Photos | Villagers live at the Iveagh Gardens with Aldous Harding

The ever-brilliant Villagers played to a sold-out crowd at the Iveagh Gardens in the heart of Dublin City last night with support from acclaimed songwriter Aldous Harding. The Last Mixed Tape was there to cover the event. All photos by Stephen White. Click and scroll through the gallery below.  

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Villagers – Darling Arithmetic

The Last Mixed Tape reviews the much-anticipated return of Villagers and their third studio album Darling Arithmetic.  ‘Courage’, the albums opening track and lead single, is a definite statement of where we find Villagers on Darling Arithmetic. Imbued with that instantly recognizable way that Conor O’Brien coins a phrase and Villagers ability to blend and intertwine sounds…

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Villagers announce upcoming Irish tour dates

Following on from the unveiling of their new single ‘Courage’ last week, Villagers have now announced dates for their forthcoming tour. Conor O’Brien and company will tour Ireland, the UK and Europe Spring/Summer in support of Villagers new album Darling Arithmetic, which will be released in April 10th. The tour will include four Irish dates including: the Olympia…

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‘Songs I Wish I’d Written’ in Whelan’s line-up

The full line-up has been announced for the forthcoming charity showcase Songs I Wish I’d Written happening in Whelan’s this Thursday, June 5th.   Held in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Songs I Wish I’d Written will feature some of the countries most acclaimed songwriter’s performing personal favourite tracks of theirs as well as original material. The night will also be…

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Villagers – Occupy Your Mind

Alternative-rock outfit Villagers have unveiled their powerful new music video for ‘Occupy Your Mind’. A newly recorded track from songwriter Conor J O’Brien, the lyrics speak out against the Russian government’s controversial anti-gay policies. In a note attached to the music video the Villagers have stated “In the advent of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi,…

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