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Posted on 21. Aug, 2011 by admin.

 
New Music from Lisa Hannigan

KCRW has made available a track from Lisa’s New album Passenger for your listening pleasure!

To hear the track “Knots” just go here.

Lisa also performed yesterday on BBC 2 Radio’s Dermot O’Leary Show. You can listen back to it here. The relevant section starts at two hours and five minutes into the show.

Lastly – Lisa has a new website at www.lisahannigan.ie!


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Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 by admin.

 

In an extract from this article in the Daily Telegraph, pop music’s latest sensation Ed Sheeran talks about taking inspiration from Damien Rice.

He was taken to see Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice play an intimate fan club gig at the age of 11, then bumped into the singer and his band in a bar after the show. “I had a little bit of a chat and kind of had an epiphany, like ’Wow, this is exactly what I want to do!’ I got home that night and wrote a whole bunch of songs. I remember one was called ’Typical Average Teen’. Yeah, I was one of those.”

You have probably heard this a million times already, but here is “The A Team” by Ed Sheeran.


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Posted on 04. Aug, 2011 by admin.

 
Lisa’s New Album: Passenger

Lisa Hannigan’s second studio album has been announced. Passenger is to be released on 20 September in the US and Canada on ATO Records, with a 15-date North American tour to begin in Los Angeles on 27 September.

The album will be released in Ireland on 21 October and in the UK on 24 October, with European release dates and tour news to be announced soon.

For full details of the North American tour and the opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets, go to LisaHannigan.ie.


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Posted on 06. Jul, 2010 by admin.

 
A look back: The Blower’s Daughter

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…



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Posted on 20. Jun, 2010 by admin.

 
Gavin Glass: Myna Birds

Gavin Glass, who you may know from playing in Lisa’s band, recently launched his third album Myna Birds.

At the album launch in Whelan’s, Dublin, Gavin was joined on stage by Lisa.

Here is a great video from that night, that we thought you would enjoy:


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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:


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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).


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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.


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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.


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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.


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