Once (Music from the Motion Picture). By Glen Hansard, The Swell Season, Marketa Irglova, and Mark. For Piano/Vocal/Guitar. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook. Softcover. 72 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.313403).
ISBN 1423439287. 9x12 inches.
Shot on a shoestring budget, this 2006 Irish musical film captured the hearts of movie-goers – not only with its sweet and authentic plot, but also with its awesome songs, performed by The Frames frontman Glen Hansard and young Czech musician Markéta Irglová, who later banded together as The Swell Season. The soundtrack was nominated for a Grammy, and the lead ballad “Falling Slowly” won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Our folio features 13 tunes from the movie: All the Way Down • Broken Hearted Hoover Fixer Sucker Guy • Fallen from the Sky • Falling Slowly • Gold • The Hill • If You Want Me • Leave • Lies • Once • Say It to Me Now • Trying to Pull Myself Away • When Your Mind's Made Up.