Gavin Murphy Songs

County Sligo


45 RPM (Replay Past Memories)
Album released April 24th 2020

“45 RPM sparkles with droll and wonderfully melodic minor pop nuggets.” – Alan Corr,

“Be sure to check this one out – the perfect indie pop” – A&R Factory

“45 RPM is a calming soul massage… perfect” –

GAVIN MURPHY, lead guitarist and band manager for the successful Smiths tribute band These Charming Men, has just released an album of his own songs called “45 RPM (Replay Past Memories).”

The album’s first two singles enjoyed some all-important Irish airplay. Fiachna Ó Braonáin played “My Regret” on RTE Radio 1; “Shipwreck Gold” was playlisted on both Galway Bay FM and KCLR96 FM. Ocean FM made both tracks ‘Single of the Week’ upon their respective releases. Fan favourite “What Am I Doing Here?” has just gone to radio as the third single, and is featured on The Noisy Plug Podcast. Opening track “Into Temptation” has also been playlisted by Eirewave.

Hailing from Dublin’s northside, GAVIN MURPHY now lives in Sligo, were he recorded the album in his home studio. His eldest son, Daragh – an accomplished musician and producer – lives in Oslo. He co-produced three tracks and played on a number of the songs.

Gavin composed the material with friends and collaborators, including Tony Kavanagh (a.k.a. Hometime) and John McGeer. The renowned Rob Malone (David Gray, Hot House Flowers) co-produced “My Regret” and contributed bass to some other tracks.

The album is earning some great reviews!

- Review by Alan Corr for

- Review by A&R Factory:

- Review by

- The Noisy Plug Podcast


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