- Released: November 14, 2006
- Label: Verve
Entertainment Weekly - 11/14/97, p.93
"...wanders even further into the musical woods on her seventh album, singing about 'riding o'er the land' and the 'fountain of forgiveness' to misty, Celtic-renaissance-fair pop. For all her New Age pretensions, though, McKennitt knows a hook when she hears it..."
- Rating: B
- 2.The Mummers' Dance
- 4.Marco Polo
- 5.The Highwayman
- 6.La Serenissima
- 7.Night Ride Across the Caucasus
- 8.Dante's Prayer
Personnel: Loreena McKennitt (vocals, harp, kanoun, accordion, piano, keyboards); Brian Hughes (vocals, acoustic, electric & classical guitars, bouzouki, oud, guitar synthesizer); Donald Quan (vocals, viola, keyboards, tabla, timba, esraj); Stuart Bruce (vocals); Aidan Brennan (acoustic guitar, mandola); Martin Jenkins (mandocello); David Rhodes (electric guitar); Martin Brown (acoustic guitar, mandolin, mandola); Robin Jeffrey (Victorian guitar); Hugh Marsh, Osama (violin); Joana Levine (viola de gamba); Caroline Lavelle, Anne Bourne (cello); Nick Hayley (rebec, lira da Braccio, serangi); Jonathan Reese, Iain King, Andy Brown, Chris Van Kampen (strings); Bob White (tin whistle, shawm); Danny Thompson (acoustic bass); Steve Pigott (keyboards); Nigel Eaton (hurdy gurdy); Manu Katche (drums); Paul Clarvis (snare drum); Steafan Hannigan (bodhran); Rick Lazar, Hossam Ramzy (percussion).
Personnel: Loreena McKennitt (vocals, harp, kanun, accordion, piano, keyboards); Brian Hughes (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, bouzouki, oud, guitar synthesizer); Robin Jeffrey (guitar); Aidan Brennan (acoustic guitar, mandola); Martin Brown (acoustic guitar); David Rhodes (electric guitar); Nigel Eaton (hurdy-gurdy, lira da braccio, rebec); Andy Brown (viola); Anne Bourne, Caroline LaVelle (cello); Danny Thompson (acoustic bass guitar); Manu Katch? (drums); Paul Clarvis (snare drum); Hossam Ramzy (percussion); Stuart Bruce.