Interview: Courtney Gains (Actor/Musician) (Video/Audio)

Renowned actor and celebrated horror icon Courtney Gains, known for his unforgettable roles in classic films such as Children of the Corn and The ‘Burbs, returns to the world of music with his new EP, Safe Haven. Gains recently inked a deal with Fake Fangs Records, who will release Safe Haven on CD and digital formats on October 2nd, 2023.

Offering stripped back rock and roll music with folk sensibilities, tinged with dark humour and a willingness to speak his mind, Courtney Gains may be better known for his acting work, but his musical output certainly deserves attention. Safe Haven features six tracks, three of which have been taken from his movie, Benny Bliss and the Disciples of Greatness.

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We spoke to Courtney about the new EP, the work that went into it, the meaning behind certain tracks, taking the show on the road and the difficulties that come with that, the film industry and his experiences, as well as much more.

Watch/listen to the interview via Soundcloud, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube.


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