Below is a selection of various artist’s songs and music compositions that were used in some of Blank Canvas Pictures Films and Documentaries.
The Brilliant Things music was featured on the documentary ‘The Fashion of Modelling’, with both the song below ‘Pointless’ and ‘Something to Say’ as two of the lead tracks on the film. Greg French, one half of the band also did the sound mix on both ‘Christian Blake’ and the feature version of ‘Dreaming For You’. The Brilliant Things comprise of Marie Junior and Greg French, offering a form of intelligent synth-pop. The duo’s solo album, set to raise the bar in contemporary pop music with infectious pop melodies ill be out early next year (2010)
The Evora are band from Dublin who grew up together and with Eoin Macken. They are currently putting the finishing touches to their debut album, but have 4 of their tracks featured on the film ‘Dreaming For You’. The band comprise of Ian McSweeney, Alan Rickard, Joey Morton, James Morton and Jonnie Morton. The band’s style is dark pop rock with spacious guitar solos, which you have to hear loud.
Kevin Whyms is a part of Dublin based band ‘Noise Control’ who play a massive set of electro punk, rock, dirty riffs and an amazing live set. Kevin wrote half of the music for the feature Christian, and scored and produced the rest of it in conjunction with Una Healy. He also had songs featured on the documentary ‘The Fashion of Modelling’ and scored half of the feature ‘Dreaming For You’.
John Fahy is a talented solo musician, pianist and guitarist working in Dublin. John wrote music for the feature ‘Dreaming For You’ and also the documentary ‘The Fashion of Modelling’
Nigel Linden is a well known and acclaimed musician and producer based in Dublin. An exceptional piano player, Nigel is currently working on music production and his next project. Songs with Mitchel Shadlow scored the short film ‘Dreaming For You’
Una Healy is now a member of the 5 girl pop group The Saturdays who have their acclaimed second album out now after their debut was a huge success last year. Based now in London Una was originally a singer songwriter with a heady underground following. Una wrote and scored half of the film ‘Christian Blake’ and her original music is also featured on the documentary ‘The Fashion of Modelling’. Una co-wrote three songs for ‘Christian Blake’ including drops of rain featured below. The lyrics and story for the song were written by Eoin in an airport after missing his flight in Texas 2 years ago as a poetic ballad and then turned into the song with Una.
A band, now longer in existence, Over Nine Waves comprised Una Healy and Nigel Linden and with a stunning debut album almost completed then sadly split up over artistic differences, as often happens on many creative collaborations. The music is energetic punk rock with beautifully poetic lyrics and 4 of the band’s songs were featured on the documentary ‘The Fashion of Modelling’. Listen to ‘Neon Lights’ below and decide.
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