Ir­ish Clan­nad clan roll out Nadur

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - LIVE 'N' LOUD -

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.

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