Conor O’Brien releases new Villagers track Summer’s Song

Villagers ( photo: Andy Crossland for Live4ever Media)

Villagers ( photo: Andy Crossland for Live4ever Media)

After a few weeks of sunny weather in the UK and a baked Glastonbury Festival, Conor O’Brien has released a new Villagers track entitled Summer’s Song which he says is the ‘closest he’ll ever get to writing a pure pop song’.

“I just had to roll with it and I’m glad I did; it was really just an excuse to make the horns sound like sunbeams. Boy it’s fun to play live. I can’t quite believe we managed to get the magical touch of Dave Fridmann in on the mix.”

He can have fun then during the Irish dates which are coming up this month, and the run of European festivals which are scheduled for August.

Tour dates:

12 – Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
18 – Galway Arts Festival, Galway
19 – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
20 – Ballykeeffee Amphitheatre, Kilkenny

2 – Festival N2, Chaves, Portugal
7 – Moods Festival, Bruges, Belgium
15 – Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh
16 – Green Man Festival, Abergavenny, Wales
23 – Open House Festival, Bangor
30 – Into The Great Wide Open, Vlieland, Netherlands
31 – Bruis Festival, Maastricht

1 – Golden Leaves Festival, Darmstadt, Germany

7 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
8 – LantarenVenster, Rotterdam, Netherlands
9 – Rolling Stone Park Festival, Rust, Germany
11 – Zakk, Dusseldorf, Germany
12 – Strom, Munich, Germany
13 – UT Connewitz, Leipzig, Germany
16 – Rolling Stone Beach, Weissenhauser Strand, Germany
17 – Burgerweehuis, Deventer, Netherlands
18 – Het Depot, Leuven, Belgium

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