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HANNIGAN: I think people maybe have a skewed idea of what making it in America is.
There was much talk about the lengthy hiatus between U2 albums before they dropped Songs of Innocence into half a billion i Tunes accounts last month, but such a gap was nothing for those waiting for Damien Rice to get around to releasing a follow-up to 'difficult' second album, 9. "When I started off in music," he says, "I started with a real innocence, a real love for the instrument, the writing the songs, the playing the songs and the sharing and the recording and experimenting. "Then, this thing called success came and something happened at some point where I became disenchanted and I lost the innocence.
Once a bandmate of fellow Irishman Damien Rice, Hannigan was unceremoniously fired by her former beau in 2007, an abrupt shift that spawned a now blossoming solo career. I try not to look at comments, because everyone says such awful things.
All smolder and solemnity in her previous gig, the songstress has since traded her muted wardrobe and mysterious stage presence for an assortment of colorful dresses and equally sunny tunes. You know, I think that those things can be quite interesting. I wouldn’t have been comfortable in the Damien crew to have a documentary. OLOIZIA: Do you think there was added pressure in writing and recording a new album because of how well your debut was received? I think it always is the way with your first thing, people are like, “Oh, well done, you.” [There’s a certain element of that to it.
I’m thinking of an artist like Robbie Williams who is huge overseas, but just never really cracked it here.
There’s certain people who can’t really seem to make that transition.