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Loreena McKennitt - Elemental Album

Loreena McKennitt - Elemental Album Performer: Loreena McKennitt
Title: Elemental
Style: Folk Rock, Celtic, Folk
Category: Rock / Classical / Country
Date of release: 1994
Country: France
Label: Quinlan Road
Catalog number: QRCD 101, QRCD101
Size MP3: 2973 mb
Size FLAC: 1897 mb
Rating: 4.1


Arranged By, Adapted By – Loreena McKennittWritten-By – Traditional
2Stolen Child
Lyrics By – W.B. YeatsMusic By – Loreena McKennitt
Arranged By, Adapted By – Loreena McKennittWritten-By – Traditional
4Come By The Hills
Arranged By, Adapted By – Loreena McKennittWritten-By – Traditional
Arranged By, Adapted By – Cedric Smith, Loreena McKennittWritten-By – Trad.
Lyrics By – William BlakeMusic By – Loreena McKennitt
7Banks Of Claudy
Arranged By, Adapted By – Loreena McKennittWritten-By – Traditional
8She Moved Through The Fair
Arranged By, Adapted By – Loreena McKennittWritten-By – Traditional
9The Lark In The Clear Air
Arranged By, Adapted By – Loreena McKennitt, Pat MullinWritten-By – Traditional


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
QR CD101Loreena McKennitt Elemental ‎(CD, Album)Quinlan RoadQR CD101CanadaUnknown
QRLP101Loreena McKennitt Elemental ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, 180)Quinlan RoadQRLP101Canada2015
QRCD 101, QRCD101Loreena McKennitt Elemental ‎(CD, Album, RP)Quinlan Road, Quinlan RoadQRCD 101, QRCD101Canada1995
QRCD101Loreena McKennitt Elemental ‎(CD, Album, Enh)Quinlan RoadQRCD101Europe2007
QRCD101RLoreena McKennitt Elemental ‎(CD, Album, Enh)Quinlan RoadQRCD101REurope2006


  • Acoustic BassGeorge Greer (tracks: 3)
  • CelloPat Mullin (tracks: 3, 4, 9)
  • DesignScott McKowen
  • Effects [Sound Effects]John Hazen
  • Engineer, Mixed ByBill Mather
  • Guitar, VocalsCedric Smith (tracks: 5, 6)
  • Harp [Troubador Harp], Accordion, Guitar, SynthesizerLoreena McKennitt
  • Photography By [Cover]David Street
  • Voice Actor [Recitation]Douglas Campbell (tracks: 9)


Recorded and mixed at Elora Sound.
Pre-production at John Hazen Studios.

All songs SOCAN (on CD back cover)

Originally released in 1985.

℗ 1985 © 1994 Quinlan Road Limited, Box 933, Stratford, Ontario, Canada N5A 7M3
Made in France / Fabriqué en France


  • Barcode (Printed): 7 74213 22101 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 774213221018
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): DISQUE AMERIC 06D51<183>QRCD101
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): (missing)
  • Other (Variant 1): DF1-9/94
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): DISQUE AMERIC 06D51<138>QRCD101
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 120F
  • Other (Variant 2): DF1-10/98
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): DISQUE AMERIC 06D51<138>QRCD101
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 1214
  • Other (Variant 3): DF1-9/95
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): DISQUE AMERIC 06D51<138>QRCD101
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 120B
  • Other (Variant 4): (missing)
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5, mirrored): DISQUE AMERIC 06D51<138>QRCD101
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI 121C
  • Other (Variant 5): DF1-10/98


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Quinlan Road Limited
  • Copyright (c) – Quinlan Road Limited
  • Made By – Disque Americ
  • Recorded At – Elora Sound
  • Mixed At – Elora Sound



Elemental is the debut album by Canadian singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Loreena McKennitt and the vehicle with which she launched the Quinlan Road label. The album was recorded in one week in July 1985 and released later in the year. The studio was a barn in southern Ontario, situated in a field of sunflowers. Blacksmith traditional, McKennitt 3:20. She Moved Through the Fair traditional, Padraic Colum, McKennitt 4:05. Stolen Child McKennitt, W. Yeats 5:05. Loreena McKennitts debut recording and Quinlan Roads inaugural release, Elemental, displays the artists first foray into the realm of Celtic music. Like all her subsequent recordings, this album was self-produced, and it was recorded one week in July, 1985 in a barn in Southern Ontario amongst a field of sunflowers. Celtic history would become my creative springboard , Loreena recalls of her growing fascination with the subject. Musically, I came to learn of, and be inspired by, many groups and artists ranging from those who authentically recreate its traditional forms to those who, like. Loreena McKennitt recorded her 1985 debut on a farm in southern Ontario, a pastoral setting that infuses every note on Elemental with atmosphere and rustic simplicity. What's immediately striking is the Canadian harpist's fully realized voice. Most artists take years to hone their pipes, and that McKennitt brings a nearly finished version to the table on her first outing is not only notable, it's revelatory. McKennitt presents an evenly distributed mix of new age and. The studio was in a barn in southern Ontario and situated in a field of sunflowers. Track listing. The Best of Loreena McKennitt 1997. A Mummers' Dance Through Ireland 2009. The Journey So Far The Best of Loreena McKennitt 2013. Box sets. The Journey Begins 2008. Loreena McKennitt. Elemental, 1985. Blacksmith, 03:19. She Moved Through The Fair, 04:02. The Lark In The Clear Air, 02:05. Carrighfergus, 03:25. Kellswater, 05:13. Banks Of Claudy, 05:33. This item:Elemental by Loreena McKennitt Audio CD . Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by Musclemonkeymedia. Parallel Dreams by Loreena McKennitt Audio CD . Only 9 left in stock more on the way. Ships from and sold by . This 1985 album represents the debut of Loreena McKennitt. If there was justice in the world, it would have represented her commercial breakthrough. That didn't come until 10 years later. Album 1985 9 Songs. For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Elemental Loreena McKennitt album