Tag Archives: interview
Posted on 20. Dec, 2009 by admin.
Here we are, ten years after, and looking back. The end of the 20th century brought some serious changes to Damien Rice’s life. As for the ensuing decade: towards the conclusion of this rare and enuxpectedly confessional interview, Hot Press asks the reluctant star what has been his personal high point of the Noughties.
The last [...]
Posted on 20. May, 2007 by admin.
Damien Rice: Singing Green
It’s not easy being green when you’re touring the country on planes and in buses, but Damien Rice is facing the challenge head-on. By Kate Sheppard
Folk-rocker Damien Rice might sing sad tunes about lost love, but his wistful heart is in the right place when it comes to climate change. The environment [...]
Posted on 19. Jun, 2005 by admin.
Damien Rice: The world’s most reluctant pop star.
The Independent, 19 June 2005
How the world’s most reluctant pop star wrote a best-selling album, ran away from fame, met a Hollywood actress and then came back to fight another day. What drives Damien Rice, asks Nick Duerden. And is conquering his demons enough to keep him on [...]
Posted on 02. Jun, 2005 by admin.
Closer To The Truth.
Hot Press Magazine Cover Story, Ireland, 2 June 2005
Damien Rice has emerged as one of the most distinctive and independent voices of recent years, achieving a remarkable level of success and artistic respect with 0 – the debut alburn that was recorded on a shoestring in his own bedroom. Famously media shy, [...]
Posted on 24. Sep, 2004 by admin.
The trouble with troubadours
Jane Cornwell – 24 september 04
A LOT of people are excited about Damien Rice. His friends and family. His record company. The whole of Ireland. Most of the US. Much of Britain and Europe.
A tousle-haired Dubliner with a catch in his throat and a way with a lyric and a melody that [...]
Posted on 20. Aug, 2004 by admin.
The Accidental Rock Star
Paste Magazine, Writer: Wes Orshoski, Issue 11
It’s about 3 a.m., and a motionless Damien Rice is lying on the floor of a small Seventh Avenue hotel suite. His arms resting on his chest and his eyes half-open, the singer is pinned to the floor by utter exhaustion. About four hours ago, Rice [...]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2004 by admin.
Damien Rice vague about new album
BBC Radio, 08 July 2004
Jude Law and Julia Roberts have asked Damien Rice to write the soundtrack to their film ‘Closer’.
They want some new songs, and to use some tracks from his album ‘O’.
He’s written for a film before – a movie set during the troubles in Northern Ireland. He [...]
Posted on 02. Jun, 2004 by admin.
Hot Press – The Anti-War Issue – June 2004
For me, doing the show is more about supporting an energy where people are coming together and saying ‘We live in this country, it’s supposed to be a democratic country and there’s so many people here who do not agree with what the Bush administration is doing’.
Posted on 04. May, 2004 by admin.
The day I get happy, I’ll probably stop
By Andrew Billen, The Times, May 04, 2004
Like a romantic poet, Damien Rice has built a career on frustration and unrequited love
DAMIEN RICE may be the latest big thing in rock music but, I have decided — given the untimely deaths of Chatterton, Keats and Shelley — the [...]
Posted on 15. Jan, 2004 by admin.
Keeping His Karma
There’s one thing you can’t be about Damien Rice – and that’s neutral. The stealth musical star of the year tells Jim Carroll how he kept his karma as his star rose across the US firmament and how his hippie vision may one day become a reality – in a field near you.