Publications

Gavin Friday, Neil Hannon, Marc Almond on Jacques Brel

Gavin Friday, Neil Hannon, Marc Almond and Beirut’s Zach Condon talk to Graeme Thomson of The Guardian on the legendary Belgian singer Jacques Brel: Jacques the lad Cruel, cynical, at times impossible to understand, Jacques Brel has inspired everyone from Bowie to Westlife. Graeme Thomson talks to today’s singer-songwriters about their hero The Guardian, Friday…

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State Magazine: ‘When art and anarchy collide’

Irish music magazine State.ie interviewed Gavin about the Virgin Prunes for their most recent issue. If you’re in Ireland you can pick up the free magazine from Irish stockists, or order your copy through the State.ie’s website. You can also read the article ‘When art and anarchy collide’ online.

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The ghosts of Gavin Friday

Written, produced and arranged by Mr Friday and the boy d’Angelo A Dubalinn Dialogue One Act Musickal Radio Play Persons: Gavin Friday: Brendan Behan: Oscar Wilde: David Bowie: Marc Bolan: Peig Seyers: Mr Pussy: Ma and Da Friday: Two Bootboys: Two Oul’Wans: Enrico Caruso Scene: 31st December 1999 Dublin City – Northside PLAY AT MAXIMUM…

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Gavin Friday – The Light and Dark

In five chapters, ‘The Light and Dark’ explores the themes and influences that inspired Gavin Friday in making his first solo album ‘Each Man Kills the Thing He Loves’. It takes the reader from Gavin’s home town Dublin to Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris and back, following the artist on his first solo tours around the world.…

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What does Gavin Friday know?

From ‘Dubliner’ magazine, October 2004 If I had to define fame, I’d say that’s it’s being fucked. Life on the road? When I am touring, I love performing, but I absolutely hate tour buses. The very first thing that I thought of when I woke up this morning was ‘oh no, not another early morning…

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From the Cradle to the Stage

From the Cradle to the Stage is a book by Alan Swann about Irish artists and the memories of what helped them shape their success. Gavin talks about what influenced him in becoming a singer. Other artists include Paddy Moloney, Christy Moore, Samantha Mumba, Luka Bloom, Jerry Fish, Paul Brady and many, many others. All…

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