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Ciaran Gribbin signs to Polar Patrol

By | Published on Wednesday 4 June 2014

Ciaran Gribbin

Singer-songwriter Ciaran Gribbin, who harks from Belfast but is based in Sydney, and who has written music for various popstars and numerous movies, and who spent a year fronting INXS of all things, has signed to Polar Patrol, the music publishing company set up by Snow Patrol.

The deal comes as one of Gribbin’s songs is set to be performed by Al Pacino in a forthcoming movie, while the songwriter plans to put out new material in his own right later this year too. The publishing deal with Polar Patrol, which will be administered by Kobalt Music, covers the world with the exception of Australia and New Zealand.

Confirming the new signing to his band’s publishing outfit, Snow Patrol’s Jonny Quinn told CMU: “We are thrilled to have Ciaran signed to Polar as a songwriter. His skills, talent and international experience put him in an ideal place to co-write with and for a wide range of artists but equally he can competently write to brief for TV, ads and movies”.