"I have grave concerns for children in this generation. Children have so little time to frankly be bored or reflect that they're racing from one thing to another.”
In a career spanning three decades, Canadian singer/composer Loreena McKennitt’s “Eclectic Celtic” music has won critical acclaim worldwide and gold, platinum and multi-platinum status in fifteen countries across four continents. Born in the province of Manitoba, Canada, she moved to Stratford, Ontario in 1981, where she still resides today. Loreena McKennitt’s recording career began in 1985 with the album Elemental. She has since released total of 17 albums.
An active member of her community, she has founded and oversees charitable undertakings in the fields of water safety and family/childhood support services. We spoke with Loreena after the release of The Journey So Far – The Best of Loreena McKennitt, a celebration of 30 years as an independent artist.