Celtic Woman - Isle Of Hope, Isle Of Tears Lyrics




On the first day of January,
Eighteen ninety-two,
They opened Ellis Island and they let
The people through.
And first to cross the threshold
Of that isle of hope and tears,
Was Annie Moore from Ireland
Who was all of fifteen years.

Isle of hope, isle of tears,
Isle of freedom, isle of fears,
But it's not the isle you left behind.
That isle of hunger, isle of pain,
Isle you'll never see again
But the isle of home is always on your mind.

In a little bag she carried
All her past and history,
And her dreams for the future
In the land of liberty.
And courage is the passport
When your old world disappears
But there's no future in the past
When you're fifteen years

Isle of hope, isle of tears,
Isle of freedom, isle of fears,
But it's not the isle you left behind.
That isle of hunger, isle of pain,
Isle you'll never see again
But the isle of home is always on your mind.

When they closed down Ellis Island
In nineteen forty-three,
Seventeen million people
Had come there for sanctuary.
And in springtime when I came here
And I stepped onto it's piers,
I thought of how it must have been
When you're fifteen years.

Isle of hope, isle of tears,
Isle of freedom, isle of fears,
But it's not the isle you left behind.
That isle of hunger, isle of pain,
Isle you'll never see again
But the isle of home is always on your mind.
The isle of home is always on your mind.





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  1. MU-SUNG LIN

    外星的意思.............我不說啦 你想怎樣............我可以 低頭 但是 我是人

  2. MU-SUNG LIN

    想知道我啊..............看影片...........;594

  3. Andreas Wolter

    So amazing women and voices. I love this girls ❤

  4. Barry Rappaport

    A fantastic song

  5. Jonathan Murphy

    Yep... I'm in love x

  6. Rosemary Summers

    What beautiful, talented women. May they always be cherished .🌹🌹🌹

  7. Mahi's Expedition

    I am a Bangladeshi currently studying in Spain.
    After watching 'Leap Year' movie I am fascinated by the beauty of Ireland. Yes...one day I would have a visit to Ireland :-)

  8. paola garcia

    I am Colombian by birth, but I feel so nostalgic and attached to this music that it is as if it were transporting me.

  9. MU-SUNG LIN

    當初沒命啦..有命 跟小狗 找主人

  10. MU-SUNG LIN

    我當初18歲 好苦連 ..我在朋友 跟大哥在 才有一命

  11. Yasmin Cardoso

    Amei esse grupo ñ conhecia mais agora me apaixonei por cada apresentação nunca tinha ouvindo músicas com tanta paixão em cada apresentação elas são incríveis e suas performances perfeitas🤩❤😍 @Celticwomen

  12. C IA

    Beautiful! I like this so much!

  13. Seamus Convery

    O god its not a bloody pop song, please!!!

  14. Diana Giles

    Great grannies brothers and sisters immigranted to America.. great Grannie went to Australia married a man she met on the ship to Australia at the age of 17.. bless you my Irish heritage 💕

  15. Robert Gillon

    Faith hope charity 🙏 Love ❤️ 💜 🌿 📕 📖 📜 🕯️ Amen wee love joy in our hearts 💕 💕 💕 from 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 with love 💗 💛 💜 💙 ❤️ 💗 💚💛🧡🌟✨🌍🕯️

  16. Håkon Finsland

    3.01 to 3.16 amazing beauty!

  17. david moyle

    i love all the voices ,you all are so good, yipe eeee

  18. Celine Stephens

    Beautifully sung and sadly the story of so many more people who crossed the sea back then ,thank god things are very different now but we should never forget those who went before and never saw their homelands or families again .

  19. Tàpai Ferenc

    Prrty nice thugether work,! Feri

  20. Matthias O

    Voices of angels.....they looks so beautyful.......and their songs.......goosebumps allover.......tears in my eyes......i love them......its a piity, that they dont sing any more....

  21. Iamgrateful A

    when they say "isle of hunger, isle of pain" i always hear "i love hunger, i love pain" can't get it out of my head

    Gunyawi Wangwong

    Now thanks to u. I cant get it out of my head too lol

  22. Will Walsh

    I. Building my dream home in Aotearoa New Zealand
    And I'm naming it
    Isle of Hope Isle of Dreams

  23. marcel bustos

    que mujer mas hermosa!! 3:02, es maravillosa! me enamore

  24. Harry

    Alex looks to be such a lovely lady as well as a superb singer. Wondering how she is doing now.

