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Artistic Licence: O’Brien’s fine line

22nd April, 2015
Conor O’Brien of Villagers

There are two types of censorship in life. There’s the censorship that other people impose on us, and then there’s the more dangerous, insidious kind: the kind of censorship we impose upon ourselves. Sometimes we don’t speak out about things because of fear of retribution.

Several years ago, I was interviewing Villagers mainman Conor O’Brien. A ferociously talented musician, he was delivering thoughtful responses about the making of his...

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