There is so much going on with Colm right now! His album And Now The Weather was released last week and found itself entering the Irish charts at #15. He’s been doing interviews, tv and radio, including hosting this wonderful “In Session” program on RTÉ Radio 1 last night. Click the link to listen to this enjoyable hour of songs and chats with Colm and some of his artist friends you might now. You can keep up with Colm news at his website – press & interviews here, radio & tv here. And if you haven’t gotten the record yet, you can buy the CD from his website shop or digital via iTunes as an English version OR an Irish version!
Colm & Glen have both done some recent radio interviews for their respective record releases. Listen in:
Colm talked with Philip King at South Wind Blows on RTÉ Radio 1 & they played a couple of tunes from the new record, And Now The Weather due out April 17 (you can pre-order it now here!).
Glen’s been chatting with a few folks about his Jason Molina tribute EP coming out March 17 – it’s called It Was Triumph We Once Proposed…Songs of Jason Molina & it features some of Jason’s old Songs:Ohia bandmates as well as Mr. Rob Bochnik. This group will be on Late Night with David Letterman on March 17.
– At WHFB radio in Bloomington, Indiana (the home of Jason’s record label Secretly Canadian) Glen talked & sang 2 songs.
– An impromptu interview with Ray D’Arcy at RTÉ Radio 1 (just after recording an interview with NPR at the station)
– NPR Weekend Edition Sunday “What Glen Hansard Learned From His Friend Jason Molina”
Exciting news today – Colm is releasing his second solo record a mere 7 years after his debut The Hare’s Corner! And Now The Weather (Agus Anois An Aimsir) will be available on 17 April and on that night there’s a launch party at Whelan’s to celebrate. Tickets for the gig are on sale this Thursday 12 February at the Whelan’s website. Read more about the record on Colm’s site & listen to a new track “The Finnish Line” here on soundcloud.
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