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Free Download: The Villagers' 'Cecelia & Her Selfhood'

Get the Irish band's heartbreaking tune and watch the video

September 23, 2011 1:35 PM ET
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Conor J. O'Brien of Villagers
Julien Bourgeois

Click to listen to Villagers' 'Cecelia & Her Selfhood'

The newest release from indie-folk band Villagers is "Cecelia & her Selfhood," a beautifully mellow song that has long been a favorite at the band’s live shows. Simple in structure and sound, "Cecelia" showcases the crisp, romantic vocals of frontman Conor O’Brien in a way that is eerily reminiscent of another Irish crooner, Damien Rice. "They saw me when I stumbled and they watched you help me stand,"  O’Brien coos.

The band also released a short film for the track, which "charts the development of a young man as he navigates his way through an impressionistic landscape in search of an elusive monster which is intent on destroying his childhood home."

You can watch the video below, and download the track for free here.

Villagers - Cecelia & Her Selfhood from Domino Recording Co on Vimeo.

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