Following an extensive Sold Out autumn tour in UK, Europe & Ireland, Villagers present The Art Of Pretending To Swim Tour” at The Roundhouse, their biggest London headline to date. Join Conor O’Brien and his extended band of multi-national musicians for this special show. “The Art Of Pretending To Swim” is Villagers fourth studio album recently released via Domino Records.

Formed by Dublin singer/song-writer Conor O’Brien, Villagers came to prominence with the release of their debut album “Becoming a Jackal”. The album went on to be shortlisted for the 2010 Mercury Prize, the Choice Music Prize and Conor was awarded an Ivor Novello for “Best Song Musically & Lyrically” for the title track. The critically acclaimed follow up “Awayland” was shortlisted for the 2013 Mercury Prize and awarded the Choice Music Prize.

In 2016 Conor O’Brien was awarded the prestigious Ivor Novello award for Best Album for “Darling Artithmetic”

Listen to new album “The Art Of Pretending To Swim” below.

Roundhouse turned my world around. It’s a really special place and I wouldn’t be where I am now without it.

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