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Glen, get your suit dry cleaned

The men and women from the Academy have said “yo, Glen and Mar shall go to the ball”. Yes, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s Oscar nomination for Best Song for “Falling Slowly” from Once is back on tracks. The song …

Wed, Jan 30, 2008, 08:50

   

once.jpgThe men and women from the Academy have said “yo, Glen and Mar shall go to the ball”.

Yes, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s Oscar nomination for Best Song for “Falling Slowly” from Once is back on tracks. The song is eligible to be considered for an Oscar because, well, it obviously meets all the criteria necessary to be considered for an Oscar.

Per the dude from the Academy:

The Academy’s music branch executive committee has met and endorsed the validity of “Falling Slowly” as a nominated achievement. The committee relied on written assurances and detailed chronologies provided by songwriter of “Falling Slowly,” the writer-director of “Once” and Fox Searchlight.

Fab. Now, is someone going to organise one of those big homecoming ticker-tape parades for when the pair win the gong?