Loreena McKennitt's The Visit at 30: The Echoes Interview
It was 30 years ago that Loreena McKennitt released her breakthrough album, The Visit. Today we talk to this influential artist who turned Celtic music into world fusion while telling epic tales of “The Lady of Shallott” and “All Souls Night.” The album took the burgeoning Celtic craze of the 80s and launched it into a global fusion behind her eastern inflected arrangements, soaring soprano voice and ancient tales from Celtic realms. Now it’s been released in as The Visit – Definitive Edition with four CDs and a Blu-ray disc. McKennitt looks back on a signature work on Echoes.