Click Track: Villagers

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/11/2011

Singles file: Britney Spears, Middle Brother, Curren$y

It may not take down Gaga, but Britney's return single is a winner. (Linda Davidson/TWP) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Britney Spears: "Hold It Against Me" Is it a Gaga slayer? Probably not, but the...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Britney Spears, Curren$y, Middle Brother, Second City Rhythm, Villagers

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 07/21/2010

Polls: If you cared about the Mercury Prize, who would you like to see win it?

The xx, photographed performing live in Washington in March, are up for the Mercury Prize. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards My personal resentment for England's Mercury Prize is rooted in envy. Every year since 1992, the Brits have handed out...

By Chris Richards  |  12:45 PM ET, 07/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Dizzee Rascal, Laura Marling, Mercury Prize, Paul Weller, The XX, Villagers, Wild Beasts

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/18/2010

Be specific: Villagers' Conor O'Brien on life in rock's hottest one man band

It takes a Villagers to get this much buzz. (Courtesy of Windish Agency) By Allison Stewart Villagers is the nom-de-pen of Dublin singer-songwriter Conor J. O'Brien, whose whimsical, darkly fantastical new disc, "Becoming a Jackal," is one of the year's...

By Allison Stewart  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Villagers

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 05/11/2010

Singles file: Nicki Minaj, Villagers, Stat Quo f. Lauryn Hill

Conor O'Brien of Villagers makes some fantastic folk-pop. (Courtesy Fp Music) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Nicki Minaj: "Your Love" (Official Mix) Not only does this Annie Lennox-sampling slow jam provide...

By David Malitz  |  11:00 AM ET, 05/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lauryn Hill, Nicki Minaj, Nirvana, Robyn, Savage Skulls, Stat Quo, Villagers