[11], Hannigan performed at Electric Picnic 2009[4][31][32] Later in 2009, she toured the United States with David Gray and performed solo shows in New York, Los Angeles and London. Celtic Woman are among a new wave of groups who’ve brought traditional Irish music into the 21st century – complete with lavish orchestral arrangements and spectacular live shows. Irish Singer-Songwriters You Need To Know Lisa Hannigan. Singer. Hannigan's music has received award nominations both in Ireland and the United States. Songs from the Heart Celtic Woman videos Bands main page. In 2017, she started voicing the character Blue Diamond for the television series Steven Universe which was made by Rebecca Sugar. In November 2015, he was voted the VH1 Artist of the Year. [33] Hannigan's song "An Ocean and a Rock" was used in a 2009 Irish video supporting same-sex marriage entitled "Sinéad's Hand". [21][28][29][30] She performed at the nomination ceremony and she was greeted by confused journalists wondering "Lisa who?". Allie Sherlock. [22], Sea Sew was nominated for the Choice Music Prize and Best Irish Album at the Meteor Music Awards in January 2009. ... Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer, Singer, Charles Villiers Stanford. [8][9][3][4][10] Some of Hannigan's live recordings were made available through trading networks radio shows. Both Irish artists toured for a number of years together and were in a relationship, but in 2007 Hannigan left Damien Rice and his band[57] the afternoon before a live show in Munich. Andrew Hozier-Byrne – known as Hozier – from County Wicklow dropped out of the prestigious Trinity College... Róisín Murphy… [61], Hannigan's second album, Passenger, was nominated for the Choice Music Prize in January 2012 and she also lost out to Jape that year. [50][51], Her music has received critical praise, airplay and award nominations both in her native Ireland and the United States. Hannigan featured on Rice's first two solo albums and a number of EP's and live recordings. Irish singer-songwriter RuthAnne Cunningham has opened up about why she couldn't give her new material to Britney Spears and insists her upcoming debut album isn't about "everyone seeing my face". Martin McCann (singer) Sean McCarthy (songwriter) Johnny McCauley; Richey McCourt; Jimmy McCurry; Josie McDermott; Noelie McDonnell; Michael McGinley; Paddy McGuigan; Don Mescall; James Lynam Molloy; Kevin Mooney; Christy Moore; Peter K. Moran; Fiach Moriarty; Keith Moss; Dominic Mulvany; Martin Mulvihill; Mundy; Brian Murphy (musician) Elaine Murtagh [4][9][26] In 2009, Hannigan also appeared on the BBC's Later... with Jools Holland, performing her song "I Don't Know". In 2009, Hannigan credited on soundtrack for Ondine (songs: "Braille", "Lille", written and performed by Lisa Hannigan). The album was released in the US and Canada on 20 September 2011, and on 7 October in Ireland and the UK. Listed randomly. Since beginning her solo career in 2007 she has released three albums: Sea Sew (2008), Passenger (2011), and At Swim (2016). Find out more about the greatest Irish Musicians, including Bono, The Edge, Johnny McDaid, Phil Lynott and Gavin Friday. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Singer. Singer Songwriters 135. She’s been bringing her unique costumes and powerful stage presence to performances across Europe and the Americas for the past few months at festivals like Fauna Primavera in Chile and Sziget in Hungary. Singers, male and female, who write and perform their own music, who are based in Dublin. [45] "Prayer For The Dying" and "Ora" are two tracks which have appeared among promotional material in the lead up to the release. In 2020, returned to the role once more in the follow-up series Steven Universe Future. [2][20] In December 2008, she made her UK solo debut at St Johns Church in London. [33] She then began a tour of Ireland to finish the year. After being part of the popular 90s trip hop duo Moloko and releasing two solo albums during the early 2000s, Róisín Murphy returned to form in 2015 with her record Hairless Toys. Although many of these have achieved notable success at home, beyond Irish borders they have so often had little or no exposure. Lori Holland. She was singing the ninths, the elevenths of the chords...I mean some of the things sound like choices that Miles would have made." These are some of the most prominent names. Releasing his first studio album in 2014, Hozier performed his single ‘Take Me To Church’ with Annie Lennox at the 2015 Grammy Awards and has appeared on Saturday Night Live. [60][43], Hannigan has four Hot Press Readers' Poll awards. 