Watch Lisa Hannigan Cover “Blue Moon”

August 28, 2012

Lisa Hannigan Blue MoonThere’s a fine line, perhaps, between a cloying ukulele-backed cover and a take that finds some perfectly endearing sweet spot, but Lisa Hannigan can navigate those waters better than most. To wit, here she is singing “Blue Moon” upon request of a TV Noir audience member.

Somewhere a polished radio session version of this is floating around, but this stage version — replete with quick recovery from mistakes and applause at the high notes — is well worth a moment to lift the spirits. Check it out at the 45-second mark above.

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