Irish Clannad clan roll out Nadur
IRELAND’S Clannad (pictured) will return to Australia for the first time in 18 years for shows in October and November. The Irish family group is touring to promote their new album Nadur. Bono calls singer Moya Brennan ‘‘one of the greatest voices the human ear has ever experienced’’. Clannad formed in Donegal, in northwest Ireland in 1970 with siblings Moya, Pol and Ciaran Brennan and their twin uncles Padraig and Noel Duggan. Their first album Clannad was released in 1970. Clannad were nominated for Grammy Awards in 1993 and 1996 and won a Grammy in 1998 for the studio album Landmarks. Clannad are releasing Nadur, their first album since Landmarks 15 years ago.
Clannad play Brisbane City Hall on October 28.