In late September 2011, INXS has announced that singer/songwriter Ciaran Gribbin has joined the band as their new front man, and have recently unveiled the first new demo recording with their new singer, titled “Tiny Summer,” which can now be heard exclusively at The band has confirmed they are continuing to write and record a slate of new songs with Gribbin for a future new studio album release. In addition, INXS and new singer Gribbin will be performing their classic hits along with the new collaboration live for the first time together during a run of upcoming shows in South America, Australia, and Europe during November and December.

Hailing from Belfast, Ireland, Ciaran Gribbin is a Grammy nominated singer/songwriter who has worked with a range of artists including Snow Patrol, Groove Armada, Paul McCartney, Madonna & Paul Oakenfold (for which he received a 2010 Grammy nomination as a co-writer, with Oakenfold, of Madonna’s worldwide hit “Celebration”). In addition, as a film composer, Gribbin wrote, recorded and produced all the original music for the acclaimed international film “Killing Bono” (slated to hit U.S. theaters this fall), Philip Ridley’s award-winning UK film “Heartless,” as well as contributing music to films “Wild Target” (starring Emily Blunt) and “Love and Suicide” (the first U.S. film shot entirely on location in Cuba).

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