The Making Of Jackdaw
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Unless you've been hiding somewhere under a rock, you've probably heard that David has a new album approaching. You probably also know that he's been keeping us up to date with the album making process via his YouTube channel.
Well, now you'll be excited to know that he's back with another studio update and in this installment he takes us behind the scenes for the making of Jackdaw. Previously a track that was cut from the record a dynamic string arrangement has given the song new life and has David excited about the new album as we're sure you will be too.
David Gray E-cards
Friday, December 12, 2008
Do you have someone that's special to you but they are far away this holiday season? You can let them know they're in your thoughts by sending a David Gray Holiday e-card. Simply choose a song, personalize a message and hit send, it's that simple. For more details, visit the Contests & Promotions page.
David Gray Songbooks, Now Available!
Thursday, November 13, 2008
For the aspiring musician in you that wants to play just like Mr. Gray, check out the newly added songbook section of the Shop. Choose from "18 Acoustic Greats Specially Transcribed & Arranged for Guitar", "David Gray - Life In Slow Motion" and "DavidGray - The Hit Singles".
If this is a gift for the holidays, you will want to place your order by December 1. Please note that this is a suggested date and we cannot guarantee delivery by Christmas.
The Results Are In
Friday, October 24, 2008
David lands not once but five times on the 885 Essential XPN Songs Countdown with "Babylon" coming in at the #2 spot. Thanks to all who voted and everybody over at XPN for giving their listeners a voice.
Meet Me On The Other Side
Friday, October 24, 2008
Check out the video for The Other Side from the album, A New Day At Midnight. This rare video features various members of the DavidGray.com community. Watch and see if you can find yourself.
Will David Top The 885 Essential XPN Songs Countdown?
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Over 3,000 WXPN listeners shared their picks for this year's 885 Essential XPN Songs Countdown and since Wednesday, October 15 the Philadelphia noncommercial radio station has been counting down your picks. Tune in today and you just may hear the familiar voice of David Gray as the station finally reaches the top 10. WXPN is available via the internet so take time out your crazy day to listen online.
Get More Gray For Your Swag Bucks
Friday, October 17, 2008
What if we told you that you could take home that snazzy David Gray t-shirt you've had your eye on absolutely free! Well now you can through Search with David Gray. Choose from any available style of t-shirt or hat when you redeem the “swag bucks” you collected simply by searching the web with our special toolbar. T-shirts and other great prizes are only a click away.
YouTube Video Updates
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
David has dug up some old video's that he's made available for your viewing pleasure through his YouTube channel. Head over to check out the seldomly seen, Hospital Food or Please Forgive Me. Then keep check back next week for an extremely rare version of The Other Side to see if you're featured in the video.
David Speaks About Torture
Thursday, October 02, 2008
Look for David to appear on German TV show, Kulturzeit on Monday, October 6 at 7:20 p.m on "3sat" Television. David will address the recent issue of US interrogators reportedly playing his song, Babylon as a form of torture.
Live From Abbey Road Clips
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Remember Live From Abbey Road, the show that featured David in an episode of it's second season? Well they've just added a page full of video clips and photos from the show that you can check out here. With a heartfelt performance of "The Other Side" plus many other great performance and interview clips, David also talks about the sadness of losing his father and explains how he came to write the song "Iranians".
David On XM Radio
Monday, August 11, 2008
This Tuesday, August 12, etown, a program on Starbucks XM 45 radio that features live performances and interviews from the XM Performance Theater brings you the music of David Gray. Other highlighted performers on this broadcast include Aimee Mann and Beth Orton.
To check for local broadcast times in your area, visit the XM radio website.
Friday, August 08, 2008
David has just posted a new video blog on his YouTube channel. Head on over and see how the new album is progressing. Don't forget, you can subscribe to this channel to be notified when new updates are posted. If you don't have a YouTube account make sure to sign up to the newsletter or check the forums and we'll keep you updated when new videos are posted.
David's Warning On 'Torture' Music
Friday, July 04, 2008
In recent months, articles have surfaced with regards to US interrogators reportedly playing music loudly as a form of torture to suspected terrorist detainees. Among the songs listed is David's Babylon - from his White Ladder album.
To date, David remains to be the only artist who's music has been listed that has spoken out about it and he urges, this is no laughing matter.
Live From Abbey Road
Monday, June 16, 2008
Watch the second season of Live from Abbey Road when David will be a featured performer in the legendary recording studio. Shot in an intimate setting, the series focuses on musicians doing what they do best in an environment where they feel most at home.
This episode will air on the Sundance channel in the US on Thursday, July 3 and on Channel 4 in the UK on Saturday July 19.
David On The Web
Friday, June 13, 2008
We're happy to announce that you can now find David on various social networking sites such as iLike, Bebo and MySpace. If you’re a member, add David to your friends list and stay up on the latest news and info.
