Category Archives: Releases

Gavin Friday on new Paul Brady album

Gavin Friday is among the many artists who join Paul Brady on his new album The Vicar Street Sessions, presenting highlights of Brady’s 23-gig run at the Dublin venue 14 years ago. The album also features Van Morrison, Sinéad O’Connor, Ronan Keating, Mark Knopfler and Bonnie Raitt.

The Vicar Street Sessions: Volume 1 will be released on Monday April 27.

Gavin Friday and Howie B’s unique take on Shakespeare

Gavin Friday has collaborated with Howie B on a song called ‘The Summer’s Flower’. Recorded last summer in Dublin, it is their unique take on a Shakespeare Sonnet. The song is featured on Howie B’s new album ‘Down with the Dawn’, out April 7 on HB Recordings. Listen to the song on Spotify. For more…

Gavin Friday records Big Star’s Kangaroo

Gavin Friday has recorded vocals for the song “Kangaroo” by Big Star (Alex Chilton) on the compilation album “Why hast Thou forsaken me” by Universal Daughters. The band Universal Daughters, put together for the project, includes among others Mike Patton’s guitarist Alessandro “Asso” Stefana, Mamuthones’ drummer Maurizio Boldrin and members of Verdena (one of Italy’s…

Hal Willner’s Son of Rogue’s Gallery features Gavin Friday

Gavin Friday sings “Tom’s Gone to Hilo” with Shannon McNally on Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys. Produced by Hal Willner, the double album will be released February 19 on Anti-Records. Executive produced by Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski, the compilation two-disc recording of sea shanties also features Tom Waits, Michael…

Veda releases ‘I want to live’ featuring Gavin Friday

Dublin drag star Veda releases “Transphibian”, an EP featuring Gavin Friday, David Hoyle and Caoimhe Derwin. Gavin Friday sings backing vocals on Veda’s cover of “I Want To Live” which originally appeared on Gavin’s album Adam ‘n’ Eve. The three other tracks on the EP were co-written and produced by Ian Henderson. Available on iTunes…

Achtung Baby Covers Album to Benefit Concern’s Famine Work

(Ǎhk-to͝ong Bāy-Bi) Covered, The Achtung Baby Covers Album featuring Gavin Friday doing U2’s The Fly is now available for download worldwide* on iTunes. All proceeds will benefit Concern Worldwide’s work in famine-stricken areas of East Africa. The album was was conceived for Q Magazine to mark their 25th Anniversary issue and coincides with the 20th…

Gavin Friday’s first three solo albums re-issued on iTunes

Irish singer Gavin Friday releases his first three solo albums on Island records through iTunes on October 24th. Gavin Friday is excited to announce the reissue of his first three solo albums by Island Records on iTunes on October 24th. It is the first time the Irish singer, songwriter and composer’s acclaimed albums Each Man…

Gavin Friday on The Devil in Love (CD)

Gavin Friday has contributed a track to “The Devil in Love”, a soundtrack to the 1772 occult novel “Le Diable amoureux” by Jacques Cazotte. Cazotte’s story follows the young nobleman Alvare as he summons Satan, who appears to him first in the shape of a dreadful camel, then as a spaniel dog and finally as…

“Love Life and Limb” featuring “Lipstick” with Gavin Friday

Dublin-based band Preachers Son (Brian Hogan of Kíla and Emmaline Duffy-Fallon previously of Engine Alley) released their debut album “Love Life and Limb” last Friday, October 15th. “Love Life and Limb” features the song “Lipstick” with Gavin Friday on vocals. The song, and the album, can now be downloaded from iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby.…