December 6th, 2008

(music) lashes: glass

Zooey: "I'd rather be a songwriter than an actor" & Volume One Makes Paste's Album of the Year

She & Him: Volume One
Matt Ward and Zooey Deschanel make Paste’s album of the year

The sound at Park City, Utah’s Sundance House is terrible, and a chunk of the crowd is more interested in chattering and munching on hors d’oeuvres than paying attention to the duo on guitar and piano, even if it is the debut performance of what will eventually be known as She & Him—the collaboration between indie-music darling M. Ward and movie star Zooey Deschanel. This 2007 Sundance Festival audience doesn’t get high points for attentiveness—they’ve already pretty much ignored Glen Hansard of The Frames playing alongside Markéta Irglová, his co-star in the buzzing film Once.article continues after the cutCollapse )