| ||Lisa Hannigan|
The Girl:Born on Feb. 12, 1981 in Ireland, Lisa Hannigan's best known (for now) for accompanying Damien Rice. Originally an art history student in Trinity College, Dublin, she left to concentrate on singing and began her collaboration with Damien Rice in 2001. She appears on his first two albums, O and 9, and was an integral part of his music, touring extensively with his band until 2007. She has also collaborated with The Frames, Snow Patrol, Herbie Hancock and Mic Christopher and is featured on various compilations and soundtracks. Lisa has also started her own theatre group (The Cowardly Lion Theatre Group), and has performed in Jessamyn Fiore's "The Mysterious World of Birds" in Ireland in 2003.
The MusicLisa is currently working on her debut solo album, which she has finished recording and is currently in the mixing/editing stage. It will hopefully be released by the end of 2008. She's currently on tour in Ireland, and will hopefully be touring more widely after her debut album is released.
The Causes:Lisa is involved in Oxfam's Make Trade Fair campaign, and has lent her vocals to The Cake Sale project for the same cause.