Lynn's way, or did she sung it in her natural tone soft or dramaticly high strong as Hayley did I can she her do many ways Well & spectacular! ::)


.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on February 12, 2017, 11:26AM
Can anyone describe the style Alex sang on the CW tour on Dulaman may she done it more sopranic to Lynn's way, or did she sung it in her natural tone soft or dramaticly high strong as Hayley did I can she her do many ways Well & spectacular! ::)


.

  I  would  say  maybe  Alex's  style  is  more  theatrical  in  style  as  that  is  her  primary  background.   8)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on April 29, 2017, 12:56AM
CaraNua posted this on Facebook on April 27, 2017:

https://www.facebook.com/caranua/photos/a.1188292101235077.1073741830.1174832965914324/1442401619157456/?type=3&theater

We have been really busy in the last few months working on an exciting new music project with the super talented Jason Tonioli!
For the last two weeks we have been in the studio in Utah creating some beautiful new tracks which we can't wait to share with you
...

New music is coming! Woohooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on April 29, 2017, 04:37AM
 Cool !    8)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on April 30, 2017, 07:16PM
Lynn Tweeted this on April 30th:

https://twitter.com/lynnhilary/status/858826446428557312

22 songs in 7 days, a new @CaraNua_music record, can't wait to share the fruits


Wow! 22 songs including a new album? Yeeeessssss!!!!!!!!!!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Tiffany Gray on April 30, 2017, 09:26PM
OMG I'M SOOOOO EXCITED!!!!! Noooow if they can come to VA that would be even MORE awesome!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on May 08, 2017, 10:45PM
A glimpse into the new CaraNua video shoot!

 :o

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_QYvPyXsAUcfUR.jpg:medium)

(https://scontent-cdg2-1.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-15/e35/18299556_1906784502924388_5824476446562713600_n.jpg)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on May 10, 2017, 04:11PM
Here's a new Facebook post from today:

We've had an amazing week filming a new music video here in Ireland with Elias Jessop, for a track that we recorded with Jason Lyle Black while we were in Utah this April.
We loved singing this song and we think you're going to really enjoy it too!
So stay tuned on here and on Jason Lyle Black's FB page for the release.
Any guesses as to what the song might be???



Alex looks so happy! The cloak looks perfect on Lynn. And Edel is absolutely rocking that thing!


(https://scontent.fyto1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18342107_1455507674513517_9030882202278884687_n.jpg?oh=9c18d5fe5252e2179b6b8ede68c630f1&oe=597D4335)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on May 10, 2017, 04:28PM
#### SPOILER WARNING ####


Cara Nua is doing their next video with Jason Lyle Black (aka the Backwards Piano Man) did concerts with Alex last year (along with Jenny Oaks Baker).

The spoiler part of the post is actually the contents of the following video. It's a medley they recorded in Utah, the video for which they're shooting in Ireland.

If you want to hear them rehearsing the song, watch the video.

If you want to be surprised when they release the official video, the link below is a ### SPOILER ###

https://www.facebook.com/jasonlyleblack/videos/10154568957982643/



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on May 17, 2017, 10:20AM
 :) I liked seeing the surprise from the rehearsal sessions ..It was Really GREAT! :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on May 17, 2017, 06:13PM
:) I liked seeing the surprise from the rehearsal sessions ..It was Really GREAT! :)
  Cool !  :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on May 17, 2017, 08:41PM
This is one of my favourites.

They look like they're having so much fun together.  ;D

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_tlAIBWAAAtFId.jpg)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on June 26, 2017, 10:49AM
News blitz!

CaraNua recorded TWO albums already (with Jason Tonioli) that will be released in July and October!

And in fall, among other projects, they're doing some Christmas songs AND they're taking suggestions! If you have any recommendations for them, put them in the comments of their Facebook post:

CaraNua, June 26, 2017
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/posts/1506356382761979

It's a beautiful sunny Summer's Day here in Dublin but our minds are elsewhere.....Christmas!!!! to be exact.
As you know we just recorded 2 albums of sacred uplifting music with Jason Tonioli and they will be released July and October!!!
The Autumn sees us in the studio again with some new projects and albums that we are really excited about, so in preparation we would love for you to share with us what your favourite Christmas songs/carols even if they are relatively unknown but have special meaning to you we'd love to hear them!!!
Post them in the comment section of this post please!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 20, 2017, 06:37PM
Is it me or the wait for anything CaraNua seems longer than CW.  ;D I mean it's worth it all.

There wasn't an official date for the promo video but now them saying a release for july.

I believe the july anticipation other than oct is buzzing xxxx end of july.

Love patient

but Caranua stuff is too exciting! :D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 20, 2017, 06:59PM
With Alex performing in New York this week and Edel touring with Riverdance, they may just be waiting a bit to unveil their new music.

Just a recap of all the other exciting things CaraNua and its members have coming:
- Alex is featured in "Be Thou My Vision," one of the songs on Camille Nelson's album "Lead Me Home". It looks like you can buy that one song now on iTunes. The rest of the album releases on August 18th. The music video (also featuring Alex) is scheduled to release on Friday, July 21.
- CaraNua recorded two albums with Jason Tonioli (tentatively scheduled to be released in July and October 2017)
- CaraNua recorded a medley with Jason Lyle Black (the backwards piano man) and a music video for it was shot in Ireland. I don't recall the expected time frame for release.

Lots of exciting stuff coming out (hopefully) soon!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 29, 2017, 11:55PM
Here's an update on an upcoming album CaraNua is doing with Jason Tonioli:

July 25, 2017
https://www.facebook.com/jason.tonioli/posts/10213951926740378?pnref=story

I'll be heading to Ireland in just over a month to work on photos, video and a few more songs with Alex, Lynn Hilary and Edel Chan Murphy. While there, we'll be wrapping up production for my new hymn album that will feature all 3 girls singing my hymn arrangements! We're in the final stages of recording full orchestra with the tracks and planning for an October release date for the album.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 30, 2017, 08:44AM
I'm thrilled, excited. Thankful, grateful! Does this mean though no July release of something..  :)

Today is my 2nd performance for joining adult mass band so singing hymns praises I'm on too. ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 30, 2017, 12:22PM
I'm thrilled, excited. Thankful, grateful! Does this mean though no July release of something..  :)

Today is my 2nd performance for joining adult mass band so singing hymns praises I'm on too. ;D

I don't think anything more will release in July, but it was mentioned before they did 2 albums with Jason and in his post, it only mentions one. I wonder if they merged them, if they're both releasing in October, or if they're releasing separately.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Kimberly AJ on August 01, 2017, 05:37PM
The Facebook page tells me it was CaraNua's first video I tried.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 24, 2017, 11:13PM
Just in case I forgot to post this back in July...

