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Lisa Hannigan, RFH

Lisa Hannigan, RFH

Former Damian Rice sidekick continues her solo charm offensive

All about charisma: Lisa Hannigan in concertDaramunnis

Charm. Lisa Hannigan has it in bucketfuls. An unusual charm, like her unique take on her self-styled “plink plonk rock”. Something homely, warm and very unshowbiz. Whereas her American counterparts might lose themselves in fad diets and obscure activism, Hannigan knits and writes blogs on her favourite recipes. She shouldn’t be a pop star at all. One might be tempted to describe her as being “girl next door”, except nobody really lives next door to anyone this cute and talented.

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Did you not feel she was rather let down by the sound quality at the RFH? Or was that just me?

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