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Markéta Irglová


Country of origin:

Czech Republic

Type of music generally:

Folky pop

Status:

Most recent release, Muna (2014)

See also:

Markéta Irglová's site

Wikipedia's entry on Markéta Irglová

Her former band, The Swell Season: The Swell Season Site and The Ectophiles' Guide's entry for The Swell Season

Comparisons:

Like her work with The Swell Season

Covers/own material:

Own and co-written

General comments:

Markéta Irglová first gained recognition in the role of "Girl" in the movie Once. The soundtrack gained momentum, and The Swell Season, her band with Glen Hansard, audience grew. Solo, Markéta Irglová does fairly fragile slightly folky-flavored pop.

Recommended first album:

Ånår is the only one we've heard

Recordings:


Ånår

Release info:

2011—Anti

Availability:

Wide

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Markéta Irglová—piano, vocals, acoustic guitar

Guest artists:

Tim Iseler—bass, electric guitar
Aida Shahghasemi—daf, vocals
Rob Buchnick—electric guitar
Sohreh Shayesteh—vocals
Jake Clemons—saxophone
Jaimie Branch—trumpet
Jeb Bishop—trombone
Frank Rosaly—drumbs
Fred Lonberg-Holm—cello

Produced by:

Markéta Irglová and TIm Iseler

Comments:

I love "Crossroads". The whole album is great. (christina_skov@hotmail.com)

Marketa Irglova's new solo album, Anar, is a pretty good debut. While at times it's got a little too much of the earnest piano balladeer thing going on, it's overall quite beautiful. Highlight: "Dokhtar Goochani," sung in Farsi. (JoAnn Whetsell)


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