LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 10: Glen Hansard visits 'Once' at Phoenix Theatre on May 10, 2013 in London, England.
Sometimes you’re doing it really selfishly, sometimes you’re doing it selflessly ... Hopefully a good gig is somewhere in the middle. It’s not entirely up to the audience and it’s not entirely up to you. When the singer is right and the audience is right, there is a magic that can exist between the two.
You spend time with some people and you just want to be a better writer, you want to commit more to your work ... I want to be a better musician when I’m around Sam.More quotes »
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