Gavin’s list of ‘inspirational’ songs appeared on ZooRadio, a U2.com / Radio Free Virgin collaboration launched in November 2002. “Aht Uh Mi Hed” by Shuggie Otis “Aladdin Sane” by David Bowie “Amsterdam” by Jacques Brel “Ave Maria” by Enrico Caruso “Cosmic Dancer” by T. Rex “Death Disco” by Public Image Ltd “Hounds of Love” by…

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Gavin guest-DJ’ed at B.P. Fallon’s ‘Death Disco Dublin’ at Eamon Doran’s on Sunday June 2, 2002. B.P. Fallon: “It’s a great vibe, a special treat, that Gavin Friday is coming down to do some spinning. Even before his full-on madness/genius with The Virgin Prunes he was at the cutting edge, this thrusting artist spawned on…

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Gavin appeared on Lyric FM’s Cinema show to talk about and play some of his favourite film scores. 1 The Third Man Harry Lime Theme A. Karas 2 In America The third wish (main theme/finale) Friday-Seezer Ensemble Friday/Seezer Warner Atlantic 7567837062 3 Fargo C. Burwell Madfish Movies SMACD 808 4 Taxi Driver B. Hermann Orchestra…

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Gavin and John Kelly played Gavin’s choice of music on ‘Mystery Train’ on March 21, 2003. These were the tracks they played: First hour: 1. Virgin Prunes – Sweethomeunderwhiteclouds 2. Pere Ubu – Modern Dance 3. Wire – LowDown 4. Human League – Being boiled 5. Psychedelic Furs – Love My Way 6. David Bowie…

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List of songs chosen by Gavin for John Kelly’s Mystery Train on RTE Radio 1, Fri 11 Aug 2000 On John Kelly’s Mystery Train, Gavin recalled his encounter with Nico, showing up at a Virgin Prunes gig in Manchester in 1984. He chose tracks by Duke Ellington, Brendan Behan, John McCormack, Thomas Hampson, Roxy Music,…

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