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Villagers artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

Villagers' Conor O'Brien.

June 6, 2013 Hear an interview with Villagers' Conor O'Brien and an acoustic set of songs from {Awayland}.

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Villagers' Conor O'Brien.

September 13, 2011 Listen to the Irish singer-songwriter perform at Gravity Bar at the Guinness Brewery in Dublin.

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November 29, 2010 Hear talented Irish songwriter Conor O'Brien perform four tunes from his debut album.

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June 14, 2010 Hear tracks from the Irish one-man folk band Villagers' Becoming a Jackal.

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Interviews & Profiles

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August 8, 2010 Conor O'Brien's Becoming a Jackal was recently nominated for Britain's Mercury Prize.

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Discover Songs

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September 10, 2010 He may seem tentative in "Pieces," but Villagers' Conor O'Brien knows exactly what he's doing.

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May 30, 2010 Hear the one-man Irish folk-rock band's debut album in its entirety until its June 8 release.

Reviews

Villagers

September 10, 2010 He may seem tentative in "Pieces," but Villagers' Conor O'Brien knows exactly what he's doing.

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August 8, 2010 Conor O'Brien's Becoming a Jackal was recently nominated for Britain's Mercury Prize.

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More Stories

Villagers' new album, {Awayland}, comes out April 9.

March 31, 2013 Villagers' Conor O'Brien has a great gift for songs that almost always turn something on its head.

Clockwise from upper left: Lisa Germano, Ra Ra Riot, Tom Waits, Keith Richards, Blaudzun.

January 8, 2013 Tom Waits and Keith Richards do a traditional sea chantey. Hear that and more on this week's show.

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December 11, 2012 A new album, {Awayland}, will be out in the U.S. in April. Watch a video for "Nothing Arrived" now.

Glen Hansard performs as part of the Irish band, The Frames.

November 28, 2011 Hear The Frames' Glen Hansard discuss the Irish history that has shaped Dublin's music scene.

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Beach House

December 3, 2010 Download host David Dye's five favorite songs fromĀ World Cafe's many 2010 performances.

Villagers' Conor O'Brien performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

July 19, 2010 Villagers' Conor O'Brien performs a beautiful and memorable solo set in the NPR Music offices.

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Becoming A Jackal

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  • Album: Becoming A Jackal
  • Artist: Villagers
  • Label: Domino
  • Released: 2010
 

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  • Album: Becoming a Jackal
  • Artist: Villagers
  • Label: Domino
  • Released: 2010