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Marketa Irglova.

Read Markéta Irglová On World Cafe WXPN

January 24, 2012 – Hear the Swell Season singer perform gliding, piano-centric songs from her first solo album, Anar. WXPN


Marketa Irglova & Sean Rowe

Read Marketa Irglova And Sean Rowe Cover Neil Young's 'Birds'

November 21, 2011 – The Oscar winner and the gritty folksinger collaborate on a gorgeous rendition of the Young classic.


Glen Hansard in The Swell Season.

Watch A Couple Breaks Up, But The Band Plays On

November 10, 2011 – The documentary The Swell Season captures the end of a relationship between two musicians.

Marketa Iglova and Aida Shahghasemi perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on October 4, 2011.

Watch Marketa Irglova: Tiny Desk Concert

November 10, 2011 – At the NPR Music offices, Irglova mixes the exotic and the familiar; sweetness and longing.


Markéta Irglová, one half of The Swell Season, is releasing her first solo album, Anar, on Oct. 11.

Read Listen: Marketa Irglova, 'Go Back'

August 2, 2011 – The Swell Season star introduces the first single from her solo debut, Anar, out Oct. 11.


Read Fall Music Preview

September 21, 2009 – Now on All Songs Considered: previews of some of the fall's most anticipated releases.


Listen 'Once' Bitten: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

May 1, 2008 – The Oscar-winning actor-musicians talk about the success of their film, Once.


Read Songs of the Year: 2007's Best Music

December 24, 2007 – Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson picks his 10 favorite CDs of 2007.

Listen Minnie Driver and The Swell Season in Concert WXPN

July 27, 2007 – WXPN's midday concert series continues with an actress-turned-singer and two singers-turned-actors. WXPN


Listen Live Music from the Film 'Once'

July 26, 2007 – Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova perform selections from the musical film Once, live.


Listen The Kaiser Chiefs, Amiina, Tord Gustavsen Trio

June 28, 2007 – The Kaiser Chiefs, Lily Allen & Mark Ronson; Electronic big band jazz: Mocean Worker; A popsicle...


Listen 'Once' With Feeling: Small Musical Has a Big Heart

May 18, 2007 – John Carney's unpretentious romance has a light-fingered way of mixing music and story.


Read 'Once'

May 17, 2007 – An unassuming romance — sweet and unassumingly authentic. (Recommended)

Listen New-Style Musical: Hansard and Irglova in 'Once'

May 13, 2007 – The singer of the Irish rock band The Frames is attracting attention as a cinematic leading man.


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