You can also subscribe to David’s YouTube channel to easily be kept up to date anytime new video content is added.
Start Spreading The News
Thursday, June 12, 2008
The next time you want to tell someone about a news post you've read on DavidGray.com why not use the handy Share button? This neat feature allows you to spread the word at the click of a button on popular social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook and Twitter.
To button to share specifc posts is located on the comments page for each individual news post.
David's Love Of Nature
Thursday, June 12, 2008
A lover of the arts, David also has a passion for wildlife and in this recent BBC interview he explains why the open marshes, natural habitats and bird reserves of north Norfolk are the perfect getaway location to indulge his love of Mother Nature.
Search & Win With David Gray
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
DavidGray.com is pleased to announce the launch of a new feature - the Search with DavidGray.com page. This page lets you search the internet using Google's search engine while letting you earn swag bucks, currency that you can then use to purchase David Gray merch or other great stuff like iPods and gift cards through the Swag Store. To make searching a bit easier, the Search with DavidGray.com page offers a downloadable toolbar that also contains direct links to DavidGray.com and the forums.
And since everyone is going green these days, the Search with DavidGray.com page offers you the ability to recycle your old phone or iPod (keeping its nasty chemicals out of landfills) while earning swag bucks. To see how many swag bucks your old mobile is worth, check out the Go Green page.
More Music In Store
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
We've recently added more merchandise to the DavidGray.com Shop. Now with more singles including limited edition vinyl and even the Live in Slow Motion DVD. These items are limited so purchase yours today while supplies last.
Win An Autographed Copy of Greatest Hits
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
To celebrate the Songbook series, David has signed copies of his Greatest Hits
CD for 10 lucky Sky Arts viewers to win. Simply head over to the SkyArts website and correctly answer the trivia question.
For more information and about Songbook and the complete series listings, please visit: http://www.skyarts.co.uk/SkyArts/Music/Article.aspx?artid=5402
This competition will close at midnight on Tuesday June 24, 2008.
David's ITN Interview
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
In this video interview, ITN Music sat down with David after the Teenage Cancer Trust to ask him about his upcoming album and the possibility of touring later this year.
DVD Contest Winners
Friday, May 16, 2008
Thanks to everyone who entered the Live with… Jools Holland: The First 15 Years DVD Contest through DavidGray.com and congratulations to the following winners.
If you didn’t win this time around, don’t worry, there will be more contests to come in the future. Sign up to the Mailing List
to make sure you’re kept up to date on more ways to win with DavidGray.com.
Win Later with... Jools Holland DVD
Thursday, May 08, 2008
We are giving five lucky contestants the chance to win a copy of the double-disc DVD, Later with... Jools Holland: The First 15 Years, which features artists like The Who, Norah Jones and of course David Gray. To win your copy, correctly answer the following question by sending an email to contests@DavidGray.com with the subject line: DVD Contest. All correct answers will be entered into a draw and the winners will be announced on Friday, May 16.
Question: Which artist featured on this DVD also performed with David at Live Earth in 2007?
Note: This DVD is Region 2 and will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
David, will be one of eight featured artists in the new SkyTV series entitled, Songbook. This innovative program explores the magic of songwriting with some of today's most successful songwriters discussing their careers in detail.
David's episode of Songbook airs on Thursday, June 5 at 8pm UK time. To get a sneak preview of David's interview head on over to the Skyarts website.
What's All The Press About?
Friday, May 02, 2008
We've just added a Press page to the site. Here is where we will archive past interviews and reviews that cover David's career. This section will be updated on an ongoing basis so check back often for new content.
David Featured On New Jools Holland DVD
Monday, April 28, 2008
After recently celebrating its 200th episode, Later with Jools Holland is set to release the epic double DVD, Later ... with Jools Holland: The First 15 Years. David who has been a guest many times on the show will be featured on the DVD alongside other musical greats such as Morrissey, PJ Harvey, Feist, Damian Rice and many, many more.
Later ... with Jools Holland: The First 15 Years will be released on May 19, 2008. For more details please visit www.bbc.co.uk/later
Backstage At The Teenage Cancer trust
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Ben Jones catches up with David backstage after his performance at the Teenage Cancer Trust and reveals why David didn't soundcheck that day as well as a few other interesting tidbits. For the full interview and pictures from the event, click here.
Clothing Now Available
Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Now you can add a lift to your wardrobe with any or all of these timeless t-shirt designs, available now in the DavidGray.com Shop. Don’t be the only one of your friends left without one.