CaraNua has been working on Jason Tonioli's album, which is expected to release in October.

The girls will be singing Jason's hymn arrangements, accompanied by a full orchestra!

They'll be in Ireland within the next few weeks doing photos, videos, and a few more recordings.

Source: Jason's post from July 25th:
https://www.facebook.com/jason.tonioli/posts/10213951926740378


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 07, 2017, 07:43PM
Here's one from the photo shoot  :o


(https://instagram.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/t51.2885-15/e35/21480079_119460128673147_1522458296026398720_n.jpg)

Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BYwVC37nqDL/?taken-by=caranuamusic


Here's another for good measure:

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DJJbVSlXgAEbcNT.jpg:medium)




Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on September 07, 2017, 08:21PM
 They  are  all looking  incredible  !     :-*   x  3 


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on September 16, 2017, 04:17PM
Incredible Alex gotta say. Yes go be the no more underrated CW gal. Be noticed & lets discover You more because of caranua!!! ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on October 07, 2017, 06:02PM
@opwcastletown posted a video clip on Twitter in September of CaraNua performing:

https://twitter.com/opwcastletown/status/911963510703316992

Wonderful #CaraNuaMusic performing in the Long Gallery earlier today, a little surprise for visitors touring the house.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on October 07, 2017, 06:14PM
Here's one from the photo shoot  :o


(https://instagram.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/t51.2885-15/e35/21480079_119460128673147_1522458296026398720_n.jpg)

Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BYwVC37nqDL/?taken-by=caranuamusic


Here's another for good measure:

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DJJbVSlXgAEbcNT.jpg:medium)



    Wow  !       :-*   x  3


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on October 07, 2017, 06:34PM
Not all that glitters is gold.

Some things that glitter are better.   ;)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Dan on October 11, 2017, 02:37PM
@opwcastletown posted a video clip on Twitter in September of CaraNua performing:

https://twitter.com/opwcastletown/status/911963510703316992

Wonderful #CaraNuaMusic performing in the Long Gallery earlier today, a little surprise for visitors touring the house.

I sooo can’t wait for music! I feel like Lynn and Alex were so underutilized during their time with CW so it’ll be great to hear more of them.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on October 11, 2017, 04:17PM
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLrTFuZX0AAklzm?format=jpg)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on October 11, 2017, 04:18PM
^^

These dresses are absolutely stunning! :o:-*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on October 24, 2017, 10:43AM
I Don't Think I've Been so so so so Very Patient for anything like this other than I guess a Brand new pbs special or full album all song's release. Still this is unexpected still when even on a month announcement vs. with what you get with CW.
Riding the month through   :( it will be worth it :)!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on November 07, 2017, 04:29PM
CaraNua is performing in a Christmas show called "The Star of Bethlehem & Songs of the Angels" at the National Concert Hall (NCH) in Dublin on November 27.

https://www.facebook.com/SOBnch/


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on November 12, 2017, 11:50AM
The wait is almost over!

Jason Tonioli's album Favorite Hymns, featuring CaraNua, is releasing on Friday, Nov 17!!!

From CaraNua's Facebook account a few minutes ago:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/posts/1660847290646220

It’s nearly time!
Earlier this year we had the privilege of travelling to Utah to lend our vocals to some beautiful piano scores by @Jason Tonioli. Next Friday our collaboration will be finally released! We are so grateful for Jason, Chuck and Jake for all their amazing work on this album and we can’t wait for you to hear it!
Thank you all so much for sticking with CaraNua on our journey for the last few months, your support has meant everything to us. We hope that you love listening to this album as much as we enjoyed making it!
You can pre-order your copy of ‘Favorite Hymns’ today by following the link in the post below!
Love from Alex, Lynn and Edel



Here's Jason's original post:

My New CD "Favorite Hymns featuring CaraNua" is now available to Pre-Order.

Imagine you could have some of the best singers from the group Celtic Woman and Riverdance fly over from Ireland to sing lead vocals and harmony to your Hymn arrangements while you accompany them at the piano. (Yep... we did that. Former Celtic Woman and Riverdance lead singers Alexandria Sharpe, Lynn Hilary, and Edel Chan Murphy, came to Utah and are singing the hymns on the entire album.)

And if that weren't cool enough...

What if you added in a full orchestra with each of the songs you recorded and had orchestration help from Chuck E. Myers who has helped with music for Disney, Sony, Warner Brothers, on projects like Cars 3, Toy Story 2&3, Star Wars, and others? (Yep, we even have the Disney Magic Pixie Dust Sound from our orchestra.)

Sounds like a dream, right?

Well, that's exactly what we did. The girls sound amazing! The orchestration is amazing. The only thing missing was a castle to sing it in front of, but the backdrop of the Utah mountains can rival a castle in my book. :)

I hope that when you hear our version Amazing Grace, Be Thou My Vision, Nearer My God to Thee, How Great Thou Art, Going Home and others that you'll feel a small part of the spirit we felt while we were working on this project. We've put our hearts into this music and we really hope it will help lift the spirits of all who hear it.

If you are digital/streaming listener, the CD is scheduled to be released on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon next Friday. I'd love to have your help next week so we can show up in the charts and reach more people as we release the new album.

If you'd like to pre-order an autographed CD, we are running a special pre-order price for the CD through the 18th.

All Pre-Order CDs will ship next week.

If you are looking for a neighbor or family gift for the holidays, this is a great option. If your church or business is looking for a unique holiday gift, please reach out to me for bulk pricing.
You can Pre-Order and listen to excerpts from the album today at:

https://tonioli.com/product/favorite-hymns-caranua-jason-tonioli/ (https://tonioli.com/product/favorite-hymns-caranua-jason-tonioli/)




Some key points:
- You can pre-order an AUTOGRAPHED COPY now through Nov 18 at a special price!
- Releases Friday, Nov 17, 2017
- Ships next week!
- Epic orchestration
- CaraNua!!!


