Sancta Maria
by Enya

Album: Dark Sky Island (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • The starting point of this blend of synthesizers and classical instrumentation was the liturgical prayer, "Ave Maria." Enya explained to The Irish Times: "As a classically trained pianist, I thought I'd love to do something with the idea of 'Ave Maria.' I thought it'd be slow and melancholy, as a lot of my melodies are – but the next thing, there's this big celebration."

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