Win Passes To The Eighth Annual Teenage Cancer Trust Show
Friday, March 28, 2008
The Teenage Cancer Trust and DavidGray.com have passes for you and a lucky friend to see David at the 8th annual Teenage Cancer Trust fundraiser on Sunday, April 13 at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
To win simply show us your creative side. We're looking for your most imaginative designs when it comes to David Gray-themed wallpapers, avatars, signatures and photos that can be used on DavidGray.com For more details on how you can be one of six lucky winners, visit our Contest & Promotions page.
Tickets for this event can be purchased through the Teenage Cancer Trust Fundraiser website.
Other Voices 6 Voters Choose David
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
The votes are in and the people have spoken. David’s performance on Other Voices 6 will be included in the "Best Of" programme. To watch this special viewers choice edition tune in to RTE Television on Wednesday, March 26 at 11:15pm UK time .
Virgin Radio's Most Wanted
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Just before he was due onstage at the Victoria Hall in Halifax, David spoke with DJ Ben Jones from Virgin Radio. In this interview David chatted to Ben about about his upcoming gig for the Teenage Cancer Trust Sessions, homemade fish pie and his new record.
Eighth Annual Teenage Cancer Trust
Monday, March 10, 2008
Join David Gray, Joan Armatrading, Newton Faulkner and a host of others for an acoustic performance at the 8th Annual Teenage Cancer Trust show. Tickets are on sale now for this week long event which takes place at London's Royal Albert Hall on Sunday April 13.
For more details please visit www.teenagecancertrust.org.
Breakfast With David
Monday, March 10, 2008
Tune in to Breakfast with Johnny and Denise on Tuesday, March 18 when David will stop by for a quick chat. This program can be heard on Capital FM 95.8FM from 6 am- 9 am
David’s Support Acts
Wednesday, March 05, 2008
Anyone checking out David on his current tour is in for a real treat because he’ll be featuring a host of support acts and openers who are not to be missed.
While the majority of David’s upcoming shows will feature Phil Campbell as the opener with Beth Rowley as the support act, Manchester will be treated to the sounds of Sydney’s brother and sister act, Angus and Julia Stone. On March 14, Southampton mates Dlugokecki will open for David in their hometown and March 22 in Cardiff will feature Katell Kenig.
And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, Kathryn Williams & Neill MacColl are scheduled to support David for his London performance. For a detailed list of openers and support acts during David’s tour, check the chart below.
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Angus & Julie Stone
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David's Other Voices
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
On Wednesday, March 12, David will be a featured guest on RTE Televisions’ Other Voices 6. In addition to another fantastic line-up of guests, this season also features a new stage. To catch David’s performance, tune in to RTE at 11:20pm UK time.
The final programme of Other Voices 6 will air on March 26 and is a compilation of performances voted on by the viewers. Cast your votes now to see David be a part of this special broadcast!
David Sounds Eclectic
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
On Sunday, February 17, radio host Nic Harcourt from Sounds Eclectic welcomed David for a live in studio performance and interview session. You can listen to the entire boradcast here on www.kcrw.com.
Q4 Podcast With David Gray
Friday, February 08, 2008
In this recent podcast with Q Editor Paul Rees, David discusses new releases from Morrissey, The Feeling, Hot Chip - and three tracks from our album of the month, Vampire Weekend's self-titled debut.
Last Call For Tickets
Friday, February 08, 2008
Are you still looking for tickets to see David on tour? If so, you may be interested in our limited amount of tickets that are now available in the Shop. Only a few shows are on sale and tickets won't last long so get yours today!
Folkestone Show Added To Tour
Monday, January 21, 2008
David has added a show in Folkestone to his tour that kicks off in Oxford this February. Tickets go on sale through gigsandtours on Tuesday, January 22.
Live In Dubai
Friday, January 11, 2008
On February 29, 2008, David will be making a special appearance at the 6th Annual Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival. This three day event is famous for bringing together world class artists of all genres to the ever changing, multi-cultural population of Dubai. Tickets are now available on the web at boxofficeme.com and itptickets.com. Physical tickets will be available on January 15 at Virgin Megastore outlets, Spinneys, and Hallmark.
Talks With Dave Fanning
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
Tune into Talks With Dave Fanning this Tues January 8, 2008 at 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM. David will be a guest on the program talking about his rise to commercial success after his breakthrough fourth album, White Ladder, in 1999.
This program broadcasts on the Sky Arts Channel and can be viewed on channel 267 or for HD customers, channel 268.
David Gray Podcast on iTunes
Friday, January 04, 2008
Head over to the iTunes US store and download the David Gray podcast. This 17 minute video podcast includes exclusive live footage and behind the scenes commentary on the tracks from his latest CD, Greatest Hits.
David Tops The Mountain
Thursday, January 03, 2008
The listeners of 103.7, The Mountain, KMTT have voted on the very best albums of 2007. Coming in at #10 on that list is none other than David Gray with Greatest Hits.