Sonically speaking, the opening track of this album, "Fiach" (Hunting), is sort of a Celtic answer to the more mystical elements of Kate Bush's Hounds of Love, the sounds of children (and even a helicopter's blades) accompanying music inspired by children playing. The album is made up personal music reminiscences by O'Riada, about Ireland, living there, leaving it, and returning, as well as the troubles in Ulster. The instrumental material is rather new age-style.
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AllMusic Review by Bruce Eder