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Lisa Hannigan

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Studio Sessions

Lisa Hannigan.

November 17, 2011 The alluring Irish folksinger recounts her globetrotting experiences on the enchanting Passenger.

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April 24, 2009 The Irish singer explores rich folk-pop textures on her hand-sewn debut, Sea Sew.

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Interviews & Profiles

Lisa Hannigan's second album, Passenger, is out now.

October 30, 2011 The Irish singer discusses recording for an audience of one, and performs live in the NPR studio.

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April 10, 2009 The Irish singer wrote the music on her debut album — and hand-stitched the liner notes, too.

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Lisa Hannigan performs in one of several live concerts for a new tribute album, Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake.

February 6, 2013 Veteran producer Joe Boyd pays tribute to his late friend, the legendary folksinger Nick Drake.

Diamond Mine by King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Bob Boilen's pick for the album of the year.

December 7, 2011 For a year overflowing with wonderful records, a list that refuses to be trimmed down to 10 picks.

Lisa Hannigan plays a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on October 13, 2011.

October 29, 2011 Exuding both musical and personal warmth, the Irish singer mesmerized at the NPR Music offices.

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Lisa Hannigan in the music video for "Knots."

September 20, 2011 The Irish singer-songwriter and her ukulele face flying buckets of colored paint in this new video.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (top), Lisa Hannigan, James Blake, Jesse Sykes (middle row left to right), Neutral Milk Hotel (bottom).

August 30, 2011 Also this week: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah readies its first album since 2007.

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  • Album: Sea Sew
  • Artist: Lisa Hannigan
  • Label: ATO
  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Released: 2011