Villagers shares ‘Summer’s Song’ ahead of biggest headline show

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Villagers are pleased to share a brand new single ‘Summer’s Song’.

Featuring a chorus of six flugelhorns, ‘Summer’s Song’ was written and produced by Conor O’Brien and mixed by the legendary Dave Fridmann (Tame Impala, Flaming Lips, MGMT).

In Conor’s words: “’Summer’s’ Song’ is the closest I’ll ever get to writing a pure pop song. I just had to roll with it and I’m glad I did

Listen to ‘Summer’s Song’ by Villagers on the Official Fantasy Premier League playlist on Spotify.

Conor continues, “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”.

The video – animated by Joe May and illustrated by Patricio Bauzá – is equally drenched with memories of summers past and anticipation of those to come.

Fresh from supporting Mumford & Sons on their recent UK arena tour, Villagers will be playing shows throughout the summer including a sold-out gig at Dublin’s glorious Iveagh Gardens (his biggest ever headline – 4000 cap).

A European tour including Paradiso, Amsterdam and the Rolling Stone Weekenders in Germany have also been announced for November.

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