This is the Glen Hansard that I desperately want to hear a solo career built on.But on is an album that never veers out of Hansard's comfort zone.They had invited us along, Mar and I, and we sat there and had a great time, and I just needed to take a big, long walk afterwards and just sort of take it in.

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So when I first heard Glen Hansard's contribution to soundtrack, "Take the Heartland," I got really excited about what a Glen Hansard solo album could be.

It was loud, aggressive, and spectacularly featured Hansard's yelping higher rangeā€”a return to the feel of his work back with The Frames.

Serving as the perfect culmination of Moderat's studio LP triptych -- which reached its apex with th...

Four years after Marketa Irglova and Glen Hansard took the stage at the Oscars, I still have a hard time separating them in my mind.

On one hand, they are still continuing their work with the Swell Season.

However, they have also expressed a certain amount of uneasiness for their identities to be attached to each other both personally and musically.It's an enjoyable listen, and I'm sure hardcore fans of Hansard will be delighted.But to me, the album feels more like a supplemental side project to he Swell Season than the beginning of an exciting new solo career.It bereaves me to have to bring up Irglova when talking about Hansard.Since the couple's breakup, the two have sent mixed messages about the future of their collaboration in music."What I've learned with 'Once' is there are certain times in your life you just have to learn to accept what comes. Whenever I found myself resisting anything to do with it, I tell myself to just accept it. "It wouldn't happen," predicts Hansard, whose character was last seen boarding a train from Dublin to London to try to sell his songs and possibly reunite with a lost love.