  25. Alem Alia

    I HAVE NO SAY BUT TO SHOOT ALL THOSE MOTA FUCKERS FOR THE DISLIKES

  26. Abbi Gibson

    Certainly prefer the older line ups of this group. They're more angelic and nicer to listen to than the current line up.

    Pablo Bhowmik

    I don't know I love eabha mcmahon's voice though. To me the new line up just feels different can't say whether its for better or worse though .

  27. Adrienne Koh

    Lovely, I am hearing it in 2019. Love them with angelic voice

  28. Pierre Caillou

    un seul mot: magnifique

  29. Williams Reis

    Why oh why did I just recently learn of this magnificent group??

  30. UncleJim

    Celtic Woman are a gem we don't have enough of these days

  31. Sulis Sihombing

    In addition to the sound of so beautiful music so make us calm and members of the celtic woman who is very beautiful..

  32. Alessia Gentile

    They love

  33. Mhilnayana Lilis

    Lyn Hillary 😍😍😍

    Rodney Dewar

    Mhilnayana Lilis Lyn Hillary is one of the most Georgia’s looking woman I have ever seen

  34. Ginwai Lau

    Like if theres anyone this in 2019 cos ik I am this beautiful and definitely my favourite version of this song

  35. Emma Boudet

    I like this song because speaks very well about the story of Annie Moore and the song is very pleasent ro listen, and very sweet, it's à song we can listen at any time.

  36. Jacob

    Aside from the obviously incredible musical performance, Lynn is also incredibly gorgeous!!

    Jacob

    But she's the least animated... Alex takes the cake there. You can feel her passion!

  37. Arthur Punau

    🦁💙🍀💖🌈

  38. Lienka Venter

    Brilliant performance! I love this kind of music...soul soothing! thank you!

  39. Hernowo Joebagio

    Beautiful Celtic Women ... may God bless you all 🙏👍👍👍👍

  40. 하늘천사

    어디 그리스신화속 신전앞에 공연하는것같네요
    하늘과 땅이 탁트인 아이슬랜드?
    가보고싶네 저곳~~ 코발트빛 바다와 온갖 꽃들이 피어 있을것같은곳
    바다건너 저 먼곳 낯선 이국의 정치~코끝에 와닿는 느낌??

  41. salvatore fancello

    Grazie avoi che o l'occasione per sentirvi con il vostro canto e la musica un abracio forte Buona sera a tutti

  42. The Republic Of Ireland

    You can't say that irish women have a great voice and are gorgeous

  43. AUM Joshi

    love these girls..

  44. Farzad Matin

    Beautiful, wow! Loving-Kindness Never Fails, Love Never Fails, Kindness Never Fails, Empathy Never Fails, Compassion Never Fails, Acceptance & Inclusion Never Fails, Peace & Prosperity TO All Humanity Never Fails. Yah Ali

  45. molly xox

    The instrumental was amazing 😍

  46. Grazyna Komanschek

    Traumhaft schön 💕 🎶 🎻🎤🌍🌏🌎🌐

  47. Patrick Eruimy

    👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

  48. pat lynch

    Beautiful.

  49. Efren Alsola

    Refreshing about the past of our country...

  50. 장그래

    Amaging voice

  51. Nodmax11

    2:29 it kinda sounds like “i love hunger”

    Rajni Gahlot

    😂😂 it's 'isle of hunger'

  52. Erin Tilley

    This is my fave song love it Emmett Cahill from Celtic Thunder sings this song beautiful as well but this is just as pretty

  53. Bonaventura Leonardo Dharma Putra

    Chloe is great
    Lynn is beautiful
    Lisa is angel
    Alex is soul

  54. Bonaventura Leonardo Dharma Putra

    I'm an Indonesian, but why I really love celtic music than my Country music.

  55. Grainne

    Chloe Agnew, so amazing but she had the most 2007 looking hairstyle i’ve ever seen

  56. Michael Whitcher

    28/12/18

  57. Alyiah Chayma

    They are my muses of beauty and immortality. They made me feel like Irish😇😇

  58. mr. mig23

    WOW perfect

  59. Alexa

    This is my favourite combination of Celtic woman. Lovely voices and lovely ladies.

