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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 by admin.


Several more tourdates have been announced recently. For the very latest, check Damien’s official tour page.

Today Damien announced the following new tour dates:

09 Jun – Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK
11 Jun – Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
13 Jun – Chelsea Royal Hospital, London, UK
17 Jun – Celebrate Brooklyn! at Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, NY
18 Jun – Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA
20 Jun – The LC Pavilion, Columbus, OH
21 Jun – Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago, IL
22 Jun – TD Echo Beach, Toronto, ON
20 Jul – Le Grand Rex, Paris, France
22 Jul – Les Nuits de Fourvieres (new!)
25 Jul – Cavea, Rome, Italy (new!)
27 Jul – Teatro Antico, Taormina, Italy (new!)
30 Jul – Castello Scaligero Villafranca, Verona, Italy (new!)
02 Aug – Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
04 Aug – Tempodrom, Berlin, German (new!)

Full tour details available here.

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Posted on 03. Feb, 2015 by admin.


The following is taken from a recent Irish Times article called First Encounters: Singer-Songwriter Damien Rice and Composer David Arnold

Damien Rice is an Irish singer-songwriter whose first album, ‘O’, released by himself in 2002, became a major success in Ireland, the UK and US. His third album, ‘My Favourite Faded Fantasy’, was released recently. Originally from Celbridge, Co Kildare, he says he currently lives out of a suitcase

My grandmother – my father’s mother, Mary Rice – showed me a paper clipping one day that had some news about some music David was composing for a film. She said, you know you have this second cousin in London, you should send him some of your songs. Before that I hadn’t known about him. I was a fan of the song Play Dead by Björk, but didn’t realise that he had worked closely with her on it.

We get on really well – it was a relief to find someone else in the family who’d gone down a similar road. We first met around 2000. I loved his sense of humour, especially about the music and entertainment industry. It was never serious; his light-heartedness kept things very buoyant.

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Posted on 02. Feb, 2015 by admin.


Today Damien has announced the following new tour dates:

- 4 Feb, L’Olympia de Montréal, Montréal
- 29 May, Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona
- 26-28 Jun, Down the Rabbithole Festival, Beuningen, Netherlands
- 22 Jul, Blue Balls Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland

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