Long before Glen Hansard got international fame as the goo-goo-ga-ga cute in that awkward with an accent way in ‘Once’ and subsequently formed the group Swell Season, he was writing and performing songs with the Frames. And back then Dave introduced me to this little ditty.
Please promise me you will listen to this at a volume MUCH louder than you think is necessary.
The song is easy. Simple lyrics. Beautiful music. I won’t bother to try and analyze such a lovely thing that you can simply listen to yourself and feel.
Star, star teach me how to shine, shine, teach me so I know what’s going on in your mind…