I’ve shared quite a lot of Clannad’s music lately, but I guess this is one of their more recognisable pieces, probably the only ones that are better known are “Robin, The Hooded Man” and “In The Lifetime” with Bono.
I’ve never watched the Yorkshire Television series to which this theme was written and recorded, nor read the book on which the series was based, and have very little idea as for what is about, but I really like this song, it being one of the very first pieces of Celtic music that I’ve listened to.
Here are the English lyrics, which I’ve got from
I will go east and go west
From whence came the moon and the sun
The moon and the sun will go
And the young man with his reputation behind him
I will go wherever he came from
The young man with his reputation behind him