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Posted on 25. Feb, 2011 by admin.
Damien has contributed a new song (“Look at Me”) to an Argentinian compilation album, Canciones de Cuna (Lullabies).
Now available exclusively at branches of Disco in Argentina, the album features songs recorded by various artists with lyrics written by children aged 7 to 21.
All proceeds from the sale of the CD will be donated to the Casa de la Cultura de la Calle to support projects encouraging social inclusion through art for children at social risk.
Here is the tracklist (thanks Verena):
1. Ricardo Mollo: No Me Llore Tanto
2. Hugo Fattoruso: Cita Con Dios
3. Luis Alberto Spinetta: Mañana despertar
4. Pedro Aznar: Ojitos de mi corazón
5. Damien Rice: Look At Me
6. Vitor Ramil: Si te duermes
7. Ulises Butron: Un Sueño Hecho Realidad
8. Hilda Lizarazu: Tu Mundo
9. Kevin Johansen: Duerme
10. Fernando Cabrera: Pequeño Ser
11. Lisandro Aristimuno: Madre Santa
12. Litto Nebbia: El Que Crece
13. Luka Bloom: Listen To Yourself
14. Fito Paez: Mírame
15. Miguel Cantilo: Tan Libre Como Quieras Ser
16. Gonzalo Aloras: De Mi Olvido
17. German Daffunchio: Mamá querida
Posted on 06. Jul, 2010 by admin.
Sometimes it’s nice to just go back in time and be reminded of your favorite songs.
Here is a video of Damien performing “The Blower’s Daughter” on Live From the Basement in 2007.
Here’s a little known fact… The original release of “The Blower’s Daughter” single in Ireland in September 2001 was delayed after the first batch of CDs was destroyed in a fire on the ferry between Britain and Ireland…
Posted on 02. Jul, 2010 by admin.
The Icelandic song that Damien performed in Reykjavik last night is “Sofðu unga ástin mín”. Here is the video of the performance, which also features Lara Runarsdottir, Glen Hansard, Mia Maestro, Helgi Jonsson and Lovísa Elísabet Sigrúnardóttir (of Lay Low).
Posted on 18. Jun, 2010 by admin.
Today is the 65th birthday of Aung San Suu kyi. The Burmese pro-democracy leader, a Nobel laureate, has spent 14 of the past 20 years under house arrest as punishment for demanding democracy in her homeland.
5 years ago, Damien released the following track, “Unplayed Piano”, in her honor.
Posted on 24. May, 2010 by admin.
Our upgraded website is now live – we hope you like it!
As you can see, the site is now blog-driven… so you should see a much higher frequency of updates, as well as a bunch of great new features.
We are also now on
Posted on 07. May, 2010 by admin.
Damien has added a second date in Colombia, to take place tomorrow night (Saturday) in Barichara Santander. Here’s the background to the gig, from Damien’s official website:
Posted on 01. May, 2010 by admin.
Damien will be playing a spontaneous and intimate show at La Peurta Grande in Bogota, Colombia, tomorrow night (Sunday).
Posted on 07. Apr, 2010 by admin.
Damien is presenting right now at the TED.com The Mission Blue Voyage event at the Galapagos Islands.
You can follow the event live via Twitter: @MissionBlue
Update: (via @MissionBlue) Damien Rice at #missionblue: We have 12 minutes 37 seconds to write a song. Give me a chord and name an emotion.
Posted on 21. Mar, 2010 by admin.
On St. Patrick’s Day, the Irish Times newspaper published an article written by Damien: A country in need of some mothering.
You can read the article in full here.
Posted on 06. Mar, 2010 by admin.
Damien has a new track featured on an album caleld Music of Ireland, which is available to buy now. A snippet from the track, “Under the Tongue”, can be heard here.