Glen hansard dating history
In the episode, "Trouble in Candyland", he performed "High Hope", a single from his solo debut Rhythm and Repose.Hansard and The Frames toured as the support act for Bob Dylan in Australia and New Zealand in August 2007 and Hansard often performs Van Morrison's songs in concert.They released an eponymous album, The Swell Season (album), on Overcoat Recordings in 2006.In 2007, she co-starred with Hansard in the indie movie Once, written and directed by John Carney.is an Irish songwriter, actor, vocalist and guitarist for Irish group The Frames, and one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season.He is also known for his acting, having appeared in the BAFTA-winning film The Commitments, as well as starring in the film Once, which earned him a number of major awards, including an Academy Award for Best Song and dozens of nominations between 2007–08.He formed his own band The Frames in 1990, and the group have been gigging regularly in Ireland since.Hansard came to international attention as guitar player Outspan Foster in the 1991 Alan Parker film The Commitments, after attending the New York Film Academy School of Acting.
Hansard guest-starred in an episode of the TV series, Parenthood, playing himself.
Songs that he has recorded include Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River" on Even Better than the Real Thing Vol. A new album of original songs recorded as The Swell Season with Markéta Irglová and entitled Strict Joy was released on 27 October 2009 on the ANTI- record label.
In the summer of 2011, he joined Eddie Vedder on his American solo tour in support of Vedder's solo album, Ukulele Songs.
Aside from his projects with The Frames and Irglová, Hansard also took part as a member of the band on the 2006 Oxfam charity album, The Cake Sale.
Hansard has recorded several cover songs, both alone and with band member Colm Mac Con Iomaire, for the Today FM discs Even Better than the Real Thing. He voiced a role on an episode ("In the Name of the Grandfather") on The Simpsons as an Irish busker.
On 22 April 2006, he released his first album without The Frames, The Swell Season, on Overcoat Recordings in collaboration with Czech singer and multi-instrumentalist Markéta Irglová, Marja Tuhkanen from Finland on violin and viola, and Bertrand Galen from France on cello.