• Villagers - Courage (Official Video)

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    The new album "Darling Arithmetic" will be released on the 13th of April. It will be available on CD, LP and as a digital download.

    Pre-order Darling Arithmetic and receive Courage now:
    iTunes: http://po.st/DarlingArithmetic
    Dom Mart: http://po.st/DarlingArithme...
    Website: http://darlingarithmetic.com

    Darling Arithmetic was written, recorded, produced and mixed by O’Brien at home - the loft of a converted farmhouse that he shares in the coastal town of Malahide to the north of Dublin - revealing a single-minded artist at the peak of his already considerable songwriting powers. It encompasses the various shades of feeling – desire, obsession, lust, loneliness and confusion, and deeper into philosophical and existential territory, across a cast of lovers, friends, family and even strangers. Backing up his supple and emoting vocal and guitar is the subtlest palate of instrumentation – piano, Mellotron (which accounts for the album’s occasional horn and cello tones) and brushes. O’Brien plays every instrument on these exquisite, melodic songs in a sparse, spacious, acoustic-leaning fashion.

    Villagers will be performing three intimate UK & Irish live dates in February and have also been confirmed to play The 6 Music Festival in Tyneside which runs from February 20th to 22nd. A full UK headline tour is to be announced soon.

    05 Feb – IRE: CLONAKILTY Debarras
    06 Feb – IRE: DUNDALK Spirit Store
    20 Feb – UK: HEBDEN BRIDGE Trades Club
    20-22nd Feb – UK: TYNESIDE: 6 Music Festival

    Directed by Niall Cullinane and Sean Leonard Show less
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