Amharc, mná ag obair lá 's mall san oíche
Ceolann siad ar laetha geal, a bhí,
Bealach fada anonn 's anall a chóich.
Look, women working by day and late at night,
They sing of bright days that were,
A long way back and forth forever.)
Song & Lyrics Facts
"Ebudæ" is a song by the Irish singer-songwriter Enya, released as the first single from her fifth studio album, A Day Without Rain (2000). The music was composed and produced by Enya herself, while Roma Ryan wrote the lyrics.
It became one of the most successful singles of the album, peaking at number 13 on the UK Singles Chart. The track is a Celtic-influenced new age ballad with folk elements. It features Enya's signature ethereal vocals accompanied by synthesizers and traditional instruments such as harp and uilleann pipes. Lyrically, it speaks about the beauty of nature and its ability to heal emotional pain. It also uses some Gaelic words in its chorus. Band members include Enya, Nicky Ryan and Roma Ryan. "Ebudæ" has become a fan favorite over the years, praised for its delicate melodies and soothing lyrics.