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Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova, The Swell Season - The Swell Season flac album
  • Performer Glen Hansard
  • Title The Swell Season
  • Date of release 2006
  • Country Ireland
  • Style Acoustic, Folk
  • Other formats MPC MMF DMF XM WAV ASF MP3
  • Genre Pop / World & Folk & Country
  • Size MP3 1328 mb
  • Size FLAC 1340 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 960

The Swell Season is a folk rock duo formed by Irish musician Glen Hansard and Czech singer and pianist Markéta Irglová. The Swell Season" name is derived from Hansard's favourite novel by Josef Škvorecký from 1975 bearing the same title. Their debut album, released in 2006, carried the same name.

Songwriter – G. Hansard (tracks: 1 to 6, 8, 9), Irglová (tracks: 3, 5, 7, 10). Violin, Viola – Marja Tuhkanen. Fold-out insert 6-page booklet includes lyrics and photography. Recorded and mixed in Sono Studio, Prague, December 2005. Published by Toby Darling.

The Swell Season is the self-titled and first album by the duo The Swell Season, (Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová), released in 2006. Falling Slowly" went on to be nominated for a Grammy and win the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2008. This Low" (Glen Hansard). Sleeping" (Glen Hansard). Falling Slowly" (Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová). Drown Out" (Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová(chorus only)). Lies" (Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová). When Your Mind's Made Up" (Glen Hansard).

The Swell Season Glen Hansard. This Low. Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova.

In 2005 Glen Hansard, lead singer of The Frames and Marketa Irglova recorded an album together in Prague while working together on the soundtrack of Jan Hrebejk. s movie, Beauty In Trouble. The Swell Season' was released in April 2006 and also featured two Interference musicians, Marja Tuhkanen (violin) and Bertrand Galen (cello). In many ways, it was to prove partly inspirational for John Carney’s 'Once', a low-budget Irish indie film that turned out to be the most successful independent features of 2007

Frames front man Hansard has teamed up with classically trained Czech vocalist and pianist, Irglova to produce this album of affecting songs and compositions. From straight songs to piano instrumentals, "The Swell Season" affords an insight into a whole other side of Glen/The Frames, as well as offering a perfect introduction to this very talented newcomer. The record takes its name from author Josef Skvorecky's book of the same name

Tracklist

1 This Low
2 Sleeping
3 Falling Slowly
4 Drown Out
5 Lies
6 When Your Minds Made Up
7 The Swell Season
8 Leave
9 The Moon
10 Alone Apart

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Sono Studio
  • Mixed At – Sono Studio
  • Made By – Americ Disc

Credits

  • Cello – Bertrand Galen
  • Guitar, Vocals – Glen Hansard
  • Piano, Vocals – Marketa Irglova
  • Violin, Viola – Marja Tuhkanen

Notes

Recorded and mixed in Sono Studio, Prague, December 2005.

Jewel case edition with white tray.
5-panel foldout front inlay with lyrics.

Catalog number is printed as 'OC25CD' on the spine.
Catalog number is printed as 'OC 25' on the disc face.

Made in Canada.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 036172612529
  • Matrix / Runout: MADE IN CANADA BY AMERIC DISC 0M0S6<0241>OC25D

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
plateau 12 cd Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova, The Swell Season Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova, The Swell Season - The Swell Season ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Plateau Records plateau 12 cd Ireland 2006
URA189 Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova - The Swell Season ‎(CD, Album) Spunk URA189 Australia 2006
OC25, OC25LP The Swell Season The Swell Season ‎(LP, Album) Overcoat Recordings, Overcoat Recordings OC25, OC25LP US 2006
MAM316-2 Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova - The Swell Season ‎(CD, Album) Indies Records MAM316-2 Czech Republic 2006
OC25CD Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova, The Swell Season Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova, The Swell Season - The Swell Season ‎(CD, Album) Overcoat Recordings OC25CD US 2006