The Very Best Of Celtic Thunder is by Celtic Thunder. The album includes all their most popular all-ensemble numbers. The selection focuses on fan-favourites and signature ensemble numbers that have featured in their shows over the years.
The album has been updated to include current cast members, Colm Keegan and Emmett O’Hanlon.
Featured are two tracks used in their shows, the show opener ” Heartland ” and the track the group use as their finale ” Ireland’s Call “.
Other tracks included are ” Caledonia ” by Glasgow legend Dougie McLean with Irish classics ” Danny Boy ” and ” Take Me Home “.
There are also more upbeat numbers like ” Galway Girl ” and Celtic Thunder’s interpretation of the U2 classic hit song ” Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For “.
The Very Best Of Celtic Thunder explores various musical styles from the more traditional and Celtic songs. Songs like ” My Land “, ” She Moved Thru The Fair ” and ” Mo Ghile Mear ” onto more well known, mainstream songs like covers of Leonard Cohen’s ” Hallelujah ” and the Wings 1977 UK Christmas Number One, ” Mull of Kintyre “. Which was written by Paul McCartney and Denny Laine, it was the first single to sell over two million copies in the country.
In the United States, The Very Best Of Celtic Thunder album reached a peak of number 149 on the Billboard 200, spending one week on the chart.
Other Billboard Chart positions were seventy-two on the Top Album Sales and Number One on the World Albums.
About Celtic Thunder
Celtic Thunder is an Irish singing group and stage show. Celtic Thunder, formed in 2007, is popular with fans the world over due to its eclectic, theatrical staged shows.
The Celtic Thunder Band backs the group on their concert tours, with their live shows making efficient use of dramatic set pieces, which use invoking symbols of ancient Celtic mythology and visual effects. The shows are well known for their highly choreographed staging.
To date, Celtic Thunder Album releases are twelve. They have also released ten live performances on DVD, three of which were split into two releases.
The Very Best Of Celtic Thunder Track Listing:
6.Mull of Kintyre
7.A Place In the Choir
8.The Galway Girl (2015 Version)
9.Take Me Home (2015 Version)
12.Maid of Culmore
13.Home from the Sea
14.The Star of the County Down
15.She Moved Thru’ The Fair
16.The Rocky Road to Dublin
17.Mo Ghile Mear
18.I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (2015 Version)
19.Seven Drunken Nights