2015: The Year in Pop Comebacks

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Enya
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Enya

Like Garth Brooks, Enya has sold so many albums that another record is almost irrelevant; and like Garth Brooks, she refuses to phone it in, or show any lessening in her commitment to her signature aesthetic: soothing, tranquil sound baths. November's Dark Sky Island, her first album in seven years, offered echoes of Brian Wilson, choir tunes, touches of Celtic music and nods to Nineties Celine Dion. All in all, there's enough warm reassurance to last for a while, though maybe not seven more years.

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