Track List:

1. Amazing Grace (Featuring CaraNua) .................................... 5:59   
2. All Creatures of Our God and King (Featuring CaraNua) ............. 4:38   
3. How Great Thou Art (Featuring Lynn Hilary) ..........................  4:57   
4. Beautiful Savior (Featuring CaraNua) ................................... 3:08   
5. Be Thou My Vision (Featuring CaraNua) ................................ 4:06   
6. Come Follow Me (Featuring Alex Sharpe) .............................. 3:27   
7. Let the Lower Lights Be Burning (Featuring CaraNua) ............... 6:21   
8. Nearer My God To Thee (Featuring Edel Murphy) ..................... 5:04   
9. Going Home (Featuring CaraNua) ....................................... 4:30   
10. Till We Meet Again ....................................................... 3:53   



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on November 13, 2017, 11:38PM
Signing

I asked CaraNua if they would be signing the pre-ordered copies.

I'm not 100% sure if they will or not, but Alex indicated they're working on it. Presumably they're working on the logistics.


Shipping

The price of the album is actually very reasonable. As usual, it's the shipping that gets you. I suspect you could get a digital copy once the album releases if you don't want to fork over the shipping cost.

Anyways, I liked the album cover a lot, there's a chance CaraNua will sign it, and I'm into collecting hard copies of Celtic Woman related albums, so I pre-ordered the CD and will just have to eat the shipping cost, (which was twice the cost of the album).


Sneak Peak Track

Spoiler Warning Below

Amazing Grace was the free preview track that came with the pre-order. It's an instant download, available even before the album releases!

I gotta say, it sounds really nice! It has a very pretty piano arrangement with good, subtle supporting orchestration.

The second verse and a few other places have a different sound from what we'd be used to from Celtic Woman. It's beautiful, but different and there's always a bit of risk to doing that. I think most people will love it from the start and will appreciate the opening as a different approach to the song and harmony. For those that don't like that part of the track for whatever reason, PLEASE keep reading / listening.

CaraNua's harmony in the song is crystal clear! It's a more tender arrangement than the ways Celtic Woman has performed it. Also, there's a little surprise from the midpoint of the song until the finale. ;)  The harmony in the last quarter of the song is just gorgeous!


Impression So Far

The samples and this full preview track all sound great, so whether you get a hard-copy pre-order or not, this album is definitely worth looking into.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on November 17, 2017, 07:10PM
I listened to Jason Tonioli's 'Favorite Hymns' album on Spotify.

O...M...G!!!!


SPOILERS BELOW

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The album was beautifully arranged, deeply moving, and tremendously satisfying!

The songs are soft and soothing.

The harmony was crystal clear and quite frankly, breathtaking.

CaraNua or its members are featured on every track except the last one, which is a pleasant instrumental.

The instrumental backing, mostly piano with a touch of orchestration, really compliments their voices. There are some really nice instrumental bridges in some of the songs.

Lynn's solo 'How Great Thou Art' is one of the best Lynn Hilary solos I have ever heard. WOW!!!

Edel's solo is 'Nearer My God To Thee' and it is both lovely and haunting. I was kind of hoping for a three-part harmony with this one, but considering how gorgeous Edel sounded, I have no complaints whatsoever. I loved the little Titanic Easter egg!

This album is really well done and I thoroughly enjoyed it!

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SPOILERS ABOVE


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on November 18, 2017, 10:17AM
Jason Tonioli is so kind to upload all the tracks songs on yt. :P

I just Discovered this right getting myself on Spotify in shuffle!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on November 30, 2017, 04:29PM
The CD finally arrived today!!!

It was signed by Jason ...

... but sadly, not CaraNua.  :'(

It's a little unfortunate considering the cost of shipping from the US was 1.5 times the cost of the album and to get it from the US I had to eat the exchange rate too. But oh well. The way I see it, I paid for the *chance* that they would sign it, so the outcome, while unfortunate must be separated from the choice.

I'm not devastated or anything, just not ridiculously happy either.  :D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on December 06, 2017, 08:35PM
Today, CaraNua announced their first show in the US!

New Wings - CaraNua & Jason Tonioli in Concert
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
7 PM - 9:15 PM MST
Weber State University, Austad Auditorium

Source:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/posts/1685600498170899


I've got my fingers crossed for a closer show at some point, that hopefully doesn't conflict with any of the Celtic Woman shows or Chloë concerts I'm going to.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on December 10, 2017, 10:22PM
Here's the link for tickets:

https://tkt.xosn.com/tickets/TicketHome.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=8600&_MODE_=PERFORMERCATEGORY&SALE_TKT_PERFORMER_ID=867&SALE_TKT_SALE_CATEGORIES_ID=233940 (https://tkt.xosn.com/tickets/TicketHome.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=8600&_MODE_=PERFORMERCATEGORY&SALE_TKT_PERFORMER_ID=867&SALE_TKT_SALE_CATEGORIES_ID=233940)

(https://tkt.xosn.com/pics33/0/QU/QUOEMRZUGOFRBBC.20171205202103.jpg)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 03, 2018, 08:23PM
In case anyone missed this comment on the ticket page:

They will once again be in Utah recording a new album this January and have decided to do a special performance while they are here working on the album.  ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 13, 2018, 10:50AM
Don't forget CaraNua's big North American concert debut is in a few days!

New Wings - CaraNua & Jason Tonioli in Concert
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
7 PM - 9:15 PM MST
Weber State University, Austad Auditorium
Tickets:
https://tkt.xosn.com/tickets/TicketHome.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=8600&_MODE_=PERFORMERCATEGORY&SALE_TKT_PERFORMER_ID=867&SALE_TKT_SALE_CATEGORIES_ID=233940

I can't go to this one, but I encourage everyone to help spread the word. The more successful the show and the greater the show of support, the better chance we have of them doing more shows on this side of the pond.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 13, 2018, 11:59PM
Video of CaraNua rehearsing for their debut concert in North America on Tuesday!

https://www.facebook.com/jason.tonioli/videos/10215392140744828/

Lynn is having a great time!  ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 16, 2018, 07:16AM
Today is CaraNua's big concert debut in the US!

Here is one of the last songs from their rehearsal:
https://www.facebook.com/jason.tonioli/videos/10215408731479586/

Much like Celtic Woman's 3Arena show, I'm somehow managing to feel a rather strong sense of guilt for not being there to support them and a sense of regret for that I will miss their wonderful show. Nonetheless, I am happy for those that can go. I remain hopeful I will be able to see them live one day and enjoy that blissful harmony in person.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on January 16, 2018, 11:44AM
Love that support spirit & love for other's who get to attend see the show!

