#172 | By The Banks of My Own Orinoco: The Wonderful World of @EnyaComments

Apr 08, 11:00 PM

This week Darach and Peadar are joined by Aileanóra from @EnyaComments who has all the answers.

One of the finest new accounts to join Twitter during the pandemic has been @EnyaComments, a deceptively simple twitter handle that shares comments written under Enya videos on the YouTube.These range from the ridiculous to the sublime.

But what is it about Enya that draws such a wide fanbase from around the world? Why do her fans feel such a close connection and associate her music with healing, grieving, solitude or mysticism? Why is she so big in Syria? And as for Enya Economics, what can we learn from the difference between how we see her compared to other Irish superstars, the ones with big opinions on every topic?

This week Darach and Peadar are joined by Aileanóra from @EnyaComments who has all the answers.

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