Domino’s VILLAGERS Announce Details Of New Album


The New Album

14th January 2013

 Domino is excited to announce details of Villagers’ new album  {Awayland}, which will be released on 14th January 2013.


 My Lighthouse

Earthly Pleasure

The Waves

Judgement Call

Nothing Arrived

The Bell


Passing a Message

Grateful Song

In a Newfound Land You Are Free

Rhythm Composer


 {Awayland} is the follow up to the Mercury-nominated and Ivor Novello Award winning debut, Becoming a Jackal.  Engineered, produced and mixed at Attica Audio in Donegal by Conor J. O’Brien and Villagers’ guitarist Tommy McLaughlin, the album will be released on CD (WIGCD294)/LP (WIGLP294)/DIGITAL (WIG294D). There will also be a special limited 10” x 10” fabric cover hardback book with silver foil print, containing the album on CD with an exclusive DVD featuring five intimate live performances by Villagers recorded in Ireland (WIGCD294X); these will be signed and only available through Dom Mart. To pre-order the album, click here.


The first single to be taken from {Awayland} is The Waves which will be released on 22nd October 2012. The accompanying video directed by Alden Volney can be viewed here


Villagers will be playing new songs from {Awayland} throughout October and November as follows:-



Thurs 11        Ireland, Kilkenny, The Set Theatre

Wed    17        UK, Gateshead, The Sage Gateshead *

Thu     18        UK, Manchester, Academy *

Sat      20        UK, Glasgow, Barrowlands *

Sun    21        UK, Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre *

Mon    22        UK, London, Brixton Academy *

Tues   23        UK, London, Borderline

Fri       26        Norway, Oslo, Rockefeller *

Sat      27        Sweden, Stockholm, Berns *

Sun    28        Denmark, Copenhagen, Falconer *

Tue     30        Germany, Hamburg, Uebel and Gefaehrlich *

Wed    31        Germany, Berlin, Astra *



Fri       2          Germany, Koln, Essigfabrik *

Sun    4          Belgium, Brussels, Ancienne Belgique *

Tues   6          Holland, Amsterdam, Bitterzoet 

Wed    7          France, Paris, Point FMR

Sun    11        N Ireland, Belfast, Black Box

Tue     13        Ireland, Dublin, Whelans


* = as special guests to Grizzly Bear


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