At last least we got to hear listen to the full Danny Boy off of CaraNua. I've been in constant chats with another about when if there will be a full upload of their iconic new Dulaman! :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Jim M. on January 16, 2018, 03:25PM
There are forum members that live in Utah.  I hope some of them are able to attend the show.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 16, 2018, 04:23PM
Yes. I hope lots of loyal fans can make it and that the ladies feel lots of love from the audience.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 21, 2018, 12:38PM
Mike Brown did an awesome write-up on the CaraNua concert in Utah.

Set List

Act 1:

New Wings
Shenandoah
Songs from a Secret Garden
The Voice (Edel solo)
Moondance
Danny Boy
Dúlamán (with audience participation)
December Snow
Scotland Brave
You Raise Me Up

Act 2 (with new gowns):

Paddy's Green
All Creatures of Our God and King
Brahm's Lullaby (Lynn solo)
Isle of Hope
Thinking of You
The Blessing (Alex solo)
My Land
Going Home
The Parting Glass

Encore:

Amazing Grace
You Raise Me Up (reprise)


Some Key Notes

- Lynn more outgoing than she used to be
- There was a signing after the show
- "Favorite Hymns II" tentatively scheduled for May, 2018!  :o
- They're also tentatively considering a FALL TOUR in 2018!!!!!

Please, PLEASE do another concert, ladies. I will find a way to be there...


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on January 22, 2018, 03:08PM
 :o  :o

Mike Brown did an awesome write-up on the CaraNua concert in Utah.

Set List

Act 1:

New Wings
Shenandoah
Songs from a Secret Garden
The Voice (Edel solo)
Moondance
Danny Boy
Dúlamán (with audience participation)
December Snow
Scotland Brave
You Raise Me Up

Act 2 (with new gowns):

Paddy's Green
All Creatures of Our God and King
Brahm's Lullaby (Lynn solo)
Isle of Hope
Thinking of You
The Blessing (Alex solo)
My Land
Going Home
The Parting Glass

Encore:

Amazing Grace
You Raise Me Up (reprise)


Some Key Notes

- Lynn more outgoing than she used to be
- There was a signing after the show
- "Favorite Hymns II" tentatively scheduled for May, 2018!  :o
- They're also tentatively considering a FALL TOUR in 2018!!!!!

Please, PLEASE do another concert, ladies. I will find a way to be there...


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on January 22, 2018, 03:09PM
Shenandoah,
The Blessing Alex
Isle of Hope
Wow!
The Voice (Edel)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 24, 2018, 09:01PM
Some pictures from CaraNua's debut concert in North America.

I really like the dresses and the way their hair was done for this show. Absolutely stunning!!!!  :o


(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUVaY8CW0AAgD0z.jpg:large)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUGFJjXW4AAiJ4J.jpg:large)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on January 27, 2018, 06:53PM
Fantastic! Turns out Alex has the surprising bold dress. Love Lynn, Edel looks unique. I thought Alex was in blue, Lynn is gold or Edel and Lynn in the burgundy orange.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 27, 2018, 09:51PM
Fantastic! Turns out Alex has the surprising bold dress. Love Lynn, Edel looks unique. I thought Alex was in blue, Lynn is gold or Edel and Lynn in the burgundy orange.

I absolutely love all three dresses, but I think my favourite is Lynn's. So beautiful!   :o


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 29, 2018, 04:58PM
CaraNua recorded an acapella cover of A Million Dreams (from The Greatest Showman) in Utah before they returned to Ireland.

This is so gorgeous it's a must-listen!

https://youtu.be/bxae4qlTpg0

CaraNua does some of the best harmony I've ever heard!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on January 29, 2018, 05:25PM
 Alex's spirit makes you want to live the best, Lynn's honest pure light joy makes you agree I am just like you experiencing the magic love of life & Edel brings wonder and up rise passion something to discover!

This MADE my DAY!

Cry to Smile
A bedtime friend companion of positive spirit with hot chocolate.
We're all in this together by love of our God.

Caranu The Best Thing to happen since Celtic Woman.

CaraNua recorded an acapella cover of A Million Dreams (from The Greatest Showman) in Utah before they returned to Ireland.

This is so gorgeous it's a must-listen!

https://youtu.be/bxae4qlTpg0

CaraNua does some of the best harmony I've ever heard!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on January 30, 2018, 06:41PM
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUVaY8CW0AAgD0z.jpg:large)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUGFJjXW4AAiJ4J.jpg:large)

Love these sparkly dresses :-*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 30, 2018, 07:24PM
I love the sashes too.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: sammiesoprano22 on January 31, 2018, 12:02PM
Ladies, pretty, pretty PRETTY please do a Fall 2018 Tour & come to Syracuse or Rochester, NY (or maybe both  ;) ;) ;))!!!! I would LOVE to see you all preform LIVE again!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on January 31, 2018, 07:46PM
Ladies, pretty, pretty PRETTY please do a Fall 2018 Tour & come to Syracuse or Rochester, NY (or maybe both  ;) ;) ;))!!!! I would LOVE to see you all preform LIVE again!!!

You know, I'll second that location. It's a bit of a drive, but close enough I could get to without flying.

I don't want to pressure the girls into a tour, but I want them to do one sooooo badly. <3


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on January 31, 2018, 08:09PM
Ladies, pretty, pretty PRETTY please do a Fall 2018 Tour & come to Syracuse or Rochester, NY (or maybe both  ;) ;) ;))!!!! I would LOVE to see you all preform LIVE again!!!

You know, I'll second that location. It's a bit of a drive, but close enough I could get to without flying.

I don't want to pressure the girls into a tour, but I want them to do one sooooo badly. <3
  ....or  maybe   Minneapolis/St. Paul  area.    ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on February 05, 2018, 10:18PM
CaraNua recorded an acapella cover of A Million Dreams (from The Greatest Showman) in Utah before they returned to Ireland.

This is so gorgeous it's a must-listen!

https://youtu.be/bxae4qlTpg0

CaraNua does some of the best harmony I've ever heard!

Almost 15,000 views in a week!  Is this thing about to go viral?!!! :o

Help them spread the word!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on February 08, 2018, 10:40PM
Wow!!! Over 22,000 views already!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on February 12, 2018, 12:57AM
CaraNua's cover of A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman is available on iTunes and Spotify now (as well as YouTube)!

iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-million-dreams-from-the-greatest-showman-single/1346920380 (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-million-dreams-from-the-greatest-showman-single/1346920380)

Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/track/16DxVC5eRGZax7eU2z0RPQ (https://open.spotify.com/track/16DxVC5eRGZax7eU2z0RPQ)


 :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

(https://is1-ssl.mzstatic.com/image/thumb/Music118/v4/4c/e8/ab/4ce8ab46-2f6d-5d35-d5d7-15ff2d85b4c1/859725248453_cover.jpg/1200x630bb.jpg)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on February 15, 2018, 01:09AM
Some more pictures from their show in Utah this January.

