Category Archives: Releases

Special Record Store Day release: U2 with Gavin Friday on vocals

U2’s ‘Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me’ has been remixed for the 2018’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour and features Gavin Friday and Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne on vocals.

Originally released as a single from the Batman Forever soundtrack album, ‘Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me’ reached #1 in Ireland, #2 in the UK and #1 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks and Modern Rock Tracks charts in the US in 1995. The song has been remixed and used as interstitial music for U2’s 2018’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour and features Gavin Friday and Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne on vocals.

A double-A-sided single for Record Store Day Black Friday 2018 features this new version – The Gotham Experience Remix – alongside a new remaster of the original song.

Release Date: 11/23/2018
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Geffen
Quantity: 7000

Atonalist featuring Gavin Friday release first album Atonalism

French duo ATONALIST (Renaud-Gabriel Pion and Arnaud Fournier) featuring Gavin Friday released their debut album Atonalism on Audiotrauma on May 10th. Order your copy (digital, CD and/or ltd edtion coloured vinyl) from Bandcamp now. Gavin Friday and Renaud-Gabriel Pion Atonalist are joined by Gavin Friday who wrote lyrics and sang vocals on five tracks: “Different…

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…

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…