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By: Eskimofriends  05/12/2011

Lisa Hannigan's new album, Passenger, which is earning great reviews across the United States and the UK has entered the Irish charts at number 1. Congratulations to Lisa and her awesome team! Here is the video for "Knots", the first single to be taken from the album:

KCRW has made available a track from Lisa's New album Passenger for your listening pleasure! To hear the track "Knots" just go . Lisa also performed yesterday on BBC 2 Radio's Dermot O'Leary Show. You can listen back to it . The relevant section starts at two hours and five minutes into the show. Lastly - Lisa has a new website at !

Last Saturday night Lisa Hannigan performed "Blue Moon" on Irish TV with Cathy Davey (see the video below). Both are amongst the performers at the upcoming Turning Pirate Mixed Tape New Year's Eve Party in Vicar Street, Dublin. Other performers include: Rhob Cunningham, Neil Hannon, Jerry Fish, David O'Doherty, Gavin Glass, Richie Egan, The Ambience Affair, Tucan, Laser Tom and the Blast Crew. Hope to see you there!

Lisa also spoke on Irish radio about this gig recently..

Congratulations to everyone who's been involved in the campaign for her release!

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