On September 19, 1988.

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On September 19, 1988, “Warner Music” label released “Watermark”, the second  Enya studio album. It was recorded June 1987 – April 1988, at “Aigle Studios” in Dublin, and “Orinoco Studios” in London, and was produced by Nicky Ryan. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 6 x Platinum in Australia by ARIA; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; in Brazil by “ABPD”; 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 5 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; 4 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”, and 4 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • Enya – keyboards, vocals, co-production, arrangement
  • Neil Buckley – clarinet
  • Chris Hughes – rototomsand African hand drum, rototoms
  • Davy Spillane– low whistle, Uillean pipes
  • Nicky Ryan– arrangement, hand percussion
  • Roma Ryan– lyrics
  • Ross Cullum– co-production, engineering, mixing
  • Jim “Jimbo” Barton – mixing
  • Pete Schwair – mixing
  • Rob Dickins– executive producer
  • David Hiscook – cover photography
  • Russel Yamy – additional photography
  • Laurence Dunmore– design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Roma Ryan; all music by Enya.

  1. Watermark
  2. Cursum Perficio
  3. On Your Shore
  4. Storms in Africa
  5. Exile
  6. Miss Clare Remembers
  7. Orinoco Flow
  8. Evening Falls
  9. River
  10. The Longships
  11. Na Laetha Geal M’óige




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