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'9' from Damien Rice Follows a New Path

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'9' from Damien Rice Follows a New Path

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'9' from Damien Rice Follows a New Path

'9' from Damien Rice Follows a New Path

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Irish singer/songwriter Damien Rice won fans around the globe with his debut CD, simply titled O. In the four years since then, Rice has teased his adoring fans with a few small releases. But he has finally released a second studio album, 9.

Reviewer Meredith Ochs says it's likely Rice doesn't care what his fans think of it.