14 May 1960. [55]. [40][41], Hannigan performed at the Eurosonic Festival in 2012 when Ireland was the "Spotlight Country". They’re an all female Irish group that was formed in 2004. Hannigan's music has received award nominations both in Ireland and the United States. But in September of 2016, McMorrow changed musical tack completely with his third album, We Move, marking his transition from folk into what is called ‘minimalistic R&B’. The album was a contender for both the Choice Music Prize and Mercury Music Prize and was followed in 2016 with Take Her Up to Monto, named after the song by iconic Irish folk band The Dubliners. [56][58] Rice released a statement saying that their professional relationship had "run its creative course" in March 2007.[59]. In 2020, Hannigan was part of an Irish collective of female singers and musicians called "Irish Women in Harmony", that recorded a version of the song "Dreams" in aid of the charity Safe Ireland, which deals with domestic abuse which had reportedly risen significantly during the Covid-19 lockdown. Glen Hansard (born 21 April 1970) is an Irish singer-songwriter and actor. The fruits of their labour became this year’s At Swim, which has been widely praised, receiving four out of five stars from The Guardian newspaper. Released with the minimum of fuss, Twelve simply let the Waterford singer-songwriter’s elegant, fully-rounded songs, ... There’s no better female songwriter in Irish music right now. Pages in category "Irish singers" The following 24 pages are in this category, out of 24 total. Fun fact: his adorable real name is Gavin Wigglesworth. Hannigan was born in Dublin but grew up in Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland. This Dublin band making Alt RnB (or Agrosoul, as they call it) is fronted by slick singer Jess … [35], Irish folk musician and singer-songwriter, Documentary film "Herbie Hancock: Possibilities", ©2006 HDNet Films LLC; ©2006 Magnolia Home Entertainment, "The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers: Lisa Margaret Hannigan: Pistachio writing credits", "Lisa musters the chutzpah to go solo in spotlight", "Rice & Hannigan no longer working together", "Lisa Hannigan interview for her album 'See Sew, "Damien Rice: The world's most reluctant pop star", "Lisa Hannigan heads out on US tour, confirms album date", "Lisa Hannigan confirms album track-list", "WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Lisa Hannigan Irish tour of small towns announced", "He came, he busked, he conquered... How Hansard wooed Hollywood", "Lisa Hannigan's DEBUT Album 'Sea Sew' Shortlisted For Barclaycard Mercury Prize", "We just wanted to let you know that the US release date has been postponed until February 3rd", "Meteor Awards 2009 – Presenter & Nominees Revealed", "Female solo artists dominate Mercury prize nominations", "Irish gay marriage ad becomes a surprise internet hit: 04/09/09", "Mercury is rising for our sensitive songbird", "Springsteen, Pixies & Portishead covered for Irish charity album", "Lisa Hannigan, interview: 'I had to do something different. In fact, the Co Kildare man … Singer-songwriter Lori Holland’s 1960 album Irish Folk Songs for Women is her effort to compile Irish songs of emotional and experiential significance for female performers. The album received critical acclaim and was nominated for the Choice Music Prize – an annual prize awarded to the best album from an Irish band or solo musician. The album entitled At Swim was released on 19 August 2016. You Pretty Things" for the closing credits of the sixth episode of the first season of Legion. Irish folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist Christy Moore is one of Ireland's best-loved musicians with a career spanning over half a century. [35] Ed Power, writing in the Irish Independent, criticised such claims, wondering if Jape (whose album Ritual beat Hannigan to the Choice Music Prize) had come close to receiving a Mercury nomination—"Or, for that matter, how many of the judges had even heard of him". As of 2016, Hannigan planned to return to Dublin with her London-based husband following her At Swim tour of Europe and the US. [9][27][28] Sea Sew rose in the UK charts following this appearance[citation needed] and she performed at Glastonbury 2009 music festival and went on tour later in the year. [23][24][25], That year, Hannigan appeared on the American television shows The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Colbert