Enya dicusses her work on Lord of the Rings in this excerpt from an interview with Sonicnet.com:

She just finished work on two songs for the soundtrack to The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, which she sings in Sindarin, one of the fictional languages of author J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world.

“It’s so beautiful to sing in a language that no one’s ever heard, to do something that no one’s ever done before,” she said of “Aniron (Theme for Aragorn and Arwen),” a love song written for a romantic scene between an elf played by Liv Tyler and a man played by Viggo Mortensen.

Because she went to New Zealand to work on the film soundtrack almost immediately after a tour for A Day Without Rain last fall, Enya said she’s taking a break from recording for a while.

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