Eventually, Facebook will expired the pictures and they'll disappear from the Forum. Once that happens, here's the album they came from so you can still go see them:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/JasonTonioliPiano/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10155428464003737


(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26840983_10155428464593737_1458861833770774008_o.jpg?oh=7a7b2443abae7190944a41045def30aa&oe=5AD887D9)


(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26758599_10155428464093737_2143423233912825240_o.jpg?oh=1ebc41d4e920b73ae75d12fd8ff1eae9&oe=5B1C49E9)


(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/27021115_10155428464583737_8337191489222771551_o.jpg?oh=8c213d113784872b7feb1f29977b62ad&oe=5B216CB8)


(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/27023503_10155428464373737_4535208576835541802_o.jpg?oh=f4cf79e93f5f83c4de4dd437204e28dd&oe=5B1ACBBC)


(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26758492_10155428464443737_2055503399458467629_o.jpg?oh=f1a03ea8c2c4f2716424c2b9aec4909d&oe=5B19B52B)


(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26962360_10155428464383737_4573681209063123120_o.jpg?oh=61550c61a0a7380e37b9441124ffcde6&oe=5B0D7076)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on February 15, 2018, 06:21PM
(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26962360_10155428464383737_4573681209063123120_o.jpg?oh=61550c61a0a7380e37b9441124ffcde6&oe=5B0D7076)

THOSE DRESSES! :o :-*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on March 02, 2018, 11:46PM
This alternative forum has a separate board for CaraNua!

http://www.celticwomanforum.net/index.php?board=69.0


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on March 11, 2018, 12:47AM
This alternative forum has a separate board for CaraNua!

http://www.celticwomanforum.net/index.php?board=69.0

I think I'm going to post CaraNua stuff over on the alternative forum going forward. It's easier to organize and find things with separate posts in a dedicated board than to look through a single giant thread will all the CaraNua stuff in it. Lol.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on March 11, 2018, 10:58AM
Great! What we can do though is have a CaraNua post only for big news here. For Homecoming we can have two "Homecoming" & "Homecoming Tour" on the Celtic Woman board instead of on the Voice's of Angel's board. What do you think ;)

This alternative forum has a separate board for CaraNua!

http://www.celticwomanforum.net/index.php?board=69.0

I think I'm going to post CaraNua stuff over on the alternative forum going forward. It's easier to organize and find things with separate posts in a dedicated board than to look through a single giant thread will all the CaraNua stuff in it. Lol.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on March 28, 2018, 11:41PM
CaraNua released a new music video on YouTube!

This one definitely sets a different mood than A Million Dreams, but it's devastatingly beautiful.

Remember Me/Recuérdame - Lullaby from Coco (Celtic cover by CaraNua)

https://youtu.be/yuPxTk5nnYQ


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on April 08, 2018, 12:34AM
CaraNua's cover of A Million Dreams has crossed the threshold of 100,000 views!

Next, let's get them to a million! #MillionDreamsMillionViews


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on April 08, 2018, 05:20AM
CaraNua's cover of A Million Dreams has crossed the threshold of 100,000 views!

Next, let's get them to a million! #MillionDreamsMillionViews
  That's awesome! Go girls !    :-*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on April 11, 2018, 11:31AM
With Alex and Lynn only on 1 Album just 1 CD and 1 DVD after all their contributions to Celtic Woman for filling in, celebrating, and helping may this Caranua show us to remember the potential that a Christmas special without them nor a Tenth Anniversary DVD was much deserved of them through Celtic Woman. Due to the copyrights and all CW should highlighted Dulaman with Lynn & Alex, The Voice & My Heart Was Home Again with Alex. If Lisa Lambe & Susan received Dulaman & The Voice and a Holiday special  after them so it was not right to skip them may Caranua prove to Alex & Lynn what CW not done more to these two, it's a gift they are CW but other members having more CD and DVD's than them makes them appear as guests which they were not.*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on April 11, 2018, 03:02PM
(https://scontent.fykz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26962360_10155428464383737_4573681209063123120_o.jpg?oh=61550c61a0a7380e37b9441124ffcde6&oe=5B0D7076)

THOSE DRESSES! :o :-*
I agree ! I especially like the one Lynn is wearing.   :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on April 12, 2018, 09:23AM
All 3 of those dresses are gorgeous - it's hard to say which one I like the most! I'm leaning slightly towards Edel's. ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on April 12, 2018, 09:40AM
Any one know if a full Dulaman of Caranua will be released or come on a CD or is the trailer and live YouTube clip will only be as presentation? As much as I wanted to hear Alex on Dulaman with CW can't at least I have the full track to Caranua's version.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on April 12, 2018, 01:28PM
Any one know if a full Dulaman of Caranua will be released or come on a CD or is the trailer and live YouTube clip will only be as presentation? As much as I wanted to hear Alex on Dulaman with CW can't at least I have the full track to Caranua's version.

I'm not sure.

I know Favorite Hymns 2 has been recorded, but I don't know if it will include "bonus tracks" that stray from the theme of the album.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on April 23, 2018, 12:06AM
You can get CaraNua's beautiful Remember Me Lullaby (From "Coco") on places like iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/remember-me-lullaby-from-coco-single/1367892171


I knew about that one but how did I miss this???

Brahms' Lullaby
Jason Tonioli featuring Caranua and Lynn Hilary
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/brahms-lullaby-feat-caranua-lynn-hilary-single/1370675405



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 18, 2018, 09:36AM
For the first time, CaraNua has announced a new member: Lisa Nolan!

Lisa was part of the Babylon Sisters, along with Lynn Hilary and Rebecca Winckworth.

I'm unsure if one of the original members has other commitments (ie. the upcoming Celtic Woman Best of Christmas / 2019 tours) or if CaraNua is expanding to 4 members.


Here's the Facebook post with the big news!
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/photos/a.1188292101235077.1073741830.1174832965914324/1942618735802406/?type=3&theater

Quote
CaraNua welcomes the highly talented and beautiful Lisa Nolan as the newest member to the ensemble. Lisa has graced Ireland’s most prestigious theatre stages, concert halls and TV screens in Ireland in her extensive career.

We are extremely excited to be working with Lisa and have no doubt you will enjoy meeting her very much. (You can learn more about Lisa on our newly designed website due to launch soon).

