One half of the Oscar-winning duo The Swell Season, Marketa Irglova is set to release her debut solo album Anar this coming Friday 21st October.

She has announced a trio of intimate Irish dates in support of it:

Thursday 3rd November - Pepper Canister Church, Dublin

Friday 4th November - Triskel Christchurch, Cork

Saturday 5th November 2011 - St. Nicholas' Church, Churchyard St., Galway

Meanwhile, check out the first video from Anar - Crossroads - below.