Glen Hansard

  1. Adam Levine's 222 Records To Release Sdtk To His Movie ‘Begin Again’ With Keira Knightley

    June 09, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Adam Levine’s 222 Records has formed a distribution partnership with Interscope Records that kicks in with the release of the soundtrack to Levine's first film, "Begin Again." "Begin Again," which features songs co-written ...

  2. Oscars: 75 Songs -- Adele, Arcade Fire, Jon Bon Jovi -- Deemed Eligible For Academy Awards Consideration

    December 11, 2012 5:10 PM EST Songs written or performed by Adele, Arcade Fire, Jon Bon Jovi and Florence Welch are among the 75 songs that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has deemed eligible for 2013 Oscar consideration. The 75 includes a few documentary entr ...

  3. Album Reviews: Maroon 5, Glan Hansard, Fiona Apple

    June 20, 2012 1:10 PM EDT Maroon 5 Overexposed Producers: various A&M/Octone/Interscope Release Date: June 26 To call Maroon 5 a pop band isn't exactly a stretch. The quintet has hunkered down in that mainstream since 2002's hit-spewing "Songs for Jane.& ...

  4. 'Once' Leads Tony Nominations, 'Spider-Man' Musical Snubbed

    May 01, 2012 11:50 AM EDT The low-tech musical "Once," based on the love story of a Czech flower seller and an Irish street musician in Dublin, got a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Tuesday, proving sentiment can sway nominators just as much as special effects. ...

  5. Sundance London Opens With Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett Talking Music and Film

    April 26, 2012 8:32 PM EDT LONDON -- As screenwriter and best-selling novelist Nick Hornby put it, it is customary on opening nights to say that the guests of honor "need no introduction." But for the pre-amble of the first event of the inaugural Sundance London f ...

  6. Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, Kid Cudi Highlight The Hunger Games Soundtrack

    February 14, 2012 2:48 PM EST Fans awaiting the release of The Hunger Games, Lionsgate's adaptation of the extremely popular book by Suzanne Collins, now know what the world of Panem will sound like. The full soundtrack list was released, and, while it leans a bit on the ...

  7. U2, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, The Script To Star In Doc Series

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U2, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice and The Script will star in the second installment of the "Music of Ireland" documentary series, which originally premiered on PBS stations in February. "Music of Ireland - Welcome to America" will ...

  8. Man Leaps To Death At Swell Season Show

    August 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová of the Swell Season and their crew have issued a statement following a bizarre incident in which a man died at their show last night (Aug. 19) at Saratoga Mountain Winery, California. The audience watched in horror ...

  9. 'Once' Duo Set For U.S. Tour

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Recent Oscar-winning duo Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova will embark on a 27-date U.S. tour this spring, beginning April 23 at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz. Performances will feature the duo's backing band, The Swell Season. The upco ...

  10. Ireland’s Hansard In The Frame For An Oscar

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST The lead vocalist from “the second-biggest band in Ireland” is up for an Oscar. The nominations for the 80th Academy Awards unveiled by the the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today clearly loaded the dice in favor of the previous awar ...

  11. 'Enchanted' Dominates Oscar Song Category

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Songs from the film "Enchanted" dominated the best original song category nominees for the 2008 Academy Awards, which were announced this morning (Jan. 22). Three of the five nods, all with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Sc ...