Marketa Irglova Goes Solo: Watch The Trailer For Anar

Written by September 13th, 2011 at 10:19 am

Since breaking everyone’s hearts in the Irish music film Once, Marketa Irglova has won an Academy Award, appeared on The Simpsons, toured and recorded as one half of The Swell Season, sang with Iron & Wine, and helped put together the Broadway rendition of the movie that made her famous.

Now the 23-year old Czech-born singer and classically-trained pianist is back with her debut solo album, Anar, (the Persian word for “pomegranate”) due October 11 on Anti-.

Recorded in Chicago at Soma Studios, the album was largely inspired by her artistic life in her new home town of New York City.

Watch an exclusive trailer for Anar below.

Marketa Irglova Tour Dates:

October 14 Montreal, QC  Olympic De Montreal
October 15 Toronto, ON  The Sound Academy
November 17 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
November 18 San Francisco, CA  Great American
November 21 Portland, OR Doug Fir
November 22 Seattle, WA Triple Door
November 25 Minneapolis, MN Cedar Cultural Center
November 27 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom
November 28 Washington, DC 9:30 Club seated
November 29 Philadelphia, PA TLA
November 30 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom

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