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Rhythm and Repose is a result of Hansard’s last year and a half of living in New York City.
The album was recorded by Patrick Dillett (David Byrne, Arto Lindsay, Laurie Anderson) and produced by Thomas Bartlett (Doveman, The National, Antony and the Johnsons).
The record features the musical talents of Brad Albetta (Martha Wainwright) on bass, Ray Rizzo on drums, Nico Muhly and Rob Moose on strings (Bon Iver, Y Music), David Mansfield on slide guitar (Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Tour), Javier Mas (Leonard Cohen touring band) and half of Bruce Springsteen’s current horn section.
Assisting on vocals are Cristin Milioti (Once, The Musical), Sam Amidon, Marketa Irglova and Aida Shahghasemi (Marketa Irglova touring band).
GLEN HANSARD is an Academy Award-winning singer / songwriter who was born in Dublin, Ireland, on April 21, 1970.
He is the vocalist and guitarist for the musical groups The Swell Season and The Frames.
, his first live show in Dublin since his two night stint in Vicar Street in November 2013.
Special guests for the show will be revealed at a later date.
Tickets to the sure to be life-affirming tour go on sale Nov. Hansard first came to famous for his role in Alan Parker’s 1991 feel-good musical “The Commitments.” That profile-raising performance allowed the Hansard-led Irish indie rock group The Frames to rise to international prominence. 19 - New York, NY - Town Hall (Click here to get tickets) Jan.
Around the time of release, Once the musical, picked up 8 Tony Awards for the Broadway production in New York.
Best known for his work with The Frames, The Swell Season and in the feature film Once, for which he won an Academy Award, Rhythm and Repose is Hansard’s first album of new material since his 2009 release Strict Joy with The Swell Season.
Born to a working-class family, Hansard quit school at age thirteen to begin busking on local Dublin streets.
It was during this time that Glen would meet a number of the musicians who would become his friends for life, as well as becoming the backstory for his character in the film .