Rhythm and Repose

Rhythm and Repose is the first solo studio album by Glen Hansard. The album was recorded by Patrick Dillett and produced by Thomas Bartlett. The song "Come Away to the Water" was covered by Maroon 5 and Rozzi Crane on the soundtrack for the 2012 film The Hunger Games. The album has sold 77,000 copies in the US as of September 2015.

Track listing

All tracks are written by Glen Hansard.

1."You Will Become"3:48
2."Maybe Not Tonight"5:30
3."Talking with the Wolves"4:43
4."High Hope"3:55
5."Bird of Sorrow"5:50
6."The Storm, It's Coming"3:28
7."Love Don't Leave Me Waiting"4:17
8."What Are We Gonna Do"3:00
11."Song of Good Hope"3:48
Total length:46:43
Deluxe edition bonus tracks
12."Come Away to the Water"3:45
13."This Gift"4:48
14."Rare Bird"3:34
Total length:58:50


  • Glen Hansard- songwriter, vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar (3), rhythm guitar (10), piano (6)
  • Thomas Bartlett- piano, keyboards, string arrangements, pump organ (9, 10), drums (1)
  • Brad Albetta- bass
  • Rob Moose- strings, string arrangements
  • Ray Rizzo- drums (2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10)
  • David Mansfield- slide guitar on "Maybe Not Tonight"
  • Bryan Devendorf- drums on "Talking with the Wolves"
  • Hannah Cohen- backing vocals on "Talking with the Wolves"
  • Javier Mas- Spanish guitar on "High Hope" and "Love, Don't Leave Me Waiting"
  • Jake Clemons- horns on "High Hope" and "Love, Don't Leave Me Waiting"
  • Clark Gayton- horns on "High Hope" and "Love, Don't Leave Me Waiting"
  • Curt Ramm- horns on "High Hope" and "Love, Don't Leave Me Waiting"
  • Sam Amidon- backing vocals on "High Hope" and "Races", banjo on "Races"
  • Cristin Milioti- backing vocals on "You Will Become" and "High Hope"
  • Nico Muhly- string arrangements on "The Storm, It's Coming"
  • Marketa Irglova- backing vocals on "You Will Become" and "What Are We Gonna Do"
  • Aida Shahghasemi- backing vocals on "You Will Become"
  • Joanna Christie- backing vocals on "This Gift"

Chart positions

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