Report. Ireland has a proven track record of producing world-class singer-songwriters, counting artists like Van Morrison, Bono and Sinéad O’Connor among its biggest success stories. The result, a 14-track album of Holland’s gentle alto accompanied by guitar, includes ballads revealing the feminine perspective in tales of marriage, heartbreak, and mourning. In 2019, she reprised her role as Blue Diamond for the television film Steven Universe: The Movie. This list is loosely sorted by popularity and includes many great Irish female musicians, such as Andrea Corr, Allie Sherlock, Sinead O’Connor, Maria Doyle Kennedy and Nadine Coyle. Jessie Buckley. [65][66][67] It was Hannigan's first nomination. Colette Kavanagh is a singer songwriter hailing from County Kildare, Ireland. [52][53][54], Hannigan performs using "broken-down, wheezy old instruments". Ronan Tynan. [6], While still in college, Hannigan met Damien Rice at a concert in Dublin in early 2001. Lisa Hannigan's debut solo album, titled Sea Sew, was rehearsed in a barn in Thomastown and recorded in Dublin before being released in Ireland in September 2008. [21], Hannigan's debut album, Sea Sew, was nominated for the Choice Music Prize in January 2009. Irish tenor singer. In 2013, Hannigan contributed vocals to the soundtrack for Alfonso Cuarón's film Gravity. [39], "Braille" from the album Sea Sew was also used in the film Ondine in 2009. Lisa Margaret Hannigan (born 12 February 1981) is an Irish musician, singer, composer, and voice actress. In 2015, she sang a version of "Danny Boy" for the seventh episode of the second season of Fargo. 13 February 1968. She also began a part-time degree in English literature. In 2007, Hannigan credited on soundtrack for Shrek the Third (song: "9 Crimes", performed by Damien Rice and Lisa Hannigan). [7][8] Rice enlisted Hannigan to sing on his 2002 album O and his later album "9", featured in the hit "9 Crimes". [68] One British journalist even claimed she was "truly obscure" and part of the "moribund sensitive singer-songwriter genre". She began her musical career as a member of Damien Rice's band. Richard Harris. [citation needed], Hannigan recorded her second album, Passenger, at Bryn Derwen Studios in North Wales with producer Joe Henry and engineer Ryan Freeland. Susan O'Neil, artistically known as Son, is an Irish singer songwriter based in Dublin Ireland. He is vocalist and guitarist for Irish group The Frames and one half of… Primordial [42], Hannigan announced that her third album was produced in collaboration with Aaron Dessner,[43] founding member of American indie rock band The National. ... Irish Female Musicians Guitarists Pianists Drummers Lyricists & Songwriters Bassists. Irish singer. [13][14] Some music critics called the recording one of the best Irish albums of the year. Currently touring with her third album At Swim, released in August, Lisa Hannigan is one of Ireland’s most exciting musical talents. This year, she performed at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas and at the critically acclaimed Other Voices festival in Dingle, as well as playing alongside acts like breakout-band Little Hours at Donegal’s Returning Light event in December 2016. Martin McCann (singer) Noelie McDonnell; Eleanor McEvoy; Pearse McGloughlin; Pat McGuigan; James Vincent McMorrow; Miracle of Sound; Jimmy Monaghan; Leo Moran; Fiach Moriarty; Mundy; Majella Murphy; Róisín Murphy Sea Sew was nominated for the Mercury Prize on 21 July 2009. Hannigan toured Ireland extensively in the lead up to the album release. 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Female singer-songwriters from Ireland‎ (10 C, 3 F) ... Media in category "Singer-songwriters from Ireland" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. [21] Hannigan signed with ATO Records in the U.S., where her album was released in February 2009. Hozier has been one of the most internationally successful singer-songwriters to come out of the country in recent years, having won a BBC Music Award, two Billboard Music Awards and been nominated for a Grammy, all before the age of 26. Actor. ... She is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra. She began her musical career as a member of Damien Rice's band. tour. Andrew Hozier-Byrne – known as Hozier – from County Wicklow dropped out of the prestigious Trinity College Dublin to pursue his passion for music by recording demos for Universal Music. [18] She was the opening act for singer-songwriter Jason Mraz on his 2008 U.S. Since beginning her