Allen Ginsberg Fall of America

Gavin Friday and Howie B have recorded the song “Death on All Fronts (America is Falling)” for the Allen Ginsberg Tribute album The Fall of America, A 50th Anniversary Musical Tribute. A benefit for HeadCount.Org, the album is dedicated to Hal Willner. Musically Interpreting poems from Ginsberg’s The Fall of America: Poems of these States…

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AngelHeaded Hipster, the Hal Willner produced tribute album to the songs of Marc Bolan & T Rex, will be released on September 4th.  The double album features Gavin Friday on two songs: “The Leopards” “She was Born to be My Unicorn / Ride A White Swan” – with Maria McKee

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Anni Hogan Gavin Friday Angels of Romance Lost in Blue

Gavin Friday features on the song “Angels of Romance” on the new album from Anni Hogan (Marc & The Mambas, The Willing Sinners) ‘Lost In Blue’, produced by Dave Ball (Soft Cell) and Riccardo Mulhall. Anni on collaborating with Gavin: “I had met Gavin sometime somewhere back in the day, but only briefly so this…

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U2 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me - sleeve

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…

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Atonalist Record Sleeve

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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