Saint Sister + Crash Ensemble | Manchester Air (Live) | Other Voices #Courage2020

o celebrate the release of Saint Sister’s powerful new track ‘Manchester Air’, we are delighted to share this breathtaking live version featuring the brilliant string quartet from Crash Ensemble. ‘Manchester Air’ which was written on the island Inisheer off the west coast of Ireland was released on May 25th this year, the third anniversary of the referendum, and is featured on Saint Sister’s new album, ‘Where I Should End’, which comes out this month. On Ep.9 of Ireland’s Edge – The Podcast, Molly King, Head of Development at Other Voices, spoke to Saint Sister about music, memories, and the story behind

Christy Moore, Jimmy McCarthy, Bright Blue Rose

Christy Moore – Bright Blue Rose

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Bright Blue Rose

Christy Moore

I skimmed across black water, without once submerging
Onto the banks of an urban morning
That hungers the first light, much much more
Than mountains ever do.
And she like a ghost beside me goes down with the ease of a dolphin
And emerges unlearned, unscathed, unharmed.
For she is the perfect creature, natural in every feature
And I am the geek with the alchemists stone.
For all of you who must discover, for all who seek to understand

For having left the path of others, you find a very special hand

And it is a holy thing, and it is a precious time
And it is the only way
Forget-me-nots among the snow, it’s always been and so it goes
To ponder his death and his life eternally
For all of you who must discover, for all who seek to understand

For having left the path of others, you find a very special hand

And it is a holy thing, and it is a precious time
And it is the only way
Forget-me-nots among the snow, it’s always been and so it goes
To ponder his death and his life eternally
One bright blue rose outlives all those
Two thousand years and still it goes
To ponder his death and his life eternally

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Songwriters: Maccarthy JamesBright Blue Rose lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Int. Ltd.

Loah – Lord If I ever needed someone, I Need You.

Loah – If I Ever Needed Someone (Van Morrison Cover) #RaveOnVanMorrison

6,446 views•Premiered Aug 25, 2020 1487ShareSavehotpressmagazine Loah performs ‘If I Ever Needed Someone’ by Van Morrison during lockdown, as part of Rave On, Van Morrison – the celebration of the work of the legendary Irish songwriter, curated by Hot Press magazine, to mark Van’s 75th birthday, on August 31, 2020. Rave On, Van Morrison includes over 75 videos by artists from the island of Ireland, home of creativity – and of truly extraordinary music… http://www.hotpress.com/van-morrison/ To commemorate the 75th birthday of one of Ireland’s greatest ever songwriters and performers, the August issue of Hot Press is a Van Morrison Special, which tracks his amazing career all the way back to the 1960s. https://shop.hotpress.com/collections… Support Hot Press by subscribing here: https://shop.hotpress.com/collections… Subscribe to the Hot Press Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXgw… Where to buy the finest Hot Press merch: https://shop.hotpress.com/ Follow Hot Press on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hotpressmag… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hotpressmaga… Twitter: https://twitter.com/hotpress

If I Ever Needed Someone

Van Morrison

Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You
Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You

See me through the daytime
(See me through the daytime)
And through the long, lonely night
Lead me through the darkness
(Ooh-ooh-ooh) And on into the light

To stand with me when I’m troubled
(Stand with me when I’m troubled)
And help me through my strife
At times, get so uncertain, I turn to You
(Ooh-ooh-ooh) Turn to You in my young life

Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You
Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You

Someone to hold on to
(Someone to hold to)
And keep me from all fear
Someone to be my guiding light
(Ooh-ooh-ooh) And keep me ever dear

To keep me from all my selfishness
(Keep me from all selfishness)
To keepin’ me from all my sorrow
To lead me onto givingness
(Ooh-ooh-ooh) So I can see a new tomorrow

Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You
Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You

Someone to walk with
Oh, someone to hold by the hand
Someone to talk with
Someone to understand
Eh (yeah)
Yeah (yeah)To call on when I need You
(Call on when I need You)
And I need You very much
To open up my arms to You
(Feel Your tender touch) Feel Your tender touch

