Villagers

Irish group fronted by Conor J. O'Brien. Formed 2008
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Villagers

Villagers Biography (Wikipedia)

Villagers are an Irish indie folk band from Dublin, formed in 2008. As well as songwriter and vocalist/guitarist Conor O'Brien, the band currently consists of Danny Snow (bass, upright bass), Cormac Curran (keyboards), Gwion Llewelyn (drums, flugelhorn) and Mali Llywelyn (harp).

The band came to prominence in 2010 with the release of their debut album, Becoming a Jackal. Released to critical acclaim, the album was shortlisted for the 2010 Mercury Prize and the Choice Music Prize. The band's second studio album, {Awayland} was released in 2013. It won the Choice Music Prize that year and was also shortlisted for the 2013 Mercury Prize. In 2015 they released their third album, Darling Arithmetic, and the following year Where Have You Been All My Life? - a compilation of live reworkings of some of the band's best-known tracks. In May 2016 Darling Arithmetic won the Ivor Novello award for Best Album.

Villagers have performed at several music festivals and toured with Grizzly Bear, Tracy Chapman, Bell X1, Tindersticks and Elbow.

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Whitcha Lineman
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Whitcha Lineman
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Wichita Lineman
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Wichita Lineman
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Memoir
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Memoir
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The Pact (I'll Be Your Fever)
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The Pact (I'll Be Your Fever)
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Becoming A Jackal
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Becoming A Jackal
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My Lighthouse
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My Lighthouse
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Nothing Arrived
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Nothing Arrived
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Courage
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Courage
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Ship Of Promises
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Ship Of Promises
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The Waves
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The Waves
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Fortunate Child
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Fortunate Child
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Darling Arithmetic
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Darling Arithmetic
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Tightrope
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Tightrope
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When A Child Is Born
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When A Child Is Born
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Nobody Does It Better (Saturday Session Archive)
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Nobody Does It Better (Saturday Session Archive)
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Set The Tigers Free
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Set The Tigers Free
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Past BBC Events

6 Music Festival: 2015
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Tyneside
2015-02-20T17:19:13
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2015
6 Music Festival: 2015

6 Music Festival: 2015

17:00
Tyneside
Reading + Leeds: 2013
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezc5d4
Reading
Leeds
2013-08-23T17:19:13
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2013

Reading + Leeds: 2013

Reading
6 Music at Latitude: 2013
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ex3v4f/acts/af8hzc
Henham Park, Suffolk
2013-07-19T17:19:13
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Jul
2013
6 Music at Latitude: 2013

6 Music at Latitude: 2013

Henham Park, Suffolk
T in the Park: 2013
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2013-07-12T17:19:13
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Jul
2013
T in the Park: 2013

T in the Park: 2013

17:00
Balado, Kinross-Shire
Glastonbury: 2013
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2013-06-28T17:19:13
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2013
Glastonbury: 2013

Glastonbury: 2013

07:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton

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