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Are These The Greatest Ever Singer-Songwriters?
8. Damien Rice
Damien Rice returned this year with his first record in eight years. After such a hiatus, his third record needed to live up to the previous two, and it certainly did. Stained with red wine and cigarette ash, Rice lives up to the busking-makes-it-big dream so many people share. His music is emotive, often moody, and always beautiful.