Accidental Babies by Damien Rice

Accidental Babies

Did you know?

What is a piano? A musical instrument with a keyboard as its main part played by the means of the keys of the keyboard is known as a piano. This instrument ranks among the most used and most well known musical instruments through out the world. The use of the piano is especially rampant in any form of classical Western music. The instrument used to be the most common musical instrument to be found in 18th and 19th century homes and playing piano used to be the regular form of entertainment. In modern times the piano is regularly used for performances and ensemble employment. It is also a regular as an accompaniment for the contemporary music being produced today. Recently, it has become more of a fad to take piano lesson. Playing piano is also known to aid music composition and rehearsal and hence the piano is popularly used for these purposes. (More...) Show video tutorial!

About the Artist

Damien Rice (born 7 December 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter and musician. As a musician he plays the guitar, piano, clarinet and percussion. Rice began his musical career as a member of the 1990s rock group Juniper, releasing two singles with the band. However, because of increasing interference from their record label, Polygram, he decided to leave the band and pursue a solo career. Striking out on his own Rice spent time living as a farmer in Tuscany and later busked his way around Europe before returning to Ireland. After getting into contact with his second cousin, music producer David Arnold, Rice sent him a demo of his work, which impressed Arnold enough that he bought him a mobile recording studio so he could record his debut. After collaborating with several artists throughout Ireland and England, Rice released his debut O on the 1st of February 2002, which peaked at #8 on the UK albums chart and went on to win the Shortlist music prize. O also produced three top 30 singles in the UK, "Cannonball", "The Blower's Daughter" and "Volcano".
Rocket Piano - Learn Piano
Accidental Babies

Did you know?

The Various Kinds of Piano The piano can be broadly classified into two types: the Vertical or Upright piano and the Horizontal or Grand piano. The distinction is made on the basis of the height of the piano in question and the placement of the strings. The upright piano ranges between 36 to 60 inches is usually sub divided into four types: the spinet, the console, the studio and the upright. The spinet has a height of 36 to 38 inches and a width of 58 inches. It is the smallest of pianos and is good for people living in small spaces. However, it is not usually used for professional playing piano because it has less power and accuracy and but that does not mean that it cannot be used in piano lesson and piano tutorial. The console is slightly bigger. Its height ranges between 40 and 43 inches. This kind of piano comes in various styles and hence can be made to match your furniture. The studio is the piano seen in music schools. (More...)