Gavin James

Irelands Choice Music Prize Award Winner for ‘Song Of The Year’

Hotpress – One To Watch – “the fresh-faced soul machine possesses the power to hush a room purely with the sound of his voice” – “Stand out voice, that falsetto just dazzles. One to watch, for sure” – “His voice is absolutely astounding”

Twenty two year old Dubliner singer songwriter, Gavin kicked off 2013 with two No.1 EP in Ireland followed by winning The Irish Choice Music Prize Award for ‘Song Of The Year’. His rise and development in his home market, has gained him sell out headline dates across Ireland and support tours with acts such as Marina & the Diamonds, Ingrid Michaelson, Kodaline, Nouvelle Vague, Beth Orton, Lianne La Havas. Earlier this summer he supported James Blunt on his sold out stadium tour across Europe and has recently return from his first US headline tour dates.

Gavin’s talent comes from his mother side of the family. His great, grandparents were both famous Irish opera singers and had their own album released in the early 1900’s. Gavin began to play guitar aged eight. After leaving school, James gigged around Dublin’s Temple Bar and quickly began getting himself heard. While working on his live technique, his confidence was growing also, ultimately leading him to signed his record deal and he now joins Good Solider Songs impressive roster alongside David Gray, Biffy Clyro, Birdy and The 1975.

Photo Credit – Ryan Jafarzadeh