Damien Rice: My Favourite Faded Fantasy

On October 31, 2014, “Damien Rice Music” label released “My Favourite Faded Fantasy”, the third Damien Rice studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Rick Rubin.


  • Damien Rice – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, clarinet, tambourine, pump organ, bass, harmonium, sounds, percussion
  • Joel Shearer – piano, crotales, tambourine, shaker, acoustic and electric guitar, swells, bass, sounds, percussion, electric guitar, cuatro, muted guitar, dulcimer, cymbals, Wurlitzer, bells, vibraphone, celeste, glockenspiel, chimes, harmonium
  • Zac Rae – Wurlitzer, pad, tack piano, vibraphone, Hammond organ, piano
  • David Rawlings – archtop guitar, backing vocals
  • Deron Johnson – piano, Hammond organ
  • Markéta Irglová – vocals, piano
  • Borgar Magnason – double bass
  • Cora Venus Lunny – violin, viola, backing vocals
  • Una Sveinbjarnardottir – violin, viola
  • Gyda Valtisdottir – cello, backing vocals
  •  Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir – cello
  • Bryndis Halla Gylfadottir – cello
  • Julia Mogensen – cello
  • Emil Friðfinnsson – French horn
  • Helgi Jónsson – trombone, backing vocals
  • Colm Ó Snodaigh – tin whistle
  • Shahzad Ismaily – bass, drums, shaker, floor tom, Hammond organ, cymbals, crotales, Moog, cowbell
  • Alex Somers – sampler, bass drum, sub bass, harp
  • Magnús Trygvason Eliassen – drums
  • James Gadson – drums
  • Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Rónán Ó Snodaigh – bodhran, backing vocals
  • Earl Harvin – drums, percussion. tambourine
  • Frank Aarnink – tympani, gong, cymbals
  • Tina Dico – backing vocals
  • Marlana Sheetz – backing vocals
  • Andrew Heringer – backing vocals
  • Robbie Arnett – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Damien Rice.

  1. My Favourite Faded Fantasy
  2. It Takes a Lot to Know a Man
  3. The Greatest Bastard
  4. I Don’t Want to Change You
  5. Colour Me In
  6. The Box
  7. Trusty and True
  8. Long Long Way

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