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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

Gavin Friday and Eoin Devereux discuss the work of Brian Eno

As part of the Dun Laoghaire Vinyl Festival, Prof Eoin Devereux will be in conversation with Gavin Friday about the work of Brian Eno as producer, collaborator and performer. This event takes place on November 17, 2018 from 1pm. Location: The Lexicon Studio, Dún Laoghaire Tickets (€13.56) are available from EventBrite now.

Atonalist featuring Gavin Friday live in Paris

Gavin Friday will be joining French band Atonalist (Renaud-Gabriel Pion and Arnaud Fournier) for a unique concert at Petit Bain, Paris on September 22. Atonalist released their debut album Atonalism, featuring Gavin Friday on 5 songs, back in CD: Atonalist featuring Gavin Friday. Time table: 20h30 OPEN 21h00 Machinalis Tarantulae 22h30 Atonalist feat Gavin Friday…

Gavin Friday talks Bowie with prof Eoin Devereux

Gavin Friday will be talking David Bowie with Prof. Eoin Devereux as part of the 2018 Dublin Bowie Festival. The event takes place on Sunday January 7 2018, at the Conservative Club on Camden Row in Dublin. Devereux is Assistant Dean for Research in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Limerick,…

Bryars and Friday reprise Nothing Like the Sun in Leeds and Prague

Don’t miss your chance to see and hear Gavin Friday narrate the Shakespeare Sonnets with the Gavin Bryars Ensemble. This October, two shows will take place in Leeds (UK) and Prague (Czech Republic) “Nothing Like the Sun”, the Shakespeare’s Sonnets set to music by composer Gavin Bryars, was commissioned by Opera North and the Royal…

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…

Irish Times reviews Casement Sonata: “a strange and rare gift”

Malcolm MacClancy discusses Gavin Friday’s The Casement Sonata in today’s The Irish Times. He writes: “The Casement Sonata lies in a submerged tradition of modern Irish letters that includes Patrick Kavanagh’s Lough Derg as well as Eugene Watters’ The Week-End of Dermot and Grace (when will some clever radio producer finally stumble across this sonic…

Gavin Friday’s Roger Casement Sonata launches in Dublin

The Casement Sonata, Gavin Friday’s sonic response to the centenary of the execution of Irish nationalist Roger Casement, was launched by Cllr. Rebecca Moynihan, Deputy Lord Mayor, at the Hugh Lane in Dublin on Wednesday evening. The Casement Sonata will be played twice daily in the Hugh Lane in Dublin at 12pm and 3pm and…

Gavin Friday’s The Casement Sonata at The Hugh Lane

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is pleased to present The Casement Sonata by Gavin Friday, a sonic response to the centenary of the execution of Roger Casement in 1916 for the part he played in the Easter Rising. The Casement Sonata will be launched by Cllr. Rebecca Moynihan, Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin on…