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The Art Of Pretending To Swim


Released: 21st September 2018

Always restless and inventive while remaining true to the power and glory of songwriting and melody, Conor O’Brien has made another great leap forward with Villagers’ fourth studio album, ‘The Art Of Pretending To Swim’, released by Domino.
The album was written, produced, mixed and primarily performed by Conor O’Brien in his Dublin studio. Conor won a prestigious Ivor Novello Award for his last studio album, ‘Darling Arithmatic’. His music was also recently featured in critically acclaimed HBO series ‘Big Little Lies’. He has also worked on the upcoming Paul Weller album.  CD in wallet with 12-page booklet.
Heavyweight vinyl LP with 4-page booklet and digital download card. Indies-only edition on black heavyweight vinyl LP with bonus red vinyl 10” featuring the tracks ‘Ada
(Extended)’ and ‘This Is The Art Of Pretending To Swim’, 4-page booklet and digital download card.