We have been working hard behind the scenes! Watch this space, exciting things ahead!!!!

Or alternatively follow this link https://www.caranuamusic.com/mailing-list-sign-up if you would like to receive notifications of the latest news as it happens via email and to subscribe to our newsletter due to launch this autumn.

"You matter"

All the best, CaraNua



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on July 18, 2018, 09:23PM
For the first time, CaraNua has announced a new member: Lisa Nolan!

Lisa was part of the Babylon Sisters, along with Lynn Hilary and Rebecca Winckworth.

I'm unsure if one of the original members has other commitments (ie. the upcoming Celtic Woman Best of Christmas / 2019 tours) or if CaraNua is expanding to 4 members.


Here's the Facebook post with the big news!
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/photos/a.1188292101235077.1073741830.1174832965914324/1942618735802406/?type=3&theater

Quote
CaraNua welcomes the highly talented and beautiful Lisa Nolan as the newest member to the ensemble. Lisa has graced Ireland’s most prestigious theatre stages, concert halls and TV screens in Ireland in her extensive career.

We are extremely excited to be working with Lisa and have no doubt you will enjoy meeting her very much. (You can learn more about Lisa on our newly designed website due to launch soon).

We have been working hard behind the scenes! Watch this space, exciting things ahead!!!!

Or alternatively follow this link https://www.caranuamusic.com/mailing-list-sign-up if you would like to receive notifications of the latest news as it happens via email and to subscribe to our newsletter due to launch this autumn.

"You matter"

All the best, CaraNua


Thanks for the heads up Tom !  :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 19, 2018, 08:47PM
A fan asked if the group was becoming a quartet and a pretty knowledgeable fan replied that they were:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/photos/a.1188292101235077.1073741830.1174832965914324/1942618735802406/?type=3

However, I'm unsure if that was an assumption, wishful thinking, or if he has inside information. I suspect it's an assumption that none of the existing members are leaving for other commitments. CaraNua or its existing members didn't reply to that question yet or like / react to the fan's response.

Based on Alex's post, it seems like she may be staying with the group:
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1901289003225402&id=212618112092508

Quote
Thrilled to have Lisa Nolan join us and very excited to have her share her talents with CaraNua and all of you guys!!!

The way she wrote it certainly makes it sound like she's not going anywhere.

I suspect Lisa was Lynn's pick and that leads me to believe Lynn is probably not going anywhere either.

Edel does have a variety of things going on in her career from one moment to the next, including Riverdance. However, my guess would be she's staying too, which would indeed make CaraNua a quartet ...

... or alternatively, a rotating group of 3, so that the group can be more resilient to the commitments of individual members. If individual member commitments was something holding back CaraNua from committing to a tour, a rotating lineup would give individual members flexibility while giving the group stability. It might be frustrating for fans, but it's probably better for the group overall.

Anyways, that's all speculation and I'm sure we'll hear more official details soon.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 20, 2018, 07:42AM
This is very important luckily they had two incredible music cover videos to keep fans audiences busy admiring while Alex switched next door back with Celtic Woman for the tour filling need.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: White Rose on July 20, 2018, 11:07AM
The rotating group of three definitely makes sense. I can picture them being a quartet for most of their stuff, but then if somebody needs to step out for a bit for other commitments (like when Alex stepped in for Susan on tour earlier this year), or if someone just needs a break, they can go back to a trio for a bit. Having another person does open them up to four part harmonies, so that will be good.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: pammy314 on July 25, 2018, 02:58PM
Lisa Nolan has "stepped in" for Alex in Caranua previously (Dec.2017).   Alex has "stepped in" for Susan in Celtic Woman so maybe again????


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 25, 2018, 10:50PM
We're getting more and more clues on social media.

One of the most telling posts came on Twitter last week:
https://twitter.com/AidiMac/status/1020224363906379776

@AidiMac
Work in Progress. 3 tiaras, each Handcrafted in Yellow gold, Rose gold and silver. For the singing group @CaraNua_music about to launch their US tour

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DiiQgnYX4AEm0hw.jpg:small)

Firstly, the tiaras look cool.

Second, the Tweet mentions there are 3 tiaras. That suggests to me that they MAY not perform as a 4-person group in the upcoming tour. It could mean the group will remain as three total members or it could mean there will be three performers at a time (a changing lineup).

The Tweet basically leaked the massive news we already suspected, that there is a US tour coming!

Another Tweet by @AidiMac included photos of Lynn and Lisa Nolan trying on their tiaras:
https://twitter.com/AidiMac/status/1020232798660120577

The post tagged Alex, but not Edel. Alex and Lynn liked the post. Edel (as of the time I checked) did not. However, the post didn't mention Lisa, but tagged Celtic Woman ... so that one's kind of all over the place, but it could be providing important (or misleading) clues.

Maybe it's just a weird angle, but does Alex look different?

@AidiMac
The ladies of @CaraNua_music came in for a visit to see the progress on their tiaras and get a fitting before flying out to the States  @lynnhilary  @AlexSharpe1 #celticwoman #irishjewellery I'll post some more behind the scenes later today @Celtic_Woman.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DiiWFjCX4AAhgPo.jpg:small)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DiiWFilXkAEP4iY.jpg:small)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DiiXRqWX4AAs9pi.jpg:small)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DiiXRqTWkAA0Mps.jpg:small)

Here are some more pictures of Lynn and Lisa trying on their tiaras. So I think we can safely conclude Lynn and Lisa are scheduled to be on the tour and most likely Alex as well, which contradicts some of the rumors.

So what can we conclude about Edel not being included in the above? The short answer is not much. Edel is performing with Riverdance right now, so we can't conclude based only on this evidence whether she will be part of CaraNua on the US tour or not. ;) She may be getting her Tiara later after she's completed her current commitments with Riverdance.

Or it could mean something more.

I'd say we need to wait for more tantalizing teasers.  ;D


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on July 26, 2018, 05:23PM
 So that adds another wrinkle in our pondering....  perhaps there is more than 1 reason Ms. Nolan is joining the group.   :-\


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on July 28, 2018, 11:21AM
Interesting Indeed that cannot be Alex on the last picture, only the first one to me.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: White Rose on July 28, 2018, 08:10PM
Ooh. Tiaras!

That's not Alex in the last pic.

Edel's not there because she's busy with Riverdance and we don't know when she will be back. That's why Lisa's in, so they have at least three voices. I think it'll be fun when Edel's back and they do four-part harmonies.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: White Rose on July 29, 2018, 08:42AM
Edel posted this on Facebook earlier today.

