So, it's Farewell to Clannad.... :'(

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So, it's Farewell to Clannad.... :'(

Postby Phantas » Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:17 pm

Dunno if anyone's left here to read this, but, either way, here goes.

So I was browsing Facebook these past few days and suddenly a post floated by saying Clannad is doing a FAREWELL tour next year. Is this final? I.e. They are not regrouping and making new music anymore?

Not that I blame them - I can easily see that they can put an end to the 50+ years career they've had, what with Leo passing ánd one of the Duggans as well in a short time.

Especially one of the Duggans falling away would be a cut into the family band ánd in its distinctive sound.

Thoughts?
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Re: So, it's Farewell to Clannad.... :'(

Postby Peter Pan » Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:04 pm

Hey - I saw Moya in Tulsa last month and she implied it may sort of a last hurrah as well.

I was hopeful with Aisling and a Paul joining in it would keep them going. They were all great at Leo's 50th.

Well surely they'll staying in touch with the music in some form.
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Re: So, it's Farewell to Clannad.... :'(

Postby Phantas » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:55 am

Agreed - I haven't been to a Moya concert in a long while but this news caught me a bit by surprise and it made me a bit sad. They've pretty much been a part of my life through their music... from a young age I was exposed to it and it never ceased from then. So... will Nadur be their last album or is there ONE last album in the works? I seem to remember they were working on one ...
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Re: So, it's Farewell to Clannad.... :'(

Postby Angoid » Wed May 08, 2019 8:38 pm

Totally understandable, but sad nevertheless :(
Deffo hope they are working on a final album, but tbh I've been out of touch recently. I did see the Farewell Tour post float by on Facebook as well, though.
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