Number of songs: 4 | Total weeks on charts: 62 Appearing in a total number of: 9 charts | Total period running: 497 days
Gavin James, 22-year-old singer songwriter, has already won Ireland's answer to the Mercury (the Choice Music Prize for 'Song of the Year') and seen his debut EP ('Say Hello') remain on the Irish chart for over 6 months. This rise and development in his home market has gained Gavin sell-out headline dates and wider support tours with the likes of Lianne La Havas, Beth Orton, Kodaline and Marina & The Diamonds.
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.
Gavin sold out Whelans the show was recorded and released in 2015 as live EP, he now embarks on an Irish tour.