Which Oíche Chíuín?

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Which Oíche Chíuín?

Moya´s
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70%
Enya´s
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30%
 
Total votes : 47

Postby Susann » Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:37 pm

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.
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Postby Killiney » Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:57 pm

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
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Postby Draíocht an Dúlra » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:03 pm

Enya's Oíche Chiúin Chorale on the new album is wonderful, the winner hands down.
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Postby Memory of Trees » Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:07 pm

Enya's Oiche Chiuin Chorale is, sorry to say, far superior to any other version of Silent Night, Stille Nacht, etc....
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Postby Killiney » Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:18 pm

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
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Postby Roibeard Óg » Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:57 pm

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.
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Postby Steph » Fri Sep 25, 2009 5:53 am

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
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Postby eadgyth » Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:10 pm

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.
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Postby Steph » Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:42 am

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 :)
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Postby Methica » Thu Dec 31, 2009 10:36 am

Nice cover Steph! You've got a lovely voice.
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Postby mithrandir72 » Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:52 pm

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 :)
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Postby eadgyth » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:03 pm

Well done, Steph! Methica's right, you do have lovely voice and sang the song really well :)
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Postby Steph » Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:20 pm

thank you for watching, it was one of the most beautiful experiences on stage :)
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