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Villagers @ Sound Control Manchester 24/05/11

It’s not even six months since I last caught Villagers at Leeds Cockpit. Despite having just missed out on the Mercury Prize to The XX only a few weeks or so before the event, Conor O’Brien and co still delivered a breathtaking set.They now return with Ivor Novello songwriting award to their name… Continue reading

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2010: My Top Ten Albums

2010 has been a great year for albums. And by great, I mean GREAT. Here are the 10 albums that have made this year unforgettable! Continue reading

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Villagers @ Leeds Cockpit 09/12/10

Despite losing out on this year’s Mercury Prize to the xx, it would be unfair to chalk up 2010 as anything but a huge success for this young Irish band. With the Mercury nomination pushing debut ‘Becoming A Jackal’ to attract comparisons with the likes of Bright Eyes, Leonard Cohen and U2, Villagers are making friends in all the right places. Continue reading

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