Damien Rice Biography

Damien Rice (born 7 December 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and record producer who plays guitar, piano, clarinet and percussion.

Rice was raised in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, and began his musical career as a member of the 1990s rock group Juniper. After leaving the band he worked as a farmer in Tuscany and busked throughout Europe before returning to Ireland in 2001 and beginning a solo musical career.

In 2002 his debut album O reached No. 8 on the UK albums chart, won the Shortlist music prize and generated three top-30 singles in the UK. Rice released his second album 9 in 2006 and his songs have appeared in numerous films and television episodes.

Rice's personal activities include musical contributions to charitable projects such as the Songs for Tibet, Freedom Campaign and the Enough Project.

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'X Factor' winner set to cover Damien Rice's 'Cannonball'?

Source says all four remaining contestants have recorded a version of the big-selling ballad

  • Nov 29, 2011

Damien Rice splits from long-term vocalist

The star had been with Lisa Hannigan for six years

  • Mar 26, 2007

Damien Rice announces biggest Irish gig to date

He plays Dublin in August

  • Feb 15, 2007

Damien Rice plays first UK shows in three years

Dates announced for early 2007

  • Nov 15, 2006

Damien Rice reveals new album

It’s the follow up to ‘O’

  • Sep 20, 2006

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