If you were unable to catch Glen Hansard on Radio Newzealand, Nine To Noon show. You can now stream the interview online.
His career has progressed from busking on the streets of his native Dublin to winning an Oscar – Glen Hansard has been a staple of the Irish music scene since forming The Frames in 1990 and is also one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season with Marketa Irglova. Hansard and Marketa went on to star in the 2006 indie film “Once”, where they composed and performed all of the original songs in the movie. Their song “Falling Slowly” received a 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song and the soundtrack as a whole also received a Grammy nomination.