solo career in 2007 she has released three albums: Sea Sew (2008), Passenger (2011), and At Swim (2016). The year 2015 saw him open for both Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith, as well as releasing his debut album, which has since been certified Platinum. Although not originally from Ireland, Rosie Carney has made Donegal her home and is well on her way to establishing herself as a singer-songwriter to watch. [7][35][36][37], Hannigan also contributed to the 2009 charity album Sparks n' Mind, released in aid of Aware. Singer-songwriters from Northern Ireland‎ (28 P) Pages in category "Songwriters from Northern Ireland" The following 31 pages are in this category, out of 31 total. She lost to Imelda May and The Script's self-titled album respectively.[64]. To allow us to provide a better and more tailored experience please click "OK". [44] On 24 May 2016 Hannigan revealed a short teaser in relation to the album's launch. 28 December 1989. Ireland has produced a host of great singers who have made Irish traditional music popular across the world. These recordings included: "Willy" by Joni Mitchell, "Be My Husband" by Nina Simone (from the 1965 album Pastel Blues), "Mercedes Benz" by Janis Joplin and "Love Hurts" by Boudleaux Bryant. [38], In 2009, a broadcast of Other Voices was recorded. In 2007, Hannigan returned to Dublin and began a solo career. Returning to Ireland, both Hannigan and Rice began to work together recording music, including songs like "Unplayed Piano" and "Once I Loved." In 2008, her debut album Sea Sew spawned the single "Lille", a Choice Music Prize nomination, two Meteor Music Awards nominations and a Mercury Prize nomination. [56] Hannigan eventually left university to travel with Rice across Europe, with a particular focus on Italy. Hannigan also received attention in North America for her role as Blue Diamond in Steven Universe, an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar. Her captivating songs are listened to by more than 100,000 people monthly on Spotify, and she is definitely someone to keep an eye on in the future. ... Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer, Singer, Josef Locke. The album is also the first to deal with the theme of the mental health issues he suffered in his youth. A singer-songwriter from Northern Ireland, Foy Vance is another folk, alternative rock … In 2014, she voiced the character of Bronagh, the Selkie mother of the main characters in the animated film Song of the Sea, and provided several songs to the film's soundtrack. Having first come to prominence as the haunting female vocalist accompanying fellow Irish musician Damien Rice on his hit 2001 album O, Hannigan began her solo career in 2007 with her debut record, Sea Sew. She toured with Rice as part of his band during that period,[7][9] lending vocal support and occasionally playing guitar, bass or drums.[7]. Born in Dublin, Gavin James has twice won the Choice Music Prize for Irish Song of the Year, most recently in 2016 for his song ‘Bitter Pill’. [4] She attended primary school at Scoil Oilibhéir Naofa[5] in Kilcloon and secondary school at The King's Hospital in Palmerstown and enrolled at Trinity College, Dublin to study French and art history. [12] The sleeve featured needle-work by Hannigan. Barq. Hannigan briefly studied English and art history at Trinity College in Dublin. She won Best Debut Album, Best Irish Album, Best Irish Track and Best Female in 2009. Ann Scott (singer) Aoife Scott; Eleanor Shanley; Deirdre Shannon; Alex Sharpe; Laura Sheeran; Sinéad Sheppard; Kasey Smith (singer) Maija Sofia; Claire Sproule; Lisa Stanley; Mary Staunton; Molly Sterling [48] The Telegraph noted the album to be "subtle and gauzy but loaded with emotion", and calls Hannigan's voice "an incredible instrument, drawing on both opera and folk, with a softness and intimacy".