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Daniel Cavanagh

Daniel Cavanagh

Real/full name:
Daniel Cavanagh
51 (born Oct 6th, 1972)
Place of birth:
United Kingdom (Liverpool, Merseyside, England)


Danny is the elder brother to twins Vincent Cavanagh and Jamie Cavanagh.

Has played with Antimatter, Leafblade and performed acoustic tours with, among others, Anneke van Giersbergen and brother Vincent Cavanagh.

Participated on the Dead Can Dance tribute album The Lotus Eaters covering the song "How Fortunate the Man with None"

Shortly after the release of Anathema's A Fine Day to Exit, ...

Daniel Cavanagh

Guitars, Vocals (2004-present)

Weather Systems

Guitars, Vocals (2021-present)


Guitars (lead) (1990-2002, 2002-2020), