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Alfred Music Publishing Releases The Swell Season: Strict Joy Piano/Vocal Songbook

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, is excited to release The Swell Season: Strict Joy, an album-matching folio arranged for piano and voice, including chords for guitar.

The Swell Season: Strict Joy is the follow-up to the 2007 surprise hit film Once and its gold-certified, Academy award-winning soundtrack. The Oscar-winning duo The Swell Season, consisting of Frames frontman Glen Hansard and Czech ingénue Marketa Irglova, brings you twelve new, original songs that document a time of great change. This authentic folio includes four bonus songs from Once as well as black & white and color photographs.

The Swell Season: Strict Joy piano/vocal songbook is now available for $21.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at

Titles: Low Rising * Feeling the Pull * The Rain * Fantasy Man * Paper Cup * High Horses * Love That Conquers * I Have Loved You Wrong * The Verb * Back Broke * In These Arms * Two Tongues * Leave (from Once) * Lies (from Once) * When Your Mind’s Made Up (from Once) * Falling Slowly (from Once).