Glen Hansard Quotes

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Glen Hansard Quotes

Ive always loved playing solo. I guess in a way I just feel blessed to be able to make music. My favorite thing is usually whatever Im doing right there and then.
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I've always felt that if I ever got cynical, I would have to stop making music because I'd just be poisoning the air.

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You know, albums are a funny thing. They're not like an intellectual decision. It's a collection of your kind of musings.

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I've realized, you know, having turned 40, that rest is just as important as work. In fact, it's equally as important.

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I think inside every rock journalist, there's somebody who wishes they had the courage to live the life that they're not, and that they're writing about. But at the same time, inside every songwriter, I guess there's a wish for happiness.

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Certain songs have a life, and certain songs don't. A song is like a saddle: you ride it for a while, and if it's the right kind of song you can sing it for the rest of your life. And then other songs are only really important for certain periods of your life, and you move on from them and find yourself not necessarily needing to sing them anymore.

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I grew up wearing black arm-bands when the hunger strikers died. I went on those marches. I grew up basically a Provo, though I never obviously got into any activities. I was writing 'IRA, Brits out' on walls all over where I grew up, but that was a false sense of Irishness.

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Everything about singing, I learned from busking. Everything I learned about songwriting, I learned from busking. Busking, you learn people, you learn about reading people. You learn about reading the atmosphere of the street. If you stand still in any city long enough, you see everyone pass you by. It's almost like you get to know personality types, just by watching people walk past. You get a sense for things.

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Relationships can be about yourself, they can be about you and your god, you and your people, you and your family. It can be about a lot of different stuff. And it is.

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I absolutely adore the alchemy of a bit of an idea.

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