To feel it and to keep it
(Feel it and keep it)
Tuck it right here in my soul (yeah-yeah)
And care for it and keep it with me
(Never, never to grow old) Never to grow old

Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You
Lord, if I ever needed someone, I need You
One more time again
Lord, if I ever needed, needed someone, I need You
Lord, oh, if I ever needed someone, I need You

Source: Musixmatch

Songwriters: Van MorrisonIf I Ever Needed Someone

lyrics © Wb Music Corp., Caledonia Soul Music

Lumiere, Damien Dempsey – The West’s Awake, Live @NCH

The West’s Awake

Lumiere

When all beside a vigil keep,
The West’s asleep, the West’s asleep –
Alas! and well may Erin weep
When Connacht lies in slumber deep.
There lake and plain smile fair and free,
‘Mid rocks their guardian chivalry.
Sing, Oh! let man learn liberty
From crashing wind and lashing sea.

That chainless wave and lovely land
Freedom and nationhood demand;
Be sure the great God never planned
For slumb’ring slaves a home so grand.
And long a brave and haughty race
Honoured and sentinelled the place.
Sing, Oh! not even their sons’ disgrace
Can quite destroy their glory’s trace.

For often, in O’Connor’s van,
To triumph dashed each Connacht clan.
And fleet as deer the Normans ran
Thro’ Corrsliabh Pass and Ardrahan;
And later times saw deeds as brave,
And glory guards Clanricard’s grave,
Sing, Oh! they died their land to save
At Aughrim’s slopes and Shannon’s wave.

And if, when all a vigil keep,
The West’s asleep! the West’s asleep!
Alas! and well may Erin weep
That Connacht lies in s1umber deep.
But, hark! a voice like thunder spake,
The West’s awake! the West’s awake!
Sing, Oh! hurrah! let England quake,
We’ll watch till death for Erin’s sake

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Songs of Ireland – Louise Morrissey – Come Back Paddy Reilly

The Garden of Eden has vanished they say
But I know the lie of it still
Just turn to the left at the bridge of Finea
And stop when halfway to Cootehill.

It’s there you’ll find it I know sure enough
For fortune has come to my call
The grass it is green around Ballyjamesduff
And the blue sky is over it all.

And tones that are tender and tones that are ruff
Come whispering over the sea
Come back, Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff
Come home, Paddy Reilly, to me.

My mother once told me that when I was born
The day that I first saw the light
I looked down the street on that very first morn
And gave a crow of delight.

Now most newborn babies appear in a puff
And start with a sorrowful squall
But I knew I was born in Ballyjamesduff
And that’s why I smiled at them all.

The baby’s a man now, he’s toil-worn and tough
Still, whispers come over the sea
Come back, Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff
Come home, Paddy Reilly, to me.Come home, Paddy Reilly, to me…

Source: Musixmatch

Songwriters: Percy French / John James Ryan

Come Back Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff lyrics © Rosette Music Ltd

The Corrs – Breathless [Official Video]

Breathless is the first single by The Corrs from their third studio album, In Blue.

Lyrics

Go on, go on
Leave me breathless
Come on
Hey, yeah

The daylight’s fading slowly
But time with you is standing still
I’m waiting for you only
The slightest touch and I feel weak

I can not lie
From you, I can not hide
And I’m losing the will to try
Can’t hide it (can’t hide it)
Can’t fight it (can’t fight it)So go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Tempt me, tease me
Until I can’t deny this
Loving feeling
Make me long for your kiss
Go on, go on
Yeah, come on
Yeah

And if there’s no tomorrow
And all we have is here and now
I’m happy just to have you
You’re all the love I need somehow

It’s like a dream
Although I’m not asleep
And I never want to wake up
Don’t lose it (don’t lose it)
Don’t leave it (don’t leave it)So go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Tempt me, tease me
Until I can’t deny this
Loving feeling
Make me long for your kiss
Go on, go on
Yeah, come on

Yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

And I can’t lie
From you, I can not hide
And I’ve lost my will to try
Can’t hide it (can’t hide it)
Can’t fight it (can’t fight it)

So go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Tempt me, tease me
Until I can’t deny this
Loving feeling
Make me long for your kiss

Go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Go on, go on

Source: LyricFind

Songwriters: Andrea Jane Corr / Caroline Corr / James Corr / Robert John Lange / Sharon Corr

Breathless lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

Lisa Hannigan, Loah – Undertow Live from The National Gallery

Lisa Hannigan – Undertow | #Courage2020

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On Thursday 7th of May, Lisa Hannigan performed a magnificent, uplifting concert for you live from The National Gallery of Ireland. Enjoy this beautiful recording of ‘Undertow’ featuring Loah. You can watch the full live stream on the RTE Player now: bit.ly/2WnneVr Performances from Courage are being broadcast worldwide, free of charge, thanks to the support of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Intel and RTÉ. Lisa Hannigan chose to highlight the work of Women’s Aid Ireland. If you can manage it today, please consider donating to: https://womensaid.ie/donate For more information on Lisa Hannigan check out: https://lisahannigan.ie/ About the National Gallery of Ireland: The National Gallery of Ireland is one of the country’s most popular visitor attractions housing the nation’s collection of European and Irish art from about 1300 to the present day, and an extensive Library & Archive. Entry to the collection is free for all to enjoy, learn and be inspired. Note: National Gallery of Ireland Closure The National Gallery of Ireland is currently closed, but there are countless ways for the public to engage with its national collection during this time. Initiatives include ‘National Gallery at Home’ videos, Work of the Day, Mindfulness and Art, and at-home activities inspired by the national collection. Virtual tours of iconic spaces such as the Shaw Room and the Grand Gallery, as well as recent exhibition Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored, can also be explored from home. Find out more at http://www.nationalgallery.ie/national-gallery-ireland-at-home

Undertow

Lisa Hannigan, The Colorist Orchestra

I want to swim in your current
Carry me out, up and away
I want to float
On every word you say

I want to be underneath your weather
Every cloud and ray of sun
I want to float
In between every one

I want to sink down like a stone
You never lost me you never broke
I want to be adrift on your radio
Oh take me under take me home

I want to be, all of a sudden
Every wave and undertow
I want to float
Everywhere I go

Source: Musixmatch

Songwriters: Iain Archer / Lisa Margaret Hannigan

Undertow lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Ltd., Magnetic North Music Limited

The Corrs – Breathless [Official Video]

Breathless is the first single by The Corrs from their third studio album, In Blue.

Lyrics

Go on, go on
Leave me breathless
Come on
Hey, yeah

The daylight’s fading slowly
But time with you is standing still
I’m waiting for you only
The slightest touch and I feel weak

I can not lie
From you, I can not hide
And I’m losing the will to try
Can’t hide it (can’t hide it)
Can’t fight it (can’t fight it)So go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Tempt me, tease me
Until I can’t deny this
Loving feeling
Make me long for your kiss
Go on, go on
Yeah, come on
Yeah

And if there’s no tomorrow
And all we have is here and now
I’m happy just to have you
You’re all the love I need somehow

It’s like a dream
Although I’m not asleep
And I never want to wake up
Don’t lose it (don’t lose it)
Don’t leave it (don’t leave it)So go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Tempt me, tease me
Until I can’t deny this
Loving feeling
Make me long for your kiss
Go on, go on
Yeah, come on

Yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

And I can’t lie
From you, I can not hide
And I’ve lost my will to try
Can’t hide it (can’t hide it)
Can’t fight it (can’t fight it)

So go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Tempt me, tease me
Until I can’t deny this
Loving feeling
Make me long for your kiss

Go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Go on, go on
Come on, leave me breathless
Go on, go on

Source: LyricFind

Songwriters: Andrea Jane Corr / Caroline Corr / James Corr / Robert John Lange / Sharon Corr

Breathless lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group