2008 is going fast and “Falling Slowly”

Remember back in the Fall of 2006 when Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova stopped by the Hideout and casually performed some new music they were working on with their friends? They were trying to learn the music for a movie they were filming?

Yes, that was them again (though it’s no longer “last night”) at the Oscars performing the song with a full orchestra, and then accepting the award for “best original song.” How about Jon Stewart breaking Oscar tradition, and letting Marketa come back to finish her acceptance speech. Is this really happening?

What’s next? A Chicagoan sweeping the primaries, and securing the Democratic nomination for the presidency of the United States?

Life is good!!!

Can we do this in America? YES WE CAN!!!

“Once” has been Nominated for an Oscar – yes an Oscar!

Once “Falling Slowly” Music and Lyric by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

And it was also nominated for two Grammys!