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JWood
11-21-2006, 12:39 PM
----------2006----------
November
13 - El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
16 - Hiro Ballroom - New York, NY

December
06 - Paramount Theatre - Oakland, CA
08 - Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
09 - Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
11 - Orpheum Theatre - Boston, MA
12 - Beacon Theatre - New York, NY
13 - Beacon Theatre - New York, NY
15 - Tower Theatre - Upper Darby, Philadelphia, PA
16 - Lincoln Theatre - Washington D.C.
18 - Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL
19 - Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL
20 - Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis, MN

----------2007----------
February
15 - Freemantle Theatre - Perth, Australia
17 - The Barton Theatre - Adelaide, Australia
19 - Palais Theatre - Melbourne, Australia
22 - Enmore Theatre - Sydney, Australia
25 - Tivoli Theatre - Brisbane, Australia
27 - St. James Theatre - Auckland, New Zealand
March
05 - L'Aeronef - Lille, France
06 - Le Transbordeur - Lyon, France
07 - Rock School Barbey - Bordeaux, France
08 - L'Olympic - Nantes, France
10 - La Laterie - Strasbourg, France
11 - Gloria - Cologne, Germany
12 - Markthalle - Hamburg, Germany
14 - WuK - Vienna, Austria
15 - Columbiahalle - Berlin, Germany
16 - Herkulesaal - Munich, Germany
18 - Sala Conservatorio Verdi - Milan, Italy
19 - Le Grande Rex - Paris, France
20 - O13 - Tilburg, Netherlands
22 - Vega - Copenhagen, Denmark
23 - Scentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
24 - Cirkus - Stockholm, Sweden
April
23 - Centre for the Arts - Vancouver, BC, CAN
24 - Centre for the Arts - Vancouver, BC, CAN
25 - Benaroya Hall - Seattle, WA
26 - Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR
28 - Paramount Theatre - Oakland, CA
29 - Coachella Valley Music and Arts Fair - CA
May
01 - SDSU OAT - San Diego, CA
02 - Tucson Music Hall - Tucson, AZ
04 - McKay Events Center - Salt Lake City, UT
05 - Paramount Theatre - Denver, CO
07 - Majestic Theatre - Dallas, TX
08 - Verizon Wireless Theater - Houston, TX
09 - Bass Concert Hall - Austin, TX
11 - The Pageant - St. Louis, MO
13 - Uptown Theatre - Kansas, MO
14 - Civic Opera House - Chicago, IL
15 - Northrop Auditorium - Minneapolis, MN
17 - State Theatre - Detroit, MI
18 - Massey Hall - Toronto, ON, CAN
20 - Olympia - Montreal, Quebec, CAN
21 - Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY
22 - Opera House - Boston, MA
24 - Mann Center - Philadelphia, PA
25 - DAR Constitution Hall - Washington, DC
26 - Palace Theatre - Louisville, KY
28 - The LC Pavilion - Columbus, OH
29 - Murat Theatre - Indianapolis, IN
30 - Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA
31 - Orpheum Theatre - Memphis, TN




Example:
Date - Venue - City, Country

JWood
11-21-2006, 12:39 PM
11.13.06 El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

Cannonball*
Delicate
I Remember
Rootless Tree
Childish
The Animals Were Gone (false start)
The Animals Were Gone
Volcano >
Then Go >
Coconut Skins
The Professor & La Fille Danse
9 Crimes
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots#@
Eskimo
Elephant >
Toffee Pop >
The Blower's Daughter
------------------------------
Accidental Babies
(Amie) >
(The Rat Within the Grain) >
(Lonelily) >
(Grey Room) >
(Cross-Eyed Bear) >
(Bottom Shelf) >
Cold Water



* - Damien solo
# - Vyvienne solo
@ - Flaming Lips cover
() - indicates a partial song

http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=501796

JWood
11-21-2006, 12:39 PM
11.18.06 Hiro Ballroom - New York, NY

Grey Room
Cannonball
Me, My Yoke and I
Woman Like a Man
Sand
[New Song]
Delicate
9 Crimes
Dogs
Rootless Tree
The Animals Were Gone
Cheers Darlin'
------------------------------
Random Man on the Motorway
[Unknown Song]
Elephant
Volcano
The Blower's Daughter

JWood
11-21-2006, 12:45 PM
Anyone going to any of these shows? I'm hitting up the second Chicago show, still looking for tickets to the first night.

Bartender
11-21-2006, 01:23 PM
I'll be there for the second Chicago show. I'm really looking forward to this show.

JWood
11-21-2006, 02:42 PM
So am I, I've never seen him play but I'm a pretty big fan. Glad he's finally gonna be around again, and I'm glad it's not a GA show

Jack
11-21-2006, 02:47 PM
yea, I'm hitting up the boston show. I taped him in portland a few years ago. Really is a tremendous show if anyone is on the fence.

Bartender
11-21-2006, 02:48 PM
So am I, I've never seen him play but I'm a pretty big fan. Glad he's finally gonna be around again, and I'm glad it's not a GA show
:upyours agreed
I, also, have never seen him. The show up on Etree is getting me excited.

JWood
11-21-2006, 06:37 PM
yea, I'm hitting up the boston show. I taped him in portland a few years ago. Really is a tremendous show if anyone is on the fence.

What's his policy on taping? I noticed that Jon Koch taped that El Rey show, and he has a pretty nice rig, but used "iRiver", not sure what that is, but I'm assuming it's something a little more stealth-like.

Also, I would love to hear your tape, I'm always looking to add to my collection, especially if it's unreleased songs.

mrchattr
11-21-2006, 06:44 PM
I have just discovered this guy/group. Incredible. I am hoping to get to the Tower show.

JWood
11-21-2006, 08:25 PM
I'm fairly new as well, I discovered him from Closer, then bought O, then a few singles/EPs here and there, but there's still so much unreleased stuff I don't know.

TRDW
11-21-2006, 11:23 PM
11.13.06 El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA


Accidental Babies
(Amie) >
(The Rat Within the Grain) >
(Lonelily) >
(Grey Room) >
(Cross-Eyed Bear) >
(Bottom Shelf) >
Cold Water



* - Damien solo
# - Vyvienne solo
@ - Flaming Lips cover


http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=501796

What is up with that stretch? He teased all those songs into each other? Or am I missing something. I'm going to download the show now regardless. Looks like a good one

mrchattr
11-21-2006, 11:53 PM
I'm fairly new as well, I discovered him from Closer, then bought O, then a few singles/EPs here and there, but there's still so much unreleased stuff I don't know.

Yeah, so far I just got O (with the B-sides) and then 9, which I've listened to once. I need to find more stuff. One of my friends said he has a version of him doing "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." I'd kill to hear that.

dmb0226
11-22-2006, 01:38 AM
may try to go to the Boston show

DMBZeppelin
11-22-2006, 02:02 AM
Anyone going to any of these shows? I'm hitting up the second Chicago show, still looking for tickets to the first night.
I'm going to both Chicago shows.

CRUSHsoccer15
11-22-2006, 02:03 AM
Not...enough...dates.

Fraza Fraz
11-22-2006, 05:59 AM
does he ever play michigan? i swear he has not played here in some time

TRDW
11-22-2006, 10:06 AM
I was at the Hiro show (one of the best I've ever been to) and will be at Beacon both nights.

Bartender
11-22-2006, 12:18 PM
I was at the Hiro show (one of the best I've ever been to) and will be at Beacon both nights.
What's the setting like for these shows?

TRDW
11-22-2006, 01:24 PM
What's the setting like for these shows?

For the Hiro show? It was basically in a sushi restaurant. I heard they only sold 250 tickets prior to the show, but then allowed people to buy at the door. It was in a real tiny place, with an un-elevated stage, so the band was at your level and they had about 12 rows of 20 chairs in front of it. Then there were tables/booths all around it and an upstairs balcony with more tables. Great great show.

If you were asking about the Beacon show, they are standard theatre type places and a seating chart can be found on TM

Bartender
11-22-2006, 02:32 PM
For the Hiro show? It was basically in a sushi restaurant. I heard they only sold 250 tickets prior to the show, but then allowed people to buy at the door. It was in a real tiny place, with an un-elevated stage, so the band was at your level and they had about 12 rows of 20 chairs in front of it. Then there were tables/booths all around it and an upstairs balcony with more tables. Great great show.

If you were asking about the Beacon show, they are standard theatre type places and a seating chart can be found on TM
Thanks, what is the crowd like? Are they respectful? Do people sit?

TRDW
11-22-2006, 03:00 PM
Thanks, what is the crowd like? Are they respectful? Do people sit?

At Hiro the crowd was the most well behaved crowd I've ever seen at a Damien show, maybe even at any show in general. I think only like pretty big fans were able to get tickets.

As for the Beacon show, it is all seated, and the audience can vary. Damo has a real short fuse with disrespectful audiences so I'd hope they are well behaved.

JWood
11-22-2006, 03:12 PM
What is up with that stretch? He teased all those songs into each other? Or am I missing something. I'm going to download the show now regardless. Looks like a good one

It's a bunch of partials, altogether it's 8:51

Bartender
11-22-2006, 03:13 PM
At Hiro the crowd was the most well behaved crowd I've ever seen at a Damien show, maybe even at any show in general. I think only like pretty big fans were able to get tickets.

As for the Beacon show, it is all seated, and the audience can vary. Damo has a real short fuse with disrespectful audiences so I'd hope they are well behaved.
Thanks, I'm real excited.

SuffolkDMB54
11-22-2006, 04:18 PM
I can't wait for the Boston show!! :rawk

scoot_14
11-23-2006, 10:52 AM
I'll be at the Boston show. I'm super excited, ended up scoring two tickets in the 5th row at the Orpheum (which is my fav venue to see any band in). This will be my first time seeing them but I've been a big fan ever since I saw the clip of them playing Volcano off the Bonnaroo 2004 DVD

Smokey the Bear
11-23-2006, 01:31 PM
I wish I was going to the Boston show, but I'm not going to make it

JWood
11-25-2006, 06:23 PM
11.24.06 Fopp - London, ENG, UK

Elephant
Volcano
Rootless Tree
The Animals Were Gone
Grey Room
Woman Like a Man
Coconut Skins
9 Crimes

julio_havok
11-27-2006, 04:38 PM
I'm pissed because he just canceled the 5 shows he would do in Brazil in January... :\

TRDW
11-28-2006, 01:33 AM
I'm pissed because he just canceled the 5 shows he would do in Brazil in January... :\

Did he give a reason?

drumworkshop
11-29-2006, 11:18 PM
I'll be at the Tower Theater show on the 15th, and thankfully I have incredible seats, row 6!

JWood
12-02-2006, 02:39 PM
There we go, I updated all the dates

som3d3vil34
12-02-2006, 05:57 PM
Come to Michigan you Irish bitch.

JWood
12-07-2006, 12:10 PM
12.06.06 Paramount Theatre - Oakland, CA
Accidental Babies
Me, My Yoke & I
Volcano
Older Chests
Woman Like a Man
Cheers Darlin'
Rootless Tree
I Remember
9 Crimes
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Elephant
Toffee Pop
Be My Husband
Cannonball
(Cold Water) >
(Sleep Don't Weep) >
(Hallelujah)

JWood
12-09-2006, 11:47 AM
12.08.06 Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
Delicate
Woman Like a Man
9 Crimes
My, My Yoke & I
Slow >
Rootless Tree
Cannonball
The Animals Were Gone
Is That It, My Friend
Elephant (aborted)
Random Man on the Motorway
Elephant
Volcano
Grey Room
I Remember
------------------------------
Green Eyes
Accidental Babies
The Blower's Daughter

JWood
12-09-2006, 11:48 AM
12.09.06 Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
Cannonball
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Baby Sister
Volcano
9 Crimes
My, My Yoke & I
The Blower's Daughter
Coconut Skins
Random Man on the Motorway
Rootless Tree
Woman Like a Man
The Animals Were Gone
I Remember
------------------------------
Unplayed Piano
Delicate
Accidental Babies
Cheers Darlin'

TRDW
12-09-2006, 01:10 PM
No Coconut Skins or Dogs at those last two shows you posted. Those are my two favorite off the album. I got Dogs at Hiro, but am really hoping to hear Coconut Skins live. I'm sure I'll get it at one of the two Beacon nights. Kind of surprised he didn't play those though. Thats what makes Damo great, you never what your gonna get and doesn't just come out and play the new album

JBTongue
12-10-2006, 12:22 PM
Apparently he played coconut skins last night.

No one has officially released a setlist but some people on other boards posted songs he played and coconut skins was included.

tokked13
12-10-2006, 02:53 PM
What's up with his taping policy? I heard that he allows taping but does not want the tapers to release any songs that have not been released on his albums.

bittermans
12-10-2006, 09:02 PM
Does anyone know if these are acoustic nights like he did at Hiro?

I'm hoping he brings a little rock when I see him at Tower.

tokked13
12-11-2006, 01:20 AM
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=502468

Damien Rice
December 8, 2006
Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

Taper: Jon Koch
Source: Schoeps MK4 > active cables > Nbox+ > IRiver iHP-120 (Rockbox)
Location: Mezz Row B
Transfer: IRiver iHP-120 > USB > PC
Edit: wav > Sony Soundforge 7.0b > wav > CD Wave > wav
Conversion: wav > FLAC frontend 1.7.1 > .flac

---PRESERVE THE QUALITY, PLEASE DO NOT ENCODE INTO MP3 OTHER THAN FOR PERSONAL USE---

Disc 1:

01: Intro/Happy Birthday to Damien [01:17]
02: Delicate [05:14]
03: Woman Like A Man [04:29]
04: 9 Crimes [06:15]
05: Me, My Yoke + I [06:51]
06: Slow* > [02:19]
07: Rootless Tree [04:32]
08: Cannonball [04:56]
09: The Animals Were Gone [05:40]
10: Is That It, My Friend [06:48]
11: (Elephant) [02:57]
12: Random Man On The Motorway# [04:54]
Total: [56:12]

Disc 2:

01: Elephant [06:02]
02: Volcano [09:39]
03: Grey Room [06:52]
04: I Remember <-> (All Along The Watchtower%) [13:23]
05: E: Green Eyes@! [05:19]
06: E: Accidental Babies [10:41]
07: E: The Blower's Daughter [05:12]
Total: [57:08]

* Damien solo
# Vyvienne & Lisa
@ Damien not on stage
! best guess at the song name, official title unknown
% Bob Dylan cover
() Indicates a partial song

Notes: I didn't want to mess with the actual dynamics of the show too much, so you might have
to play with your volume knob a bit. Minor static directly from the PA system in a few spots.
Never pay for or sell live recordings.

Compiled on 12.10.06

tokked13
12-11-2006, 01:21 AM
Here is the setlist from the show on the 9th.

1 Cannonball
2 The Professor
3 Baby sister
4 Volcano
5 9 crimes-piano version
6 Me me yoke
7 The blower's daughter
8 Coconut skins
9 The motorway song (Vyv)
10 Rootless tree-guitar version
11 Woman like a man
12 The animals were gone
13 I remember
---
(encores)
14 Unplayed piano
15 delicate
16 Accidental babies
17 Cheers Darlin

Jack
12-11-2006, 12:55 PM
I hate eating tickets, but I don't think I'm going to drive down for tonights show. :sad

mario
12-11-2006, 06:54 PM
Hey, I have two tickets for Friday in Philly, row MM, face value is $100. Anyone want them?

SuffolkDMB54
12-11-2006, 11:53 PM
Just got back from the Boston show!! Amazing time! The crowd was unreal...very respectful!

Damien opened with Sand solo and then Lisa joined him for Professor.

One of the highlights was a "hard metal" version of Blowers Daughter. It was hilarious. Truly hardcore with Damien screaming the lyrics and playing electric guitar. Lisa was laughing the entire time. It was funny hearing people complain after the show that he didn't play his most famous song the right way.

Setlist in no order:

Sand
Professor
Volcano
Animals Were Gone
Accidental Babies(damien on piano - intro/outro)
Amie --> Eskimo
Coconut Skins
Blowers Daughter(metal version) -->
Me, My Yoke and I
Gray Room
Cold Water
Encore:
Unknown Lisa solo song
Cannonball
9 Crimes -->
Rootless Tree

Might be missing a song or two and the order is messed up but overall, it was just a great show! Wish I could make it to another show. Hopefully a U.S. summer tour is on the way!

JWood
12-12-2006, 12:21 AM
Glad you had a good time Ryan, I'm jealous you saw Eskimo, that's the main one i'm wanting to see next Tuesday in Chicago.

JWood
12-12-2006, 12:22 AM
Also, if anyone has extra tickets to the Monday December 18th show in Chicago, hit me up.

DMBZeppelin
12-12-2006, 01:59 AM
If anyone winds up downloading these shows. Would you mind upping the SHN/Flac of I Remember <-> Watchtower, and the Metal Version of Blower's Daughter. Not trying to make this into a request thread, but I Remember is one of my favorite songs, and the metal verison of BD sounds priceless.

Jack
12-12-2006, 12:30 PM
If anyone winds up downloading these shows. Would you mind upping the SHN/Flac of I Remember <-> Watchtower, and the Metal Version of Blower's Daughter. Not trying to make this into a request thread, but I Remember is one of my favorite songs, and the metal verison of BD sounds priceless.

I'd love to hear the yoshimi cover as well.

Looking at that set I'm pissed I couldn't go. The professor is one of my favorite songs ever.

JWood
12-12-2006, 01:32 PM
12.11.06 Orpheum Theatre - Boston, MA
Sand
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Face
Grey Room
Volcano
Accidental Babies
Amie >
Improv Jam >
Eskimo
Coconut Skins
The Blower's Daughter
Me, My Yoke & I
The Animals Were Gone
Cold Water
------------------------------
Blow the Wind Southerly
Cannonball
9 Crimes >
Rootless Tree

Jack
12-12-2006, 04:10 PM
are they still doing the "child, a man and silly dog" outro to the professor? Or was that just a spring 04 thing?

JWood
12-13-2006, 08:43 AM
12.12.06 Beacon Theatre - New York, NY
Woman Like a Man *
Insane #
I Remember
9 Crimes
Elephant >
The Blower's Daughter
Cannonball ~
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Animals Were Gone
Coconut Skins $
Amie
Eskimo
Volcano
------------------------------
Rootless Tree
Me, My Yoke & I
Accidental Babies


* - Damien solo
# - Damien, Shane, Tomo
~ - Damien, unplugged and without a mic at the edge of the stage
$ - with Vyvienne on guitar

som3d3vil34
12-13-2006, 11:17 AM
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=502468

Damien Rice
December 8, 2006
Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

Anyone DL this yet? Does it have the 'heavy metal' version of Blowers Daughter?

tokked13
12-13-2006, 01:31 PM
Anyone DL this yet? Does it have the 'heavy metal' version of Blowers Daughter?

No.

JWood
12-13-2006, 03:02 PM
12.13.06 Beacon Theatre - New York, NY
Sand
Volcano
Eskimo
Woman Like a Man
9 Crimes
Elephant
Green Eyes
Cannonball
Rootless Tree
Delicate
I Remember
------------------------------
Accidental Babies
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
12-16-2006, 10:47 PM
12.15.06 Tower Theatre - Upper Darby, Philadelphia, PA

Older Chests
Cannonball
The Animals Were Gone
Coconut Skins
Accidental Babies
Delicate
Rat Within the Grain (aborted)
9 Crimes (aborted)
Volcano
The Blower's Daughter


12.15.06 Tower Theatre - Upper Darby, Philadelphia, PA

Cross-Eyed Bear
Cannonball
Face
Elephant
Rootless Tree
Rat Within the Grain
Older Chests
Amie >
Eskimo
9 Crimes
Never Leave You
Volcano
Coconut Skins
I Remember
------------------------------
Gently Johnny My Gigolo
Accidental Babies
Slow
The Blower's Daughter

JWood
12-18-2006, 07:59 PM
12.16.06 Lincoln Theatre - Washington D.C.

Old Tomatoes (partial) >
Delicate
Volcano
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
9 Crimes
Then Go
Me, My Yoke & I
Older Chests
Rootless Tree
I Remember
The Animals Were Gone
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1
The Blower's Daughter
Cannonball
------------------------------
Gently Johnny My Gigolo
Unplayed Piano
Eskimo
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
12-19-2006, 01:54 AM
12.18.06 Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL
Rootless Tree
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man >
Volcano
9 Crimes
Elephant
Tongue
Older Chests
Cannonball (aborted)
Amie
Dogs
Random Man on the Motorway
Me, My Yoke & I
Cold Water
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Animals Were Gone >
The Blower's Daughter

DMBZeppelin
12-19-2006, 03:03 AM
12.18.06 Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL
Rootless Tree
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Volcano
9 Crimes
Elephant
Tongue
Older Chests
Amie
Dogs
Random Man on the Motorway
Me, My Yoke & I
Cold Water
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Animals Were Gone
The Blower's Daughter
I was at this show. It was pretty good. It was a shorter show because of a curfew. They didn't even take an encore break because he wanted us to hear as much as possible. If there was an encore it would of been Cold Water, Professor, Animals (Fast version) and Blowers. He did Animals faster to fit in Blowers. Wasn't insanley fast. He did mess up a verse in Animals. Amie was suppose to be Cannonball, but he fucked up and just decided on doing a different song.

JWood
12-20-2006, 12:52 AM
12.19.06 Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL

Delicate
Volcano >
Rootless Tree
Coconut Skins
Childish
Elephant >
Face
Eskimo
You Shouldn't Be Here
Cannonball
Amie
Accidental Babies (aborted)
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Woman Like a Man
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

DMBZeppelin
12-20-2006, 12:57 AM
Accidental Babies (partial; aborted) was before the Professor. Amie was right after Cannonball. He told a nice story about Aime "If you want to protect your star hippie friend you'll give me a sign. The reason Accidental was aborted is because I think he just simply wasn't feeling it. Blower's Daughter was unplugged and that was pretty cool.

JWood
12-20-2006, 01:23 AM
There were 2 songs I didn't know the name of, you have any idea? I think one of them started with the lyrics "You shouldn't be here" or something like that, I'm not quite sure.

DMBZeppelin
12-20-2006, 11:14 AM
There were 2 songs I didn't know the name of, you have any idea? I think one of them started with the lyrics "You shouldn't be here" or something like that, I'm not quite sure.
I was also wondering what those songs were. I just can't wait for him to come back in April. Ever since I started going to DMB shows it's raised my standards for live music. I really enjoyed both nights. Plus I think we'd hear a lot more stories if he didn't have that curfew to work with.

Hey is Childish the song he said was about being a singer song writer? Where before the song he said "I'm sure I have something light hearted." and he sang something like rum dum dum I'm so deep. Something like that.

JWood
12-20-2006, 11:32 AM
Yeah that one was Childish, you should be able to get that off of the El Rey show (11.13.06)

DMBZeppelin
12-20-2006, 12:01 PM
One thing I thought was just absolutely awesome was Volcano-->Rootless Tree I thought how he did the whole Piano thing from the end of Volcano into Rootless was just amazing. Plus he played all of Rootless on a piano while still having the guitar in his way.

JWood
12-20-2006, 12:18 PM
Yeah that was pretty cool, I like Rootless Tree on Piano, but I still think that opening guitar riff is badass.

DMBZeppelin
12-20-2006, 02:34 PM
Yeah that was pretty cool, I like Rootless Tree on Piano, but I still think that opening guitar riff is badass.
I like that riff a lot as well. Which is why I liked seeing it both nights. Night 1 was on the guitar, and 2 was on the piano.

tokked13
12-21-2006, 05:10 PM
Found this over on thetradersden.org. Many thanks to the taper!

Link: http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/showthread.php?t=31360&highlight=damien+rice

Damien Rice
Vic Theater
Chicago, Illinois
December 18, 2006

Taper: Matt Hedegard (w/ J. Rock)
Location: Balcony ---> row 2 ---> clamped onto rail
Source: AKG 480/CK61 -> V3 -> JB3
Conversion: JB3 -> USB -> CD Wave -> FLAC Frontend


** Share The Love - Do Not Sell**
** Do Not convert to mp3**


DISK ONE: (52:03)
1. Rootless Tree (piano version) 4:31
2. Coconut Skins 3:48
3. "expectations" 2:41
4. Woman Like A Man - -> 4:29
5. Volcano 5:09
6. "want vs. need" 3:57
7. 9 Crimes 3:45
8. "...and you know that's a lie" 0:53
9. Elephant 6:50
10. Tongue 5:29
11. Older Chests 5:05
12. Cannonball (abandoned) 0:51
13. Amie 4:29

DISK TWO (39:48)

1. "haven't played this tune before" & "fuckall time" 2:39
2. Dogs* 4:32
3. Random Man On The Motorway^ 3:20
4. "my birthday...and...." 0:49
5. Me My Yoke and I 7:20
6. "we're supposed to be off stage...let's skip the encore shite" 0:48
7. Cold Water 3:59
8. The Professor & la Fille Danse 5:05
9. "thank you's" 1:56
10. The Animals Were Gone - -> 3:55
11. The Blower's Daughter 5:17


* live debut
^ Vyvienne & Lisa


NOTES: First off, this was a tough show to tape so I hope you all enjoy it. The sound levels are very tricky w/ Damo, and there are some small level adjustements throughout the show and I ran the levels pretty hot but I wanted to maximize volume to give his live shows the crazy loud and very soft emotional ride they are.
The show itself was a pefect first of 2 nights in Chicago to just about wrap up this brief tour. To start, there is a piano version of "Rootless Tree" that is AMAZING! As well as the LIVE DEBUT of "Dogs" which was nothing short of perfect! Damien makes a funny reference when a guy yells "it's my birthday", someone requests "Childish" and Damien replies "no, he's not childish, 23 is actually pretty mature" and then dedicates "Me My Yoke and I" to being 23 years old.
Cheers to the best Chicago audience I've been with and for Damien, Vyvienne, Lisa, Shane and Tomo for an amazing night and for returning to the U.S....We've missed you!

ENJOY ALL!

* p.s. - Thanks to Crumbo for the clamp...couldn't have done this show without it!

JWood
12-24-2006, 09:25 PM
12.20.06 Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis, MN
Rootless Tree
Baby Sister
Grey Room
Coconut Skins
Me, My Yoke & I
9 Crimes
Eskimo
Woman Like a Man
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1
Elephant
Volcano
Cannonball
I Remember
------------------------------
Green Eyes
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Blower's Daughter
Accidental Babies

wtweibburnin1
02-26-2007, 03:14 PM
US Tour Announced for April & May 2007 - 23 Feb 2007
A US tour has been confirmed for April and May 2007. Presale tickets go on sale Monday 26 Feb 2007 at 10AM. See the live page on damienrice.com for further details.

Marjorie
02-26-2007, 03:18 PM
presale password 9crimes for anyone looking for tickets

wtweibburnin1
02-26-2007, 03:30 PM
presale password 9crimes for anyone looking for tickets

Awesome. Thank you very much!
Got Sect. 1, Row 19 for the show at Northrop in MN.

...for anyone who hasn't seen these guys live, do yourself a favor and hit up a show in your city! Very talented and great performers.

Smylie
02-26-2007, 06:42 PM
Is Damien covering Yoshimi or is it still done without him?

mario
02-27-2007, 12:22 PM
Is Damien covering Yoshimi or is it still done without him?
Its a Vyv solo song.

JWood
02-27-2007, 12:43 PM
I'll be going to the Chicago show

JWood
03-15-2007, 02:11 PM
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=138011

Damien Rice
The Vic Theatre
Chicago, Illinois
December 19, 2006


***** PLEASE DO NOT CONVERT TO MP3 OR OTHER LOSSY FORMATS *****

Taper: JustAGirl
Source: AT831's > battery box (107 Hz) > Nomad JB3
Transfer: JB3 > Screenblast Sound Forge 7.0 > CDWave > Flac Frontend


Disc 1: 42:06.03
01. Intro
02. Delicate
03. Intro to...
04. Volcano >
05. Rootless Tree
06. Intro to..
07. Coconut Skins
08. Intro to...
09. Childish
10. Elephant
11. Face


Disc 2: 51:17.28
01. Intro
02. Eskimo
03. "You Shouldn't Be Here" (new song?)
04. Cannonball
05. Intro to...
06. Amie
07. Intro to...
08. Accidental Babies (incomplete)
09. The Professor > La Fille Danse
10. Woman Like A Man
11. The Blower's Daughter
12. Cheers Darlin' @

@ w/Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova from The Swell Season


MD5:
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JWood
03-15-2007, 02:12 PM
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=138011

Damien Rice
The Vic Theatre
Chicago, Illinois
December 19, 2006


Disc 2: 51:17.28
03. "You Shouldn't Be Here" (new song?)


Get this song!

Smylie
03-15-2007, 04:54 PM
can you YSI as an mp3? I'd also love to hear Cheers Darlin with Glen if possible.

tarheels167
03-25-2007, 07:40 PM
From damienrice.com:

Band update - 25 Mar 2007
After much thought and discussion Damien has decided that his professional relationship with Lisa Hannigan has run its creative course. As a result Lisa will not be appearing at any of the upcoming live shows. Lisa is embarking on her own artistic endeavours and there are no plans for them to work together in the foreseeable future. The current band on tour at the moment are - Damien Rice, Joel Shearer, Shane Fitzsimons, Tom Osander & Vyvienne Long

pgr17
03-25-2007, 08:06 PM
yikes.

tarheels167
03-25-2007, 08:07 PM
Yup, anyone want my RCMH tickets?

julio_havok
03-25-2007, 08:29 PM
:(

His songs will never be the same without her.

SomeDevil17
03-25-2007, 08:43 PM
That sucks.

Smylie
03-25-2007, 08:43 PM
shit...now i dont know if i want to go to Indy or not

mrpeters
03-26-2007, 08:40 PM
toffee pop = amazing :)

TRDW
03-26-2007, 10:28 PM
shit...now i dont know if i want to go to Indy or not

Yea you do. Have you seen Damo without Lisa yet?

JWood
03-27-2007, 12:22 AM
toffee pop = amazing :)

i LOVE that song

TRDW
03-28-2007, 12:32 PM
i LOVE that song

It's really good, as are most of his unreleased songs. Sand has become my favorite of the lot though.

jonkoch
04-01-2007, 02:59 AM
glad you guys enjoyed my 11/13 el rey and 12/8 orpheum tapes. i don't think it's been posted here so i just wanted to say boston was taped (not by me) so the heavy metal blowers daughter is out there (or will be soon)

angelces
04-01-2007, 11:30 AM
Yea you do. Have you seen Damo without Lisa yet?
I'm curious about this as well

jonkoch
04-01-2007, 01:14 PM
I'm curious about this as well

go to bt.etree now and download my 3/12/04 show from italy. it does not have lisa and was still a solid show.

JWood
04-22-2007, 03:22 PM
North America Tour
----------------------------------------
April
23 - Centre for the Arts - Vancouver, BC, CAN
24 - Centre for the Arts - Vancouver, BC, CAN
25 - Benaroya Hall - Seattle, WA
26 - Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR
28 - Paramount Theatre - Oakland, CA
29 - Coachella Valley Music and Arts Fair - CA
May
01 - SDSU OAT - San Diego, CA
02 - Tucson Music Hall - Tucson, AZ
04 - McKay Events Center - Salt Lake City, UT
05 - Paramount Theatre - Denver, CO
07 - Majestic Theatre - Dallas, TX
08 - Verizon Wireless Theater - Houston, TX
09 - Bass Concert Hall - Austin, TX
11 - The Pageant - St. Louis, MO
13 - Uptown Theatre - Kansas, MO
14 - Civic Opera House - Chicago, IL
15 - Northrop Auditorium - Minneapolis, MN
17 - State Theatre - Detroit, MI
18 - Massey Hall - Toronto, ON, CAN
20 - Olympia - Montreal, Quebec, CAN
21 - Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY
22 - Opera House - Boston, MA
24 - Mann Center - Philadelphia, PA
25 - DAR Constitution Hall - Washington, DC
26 - Palace Theatre - Louisville, KY
28 - The LC Pavilion - Columbus, OH
29 - Murat Theatre - Indianapolis, IN
30 - Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA
31 - Orpheum Theatre - Memphis, TN





Example:
Date - Venue - City, Country

TRDW
04-23-2007, 01:18 PM
I'll be looking for a decent pair to the Atlanta show if anyone comes up with an extra.

JWood
04-25-2007, 10:28 AM
04.23.07 Centre for the Arts - Vancouver, BC, CAN

Set Unknown


04.24.07 Centre for the Arts - Vancouver, BC, CAN
Me, My Yoke & I
9 Crimes
I Remember
Delicate
Volcano
Rootless Tree
Elephant
Vyv song
Rat Within the Grain
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Accidental Babies
------------------------------
The Blower's Daughter
Cannonball
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
04-28-2007, 12:44 PM
04.25.07 Benaroya Hall - Seattle, WA
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Older Chests
Volcano
Delicate
The Animals Were Gone
Dogs
I Remember
9 Crimes
Grey Room
Cannonball
------------------------------
Woman Like a Man
The Blower's Daughter

JWood
04-28-2007, 12:49 PM
04.26.07 Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Me, My Yoke & I
Delicate
Volcano
Amie
9 Crimes
Where Do You Go To Pretend - New Song
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
The Blower's Daughter
I Remember
------------------------------
Never Leave You
Cannonball
Cheers Darlin'

Psionic
04-28-2007, 02:25 PM
decent looking setlist for portland.. but.. was it any good without Lisa?

Smylie
04-28-2007, 07:50 PM
how long have these shows been? Benaroya looks short as hell

drumworkshop
04-28-2007, 08:56 PM
Seriously, only 12 songs? They must have jammed out a lot. Nowadays Damien is a chatterbox between songs, so who knows?

jonkoch
04-29-2007, 02:42 PM
he's mostly doing songs that don't need lisa it seems. 9 crimes is fine without her really. i remember is nowhere near the same though....volcano is so so. even though it's typically a powerhouse song i still think i remember should be done sparingly without lisa.

JWood
04-30-2007, 12:02 AM
04.28.07 Paramount Theatre - Oakland, CA
Delicate
Me, My Yoke & I
Volcano
Cannonball
I Remember
The Blower's Daughter
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Older Chests
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Rootless Tree
Cold Water
Hallelujah
------------------------------
Accidental Babies
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
04-30-2007, 12:03 AM
As for the short setlists, I have no idea, maybe something to do with playing different shows in different states back to back nights?? Or that he's doing a shitload of shows in almost the same number of days.

Smylie
04-30-2007, 04:57 PM
That Oakland one looks pretty solid...altough id like to see Elephant and Grey Room in there as well

JWood
05-04-2007, 10:58 AM
05.02.07 Tucson Music Hall - Tucson, AZ
9 Crimes
Sand
Volcano
The Animals Were Gone
Older Chests
The Blower's Daughter
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Then Go
Dogs
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Delicate
------------------------------
Cannonball
Accidental Babies
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-04-2007, 10:59 AM
I'm liking that setlist from Arizona. Nice to see Dogs is being played again :upyours

JonTheRvelator
05-05-2007, 02:54 PM
I want to hear Sand so bad.

TRDW
05-06-2007, 08:56 AM
I want to hear Sand so bad.

Sand is so good. Easily my favorite of the unreleased material (and there is a lot of good unreleased material)

evolutions
05-06-2007, 09:04 PM
going to St. Louis friday, though i doubt I will get all, I would love most to hear

Blower's Daughter (given)
Cannonball (Given)
Amie (not so given)
Hallelujah (not so given)
Cold Water (not so given)
Rootless Tree (hit or miss)

JWood
05-07-2007, 03:58 PM
05.04.07 McKay Events Center- Salt Lake City, UT
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Delicate
Volcano
Cannonball
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
9 Crimes
Dogs
Me, My Yoke & I
The Rat Within the Grain
Older Chests
Never Leave You
The Animals Were Gone
Rootless Tree
I Remember
------------------------------
Accidental Babies
The Blower’s Daughter

drumworkshop
05-07-2007, 04:41 PM
Never Leave You...what is this?

TRDW
05-07-2007, 09:27 PM
Never Leave You...what is this?

I'm pretty sure it's a Vyv song off her EP. Her EP is really good. It's awesome to see that they played this. It could very well be something different, but this is my best guess.

JWood
05-08-2007, 05:27 PM
05.05.07 Paramount Theatre - Denver, CO
9 Crimes
Me, My Yoke & I
Volcano
The Rat Within the Grain
Eskimo
Unplayed Piano
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Blower's Daughter
Coconut Skins
Face
The Animals Were Gone
Rootless Tree
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
Accidental Babies
Cheers Darlin'

DMBZeppelin
05-08-2007, 10:10 PM
I'm surprised he played Then Go the other night. That song was mainly Lisa singing. Now that she's gone I just think it be weird him taking over. Maybe he'll do Be My Husband at one of these shows for good measure.

TRDW
05-08-2007, 10:13 PM
beating on a box during volcano

http://img394.imageshack.us/img394/5871/drice2vo0.jpg

OMG Damien is playing Steal My Kisses!

JWood
05-09-2007, 03:22 PM
05.07.07 Majestic Theatre - Dallas, TX
9 Crimes
Delicate
Volcano
The Animals Were Gone
I Remember
Rootless Tree
Dogs
Amie
Me, My Yoke & I
Face
Eskimo
The Professor & La Fille Danse
------------------------------
The Blower’s Daughter
Cannonball

JWood
05-09-2007, 03:27 PM
05.08.07 Verizon Wireless Theatre - Houston, TX
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Animals Were Gone
What Am I
Volcano
9 Crimes
Coconut Skins
Grey Room
Elephant
Delicate
Woman Like a Man
The Blower's Daughter
Rootless Tree
Me, My Yoke & I
Eskimo
------------------------------
Cannonball
Cheers Darlin'

Marjorie
05-09-2007, 08:29 PM
05.08.07 Verizon Wireless Theatre - Houston, TX
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Animals Were Gone
What Am I
Volcano
9 Crimes
Coconut Skins
Grey Room
Elephant
Delicate
Woman Like a Man
The Blower's Daughter
Rootless Tree
Me, My Yoke & I
Eskimo
------------------------------
Cannonball
Cheers Darlin'


I was there - great set. The cirque du soleil ending (cheers darlin) was a bit :wtf

tarheels167
05-14-2007, 12:55 PM
Anyone need a pair for the Radio City show? Let me know.

JWood
05-14-2007, 11:19 PM
05.09.07 Bass Concert Hall - Austin, TX

9 Crimes
Me, My Yoke & I
Volcano
Older Chests
The Animals Were Gone
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Rootless Tree
Lonely Soldier
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Blower's Daughter
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
Accidental Babies
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-14-2007, 11:19 PM
05.11.07 The Pageant - St. Louis, MO

Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Delicate
Rootless Tree
Volcano
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Rat Within the Grain
9 Crimes
Amie
Me, My Yoke & I
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1
Dogs
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-14-2007, 11:21 PM
05.13.07 Uptown Theatre - Kansas City, MO

The Rat Within the Grain
9 Crimes
Volcano
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
The Animals Were Gone
Grey Room
Me, My Yoke & I
Rootless Tree
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Blower's Daughter
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
Accidental Babies
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-14-2007, 11:21 PM
05.14.07 Civic Opera House - Chicago, IL

Piano Intro >
9 Crimes
Me, My Yoke & I
Volcano
Delicate
Elephant
The Rat Within The Grain
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Amie >
Space Jam >
Sex Change
Rootless Tree
Coconut Skins >
Woman Like a Man
Cross-Eyed Bear
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

DMBZeppelin
05-15-2007, 02:47 AM
Where do you get your setlist info? Either way it's awesome that you do it. I was at the show in Chicago tonight. I didn't Sex Change was played after Amie. I thought it was a really long outro to Aime.

JWood
05-15-2007, 04:30 PM
That's what I saw somewhere else, I wasn't able to go to the show because of my night class, pretty pissed about it. I'll remove it until it's confirmed.

JWood
05-16-2007, 12:06 PM
5.15.07 Northrop Auditorium - Minneapolis, MN
9 Crimes
Older Chests
Volcano
Elephant
Me, My Yoke & I
She Comes Out So Slow
Rootless Tree
Eskimo
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Never Leave You
The Professor & La Fille Danse
I Remember
When Doves Cry
Cannonball
The Blower's Daughter
------------------------------
Unplayed Piano
Cheers Darlin'

TRDW
05-16-2007, 04:51 PM
5.15.07 Northrop Auditorium - Minneapolis, MN
9 Crimes
Older Chests
Volcano
Elephant
Me, My Yoke & I
She Comes Out So Slow
Rootless Tree
Eskimo
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Never Leave You
The Professor & La Fille Danse
I Remember
When Doves Cry
Cannonball
The Blower's Daughter
------------------------------
Unplayed Piano
Cheers Darlin'


Awesome to see Vyv is doing one of her songs of her EP every once in a while. And not the same song everytime :upyours

Mark
05-16-2007, 07:58 PM
05.07.07 Majestic Theatre - Dallas, TX
9 Crimes
Delicate
Volcano
The Animals Were Gone
Rootless Tree
Dogs
I Remember
The Professor & La Fille Danse
------------------------------
Cannonball
The Blower’s Daughter


Also add the following to the main set:
Face
Eskimo
Amie
Me, My Yoke & I


Can this show be downloaded anywhere? Or any show for that matter?

JWood
05-17-2007, 03:05 PM
I'll see what I can find for you Mark.

Mark
05-17-2007, 03:18 PM
I'll see what I can find for you Mark.

Thank you good sir :upyours

JWood
05-17-2007, 03:46 PM
05.14.07 - Civic Opera House - Chicago, IL
http://www.scubajeremy.net/DRICE2007-05-14
03.27.07 - Hammersmith Apollo - London, England
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=140265
03.22.07 - Copenhagen Radiohuset - Denmark
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=139485
03.16.07 - Hekulessaal - Munchen, Germany
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=505106
03.15.07 - Columbiahalle - Berlin, Germany
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=140048
12.19.06 - The Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=138011
12.15.06 - Tower Theatre - Upper Darby, PA
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=137954
12.15.06 - World Cafe Live
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=13827012.11.06 - Orpheum Theatre - Boston, MA
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=504978
12.08.06 - Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=502468
11.13.06 - El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=501796
10.04.06 - Acoustic Session at P3 - Oslo, Norway
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=135409
12.04.04 - The Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=80702
04.21.04 - Outremont Theatre - Montreal, Canada
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=504714
04.16.04 - Beacon Theatre - New York, NY
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=146020
04.06.04 - Pantages Theatre - Minneapolis, MN
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=142426
03.12.04 - Saschall Theatre - Florence, Italy
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=504720
02.19.04 - The Octagon - Sheffield University, United Kingdom
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=135586
12.08.03 - The Warsaw - Brooklyn, NY
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=138548
11.05.03 - Rainbow Club - Milano, Italy
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=142807
07.01.03 Malmo Folkets Park - Sweden
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=136583
03.22.02 - Museumcafe - Passau, Germany
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=136286
01.31.02 - Vicar St. - Dublin, Ireland
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=504685
00.00.02 - 12 Bar Club - London, England
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=136037
11.06.01 - An Taibhdearc - Galway
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=504660

DMBZeppelin
05-18-2007, 07:18 PM
Man those links made me upset. The Chicago show from the 19th of December 06' was amazing. They don't have any openings for registering at dimeadozen.org though.

JBTongue
05-19-2007, 09:43 AM
The link to the 5.14.07 show is missing Coconut Skins and Rootless Tree

Just in case anyone goes to download it.

12.15.06 is definitely worth a listen.

JWood
05-19-2007, 10:28 AM
Man those links made me upset. The Chicago show from the 19th of December 06' was amazing. They don't have any openings for registering at dimeadozen.org though.

just keep checking now and then, you'll find one.

JWood
05-19-2007, 10:29 AM
The link to the 5.14.07 show is missing Coconut Skins and Rootless Tree

Just in case anyone goes to download it.

12.15.06 is definitely worth a listen.

Coconut Skins, Rootless Tree, Woman Like a Man are all missing. But there is another tape that hasn't surfaced yet, but will soon.

DMBZeppelin
05-20-2007, 05:03 AM
Coconut Skins, Rootless Tree, Woman Like a Man are all missing. But there is another tape that hasn't surfaced yet, but will soon.
Do you know if it's better quality? I'm assuming you heard it, or just know the taper.

JWood
05-20-2007, 12:02 PM
Do you know if it's better quality? I'm assuming you heard it, or just know the taper.

I would assume it's better quality, I believe it was from the 8th row, and no I don't know the taper.

JWood
05-20-2007, 12:05 PM
5.17.07 State Theatre - Detroit, MI
9 Crimes
Older Chests
Volcano
Elephant
Me, My Yoke & I
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Dogs
Coconut Skins
Eskimo
Woman Like a Man
Delicate
Accidental Babies
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
Unplayed Piano
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-20-2007, 12:07 PM
5.18.07 Massey Hall - Toronto, ON, CAN
9 Crimes
Baby Sister
Volcano
Me, My Yoke & I
Amie
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Never Leave You
I Remember
Delicate
Accidental Babies
Cannonball
------------------------------
The Professor & La Fille Danse
The Blower's Daughter
Unplayed Piano
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-21-2007, 08:20 AM
05.20.07 Olympia - Montreal, Quebec, CAN
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Older Chests
Volcano
The Animals Were Gone
Me, My Yoke & I
Rootless Tree
Coconut Skins >
Woman Like a Man
Delicate
Never Leave You
Amie >
Eskimo
9 Crimes
Accidental Babies
Cannonball
------------------------------
Dogs
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'
------------------------------
I Remember >
When Doves Cry >
Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You >
Bang Bang >
Improv Jam >
I Remember (reprise)

nicu2001
05-21-2007, 10:46 AM
When is the last time he played Wooden Horse? I love that song

drumworkshop
05-21-2007, 04:16 PM
Holy shit, last night's set list is massive. I would love a show that length.

JWood
05-22-2007, 08:22 AM
05.21.07 Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY
9 Crimes
Older Chests
Volcano
Me, My Yoke & I
Delicate
Coconut Skins >
Woman Like a Man
Rootless Tree
Never Leave You
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Eskimo
Accidental Babies
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
Unplayed Piano
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

snappermd
05-22-2007, 11:46 AM
05.21.07 Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY
9 Crimes
Older Chests
Volcano
Me, My Yoke & I
Delicate
Coconut Skins >
Woman Like a Man
Rootless Tree
Never Leave You
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Eskimo
Accidental Babies
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
Unplayed Piano
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'


amazing show last night, the sounds was incredible...

JWood
05-23-2007, 02:22 PM
05.22.07 Opera House - Boston, MA
Volcano
Never Go Down
Me, My Yoke & I
Is That It My Friend
9 Crimes
Cross-Eyed Bear
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Older Chests
Dogs
Accidental Babies
Cannonball
------------------------------
Delicate
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

TRDW
05-23-2007, 10:58 PM
Holy shit, last night's set list is massive. I would love a show that length.

I'm sure that second encore is just a medley of all those shows like he did at that one show (that I believe was California and I believe kicked off the "9" tour, it was right before the Hiro ballroom show). He played like 10 songs as a "medley" and it ended up lasting like 5-6 minutes total. Still a cool set though

scoot_14
05-24-2007, 05:53 AM
05.22.07 Opera House - Boston, MA
Volcano
Never Go Down
Me, My Yoke & I
Is That It My Friend
9 Crimes
Cross-Eyed Bear
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Older Chests
Dogs
Accidental Babies
Cannonball
------------------------------
Delicate
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'


Good show indeed. Cannonball was played truely "unplugged" with Damien going to the front of the stage and playing without any mics. It sounded amazing, barely a peep from the audience. The show was good but it was kind of a let down that Lisa wasn't there.

drumworkshop
05-24-2007, 06:53 PM
Good show indeed. Cannonball was played truely "unplugged" with Damien going to the front of the stage and playing without any mics. It sounded amazing, barely a peep from the audience. The show was good but it was kind of a let down that Lisa wasn't there.

I love when he plays unplugged. As if you cannot get any more intimate. Last time I saw him he played both Amie and Eskimo this way. I'm really hoping to hear Delicate unplugged. Others would be Woman Like A Man, The Professor, Lonelilly, Dogs, and the guitar version of 9 Crimes.

By the way, anyone know about the show tonight in Philly? I thought I read a while back on the venue's website about there being a full orchestra performing along side. Would be such a steller show if this holds true.

JBTongue
05-25-2007, 10:20 AM
No Orchestra. No Vyvienne either. Still a solid show. Not entirely sure of the set order but the songs he played were:

9 Crimes
Professor-->La Fille Danse
Delicate
Volcano--->
Me, My Yoke, and I
Rootless Tree (Piano Version)
Coconut Skins--->
Woman Like a Man
Older Chests
Accidental Babies
I Remember
Eskimo
Cannonball (Unplugged at end of stage)

Blowers Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

I could be missing a couple songs and the order is totally off but those are most of them. Joel Shearer played electric guitar throughout the night. I thought it was a great show. The setlist is fairly standard but the songs were amazing.

tokked13
05-25-2007, 02:27 PM
05.21.07 Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY
http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=148039

stealthed show (of course). please seed and spread! guess this is one of vyv's last shows, meaning, one of the last good damien shows!

Damien Rice
May 21st, 2007
Radio City Music Hall
New York City, NY

Taper: joshua popejoy
Location: Orch 6, row DD, seat 206 (and row EE seat 204..apparently)

Source: at853s (in hat) > Sp Brbox @ 95hz > Sharp 722 MD
Conversion: Sony je-510 (optical) > Zoltrix Nightengale Pro 6.0 >
Adobe Audition 1.0 > CDWAV > Flac

Disc One
----------------
01: 9 Crimes 06:20.10
02: Older chests 05:02.73
03: Volcano 06:04.27
04: (Volcano) > Me, My Yoke, and I 06:32.49
05: Delicate 06:22.34
06: Coconut Skins > 06:07.57
07: Woman Like A Man 06:14.61
08: Rootless Tree 05:26.11
09: Never Leave You@ 07:03.02


Disc Two
----------------
01: The Professor & La Fille Danse 05:20.64
02: Eskimo 05:11.53
03: Accidental Babies 12:07.01
04: I Remember (Bang Bang*) 12:53.55
05: Cannonball (unplugged) 09:48.61
Encore:
06: Unplayed Piano 05:13.00
07: The Blower's Daughter 04:56.45
08: Cheers' Darlin Story > 03:39.61
09: Cheers Darlin' ^ 07:25.28

@ played by Vyvienne
* Nancy Sinatra song
^ see notes

Notes:
------------------------
I traded seats w/ someone to tape, and they were sitting in the wrong seats,
so while damien was tuning before coconut skins, the people in those seats
showed up and I was asked me to move to my correct seats (1 row up),
I edited out the conversation.

I ran a soft limit compression, and a bass cut. additionally, I boosted
the levels for the unplugged version of cannonball. There is a slight hiss
as a result (during cannonball).

during Cheers' Damien walked around and walked infront of the fills I was
taping from. Each time he does, the soundman turns the fills off to
prevent severe feedback, which is why the sound drops back 2x during the
track.

compiled by joshua popejoy
05/23/07

JWood
05-25-2007, 07:19 PM
thanks for that

drumworkshop
05-25-2007, 07:30 PM
What's this business with Vyv not being at the Philly show?

JWood
05-26-2007, 11:51 AM
05.25.07 DAR Constitution Hall - Washington, DC
Cannonball
Volcano
Me, My Yoke & I
Accidental Babies
Delicate
Eskimo
Face
Rootless Tree
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Lonely Soldier
Amie
The Blower's Daughter
------------------------------
9 Crimes
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-26-2007, 11:52 AM
No Vyv last night again.

Smylie
05-26-2007, 02:33 PM
No Vyv? What the fuck is going on? Still pretty excited to see him in Indy

Perko
05-26-2007, 06:03 PM
for those who don't know...

http://www.ufck.org/forums/showthread.php?t=195599&highlight=damien+rice

Smylie
05-27-2007, 01:16 PM
Can someone hook me up with Mp3s of sleep dont weep, sand, and the lonely solider?

Frequently_Derailed
05-27-2007, 03:27 PM
Can someone hook me up with Mp3s of sleep dont weep, sand, and the lonely solider?

Here is Sand: http://www.sendspace.com/file/fw4pn4

JWood
05-27-2007, 03:36 PM
for those who don't know...

http://www.ufck.org/forums/showthread.php?t=195599&highlight=damien+rice
To be honest, I really don't mind that she's gone after seeing him again (post-Lisa).

Smylie
05-28-2007, 09:27 AM
Here is Sand: http://www.sendspace.com/file/fw4pn4

thanks

JWood
05-29-2007, 01:12 PM
05.26.07 Palace Theatre - Louisville, KY
Sleep Don't Weep
Grey Room
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Volcano
Rootless Tree
Woman Like a Man
Amie
Eskimo
Coconut Skins
Me, My Yoke & I
Delicate
Dogs
Improv Song
Accidental Babies
Cannonball
------------------------------
9 Crimes
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
05-29-2007, 01:12 PM
05.28.07 The LC Pavilion - Columbus, OH
9 Crimes
Volcano
Me, My Yoke & I
Delicate
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Rootless Tree
Dogs
Older Chests
Grey Room
Insane
Accidental Babies
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Amie
Cannonball
I Remember >
Bang Bang
------------------------------
Eskimo
Face
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

drumworkshop
05-29-2007, 02:00 PM
If anyone here needs tickets to the Atlanta show tomorrow night, please check the tickets fourm. I'm selling four seats at face value in section 102 row Q. Thanks.

JWood
05-30-2007, 09:12 AM
05.29.07 Murat Theatre - Indianapolis, IN
Cross-Eyed Bear >
Eskimo
Sleep Don't Weep
Volcano >
Rootless Tree
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Insane
Coconut Skins >
Woman Like a Man
Dogs
Accidental Babies
The Blower's Daughter
Cannonball
------------------------------
Delicate
I Remember >
Bang Bang >
I Remember
Cheers Darlin'

JBTongue
05-30-2007, 12:07 PM
Cross Eyed Bear into Eskimo? Shit. Those are my two favorites.

JWood
05-30-2007, 12:51 PM
yeah, when i saw that i said the same thing. looks like a pretty solid show on paper, with the exception of "Sleep Don't Weep"

Smylie
05-30-2007, 02:44 PM
Is Insane and Sand the same song? if not that setlist above is wrong...

Smylie
05-30-2007, 04:00 PM
Oh and you're missing the pee song:lol

Smylie
05-30-2007, 08:38 PM
apparently where we heard damien say 'sand' he said 'insane'...

JWood
05-30-2007, 10:19 PM
that was Insane, not Sand

JWood
05-31-2007, 08:44 AM
05.30.07 - Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA
9 Crimes
Dogs
Me, My Yoke & I
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Delicate
Animals
Volcano
Rootless Tree
Grey Room
Coconut Skins
Woman Like a Man
Then Go
Eskimo
Cannonball
------------------------------
Older Chests
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'

JWood
06-01-2007, 10:56 PM
05.31.07 Orpheum Theatre - Memphis, TN
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Volcano
Me, My Yoke & I
Rootless Tree
The Rat Within the Grain
Bottom Shelf
Eskimo
Delicate
Dogs
Accidental Babies
When a Man Loves a Woman
I Remember
Cannonball
------------------------------
Coconut Skins
9 Crimes
The Blower's Daughter
Cheers Darlin'
------------------------------
Suspicious Mind
Twist and Shout

drumworkshop
06-02-2007, 10:32 PM
I was at the Atlanta show, it was definitely the best show I've seen this year. Damien never ceases to amaze me with his stage presence. Rootless Tree, Then Go and Coconut Skins were excellent. The Professor was a treat as I haven't heard it before. I can't wait til the fall tour in September. I think I'll hit a few shows this time around. He doesn't seem to get old for me yet.

drumworkshop
06-02-2007, 10:33 PM
Oh, and I thought I would be biased with not having Vyv or Lisa there, but as a trio they really stood tall. Such a riveting show.

drumworkshop
06-14-2007, 03:33 AM
Damien will be playing at the Agganis Arena in Boston on September 7th. Livenation has the tickets going on sale Sat. 6/16. The September tour dates are just around the corner.

JWood
06-16-2007, 04:20 PM
06.16.07 Bonnaroo Music Festival - Manchester, TN
The Professor & La Fille Danse
Older Chests :segue
Volcano
Grey Room
Me, My Yoke & I
Elephant (aborted)
Elephant
Rootless Tree
Dogs
9 Crimes
Delicate
Never Been In This Place Before
Cannonball
Coconut Skins
The Blower's Daughter
------------------------------
Woman Like a Man
Accidental Babies

Smylie
06-16-2007, 05:06 PM
Vyv is back?

Patrick
06-16-2007, 05:17 PM
what was the song before cannonball?

Smylie
06-16-2007, 05:21 PM
What This Night Is For is the name that most have given it...new song

Smylie
06-16-2007, 05:21 PM
I find it hard to believe this will close...unless he either encores and it goes -> Women Like a Man

Smylie
06-16-2007, 05:23 PM
Or that i guess...doesnt he still have 20 mins on the webcast?

Smylie
06-16-2007, 05:25 PM
So the set looks like:

06.16.07 Bonnaroo Music Festival
The Professor
Older Chests ->
Volcano
Grey Room
Me, My Yoke & I
Elephant (aborted)
Elephant
Rootless Tree
Dogs
9 Crimes
Delicate
Never Been In This Place Before?(New Song)
Cannonball
Coconut Skins
The Blower's Daughter

JWood
06-17-2007, 01:55 AM
I already posted the setlist in Post #188

Smylie
06-18-2007, 04:08 PM
on seconds listen of the Bonnaroo show...before elephant someone yells 'where's lisa' and damien says 'she is home recording'

elcubano
06-19-2007, 09:31 AM
The more I hear about this tour the more upsetting it is that I missed it.

pgr17
09-17-2007, 11:51 PM
wow Lance... really great. thanks for sharing the pics and the stories.

those camera shots are awesome.

jonkoch
09-22-2007, 12:17 AM
http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=509687

Damien Rice
September 20, 2007
Greek Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

Taper: Jon Koch
Source: Schoeps MK4 > active cables > Nbox+ > IRiver iHP-120 (Rockbox)
Location: South Terrace Row EE
Transfer: IRiver iHP-120 > USB > PC
Edit: wav > Sony Soundforge 7.0b > wav > CD Wave > wav
Conversion: wav > FLAC frontend 1.7.1 > .flac

---PRESERVE THE QUALITY, PLEASE DO NOT ENCODE INTO MP3 OTHER THAN FOR PERSONAL USE---

Disc 1:

01: Intro [01:06]
02: Rootless Tree [06:18]
03: Older Chests [05:19]
04: Cross-Eyed Bear [05:08]
05: Insane [07:57]
06: Elephant [07:00]
07: Accidental Babies (aborted) [01:17]
08: Me, My Yoke, & I [06:48]
09: Never Leave You (false start) [00:53]
10: Never Leave You * [04:34]
11: I Remember <-> Bang, Bang # [11:21]
12: Delicate [05:03]
13: Volcano [06:16]
Total: [69:00]

Disc 2:

01: Story intro to... [00:49]
02: Childish [03:23]
03: Story intro to... [02:02]
04: The Professor & La Fille Danse [07:24]
05: Story intro to... [03:31]
06: Amie [06:29]
07: Story intro to... [02:03]
08: Coconut Skins > [03:35]
09: Jam > [04:00]
10: Woman Like A Man [05:18]
11: Cannonball ~ [03:46]
12: Encore break [02:48]
13: 9 Crimes [04:51]
14: The Blower's Daughter [05:18]
15: Story intro to... [06:46]
16: Cheers Darlin' [05:44]
Total: [67:47]

* Vyvienne song, no Damien
# Cher cover, partial song
~ Performed unplugged and without a microphone. Recording has been amplified slightly.

Notes: As with every Damien show, dynamic range is extreme. A good deal of compression has been applied to make the recording more listenable.
Never pay for or sell live recordings.

Compiled on 9.21.07

JWood
05-26-2009, 06:59 PM
been listening to some 07 Damo shows

i'm ready for a new album now, please.

jonkoch
05-26-2009, 10:51 PM
damn. that show i taped ^^^ was almost 2 years ago. crazy.

drh424s
05-26-2009, 10:52 PM
been listening to some 07 Damo shows

i'm ready for a new album now, please.

is he workin on one? Seemed like he just disappeared off the face of the earth after lisa left

JWood
05-26-2009, 10:58 PM
he did this "10 Days to Barcelona" thing where he wrote/recorded 10 songs in 10 days, even though it took a little longer than 10 days, on his way to Barcelona.

jonkoch
05-27-2009, 11:56 PM
he did this "10 Days to Barcelona" thing where he wrote/recorded 10 songs in 10 days, even though it took a little longer than 10 days, on his way to Barcelona.
and that was done about a year ago and we've still seen/heard nothing. i do enjoy his music, but he's a pretty big prick a good amount of the time. it would serve him right if his career took a downward turn.

DMBZeppelin
02-21-2010, 08:57 AM
First Damien Rice Interview In Three Years In Hot Press (http://www.hotpress.com/Damien%20Rice/news/First-Damien-Rice-Interview-In-Three-Years-In-Hot-Press/6125747.html)
18 Dec 2009

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 ten years has seen the Kildare singer-songwriter selling truckloads of albums, repeatedly touring the globe, hearing his songs soundtrack hit movies, being romantically linked with an A-list Hollywood actress, and performed with the likes of Christy Moore and Leonard Cohen ("a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, gracious, eloquent man"). You'd think that Rice must be spoilt for choice of momentous moments. But he doesn't hesitate before answering: "meeting Lisa Hannigan".

The lowest point?

He smiles, wistfully: "Lisa Hannigan not wanting to talk to me anymore"

And what are his hopes and ambitions for the coming decade?

Rice closes his eyes and thinks for a moment before answering softly: "just to be kind". He shrugs his shoulders: "I mean, I'm pretty clear at this point, looking back, I was a complete asshole on many occasions. Like, very clear".

Rewind ninety minutes or so. Rice walks into the bar of a Dublin city-centre hotel to do his first proper interview in almost three years. There's absolutely no swagger about the man. With his shock of unkempt hair, patchwork shirt and holey sweater, the lightly bearded 35-year-old (he'll turn 36 in a few days) looks more like an impoverished eco-warrior than an internationally famous and possibly even wealthy musician.

He seems in good form, greeting publicist Dan Oggly with a hug and your correspondent with a firm and friendly handshake. "We met in Manhattan a few years ago", I remind him. "Yeah, I remember", he says, "backstage in Joe's Pub".

Deciding that the bar is too noisy for recording purposed, we walk to the nearby Central Hotel. Along the way, Rice enthuses about a global warming lecture he recently attended. Ten minutes later, we're ensconced in a quiet and dimly lit room off the Central's upstairs Library Bar. The singer sips from a glass of still water and tells Oggly that there's no need to wait for him. "This could take a little while", he says.

There is something unusual in Damien's resolve. A notoroiusly reticent interviewwee, he doesn't have a new album or tour to promote. Aside from promotional duties related to a couple of Burmese benefit gigs he championed, he hasn't spoken, on the record, to a journalist in at least three years. When his long-awaited second album, 9, was released in 2006, he declined to do any press interviews at all - much to the reported chagrin of his record label.

However, the singer responded positively to a Hot Press request to talk about the decade currently drawing to a close. And so it seems appropriate to start at the very beginning: where were you, Damien Rice, at millennium midnight?

"I was in Dublin, Stillorgan, with a friend or two at some other friend of theirs' party in their parents' house around a bunch of people I didn't really know, so it was kind of surreal", he recalls. "Because you know, you have that big build up of "What are we going to do for the millennium?". And in a way it was kind of the weirdest New Year's I'd ever had, because I hadn't planned anything because I was trying to wait until the best option came up, and then, you know... nothing much did!"

At the time, Rice had just recently turned 26. Where was his head at then?

"I'm so blurry with the past", he admits. "The memory I have was being very free but a little naive and earnest, you know. Probably comparable to the college student who doesn't have any responsibilities yet, but doesn't really know how that might change them when the responsibilities hit".

Although he'd dropped out of an engineering degree at Trinity some years earlier, Rice hadn't been idle. Far from it. He'd spent much of the mid to late '90 fronting Juniper, the rock band he'd formed while still at Salesian College secondary school in Celbridge with friends Paul Noonan, Dominic Philips and Brian Crosby.

The band had signed a six-album deal with Polygram in 1997, but disagreements about their musical direction led to Rice departing the fold at the end of 1998 (Juniper eventually morphed into Bell X1). Disillusioned with the music business, he moved to Tuscany in the spring of 1999 and became a farmer for six months.

"I planted things to eat", he recalls. "I used to be fascinated because with my lettuce plants I could pick off a couple of leaves - I wouldn't have to take the plant up, I'd just pull off a couple leaves - and then, because the sun is so strong and the soil is so good in Italy, a few days later those leaves would be back. You know, so you could constantly just trim".

Man can't live on lettuce alone, though, and towards the end of 1999, he returned to Ireland with the intention of giving music another shot. He'd been working on some songs during his time in Tuscany, and in early 2000 he set to work demoing them in Dublin.

While many of the songs eventually ended up on his debut album O, he says he can no longer relate to the headspace he was in when he wrote them.

"I had this sense about me at the time, and so if somebody did me wrong in a relationship then it was like "Grrrrr!". You know, I'd pick up the guitar and I'd write about it, and it was fairly... you know, I look back at a lot of the songs and the person who wrote them, they are nearly all coming from the point of view of victimhood. You know, "How could you do that to me?". And I just don't really relate to that any more".

Having grown up with two sisters (one older, one younger), he tells me that he was always good with women.

"I was fabulous [with women]. In one way. In that I had a lot of female friends, but that ended up being tricky in relationships as well - because I had so many female friends. I got on really well with women".

Were you a player?

"No. Well... define 'player'."

Were you a 'notches on the bedpost' kind of guy?

"Not at all, no!" he laughs, looking aghast. "No, I was more of a relationship kind of person, yeah. I would go from one relationship into another".

A serial monogamist.

"Right", he nods. "Yeah, a little bit more like that... with an enthusiastic eye for beauty. I was easily distracted, but slow to get involved as well".
But presumably quite intense once you were involved?

"Yes, very!", he guffaws. "Incredibly, yeah. But then, isn't it hard to gauge what you do relative to somebody else? I mean, I'm saying "yes, very!" because people told me I was very intense, but I don't know that I was intense. Just people said, 'Oh, you're very intense'."

He first met the beatiful and waifish Lisa Hannigan at a gig in Whelan's in September 1999 (she'd just moved from her native Meath to study art history at Trinity). Sharing similar musical tastes and a whimsical sense of humour, they soon became friends and she began helping him with the recordings - providing a fragile and ethereal vocal foil to Rice's bittersweet lyrics.

"She very quickly became my favourite human being", Damien says unselfconsciously.

Back when Juniper had been offered a record deal, Rice had contacted his second cousin David Arnold. "My grandmother, when she heard I was recording, told me about this second cousin I had who was a film composer", he recalls. "I just called him for advice on something, and we got on really well, and then he said 'Keep in touch'."

Sometime in 2000, as the songs for I began coming together, Rice did just that. "Basically I had recorded a couple of demos and - because he was curious about what I was doing - I sent them over to him. And he said, "Well, if you want, I can get you some recording equipment". And so he did - he bought me a couple of mics and some pre-amps, and gave me a couple of grand for expenses, and off I went".

Now that he had a mobile studio, Rice set about recording the songs properly. "We recorded all over the place. Which I liked: I was really particular at the time about where to record things. Like, I knew I wanted to record Eskimo in my friends' apartment in Paris because they loved the song so much. So I took my little mobile studio and went to Paris. I went through the metro with all of these microphone stands hanging off me and recording gear, sweating by the time I got to their house, and just recorded it there, and then came home. So it was recorded in lots of bits and places, but basically houses, places I was living or friend's houses. Dublin, mostly".

Did you have any sense then of just how powerful the album was going to be?

"No, not at all. And, it's so funny, even going 'no, not at all' almost means that I'm agreeing with you that it was powerful. I don't, 'cos I don't even have a notion about it being anything - except that at the time I felt like I was just making one record, that I just wanted to get this out of my system, make a record and then leave it at that, you know".

What, make one album and then finish with music forever?

"Yeah, just leave the music - just make one record and be done with it. Because I felt like I didn't fit within the music scene. And, at the time I remember noticing that the bigger songs didn't work because I was recording at home in bedrooms and stuff - big songs didn't sound good on the little studio. So the songs that came up as sounding good were all these slow, acoustic, mellow songs.

One day I remember I was sitting with Lisa and I discovered this new thing on the little recorder - it was an 8-track thing and I discovered a new function on it where you could play one song after another. So I lined up a bunch of songs, pressed play, and myself and Lisa sat in the garden and listened, you know. We were chatting with a friend or something, I remember not paying that much attention to it, but just realising that I had really enjoyed listening back to what had been coming out of the speakers. And that was the first moment that I realised "oh, we have a record".

This works.

"Yeah, 'this works'. And I remember being nearly finished so many times. I don't know how many album celebration shows we had in the Temple Bar Music Centre", laughs. "And eventually, the only song that was actually finished was The Blower's Daughter so we put that out as a single in September/October, something like that, and then the album came out in February afterwards".

Released on Rice's own independent label DRM, the raw, angry and bittersweet O came out on the first day of February, 2002. To everyone's surprise, it immediately debuted at No 7 in the Irish charts. I came out in the UK four months later, and in the US the following year. To date, the album has sold well over two million copies worldwide. Given that there was no record label creaming off the profits, it made Rice a wealthy man. The singer still seems somewhat bemused at O's massive success.

"Well, yeah, obviously it went a lot bigger than any of us had thought. Because I do remember a funny scenario where I was trying to figure out a payment for the band, you know, and I said to them 'Do you want to get a percentage, or do you want to get payment?' and so we sat down and tried to calculate how many copies we thought we'd sell. So we tried to figure out if I paid £100 a song, or something, would that be fair. And Shane [Fitzsimmons], the bass player, who had been used to doing sessions for a number of different bands around Dublin, he said "I'll take the money" [laughs]. And I was like, "Okay". And then everyone else went on the percentage, and it was very funny... but we put him on percentage later one, as a token gesture. It was funny. So, nobody had any idea".

What were your feelings at the time, watching your little indie album go multi-platinum?

"I wasn't really thinking about it. I was so busy because I was the record label at the time, I was my manager at the time, I was doing everything - from organisins the in-stores around the country to calling the CD manufacturer to make sure there were enough albums".

Was there a lot of high emotion?

"You know what, it was a lovely time because it was just exciting. It was new to us all. We had all put a lot of time into it. It started flowering, and we just got to play shows, and if just started building. And when it started building then people started being able to get a bit of money out of it, so people were able to give up their pub gigs and stuff. Everybody started getting really excited about the idea that they could perhaps make a living out of playing music. And it was beautiful - it was a really exciting time. Really exciting, you know. Even though I didn't realise what was to come. And had I, I might have prepared myself better, but I couldn't. From what I remember, it was brilliant! [laughs]. But I could be just having these fond memories; I have the tendency to forget bad memories".

Within about 18 months, Rice was being widely touted as the first Irish musical success story of the Noughties. He had a manager, foreign record labels and a permanently full tour diary. Not that he necessarily welcomed these developments.

"I didn't really want a manager, and I didn't want a record label. I just didn't want any of that. But when I did the first couple of shows in the UK I had a few promoters approach me, and I didn't know who was the best. And then KCRW started playing it in America, and once KCRW started playing it, it started going into Hollywood. And then it just started spreading and spreading - and spreading".

His first sour experience was when his new UK label requested remixes of The Blowers Daughter and Cannonball.

"The came to me and said 'Are you open to people doing remixes of your songs?' and I thought 'cool'. To me, a remix was a really artistic interesting take on the song, you know. And I was like, 'Yeah, absolutely'. So they sent me back some remix from somebody in the States, and I was like, 'This is terrible. It just sounds cheesy'. So then, they said 'Oh we'll try somebody else'. After about ten different remixes of different songs, I was like 'This is awful, can you just stop this? Who is paying for this?'. You know, probably me. So I was like 'Stop!'.

And I remember my management at the time going, "Will you just give us something that we can get on radio, because we just can't sell this unless we can get it on radio". And I remember at the time I wrote a contract with them, and I said, "Okay, if you never mention the word 'remix' to me again, then I will let you use this one remix". And so myself and my manager wrote a little contract. And so they used the Cannonball remix. But I remember there was a bit of fighting, you know, it took a bit of clashing before getting to a comfortable place with that, because it drove me nuts. I felt like, "Why are people trying to change this? What's wrong? Trying to sell it? Sell what? Why?". To me it had already sold more than I had ever dreamt it would sell. And so I didn't have a concept of beyound 5000".

How many albums had you sold by then?

"It was probably a couple of hundred thousand. So that was the first time that... [pauses] I remember the band were really with me, and it was me and the band against the management and the label. There was a bit of that going on. But then slowly over time, I guess the management learned how to work with me, and me with them. We just learned to be clear with each other. And then the band problems started happening after that, you know".

What were the band problems?

Rice shifts uncomfortably in his chair and grimaces. "It's a very tender subject. Okay, so... I'm trying to remember where they first... I think where a lot of it stemmed from was that myself and Lisa were very, very, very, very, very close".

So you were actually in a relationship?

"Yeah".

When did that begin?

"That had just kind of happened through the making of O. And so the record felt like a record of creativity and love, and just that whole sense of coming together with a bunch of people - and in particular with Lisa. We just worked really well together. I loved her taste. Whenever I'd do something and she'd comment on it, most of the time I'd just completely agree. We just were very, very compatible: in the studio, on the stage. But when that relationship changed it just made it very difficult because we never had the space from each other, to get used to the change".

Needless to say, there were numerous pressures on the cuple's relationship. Having toured the world almost non-stop for three years, the label began pestering Rice for a follow-up. He and Lisa began to seriously fight during the recording of 9.

"As I said, I had only planned to make one record, so then at the end of the three-year touring period since O had come out and - we were nearly four years, actually, and then we took a break, and then naturally everybody is going "Another record?" and in my head I was like - I had written a few new songs, but I hadn't recorded in such a long time I didn't really know what I wanted to do.

But we booked a few sessions, here and there, we went to a little house somewhere in the country and tried a few things out. None of it was good enough. So after time with me kind of not being happy with what we were doing, that made me a bit frustrated, and then the band got frustrated because they thought, "When are we going to make another record? Where are you going to finish?". There was a sense of 'You are never going to finish'."

Under increasing pressure from the label, his band and his fanbase, Rice reluctantly capitulated and more less threw the second album together.

"I kind of got bullshit about it then, and just finished the thing, like, "What song do you like? Okay, this one. What do you like? This.". And so there was just this thing of: one person liked this song, one person thought we should do this. So I just listened to everybody - the guy from the label liked one song, the manager liked another song - and just did these songs. And then it was like 'Okay, everybody, you said I wouldn't finish the record. There you go, the record's finished'. There was a little but of that to it".

He gets visibly agitated at the memory.

"It was a bit childish, but it was also a bit desperate", he says. "It was that I was desperate to hold onto people's love, you know? I was going "Don't think I'm bad" or "Look - here's an album. There it is, is everybody happy? Now we can go on tour! We can make some more money, and everybody can pay their mortgages, and everybody can be happy where we can go and work, you know, you don't have to sit around and wait for me". And, of course, now I regret that because I would take half of the songs that are on 9 off. I just don't think it's as good a record as it could be".

I listened to it twice last night. It's a very good album.

"Yeah, but just skip - skip - skip - skip. There's a couple of songs that there's no - it's like, why did I put that song on?"

Is that why you refused to do any press interviews to promote the album?

"I was a bit angry. Yeah. And just a bit... I had become quite self-obsessed because - I wasn't used to this thing where all these people around me were working for me, so if Damien wanted anything, then Damien got it... And if Damien this then Damien that... And after a while of that, it's very uncomfortable. You try to keep your feet on the ground, but at the same time the whole thing was just going, going, going. And so I had gotten to the point where I didn't want to talk about myself anymore. When 9 was released I fount it really difficult to deal with being what people wanted me to be".

What did you feel they wanted you to be?

"A musician who is super-happy to go out and promote himself and his music, and sell his music to the world. And be a bigger musician, and more famous, you know, and more money. And the more money I got, the more uncomfortable I got. The more fame that came along the more uncomfortable I became, and I am not famous! I mean, I can walk around anywhere. I'd be at one of my own shows watching the opening act and have a conversation with somebody about Damien Rice because they don't recognise me. But even still, even with the little bit that I had it was uncomfortable - like the idea of signing an autograph to me, is just uncomfortable. I just don't get it! I'm like, 'I'm not that guy, sorry'. I'm just not that guy".

Who are you then, Damien?

"I'm not the guy that wants to be famous and make loads of money and sell loads of records. I'm not that guy", he repeats. "I don't want that. I just want to be true. I want to be... I want to serve music. I want to be honest. I want to write stuff that's honest, that inspires, that people can take comfort from, or fuck with, or, you know, whatever. And so any of the things that were the classic things you are asked to do on the road, which is like, meet-and-greets with people, and signings, and photo-shoots, and interviews, it's just not me. It didn't seem genuine. And I knew that I was in the head space at the time that if people started asking me questions I would just be a real... [pauses] I wouldn't be polite. I knew I wasn't in a polite phase, and I didn't want to insult anybody so I thought it better not to do things".

Were you drinking heavily at the time?

"No, I don't really drink. I don't really do drugs".

Do you find that you obsess much about things?

"I obsess, yeah. I process, yeah... [draws deep exaggerated breath] I do that a lot. And probably how I escape is - I vented a lot on stage, and again, going back, was an asshole with the people that I love the most".

By the time the 9 European tour began, he and Hannigan's relationship was more or less totally on the rocks.

"I can't remember, because it was a little on-and-off and on-and-off, it was like a classic scenario of... we were in each other's company all the time, working together, resting together. You know, and then when we came off the tour we were haning out together, so it was just like full-on all the time. And so it was on-and-off as well. So, that just created a natural discomfort for the other band members. Whenever there was any fire with myself and Lisa, everybody felt this".

Things came to a head before a show in Munich at the end of March 2007. Following an argument backstage, Rice reportedly fired Lisa minutes before they were due to perform. So what actually happened?

He takes a sip of water before replying: "Her and I just weren't getting on, and I wanted everybody to get on again. I was such an idealist, in a way, that I just wanted everybody to be happy. I wanted to please everybody. Her and I weren't getting on, there were certain issues, so I called a band meeting and said "Let's have a band meeting, let's sort this out", because I'm a big sorter-out-er.

But then I think a lot of the band had grown kind of tired of "Oh God, another meeting to sort some shit out", you know. And even though I didn't like having the meetings, I felt better sorting the thing out than leaving it lie. And so that was all good, but then we had the meeting and I felt that... I just felt that Lisa didn't contribute to the meeting at all and just... and I had held the meeting so that she could say whatever she wanted to change, or whatever.

So I went into her dressing room before the show, just after the meeting, and asked her what was wrong, why didn't she contribute to the meeting? And she said 'Well, what's the point? You are just going to do what you want anyway'. At which point I just lost my head. I lost my head, you know."

He shakes his head, regretfully.

"Instead of whether she was right or wrong, you know... there was probably an element of truth in what she said because at the end of the day there had to be one of us who made the decision. And, inevitably, it was me. But at the same time, you know, I felt like I was very open, but the problem I had at the time was just this explosive head, where I just COULDN'T HANDLE A FUCKING PROBLEM! You know? It was that energy, it was like "WHAT IS WRONG, NOW?", you know, "WHO IS NOT PLEASED NOW?". It was that energy in me at the time. So I just had an allergic reaction to it if there was something wrong with somebody. It just drove me nuts.

And, of course, when I went nuts then people went, "Oh my God, what is wrong with him? He is such an asshole". So I just lost the head with Lisa that night, and shouted at her and sent her home, said I was sick of working with her, which, of course, now I realise - it was just frustrated love. I mean, I loved her and just didn't know how to be around her and... just be friends, you know, just be friendly. So, again, it was a very sort of sad situation".

How was the show that night?

"Terrible", he laughs. "The worst one on the tour, probably. It was awful. The band were uncomfortable, everybody was uncomfortable, I was uncomfortable. The audience, then, were uncomfortable".

Although the couple had had many arguments before, this one was different.

"Whenever it happenes before, Lisa just left the tour", he explains. "It happened numerous times, her and I would just get to an explosive place and we just needed space. Like I said, we never had the space to get over things. We never had the space to be away from each other and just appreciate each other and learn how to be friends. And so, that night the frustration came out kind of uncontrollably. Lost my head, as usual. Overreacted to something, as usual. But after the show I was very calm again. Very, very calm.

Lisa was the one who was mad after the show. And very clear that, you know, and I told her clearly that I loved her and, "Let's just take some space. We are not getting on right now". And I just wanted to save our friendship rather than fighting ourselves every day on tour, and end up hating each other. Because it was a long tour we had ahead of us. But she didn't respond to any of that, and hasn't spoken to me since. So..."

The 9 tour came to a close six months later, in November 2007. At the end of that month, Rice attended a nine-day seminar at something he calls "The School" in Los Angeles. He'd gone for counselling before, but this was different: "I don't want to talk too much about it, but it was like a school for questioning your thinking. Like, a nine-day school, and it was the most incredible thing I've ever done, and I came out of that totally different".

In what way?

"Let's just say I went in the door cynical, frustrated, feeling like a victim to the things that had happened to me, even though I had been so fortunate in so many ways. A classic scenario for me would be somebody that I didn't know going 'Oh congratulations on all the success. It's so brilliant, you must be so happy!'. And I was miserable, you know, and didn't really know why, and didn't really know what to do about it.

So, basically, I went in the door feeling like I was a victim to whatever had happened in my life. And then I played the victim because I didn't know what to do about it. I didn't know how to feel better, I didn't know how to be better, I didn't know how not to be angry, I just didn't know how to be the guy that I felt I was before it all happened. And I came out the door of the school completely transformed, so clear that I had brought it all on myseld, that I had done it all. That I was responsible for, essentially, pretty much everything, and could have changed it at any moment had I really wanted to.

And I took responsibility, came out the door withresponsibility for absolutely everything I had done, and with a very clear mind, just a very clear mind. And yeah, just came out changed. But at that point it was... that bit too late".

Did you try to contact Lisa when you came out?

"Yeah, yeah. yes, I mean, tried. Attempted, but..." (shrugs helplessly)

Hell hath no fury, I joke.

"Yeah", he laughs. "And not so much, because I didn't want to bug her. I got a pretty clear message that she didn't want to... she hadn't replied to any of the texts or emails, or whatever. I knew she was angry so I didn't want to call her and put her under pressure, so I just sent her another email, and then something else, and then invited her to come back and do whatever shows she wanted to do, whether she wanted to do Marlay Park or the New York stuff, just come in for the big shows so that we didn't have to spend too much time together.

I just put it out there through my manager because it was the only wat to contact her at the time. But just, you know, cherry-pick basically, was the term I used. "Just cherry-pick". If there is something, anything, that you want to do, we all love you and we'd love to have you back. But I think she had just drawn a line", he continues. "She's had enough and so she drew a line, and she quit smoking and she quit me. And... I get it. you know, I get it and I don't. Because I'm different, because there's nobody that I can think of that I wouldn't want to speak to, that I've ever met, no matter whatever I've thought they've done to me or not, you know. I'm always open to conversation, but everybody's different, and that's brilliant".

I'm getting the vibe that you're still very much in love with her.

"I love her", he declares. "I love her so much. And I love her so much that I love that she hasn't spoken to me - because even in that I have learned so much over the last two years. I have learned to appreciate the friends that I do have, and not to fuck up anymore. And, you know, thanks to Lisa's resilience, her and I are not fighting any more, so that's a positive thing".

You had a much publicised relationship with actress Renée Zellweger a couple of years back. Was that part of what pissed her off?

"Oh, we're getting personal now, aren't we?", he laughs."Here's the thing, I mean, I know you've spoken to Lisa so you know what she's like as a character. I just happen to be in a really open space right now, and at the same time I want to be very respectful to Lisa, I hope you understand. Renée happened before the big troubles", he says, waving his hand dismissively. "It was just... I had relationships, Lisa had relationships. We were still on tour with each other and having different relationships, and... it was difficult because we got on stage every night and sang songs that were about each other".

Of course, Hannigan has since gone on to have her own hugely successful solo career. Has Rice listened to Sea Sew?

"Yeah, yeah".

Are some of the songs about you, do you think?

"Well, you know, that's not for me to say", he shrugs. "And how can you ever really know, because even if somebody tells you, how can you know they're telling the truth? You know, I didn't write it".

Are you in a relationship at the moment?

"A romantic relationship? Oh my God, no! That's one thing I'm quite clear about at the moment - that's not for me right now at all".

With success came money. Although 9 didn't sell anything like O, presumably he could afford never to have to work again?

"I'm very good at surviving off nothing", he says. "I was very good at living off nothing. And I probably have enough now that, if I invested it wisely enough, I could take out a little nothingness every week to live off. But money has never been my motivation, so therefore I wouldn't sit on my ass just because I have money. Because I never wanted it, you know, never cared about it".

Well, you must have quite a lot of it at this point!

"Yeah, which I stress about because if the dollar starts devaluing and I have money in dollars! It's like, whatever".

He tells me that there's a part of him that actually misses being broke. He comes from a working class family, but money was always far more important to his parents that it was to him.

"Money was important to my Dad; well, not that money was important, but my Dad was looking for us to get financial security as, I suppose any father would, but I, being that little bit rebellious, then went for the opposite. The fact that I was arty-farty, and had not money... [laughs]
At the beginning, the fact that I had ten years of what he would call poverty, you know, I kind of loved it. I got a thrill out of that. Because I still did the things I wanted to do. If I wanted to go to Europe I found some way of scrounging enough money to get a bus to London, and London to Paris, and Paris to... And I did it that way, played on the streets or whatever. And, you know, when I'd go to Europe I had no money so therefore I had a genuine integrity when I met somebody on the street from playing, so happy to stay in their house because I had no money to stay anywhere else. Or staying in a youth hostel where you'd meet tons of interesting people; whereas now I just stay in a hotel where you meet nobody except the receptionist. And it's hard for me to go and stay in a hostel now because I feel like I'm forcing it. It feels contrived. Or to try to meet somebody on the street, because it's like I don't need to play on the street. I needed to back then".

Aside from your house, what's the most expensive thing you've bought?

"I bought a sailing boat".

A yacht?

"I wouldn't call it a yacht", he smiles. "I mean, you can sleep on it. I guess some people might call it a yacht, but... you know, I'm new to sailing, so it's an old banger, really. If this was somebody's first car, it would be the equivalent of buying some old Datsun or Volvo, or something. It was really cheap compared to what boats normally cost, because it had already done all its depreciation. But, it's brilliant. I love it".

Where do you sail?

"Mostly around Dublin Bay. I went down to Wicklow, stayed overnight there and came back up, that kind of thing. So, just getting used to that. And then eventually I'd like to do a tour in the Mediterranean on the sailboat. I absolutely love the water, and my head goes into a really nice space when I'm out there. And I love the idea of touring like that.
We had a chat before coming in here - global warming, all that kind of stuff, and I'd just like to be... I'm not into the do-gooder side of things, you know. If I want to go and do a sailboat tour around Europe - I just see it as an intelligent thing to do; you save on fuel, you get to be outdoors..."

You're late for all your gigs!

"You're late for all your gigs!", he laughs. "And it will force me to have dates more spread out, so it will be less intense, so therefore each show, to me, will be that bit more special. You won't make as much money, but then, that's not my motivation. It makes total sense to me. What sounds more inspiring, exciting, interesting: go around on a tour bus, or go around on a sailboat? Go around on a sailboat! Without a doubt".

Are you happy at the moment?

"Very... in three-quarters of me. Very happy. Very happy, very clear, very relaxed. And there's just one little part of me that's a little agitated, and it's the part of like, you know when I get this knock [triple taps the table] from whomever, management, or whomever, it's like, 'When are you doing another record?', it's like 'Aaaagh!'. I mean, I have fallen back in love with music. I feel a lot lighter, and I'm not writing about the same things anymore. It's just coming from a different place, it's not coming from a victim place anymore".

Are you writing a new record, then?

"You see, there you go, you just said the words, 'new record'. I happen to be writing at the moment, yeah, I'm writing. I'm probably in the studio most days, doing bits and pieces. This one I have been working on, which has been with a bunch of friends - actors, musicians, other artistic friends from around the world - and every song is a collaboration, so I have been co-writing with lots of different people. And then getting different singers, and musicians to play on the songs.

The whole idea of the album is to just do something good with it, because most of my friends that I'm working with - a lot of them tour a lot, or travel a lot, or they're actors, so, you know, I just thought, 'Hey, do you want to do something?'. It was this simple idea of doing something creative, or using what it is you do to give something back".

Ultimately, rhough, his musical career isn't the first thing on his mind. There is something that is far more important to him. Far more important indeed. We have come full circle...

"I would give away all of the music success", he says, "all the songs, and the whole experience to still have Lisa in my life. Like that!", he tells me, snapping his fingers. "No question."

DMBZeppelin
02-21-2010, 09:00 AM
In the above interview he goes into great detail about everything that happened with Lisa, and his career in general. At least he appears to not be such a prick anymore, as Koch put it.

mario
09-04-2014, 03:32 PM
He's actually back.

New album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, is out on November 4th. No clue if its the Lillywhite recording session, the T-Bone Burnett session, neither, some of both.... No clue yet who the band is, either.

About two months ago venues were solicited for bids for a Fall/Winter Tour, so I expect that will be announced soon.

This appears to be the songs on the album, but not in order.

http://www.damienrice.com/wp-content/themes/html5blank-master/img/template/dr-tracklist-image.jpg

Jack
09-04-2014, 03:35 PM
I figured he was dead.

Jack
09-04-2014, 03:38 PM
real sweet website he has there. lots of info to be had.

mario
09-04-2014, 03:43 PM
real sweet website he has there. lots of info to be had.
It just got taken down today, not that there was much more to it in the past but there was a store and stuff. This afternoon, they sent an email out to everyone on the mailing list asking them to confirm they want to be on the list.

Someone went into the website's meta-data or something, and figured out its now linked up with Warner Bros Records.

I'm sure it will be relaunched with the actual announcement of a new album/tour. We only know about it because Amazon.uk listed the album presale today.

mario
09-04-2014, 03:43 PM
There was also a solo show at Whelan's in Dublin for their 25th anniversary back in June, with a decent recording that is on Dime. It was tracked by a fucking moron, but I revised the .txt file to reflect that tracking instead of his .txt which didn't list all of the filler tracks.

http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=492195

Damien Rice
13 May 2014
Whelan's 25th Anniversay Special - Dublin, Ireland

Source: DPA-4061 > MMA-6000 > Korg MR-2
Transfer: Wavelab

# DO NOT SELL! DO NOT CONVERT! #

Main Show:

01: Delicate [05:15]
02: Elephant [06:25]
03: Intro to [00:32]
04: Woman Like A Man [04:54]
05: 9 Crimes [03:36]
06: Intro to [02:11]
07: Eskimo [05:19]
08: Intro to [02:45]
09: The Box [04:33]
10: Intro to [04:03]
11: Amie > Sex Change [09:13]
12: Intro to [02:30]
13: The Professor & La Fille Danse [06:13]
14: Volcano # [10:10]
15: Intro to [01:23]
16: The Greatest Bastard [05:01]
17: Coconut Skins [03:57]
18: Rootless Tree [06:22]
19: Intro to [02:22]
20: Cold Water + [06:26]
21: Hallelujah *# [03:49]

Encore
22: Cannonball [04:29]
23: Intro to [03:25]
24: Not Enough [06:07]
25: Black is the Colour [04:01]
26: I Remember [07:06]
27: Intro to [03:52]
28: The Blowers Daugther [04:55]

# with audience
+ with two girls from audience

* Leonard Cohen Cover

files lableled .01 is "Talk into..."

Compiled on May14 2014

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Revised to include all tracks in recording, renumber tracks to standard convention (eliminated ".01" tracks), and fix the time for a few of the tracks by Mario D on July 19, 2014. Also including below comment from taper:

"Rootless Tree seemed to have killed my mics, so from there on there were clickers on the recording. I used a declicker filter, but you can still hear it from time to time"

Jonas
09-04-2014, 03:50 PM
Lisa is too important to his live shows. Hopefully he can mend that bridge because I'm pretty sure he burned the fuck out of it.

mario
09-04-2014, 03:55 PM
Lisa is too important to his live shows. Hopefully he can mend that bridge because I'm pretty sure he burned the fuck out of it.
1) As of two years ago, they had not spoken since he fired her in Germany.

2) I actually enjoyed the 2007 shows without Lisa and with Joel on electric a lot more. They got more into ambient rock.

Jonas
09-04-2014, 03:57 PM
1) As of two years ago, they had not spoken since he fired her in Germany.

2) I actually enjoyed the 2007 shows without Lisa and with Joel on electric a lot more. They got more into ambient rock.

I got into the band very early, so for me, it will always be Damien and Lisa. I'm open for it though, I love the guys voice, but Cold Water is probably my favorite song by him, and mainly cause of Lisa.

mario
09-04-2014, 04:29 PM
I got into the band very early, so for me, it will always be Damien and Lisa. I'm open for it though, I love the guys voice, but Cold Water is probably my favorite song by him, and mainly cause of Lisa.
That's fine. I had a friend studying abroad in Dublin who sent me back O in the Fall of 2002. So I actually saw Damien play two shows before O was released in the US in June 2003. And it was Joel opening for Damien and Tomo in two little bars. Damien actually was standing with the crowd watching Joel's set and I was the only one (of like 20 people, total) who recognized him.

But he doesn't really write much of that folkier quiet music. O was half his catalog at the time, and all the quiet songs. So having Lisa around, kind of forced the show in a direction that it wouldn't take naturally, if that makes sense.

When Joel came in, they started to extend jams a lot more. I Remember basically doubled in length by the end of 2007. I like that more.

Jack
09-04-2014, 05:47 PM
Mario what year was that show in Portland I taped? That was an awesome show. Dude is amazing. I figured we'd never hear from him again, however.

mario
09-04-2014, 06:27 PM
.damien rice
2004-04-19
Portland, ME

Source: homemade mics > Dat
Location: next to soundboard, mics in hat

convertsion: Patrick nobles AT hotmail DOT com
Sony DTC > Edirol UA-1 > Cool edit > shn
Slight compression, gerneral EQ, subwoofer bass boost
and normalization @ 0db was added.

****************************************************
do not encode to MP3 or other loosy formats

Damien rice recordings are not for sale, free trade only
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disc one:

> gray room 03:33
volcano 08:42
Amie 06:57
Prague 06:39
woman like a man 05:43
old chest 07:02
cannonball 05:36
the professor > babylon @ > 08:12
child, man, silly dog > la fille danse
i remember > drums jam 15:55

Disc two :
-encore-

Seven nation army 04:04
delicate 06:54
cold water 08:04
eskimo 06:03
red chord* 03:50
last good bye *$ 01:54
Blowers daughter 05:01

notes - missed the begining of gray room due
to technical problems.

@ babylon is a david gray song
* w/ glen from the frames
$ jeff buckley song

compiled by pnobles 2004-05-14.

mario
09-04-2014, 06:30 PM
I still have the archive. 64gb of Damien Rice recordings.

Also, Jack, you still have any gear? Looks like I need to put a rig together....

roshea999
09-04-2014, 06:37 PM
This is awesome news

Jonas
09-04-2014, 08:14 PM
I made a compilation back in the day and released it to the community back like early 2004-2007. I wish I could find it. It was all songs that were unreleased and not on O, and most of them ended up not being on 9. Roll the dice was probably my favorite track and still is of his.

mario
09-04-2014, 08:51 PM
I made a compilation back in the day and released it to the community back like early 2004-2007. I wish I could find it. It was all songs that were unreleased and not on O, and most of them ended up not being on 9. Roll the dice was probably my favorite track and still is of his.

Roll the dice? Something is funky here.

Wildcats82
09-04-2014, 09:41 PM
One of my favorite concert moments of all time was seeing Damien Rice from the back row of the Palace in Louisville. He unplugged the guitar, stepped away from the mic, and sang 'cannonball' completely unplugged. The crowd was quiet and I could hear every note. It was amazing

Jonas
09-05-2014, 05:32 AM
Roll the dice? Something is funky here.

Roll the dice is just what I called it. It was a really funky name. Route y26 or something like that. Back in like 2004 I got a bunch of boots from someone over seas who had been following him forever and had a bunch of different unreleased stuff compiled. "Roll the dice, don't ask twice, here comes my.." Can't remember the rest. Once I get to a computer I'll see if I can sure it I'm pretty sure the source info is posted on the boards somewhere. It was called Damien rice - the stuff you've never heard.

Jonas
09-05-2014, 06:23 AM
Wow. Been a long time since I've seen this.

Downloaded it with soulseek, here's a text file

Damien Rice
The Stuff You've Never Heard

EAC -> .wav -> .shn -> .wav -> .mp3
175mb

Disc 1
------
01 : Insane : Joe's Bar Demo
02 : Sand : Joe's Bar Demo
03 : Childish : Joe's Bar Demo
04 : Me, My Yoke and I : Joe's Bar Demo
05 : Woman Like A Man : Joe's Bar Demo
06 : Then Go : Joe's Bar Demo
07 : Face : Joe's Bar Demo
08 : Fool : Joe's Bar Demo (actually it's groovin')
09 : Billie Jean : 01-03-02
10 : Solid Road : 07-12-02
11 : Happy Birthday/Crown Of Thorns : 07-12-02
12 : Heaven Belongs to You : 07-12-02
13 : Blue Moon : 12-09-02
14 : Be Yourself : 12-09-02
15 : I Want You : 12-09-02
16 : Be My Husband : 12-14-02
17 : The Girl Who Does Yoga : 05-03-03
18 : The Blower's Daughter Part 2 : 10-04-03
19 : Purple Haze : 10-04-03
20 : Hallelujah : 10-04-03
21 : When Doves Cry : 10-04-03
22 : Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You : 10-04-03
23 : Glory Box : 10-04-03
24 : Silent Night : 10-04-03
25 : Rule No. 2 Y-Junction : Possua
26 : Toffee Pop : Possua
27 : Bottom Shelf : Possua
28 : And So This Is Christmas : Possua

Notes :
-------
MP3'd for soul purpose to just get these songs out.

I did this as if You'd make an mp3 disc, If anyone wants to divvy up the songs
and make a 3-4 disc comp. let me know.
Complation made on 11-03-03
Adam Lee : Greystreet3436@comcast.net

mario
09-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Roll the dice is just what I called it. It was a really funky name. Route y26 or something like that. Back in like 2004 I got a bunch of boots from someone over seas who had been following him forever and had a bunch of different unreleased stuff compiled. "Roll the dice, don't ask twice, here comes my.." Can't remember the rest. Once I get to a computer I'll see if I can sure it I'm pretty sure the source info is posted on the boards somewhere. It was called Damien rice - the stuff you've never heard.
Ahh, "rule 2 y junction". Now we're on the same page.

If you want, I could add a bunch of songs to that list.

Jonas
09-05-2014, 08:52 AM
Ahh, "rule 2 y junction". Now we're on the same page.

If you want, I could add a bunch of songs to that list.

Oh I'm sure. I cant find the actual files or folder. Just found that info posted on the messages boards. Good stuff.

Mike VDH
09-05-2014, 10:26 AM
I think I have that compilation somewhere. I'll have to look though

JWood
09-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Holy shit, never thought this day would come!

roshea999
09-05-2014, 10:33 AM
I think I have that compilation somewhere. I'll have to look though

Yep I have it and it came from you. Good stuff :upyours

Jonas
09-05-2014, 10:35 AM
I wish I still had that box of cds. I had ALOT of shows from 2001-2003. Mostly audience recordings, but alot of them were at like coffee shops and shit. I never really knew how to spread shows and definitely failed on that front. But there were some really cool songs on there, thats where most of that stuff came from. There was a show for someones birthday that was very cool, there was a stretch of about 11-12 songs that were purely just covers.

mario
09-05-2014, 01:11 PM
I wish I still had that box of cds. I had ALOT of shows from 2001-2003. Mostly audience recordings, but alot of them were at like coffee shops and shit. I never really knew how to spread shows and definitely failed on that front. But there were some really cool songs on there, thats where most of that stuff came from. There was a show for someones birthday that was very cool, there was a stretch of about 11-12 songs that were purely just covers.
Don't worry worry about it, I'm sure I I have them. About five years ago I put the whole archive on an external hard drive and mailed it to Italy. Then we did two chains, I started one in north America and the guy in Italy did one in Europe where we just mailed the HD from one person to the next and they copied it to their own computers.

Here's a link to the whole thing organized with the list of shows that were in the archive at that time. http://www.eskimofriends.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16017

Jonas
09-05-2014, 01:24 PM
So did you ever get your harddrive back? I got sucked into the drama of that thread lol.

mario
09-05-2014, 01:32 PM
I did not. Fucking Canada.

Mike VDH
09-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Here is a download link for the compilation.

https://www.sendspace.com/file/420mdt

Damien Rice
The Stuff You've Never Heard

EAC -> .wav -> .shn -> .wav -> .mp3
175mb

Disc 1
------
01 : Insane : Joe's Bar Demo
02 : Sand : Joe's Bar Demo
03 : Childish : Joe's Bar Demo
04 : Me, My Yoke and I : Joe's Bar Demo
05 : Woman Like A Man : Joe's Bar Demo
06 : Then Go : Joe's Bar Demo
07 : Face : Joe's Bar Demo
08 : Fool : Joe's Bar Demo
09 : Billie Jean : 01-03-02
10 : Solid Road : 07-12-02
11 : Happy Birthday/Crown Of Thorns : 07-12-02
12 : Heaven Belongs to You : 07-12-02
13 : Blue Moon : 12-09-02
14 : Be Yourself : 12-09-02
15 : I Want You : 12-09-02
16 : Be My Husband : 12-14-02
17 : The Girl Who Does Yoga : 05-03-03
18 : The Blower's Daughter Part 2 : 10-04-03
19 : Purple Haze : 10-04-03
20 : Hallelujah : 10-04-03
21 : When Doves Cry : 10-04-03
22 : Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You : 10-04-03
23 : Glory Box : 10-04-03
24 : Silent Night : 10-04-03
25 : Rule No. 2 Y-Junction : Possua
26 : Toffee Pop : Possua
27 : Bottom Shelf : Possua
28 : And So This Is Christmas : Possua

Notes :
-------
MP3'd for soul purpose to just get these songs out.

I did this as if You'd make an mp3 disc, If anyone wants to divvy up the songs
and make a 3-4 disc comp. let me know.
Complation made on 11-03-03
Adam Lee : Greystreet3436@comcast.net

RageATL
09-05-2014, 02:47 PM
"Cannonball" is such a damn beautiful song. Gets me choked up every time I hear it and for no reason, I don't associate it with any particular memory, it's just that good.

So I'm clueless and can't find it on Wiki...what happened with Lisa Hannigan? Her voice is amazing.

mario
09-05-2014, 04:25 PM
"Cannonball" is such a damn beautiful song. Gets me choked up every time I hear it and for no reason, I don't associate it with any particular memory, it's just that good.

So I'm clueless and can't find it on Wiki...what happened with Lisa Hannigan? Her voice is amazing.
Shortest version possible:

She and Damien were romantically entangled from the beginning. (blowers daughter and elephant aka bd part 2 are about her) They broke up. They tried to continue playing. In Germany in March 2007, after soundcheck Damien called a band meeting and fired lisa. She has not spoke to him since.

RageATL
09-05-2014, 04:40 PM
Shortest version possible:

She and Damien were romantically entangled from the beginning. (blowers daughter and elephant aka bd part 2 are about her) They broke up. They tried to continue playing. In Germany in March 2007, after soundcheck Damien called a band meeting and fired lisa. She has not spoke to him since.

OK that's pretty much what I found as well.

Wildcats82
09-05-2014, 09:15 PM
The first time I saw Damien Rice back in 2003 Lisa Hannigan came out and sang with The Frames but did not come out for Damiens set. She was not there years later when I saw him again

JWood
09-06-2014, 10:30 AM
Thanks for the compilation download, Mike. I'll have to start digging up some of my old Damien Rice shows. Unfortunately I think I lost a majority of them during my HD crash of 2011, and there isn't much on the trackers these days for his "older" stuff.

mario
09-08-2014, 11:47 AM
Unless I screwed up the time change, I believe at 1pm est the title track of the new album will be played here:
http://t.co/gKKnYmKkBZ

There will apparently be several release dates for the album, starting in October and ending on November 11. No more specific details yet.

The tracklist appears to be shorter than the first photo, only 8 tracks now.


1. My Favourite Faded Fantasy
2. It Takes a Lot to Know a Man
3. The Greatest Bastard
4. I Don’t Want to Change You
5. Colour Me In
6. The Box
7. Trusty and True
8. Long Long Way

There is at least one bonus track, it's listed as part of the deluxe presale packages, but not named. Just says "Includes bonus track".

mario
09-08-2014, 12:04 PM
Yep, I screwed up the conversion. London is only 5 hours ahead, not 6.

The single will be played on that link at 2pm EST.

mario
09-08-2014, 01:10 PM
HOLY SHIT. This is just one track, but it picks up EXACTLY where he left off in the Fall 2007 tour. No clue who the personnel are or anything yet, but fuck am I excited now.

Here are the notes I took as it streamed, I'm sure it will be up for listen very shortly.

Opens with just fingerpicked electric guitar and falsetto lyrics
Some keys come in for a moment between second verse and chorus. Some strings during second chorus.
Second electric guitar line during bridge(?)

Full string section and lead guitar line during sort of second bridge seguing to third verse
Third chorus has backing vocals.

Third verse drums kick in for full band.

Kind of rocks out a moment, then quiets for a verse

Absolute rock out with even a machine-gun drum fill and Damien wailing to end.

Probably another song about Lisa. Seems to have been written to an ex-girlfriend about how she's better than anyone he's gotten to replace her. Standard Damien subject matter.

mario
09-08-2014, 01:15 PM
And here is an official music video of "My Favourite Faded Fantasy", but bizarrely it is only the first 1:45 of the song, which is actually 6:11 long.

xGIIfNxfUAE


Youtube page also gives us this:
|| Release Dates ||
Ireland | Oct 31
UK & EU | Nov 3
OZ & NZ | Nov 7
US & CA | Nov 11

mario
09-08-2014, 01:44 PM
Song releases at midnight to folks who pre-order. I assume that means London time, too. So it should be out by about 7:05pm EST today in the usual places.

RageATL
09-08-2014, 02:07 PM
I hope Damien Rice burns in hell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11111111!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





































Oops, I meant RAY Rice, my bad. :D

TDunk
09-08-2014, 09:20 PM
He better mix up those sets

mario
09-09-2014, 12:00 AM
If you weren't excited before... It has now been confirmed that the entire album is produced by rick Rubin


Is there any way I can get control of the thread title here?

mario
09-09-2014, 12:02 AM
My favourite faded fantasy on Spotify now: http://open.spotify.com/album/5DpUVpwf8tYw3oanCguVZF/2NkIjmURkiPzG2bYzyfOC5

Mike VDH
09-09-2014, 01:07 AM
If you weren't excited before... It has now been confirmed that the entire album is produced by rick Rubin


Is there any way I can get control of the thread title here?


I can change it if you want. Don't know if I can let you just edit this one thread.

mario
09-09-2014, 10:24 AM
Can you throw in "First single Released" to the title? Or something similar that there is actually new music available.

Definitely leave the Rick Rubin stuff in.

Bluewater34
09-09-2014, 03:02 PM
I really didn't think he'd ever put out another album. So happy about this, and that track bodes very well for the quality.

mario
09-11-2014, 01:00 AM
Rumor du jour:

Presales for shows begin September 17th.

Don't know any venues or cities. I expect there will be some promo release shows (ie: Dublin, London, NYC on their three respective release dates). But there could be like 30 cities in the US.

I very much expect a tour of 30 cities or whatever, just not sure if that will be on sale next Wednesday or later.

mario
09-11-2014, 01:02 AM
Also, next single drops September 22nd. It's supposed to be the track "I don't want to change you". That will give us 1/4 of the album already.

JWood
09-13-2014, 03:41 PM
:upyours All for hearing about these dates, might have to do a little road tripping around this fall.

mario
09-14-2014, 02:35 PM
It appears shows will be announced tomorrow.

https://twitter.com/DamienRice/status/511190095735816192
https://twitter.com/DamienRice/status/511190095735816192

mario
09-15-2014, 10:18 AM
No announcement yet, but London Palladium, capacity 2200, on November 7th.

mario
09-15-2014, 11:11 AM
The US/Canada dates. A couple more in europe, too.

Oct 7 2014
Congregation Sherith Israel (http://www.sherithisrael.org/index.aspx)
San Francisco, CA, United States


Oct 9 2014
The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (http://www.immanuelpres.org/)
Los Angeles, CA, United States


Oct 13 2014
Athenaeum Theatre (http://athenaeumtheatre.org/)
Chicago, IL, United States


Oct 14 2014
Danforth Music Hall (http://thedanforth.com/)
Toronto, ON, Canada


Oct 16 2014
The Box (http://www.theboxnyc.com/)
New York, NY, United States


Oct 17 2014
Warsaw (http://www.warsawconcerts.com/)
Brooklyn, NY, United States


Oct 18 2014
The Box (http://www.theboxnyc.com/)
New York, NY, United States

Jack
09-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Is that it? #2PumpChump

mario
09-15-2014, 01:17 PM
They're the tiny promo dates.

There's almost certainly a full tour after the holidays. The question was just whether today he would announce a full tour in december, or a bunch of promos now and right around album release announce the January dates.

JWood
09-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Presale codes are out for those who joined the mailing list.

JWood
09-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Got tickets to the Chicago show, but have to say that it was one of the worst ticket purchasing experiences I have ever had. That theatre needs to get their shit together and make a decent ticket sale site if they're going to be pulling names like Damo.

Cortez 4
09-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Got tickets to the Chicago show, but have to say that it was one of the worst ticket purchasing experiences I have ever had. That theatre needs to get their shit together and make a decent ticket sale site if they're going to be pulling names like Damo.

Agreed. I had tickets in my "cart" a couple different times and was shut out completely. That was after their server crashed 15 min into the sale.

How long did it take you to get tickets?

Jonas
09-19-2014, 01:37 PM
Got tickets to the Chicago show, but have to say that it was one of the worst ticket purchasing experiences I have ever had. That theatre needs to get their shit together and make a decent ticket sale site if they're going to be pulling names like Damo.

Not sure how big that venue is, but hes unfortunately been away long enough to not be that big of a name any more.