Starring Stephen Rea and with original music by Gavin Friday, Patrick McCabe’s radio play “Country & Irish” airs this Saturday, at 9.45pm GMT on BBC Radio 3. In the Irish Midlands – where sentiment and psychopathy do an old-time waltz, and no-one gets out of the ballroom alive, Donie ‘Jellybelly’ Burris’s life is in free-fall.…

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Update Feb 10, 2014: Artist, Brian Maguire; Director, Mark Mc Loughlin and Director of Frontline Defenders, Mary Lawlor will present a screening of “Blood Rising”, in the European Parliament on Tuesday 11th of February. This is the first step in an international human rights campaign to bring attention to the hundreds of uninvestigated murders of…

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Gavin Friday has composed music for a new documentary about Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn by director Klaartje Quirijns. “Anton Corbijn Inside Out” is an intimate and revealing portrait of an influential artist and the result of almost four years of filming by Quirijns. The documentary features appearances by many of the artists Corbijn has worked…

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Gavin Friday has teamed up with producer Hal Willner to create the score for ‘Chelsea on the Rocks‘, a new movie by director Abel Ferrera (Bad Lieutenant, King of New York). Willner and Friday recorded the score as a live improvisation to the picture over two days in Manhattan earlier this month. Musicians included Tony…

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Gavin and Maurice’s score for Jim Sheridan’s ‘In America’ has been nominated for an Ivor Novello award. The awards ceremony will take place in London in May this year. The IVORS are internationally respected as the premier award ceremony to reflect the talent of British songwriters and composers and their contribution as the creative source…

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Lyric FM, ‘The Green Room’ will be airing an hour long “Gavin Friday Christmas soundtrack special” on Saturday, December 27th. Gavin will be talking about score and play some of his favourties. You can listen to Lyric FM online from their website.

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The ‘In America’ soundtrack will be released on Warners in the U.K. and Ireland on November 21st. In the U.S.A. the album is on Atlantic Records, out on November 25th. Track listing: 1. Time Enough For Tears 2. Some things you should wish for 3. All our troubles have flown away 4. Mr American Dream…

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The release date for Jim Sheridan’s In America has been put back till November 26. You can watch a trailer including Gavin and Maurice’s music on Fox Searchlight’s site. The song for the film, written by Friday, Seezer and Bono and sung by Andrea Corr has been recorded. Gavin and Maurice will be working with…

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Jim Sheridan’s new film (score by Friday/Seezer) was shown at the Toronto International Film Festival with a new title: “In America”. Consolation Champs reviews the film.

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The Kirsten Sheridan film Disco Pigs (2001) for which Gavin and Maurice did the score is out on DVD this month. You can pre-order it from BlackStar. Gavin has a little cameo in this film too. No soundtrack album was released for this film, so this DVD is the currently the only way to hear…

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