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PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:37 pm
by Susann
Methica wrote:
The one I like the most, or better my favourite is the one from Moya... She sings it very warm, and for my feeling it´s like the fireplce in a house during X.mas.


This is exactly what I'm feeling. I couldn't say it better. Enya's version is nice but Moya's "Oiche Chuin" grabs me.

PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:57 pm
by Killiney
I really cannot decide :oops:
The first version I heard and know is Enya's Oíche Chiúin (yes, I don't even know the English one :oops:) and her's is lovely, but Moya's has different lyrics, and her voice really suits those lyrics. Gah. I give up. They're both fantastic :D

PostPosted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:03 pm
by Draíocht an Dúlra
Enya's Oíche Chiúin Chorale on the new album is wonderful, the winner hands down.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:07 pm
by Memory of Trees
Enya's Oiche Chiuin Chorale is, sorry to say, far superior to any other version of Silent Night, Stille Nacht, etc....

PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:18 pm
by Killiney
Each to their own. However, I personally think that both Moya's and Enya's Oíche Chiúin are better than any others. Although I personally prefer the origingal and mispelt Oíche Chiúin out of Enya's two, and I can't decide between Moya and Enya

PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:57 pm
by Roibeard Óg
Enya's original 'Oíche Chiúin' is gorgeous, as is her new version, but Moya's sticks more with tradition, and yet, at the same time diversifies the song, so I've voted Moya's. And it's Aisling and Paul's vocals too that make the difference, they really add to the family-meaning behind Oíche Chiúin/Silent Night.

PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 5:53 am
by Steph
Moya's version!!!! i love it is their any instrumental version, i would like o sing it, i guess is not any, so i have to get musicians, anyway Oiche chiuin is one of the most beautiful Christmas carols ever

PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:10 pm
by eadgyth
I finally voted, and I chose Enya's (old version). Even though I like Moya's version a lot, for some reason I like Enya's more. It's hard to describe why, but I just like how she gives the song a more ethereal sound.
But I agree with those who said that Moya's sticks closer to the tradition, it has always been a song that can create a very familiar atmosphere.

PostPosted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:42 am
by Steph
i san Oiche Chiuin last Dec 19 and here is the video not perfect i wish it was better but :) i am so happy that i had the chance to sin this beautiful song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g-da2GkoHg

hope you like it :)

PostPosted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 10:36 am
by Methica
Nice cover Steph! You've got a lovely voice.

PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:52 pm
by mithrandir72
i just prefer moya's live-version from the concert in baden last december :P :mrgreen:
i mean this discussion is a simply matter of tase, isn't it? enya's version has an incomparably ethereal touch while moya's interpretation of the song is more natural and - has been said already - familiar.

i really like enya's voice but with moya's voice there is no comparison and the meaning of christmas and the carols have to moya it tells its own tale.
so i completly agree with Roibeard Óg :)

PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:03 pm
by eadgyth
Well done, Steph! Methica's right, you do have lovely voice and sang the song really well :)

PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:20 pm
by Steph
thank you for watching, it was one of the most beautiful experiences on stage :)