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Enya: Clannad's Little Sister Sails Away

Michael Azerrad, Musician, May 1989

ENYA IS sitting in Geffen Records' New York offices, looking a bit perplexed. "People in the British press were referring to me as...'beat.' Something about Paul Simon's Graceland..." You mean world beat? "Right. I was thinking, 'What is world beat?' I had no idea what it was!"

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