  60. Derek Torogi

    Number 1 fan from the Philippines!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Rey Telva

    Oi Kabagyan😂

    Derek Torogi

    Ezekiel Garret ahaha

    Bonaventura Leonardo Dharma Putra

    Your country is close with my country Indonesia

    Derek Torogi

    Bonaventura Leonardo Dharma Putra hello to our Indonesian friends <3

  61. Sinthoras

    Chloe is the most gorgeous woman ever!! This song is so beautiful! <3

  62. Mouadh Ayachi

    👲👲👲

  63. Beth Skaaning Larsen

    Beautifull song - beautifull voices...💜👏💜

  64. Elizabeth Kawashima

    Wonderfulllllllllllll! Very beautifullll!

  65. hermann preisler

    Und dabei lieb ich euch alle! Weil ihr einfach traumhaft seid. Zusammen seid ihr alles. Aber der Weg ist noch nicht klar.

  66. Piss Kakk

    AMAZING !

  67. Carlos Braz

    I had heard this song for the first time when i stayed in Cork on 2017.
    And this words remembered a similar familly story.
    We had emigrate in France from Portugal in 1979....iknow it’s not a same situation, but the imigration it’s a traumatic situation for the imigrants.

  68. Ter Rowle

    Oh dear, most definitely a case of style over substance.

    OGR

    I think it's a tie.

  69. Lianpu Guite

    Love Celtic women


    Love from.india

  70. 潘四明

    On the first day of January
    Eighteen ninety-two
    They opened Ellis Island and they let
    The people through
    And first to cross the threshold
    Of that isle of hope and tears
    Was Annie Moore from Ireland
    Who was all of fifteen years

    Isle of hope, isle of tears
    Isle of freedom, isle of fears
    But it's not the isle you left behind
    That isle of hunger, isle of pain
    Isle you'll never see again
    But the isle of home is always on your mind

    In a little bag she carried
    All her past and history
    And her dreams for the future
    In the land of liberty
    And courage is the passport
    When your old world disappears
    But there's no future in the past
    When you're fifteen years

    Isle of hope, isle of tears
    Isle of freedom, isle of fears
    But it's not the isle you left behind
    That isle of hunger, isle of pain
    Isle you'll never see again
    But the isle of home is always on your mind

    When they closed down Ellis Island
    In nineteen forty-three
    Seventeen million people
    Had come there for sanctuary
    And in springtime when I came here
    And I stepped onto its piers
    I thought of how it must have been
    When you're fifteen years

    Isle of hope, isle of tears
    Isle of freedom, isle of fears
    But it's not the isle you left behind
    That isle of hunger, isle of pain
    Isle you'll never see again
    But the isle of home is always on your mind
    The isle of home is always on your mind

  71. Luiz Paulo Viégas Neves

    Por favor, digam que eu não sou o único brasileiro que está vendo uma maravilha dessa.

  72. Rusty Motorsport

    Amaizing voices....all I can say

  73. Chloe van Oeveren

    Starts at 1:36 😊

  74. Barry Williams

    And very little has changed

  75. Matthew Lines

    Ggod song

  76. Matthew Lines

    Good song

  77. Kenny Scott

    Freedom. As a Scot, I realize that Kenneth,Kenny, is an Irish name. So too, is scott. I am proud to have a celtic name. Kenneth. First king of Scotland.

  78. shaun doherty

    Hunger and pain.....Today we live everyday...sad are we..selfish are we..

  79. Ian Cooke

    This song Is So Emotional For Me Because I Love These Ladies So Much.

  80. Slothy guy

    I’m proud to be Irish 🇨🇮🇨🇮🇨🇮🇨🇮🇨🇮☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️

  81. media books

    👍👍👍👍👍

  82. David Perrin

    What a beautiful song. The man playing the pipes was amazing. 4 beautiful ladies with voices of angles. This is real music and singing. Would love to see this performance live.

  83. Voranart Sirisubsoontorn

    Thank you for such an encouraging.

  84. Costanza Ellena

    How do they manage to sing this song without crying?

  85. Bon Archer

    Voted to kill babies

  86. Yaneisy Ciavato

    Buena musica..

  87. SuL NatLum

    Your voice is very melodious and you are also very pretty

  88. Ninja Dave

    im proud to be irish

  89. special 707

    천상의 목소리 켈틱우먼

  90. Cliff Berning

    America's immigration system is anything but an Isle of Hope for Americans. We are so distraught by the broken, exploited, poisoning immigration system.

  91. 707 special

    음악에 푹 빠져드네요..너무좋아요

  92. Steve Alferenc

    I relate to this song backwards... Migrating from USA to Europe... Haha