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Gavin Murphy Songs

Indie // Riverstown, Sligo


Gavin Murphy (Gavin Murphy Songs) is an alternative indie pop artist who hails from the north side of Dublin, Ireland. He is currently a music tutor for Music Generation Ireland and band manager of These Charming Men.

Break Down Every Door is Gavin Murphy’s new highly anticipated upcoming single which was written and recorded in Gavin Murphy’s home studio in Sligo, Ireland.

“’Break Down Every Door’ is about the frustrations of trying to get your art past the gatekeepers and tastemakers in order to be discovered and heard. The lyrics are also relatable to anyone who is just trying to get on in life”

Gavin describes his sound as “Indie pop/rock with a meaningful and modern twist”.

In 2020, he released his debut album ‘45 RPM (Replay Past Memories)’ which was recorded and produced by Gavin in his home studio in Sligo. The record picked up high praise by the likes of HotPress, RTE Entertainment, RTE Radio 1 and many more.

His previous single “Who Was That?” was played on RTE Radio 1, Ocean FM, Dundalk FM and Shannonside FM.

Gavin has performed at numerous gigs and festivals such as Electric Picnic 2022, Whelans and even performed a live acoustic session on Ocean FM and was a finalist for the Irish music month 2022.

“I am inspired by timeless pop songs and melodies.

Lyrically my songs must convey real life experiences and are delivered with genuine emotion, so the listener can engage and relate to the songs”

Gavin’s musical influences include the likes of: Fleet Foxes, New Order, The Smiths, Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys.

“Album of the Week” - RTÉ Radio 1

“45 RPM the result is bittersweet, nostalgic and fun” - Hot Press

“45 RPM sparkles with droll and wonderfully melodic minor pop nuggets” - Alan Corr, RTÉ Entertainment

“45 RPM is a calming soul massage perfect for sitting in the sun and daydreaming“ -

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