97 The Swell Season by The Swell Season 2006
Glen Hansard former Commitment and singer songwriter with the Frames (more of them later) started a side project with Czech singer and pianist Markéta Irglová. The songs were recorded in 7 days with added strings.
He apparently sent a tape of the rough mix to Brian Eno who told him to release it exactly as it was
The duo ended up appearing in the film Once (now strangely a musical) with some of the lps songs featured included one that when on to win the Oscar
The whole lp is a subtle delight of heartbreak and pure emotion.
Lies - The Swell Season
You can buy the lp here and it is classic that kind of got lost in the film's success, and deserves to be heard on its own merits