• Record Label: Reprise
  • Release Date: Nov 22, 2005
Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. The overall effect of "Amarantine" is like drowning in whipped cream. [28 Nov 2005]
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 46 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 31
  2. Negative: 4 out of 31
  1. nandoc
    Mar 15, 2006
    10
    Best album of this year.
  2. Jul 19, 2013
    10
    "Amarantine" shows that Enya doesn't have a formula; very different to its predecessor, the album is most relaxing and vocals are more"Amarantine" shows that Enya doesn't have a formula; very different to its predecessor, the album is most relaxing and vocals are more detectable. The three loxian songs are evidences of Roma's talent as songwriter. A perfect "new age" CD. Full Review »
  3. Oct 31, 2012
    8
    Enya is hit or miss depending on your taste. Amarantine seems to be a bit more sugary than usual, but it's still good stuff. Buy it if youEnya is hit or miss depending on your taste. Amarantine seems to be a bit more sugary than usual, but it's still good stuff. Buy it if you like Enya, otherwise it might be a bit too much. Full Review »