Quote
Hi everyone! A few of you have been in touch recently, so I wanted to share this with you all.

I regret to say that I will no longer be performing with CaraNua. To everyone who has followed CaraNua's success over the last two years, I would like to say a huge thank you. Your support has been wonderful and encouraging.

My commitments as a solo performer and as Lead Soprano in Riverdance mean that I have limited time if I want to give my all during each performance.

My sincerest thanks, again, for all your kind wishes and I hope you will continue to follow my progress into the future.

Much love,

Edel


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on July 29, 2018, 10:31AM
So I saw.

I certainly respect her decision and will follow her wherever she goes. But the fact that I missed my last opportunity in January to see her with CaraNua is pretty devastating.

I know Lisa is going to be great too, but Edel is one of my top two favourite Celtic Woman choir members ever, so this one is going to hurt for a while.

 :'(


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Raving Meaviac on July 29, 2018, 06:32PM
 Riverdance  is a big gig and certainly merits Edel's attention.   8)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: The Leprechaun on August 08, 2018, 11:13PM
Is there a CaraNua CD yet?


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 10, 2018, 08:04PM
Is there a CaraNua CD yet?

"Favorite Hymns" is technically Jason Tonioli's album, but it's essentially a CaraNua album. CaraNua is featured prominently in all but one of the songs.

It's rumored there's a second Favorite Hymns album was recorded while Edel was still part of the group and hopefully it will release this year.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 19, 2018, 08:49AM
CaraNua did a photo shoot and 2 music videos today.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BmpmrjIlt3O/?taken-by=officialalexsharpe
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmpmDaeF013/?taken-by=officialalexsharpe
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmqRHwUFj8x/?taken-by=officialalexsharpe

P.S. www.celticwomanforum.net has its own dedicated board for CaraNua!

http://www.celticwomanforum.net/index.php?board=69.0


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on August 20, 2018, 05:54PM
More teasers today.

CaraNua posted this on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/caranua/photos/a.1188292101235077/1999657300098549/?type=3&theater

Quote
We got a lot done in 2 weeks, looking forward to sharing it with you all very soon! X

(https://scontent.fyyz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39862020_1999657306765215_2137439630755102720_o.jpg?_nc_fx=fyyz1-1&_nc_cat=0&oh=982f30a1f1755110b2d79841c13ee785&oe=5C0EA991)


They also posted a new cover photo on Facebook:

(https://scontent.fyto1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39820877_2001345519929727_8019223834538278912_o.jpg?_nc_fx=fyyz1-1&_nc_cat=0&oh=51dd39c6b01730280d9a4d61578606c5&oe=5BFF056E)


An elemental theme perhaps?


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on August 20, 2018, 07:59PM
Cool Tom! I just saw these today myself!
Super Exciting!!!

I can't get enough of the last 2 music video's.
Praising they keep the level going.*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: rfcw on September 12, 2018, 08:40AM
Since I didn't go see Alex with Celtic Woman During Homecoming as I had that rare opportunity :'(.

I am looking above as to when that will happen again.

If Caranua does tour may it be some place in states
reasonable like Orlando in the middle of Florida lol.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: The Leprechaun on September 22, 2018, 12:06AM
Is there a CaraNua CD yet?

"Favorite Hymns" is technically Jason Tonioli's album, but it's essentially a CaraNua album. CaraNua is featured prominently in all but one of the songs.

It's rumored there's a second Favorite Hymns album was recorded while Edel was still part of the group and hopefully it will release this year.

The main thing I was wondering about was if there were any official recordings that Edel had done with the group. It's a shame that she is gone already. As much as I like  Alex and Lynn, I would have rather one of them leave simply because I already know what they sound like. As for the newest member, Lisa Nolan, has anyone found good YouTube videos of her? I might want to look for some of them myself if I can. I need to know in advance if there are other Lisa Nolans so I make sure I'm getting the right one. It's like how we wouldn't want to confuse Lisa Kelly with the ice road trucker or the actress from That 70's Show.


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 22, 2018, 08:10AM
Is there a CaraNua CD yet?

"Favorite Hymns" is technically Jason Tonioli's album, but it's essentially a CaraNua album. CaraNua is featured prominently in all but one of the songs.

It's rumored there's a second Favorite Hymns album was recorded while Edel was still part of the group and hopefully it will release this year.

The main thing I was wondering about was if there were any official recordings that Edel had done with the group. It's a shame that she is gone already. As much as I like  Alex and Lynn, I would have rather one of them leave simply because I already know what they sound like. As for the newest member, Lisa Nolan, has anyone found good YouTube videos of her? I might want to look for some of them myself if I can. I need to know in advance if there are other Lisa Nolans so I make sure I'm getting the right one. It's like how we wouldn't want to confuse Lisa Kelly with the ice road trucker or the actress from That 70's Show.

Aside from the Favorite Hymns album (Nearer My God to Thee is an Edel solo and it's breathtaking), they recorded a couple of really good group songs with Edel:
- A Million Dreams (cover of the song from the movie The Greatest Showman)
- Remember Me (cover of Lullaby from the movie Coco) ... this is devastatingly beautiful

I actually didn't have a chance to look for Lisa Nolan's stuff before I went to Ireland and haven't had a chance yet since I got back either. Thanks for reminding me. I'll do that now.  :)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 22, 2018, 09:34AM
Lisa Nolan formed a harmony group with Lynn Hilary and Lorna Kennedy in 2003 called "The Lost Chords" which performed at weddings and corporate functions etc.

Lisa was a backing vocalist on two of Scott Maher's albums.

She then formed a harmony group called Musa in 2010 with Lorna Kennedy and Labhaoise Brennan.
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Musa-373613412931/
- Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/musaharmony
- Web site: https://www.musasingers.com/
- The Musa "Profiles" page on their site has some information about her.
- The "video" page has a video of them performing "Make You Feel My Love" (https://youtu.be/Kucb-coZEgI). She's the one wearing green. It's good, but I like their other songs (below) more.
- Their "Listen" page has some of their songs (some of these are really good):
   One Hand, One Heart
   The Flower Duet
   Ag Criost An Siol
   Panis Angelicus
   Time After Time
   Nothing Else Matters
   Pocket Full of Rainbows
   Nella Fantasia
   May Morning Dew
   Fair & Tender Ladies
   Bonnie Blue Eyed Nancy

I'm not sure if Musa recorded an album or not. I haven't found one yet.

