Denise Chaila joins Clannad on a new version of ‘In A Lifetime’


On St. Patrick’s Day, Clannad released a new version of their 1985 song ‘In A Lifetime’. The original version featured Bono on vocals while the 2021 version features the singing voice of the Limerick rapper Denise Chaila, showing herself to be ever versatile in music.

The new version was recorded live in Donegal, where Clannad live and the video comes from a nearby derelict church overlooking the Poison Glen.  It features on the band’s new anthology album of the same name.

In A Lifetime is Clannad’s new multi-format, career-spanning anthology containing tracks from Clannad’s 50-year recording career. Available as 37 track 2CD set, 2CD deluxe, 2LP deluxe smokey vinyl and an expanded deluxe 100+ track bookpack as well as a digital version. Compiled in conjunction with Clannad band members.

here’s the original: