Be Careful About Loving Women Too Much Lest Other Guys Think You're Gay

When Pitchfork‘s Chris Dahlen wrote a tribute to Liz Phair’s landmark indie masterpiece Exile in Guyville as a review of its 15th anniversary rerelease in 2008, he led with this paragraph: You break all kinds of unwritten rules when you’re a guy who admires a girl. The white suburban kids who idolize gangster rappers are old [Read More...]

Lisa Hannigan Sings Personal Jesus

From October 30, 2009 at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota comes this great live concert footage of Lisa Hannigan’s exhilaratingly arranged and performed cover that’s making the biggest splash during her current shows opening for David Gray: I so want this live performance to show up in a .WAV file and then for it [Read More...]

Lisa Hannigan Interview and Live Performance

Starting at 2 hour 26 minutes 55 seconds, an interview with (and live performance from!) the musically and personally utterly lovely Lisa Hannigan (whom I had the wonderful pleasure of seeing and meeting this summer) on Jonathan Ross’s show from October 17 found here. If you don’t know her yet, take fifteen minutes to get [Read More...]

Permission To Marry

A well-done video. And it does my heart good as ever to hear the strains of Lisa Hannigan in the background.  The song is called “Ocean and A Rock” and it’s simply gorgeous lyrically, musically, and in her performance.  I got to see her live sitting about two feet away from her (if that much) [Read More...]

Lisa Hannigan Nominated For Mercury Prize!

Her album Sea Sew is among my very favorites and so I hope she wins! [Read more...]

Lisa Hannigan’s Lille

The embed has been disabled but I highly recommend you click this link to the irrepressibly charming Lisa Hannigan’s beautiful, arts and craftsy video to her elegant, breathy, perfectly phrased folk song “Lille”. Her whole album Sea Sew beats out dozens and dozens of competitors on my ipod to be one of the few I [Read More...]


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