[49]. [34] As part of an advertisement campaign for Oxfam's Make Trade Fair, Hannigan was drenched in melted chocolate and she participated in the Irish musical collective The Cake Sale with lead vocal on the track "Some Surprise", which was played on the US television series Grey's Anatomy. Irish Male Singers Discover the Irish male singers who have made significant contribution to their field. We and our partners use cookies to better understand your needs, improve performance and provide you with personalised content and advertisements. [15][16], Sea Sew received favourable reviews in the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. Irish Male Singers Irish Female Singers Pop Singers Rock Singers Folk Singers. Karan Casey from Waterford, formerly a singer with Solas; Elizabeth "Bess" Cronin; Cara Dillon from Dungiven, a singer and arranger of traditional songs; Rita Connolly from Co. Dublin, known for her work with Irish composer, Shaun Davey; Rosie Stewart Co. Fermanagh; Sarah Makem, source singer from Armagh; Caitríona O'Leary; Niamh Parsons Luka Bloom - 'City of Chicago' Luka, born Kevin Barry Moore in Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, is … She also performed a cover of David Bowie's "Oh! In 2014, Hannigan provided vocals along with John Smith for the Steven Price conducted soundtrack for the Brad Pitt blockbuster Fury. He launched his first European headline tour earlier this year, selling out Shephard’s Bush Empire in London in October and headlining at 3Arena in December. Hannigan was referred to as 2009's "token folk nominee" in the UK,[35] with the NME calling her a "token folkie". Returning to Dublin, from 2007 onward Hannigan began to focus on her solo career which to date has produced three solo albums. Niamh Kavanagh. Singers; Musicians; Songwriters; Showcase; Blog; Back Irish singers – great performers past and present. [11] The lead single, "Lille", was made available as a free Internet download and other tracks were available for preview on her Myspace page. Here we take a look at the next generation of musicians following in their footsteps. In 2018, she arranged and performed a version of the traditional Irish song "Weile Weile Waile" for the soundtrack of the movie The Hole in the Ground. Lisa Margaret Hannigan (born 12 February 1981) is an Irish musician, singer, composer, and voice actress. In 2004, Hannigan credited on soundtrack for Closer (song: "Cold Water", arranged and performed by Damien Rice and Lisa Hannigan, featuring Vyvienne Long). Foy Vance. "Prayer For The Dying" appeared on digital streaming services in June 2016. [19], That year she appeared on the charity album Even Better Than the Disco Thing and performed a duet of Mick Flannery's new song "Christmas Past" with Flannery on Tony Fenton's Christmas Special on Today FM. [3] Hannigan performed at Electric Picnic 2008. After a struggle with writer’s block following her second album, Hannigan began collaborating with The National’s Aaron Dessner. This list is loosely sorted by popularity and includes many great Irish male singers, such as Richard Harris, Bob Geldof, Bono, Niall Horan and Phil Lynott. [63] She was the only solo artist nominated in more than one category at the awards. Composer. Currently touring with her third album At Swim, released in August, Lisa Hannigan is one of Ireland’s... Hozier. [46] The album was positively received by several newspapers, including The Guardian, which awarded it four out of five stars, commenting on Hannigan's "crystal vocals" and the album's "stunningly pretty songs with quietly powerful undertones",[47] and the Evening Standard, which also awarded four out of five stars and mentioned the "new-found accessibility" the album represented. As lead singer/guitarist with Baby Animals, Suze DeMarchi was the Aussie female rockstar of the early-90s. He has also been announced as a Spotify Spotlight Artist of 2016 and won the Breaking Artist Award at the 2016 Music Business Worldwide A&R Awards. Games of Thrones fans not overly familiar with James Vincent McMorrow might recognise him as the voice behind the cover of the song ‘Wicked Game’, which accompanied the first official full-length trailer, released earlier this year, for the sixth season of the addictive series. Discover the Irish female musicians who have made significant contribution to their field. Hannigan also performed live with her own band, called The Daisy Okell Quartet and contributed guest vocals to the recordings of Mic Christopher, The Frames and Herbie Hancock. [62], Hannigan and her work was nominated in the Best Irish Female and Best Irish Album categories at the Meteor Music Awards in 2009. Others might already know him from his first album, Early in the Morning, released in 2010, for which he received a European Border Breakers Award. [9] Herbie Hancock said of her vocals, "there's so much jazz in the notes and phrases that she picks. 30 September 1852. 23 March 1917. 01 October 1930. The Irish music scene over the years has produced many top writers and classic songs. During her first week at university she became friends with Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice. 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