New Swell Season Album Coming In September, US Tour

The new Peter Katis produced album by The Swell Season entitled “Strict Joy,” will hit store shelves on September 29, 2009 on ANTI- Records. According to the band’s website, a fall US tour will be announced shortly. Strict Joy track listing and European tour dates after the jump.

The Swell Season Played The Virgin Mobile Festival, Playing Summerstage

The Swell Season at The Virgin Mobile Festival (08/09/08) Photos: Tim Griffin for Bumpershine/Virgin Mobile Festival Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, otherwise known as The Swell Season played a set at the Virgin Mobile Festival and crack photographer Tim Griffin was there to capture all the action. Still riding high from their Oscar win, Glen…

The Swell Season RCMH Presale Password

The Swell Season Radio City Music Hall May 19, 2008 Presale Starts: February 29 @ 10am Presale Ends: February 29 @ 10pm Password: FALLING Regular On Sale Saturday @ Noon

The Awards Show Bump

Congratulations to Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova and John Carney (the director of Once) on winning the Academy Award for Best Original Song and having the number one selling album on As Drake said, let’s hope it translates into some Billboard action too. Though as a host he was so-so again, Jon Stewart gets high…

Glen and Mar to Perform at Oscars, Swell Season Tour (RCMH Show)

“Falling Slowly” from Once This is surely one reason to stay home and watch the show. Variety has the rundown on all of this year’s Oscar musical performances below. Performers of the nominated songs will include Amy Adams (“Happy Working Song”), Kristin Chenoweth and Marlon Saunders (“That’s How You Know”) and Jon McLaughlin (“So Close”)….