The harmony parts near the end of Nella Fantasia aren't perfect. But this is a song I always wished Celtic Woman had covered as a group harmony and this might be the closest we get. That ending has shades of gorgeous.

Lisa was formed a harmony group called "Babylon Sisters" in 2012 with Lynn Hilary and Rebecca Winckworth:
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BabylonSistersMusic/videos
- EP: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/babylonsisters
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BabylonSistersMusic/

Here's Lisa Nolan's StarNow profile:
https://www.starnow.ie/lisanolan4#credits


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on September 22, 2018, 09:30PM
Nice finds, Tom! :-*


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 28, 2018, 11:27AM
One more teaser before the huge reveal of news tomorrow!

https://www.facebook.com/caranua/photos/a.1188292101235077/2054112941319651

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DoMkMMtXsAAySWF.jpg:small)


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on September 29, 2018, 07:03PM
CaraNua just relaunched their website and my mind is completely blown!!!!!

https://www.caranuamusic.com/

CaraNua are officially the Voices of Evermore!

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DoTDvhgXsAE1H_e.jpg)


The cloaks, the reveal date, the trips to Utah ... it all makes so much sense now!

Here are their social media posts from today:

Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/caranua/photos/a.1188292101235077/2055696764494602/?type=3&theater)

Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/p/BoVGqO-gcPH/?taken-by=caranuamusic)

Quote
Without further ado, after the blood has been spilled, the tears have been shed, the fires have raged, powers uncaged, the bells have tolled and the drums have rolled.. we greatly extol as the magic unfolds!

We are so proud to lend our vocals and songs to Evermore Park, Celtic Lore.

Thanks to Ken and Josh for the dream come true and here’s to Chuck E Myers the wizard himself for conjuring all this magic and manifesting our musical team to create this masterpiece of composition and collaboration. It has been an honour to be a part of this visionary project from it’s conceptual stage to the epic journey it is now, we hope you all get to enjoy the magical experience!!


Take a look at their new website! Each of our CaraNua ladies is an elemental goddess!


Alex is the Goddess of Air, which makes sense because her amazing voice takes my breath away.

(https://static.wixstatic.com/media/ad8126_d05021765a6d42beb75fcacbfa2b6376~mv2_d_1278_1504_s_2.jpg/v1/crop/x_0,y_55,w_1278,h_1394/fill/w_980,h_1069,al_c,q_85,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/ad8126_d05021765a6d42beb75fcacbfa2b6376~mv2_d_1278_1504_s_2.webp)


Lynn is the Goddess of Water, which is appropriate because her beautiful voice can draw tears from my eyes in an instant.

(https://static.wixstatic.com/media/ad8126_e02b946e7e544ca380ee063c0d898530~mv2_d_3318_2212_s_2.jpg/v1/crop/x_467,y_0,w_2383,h_2212/fill/w_977,h_901,al_c,q_85,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/ad8126_e02b946e7e544ca380ee063c0d898530~mv2_d_3318_2212_s_2.webp)


Lisa is the Goddess of Fire. I need to hear more of her voice, but I get the feeling that listening to her is going to make me feel all warm and fuzzy.

(https://static.wixstatic.com/media/ad8126_787806464c644b5a8a7226daa7416059~mv2_d_3318_2212_s_2.jpg/v1/crop/x_445,y_0,w_2428,h_2212/fill/w_978,h_891,al_c,q_85,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/ad8126_787806464c644b5a8a7226daa7416059~mv2_d_3318_2212_s_2.webp)


The nerd in me is going CRAZY right now!!!!

Want to hear something really creepy?
I was taking a little nap and I sprung out of bed literally the same minute they changed their profile picture knowing somehow they had just relaunched their site. I hadn't even gotten a notification on my phone yet. What ? ? ? ? ? ? ?  :o



Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: Chandler Mattson on October 01, 2018, 06:28PM
LOVE IT!!!


Title: Re: CaraNua
Post by: CWazyTom on October 05, 2018, 11:28PM
Both albums released on some digital platforms (ie. iTunes, Amazon music).

I listened to both albums (Vol 1 on Spotify and Vol 2 on YouTube).

As is typical of a soundtrack, some of the songs, particularly the atmospheric ones, are best appreciated in the context of the scene for which they were intended (ie. when listened to at the park). Some of the songs, listened to in the contextual vacuum of an album, may require some effort to properly enjoy them.

As one would expect, Magical Lore is mostly light, upbeat songs, while Cursed Lore has more tension-filled creepy songs.


Highlights from Soundtrack of Magical Lore (Vol 1)

Songs featuring CaraNua (as far as I know, by listening):
- Evermore
- Angels of Evermore
- Magic Enfolds
- The Lore of Glynshire
- Realm of Faerie Magic (they might be doing background vocals, but I'm not sure)

Evermore
- Starts instrumental for 50 seconds, then CaraNua enters the song
- Nice
- Not the catchiest song, but should work well when heard in the context of the park

Angels of Evermore
- Angelic humming

Magic Enfolds
- Reminded me of the sound of Saturn Return

The Lore of Glynshire
- Jig
- CaraNua might be doing background vocals at points in the song
- Then they're definitely singing at ~8:40

Realm of Faerie Magic
- Caranua *might* be doing background vocals at points in the song
- A nice song led by the whistle
- Reminiscent of the Hobbit Theme from Lord of the Rings

Winds of Evermore
- Relaxing

Towne Square Jig I, II, II
- Light jig with some percussion
- Each jig in the sequence is progressively more fun, III being my favourite

Dark Light Jig
- A fun major-key song, with some more ominous portions written in a minor key



Highlights from Soundtrack of Cursed Lore (Vol 2)

Songs featuring CaraNua (as far as I know, by listening):
- Sirens of Evermore
- Banshee Lullaby (I *think* they're in this song)
- Daughters of Danu (I *think* they're in this song)
- 900 Years

The Fate of the Maiden
- A good, sad song, arranged in a classical style, driven by the strings section and supported by a choir

The Last Breath
- Tension-filled, creepy
- Terrifying swells

Sirens of Evermore
- Creepy

Banshee Lullaby (feat. Nicole Pinnell)
- I think CaraNua's in this song
- Either that or Nicole Pinnell has a similar-sounding voice

Daughters of Danu
- If that's Nicole Pinnell singing, she sounds a LOT like Alex Sharpe
- This one is good!
- One of my favourites from the 2 albums.


I asked CaraNua / Evermore Park if the albums are expected to release on physical CD as well. We'll see what they say.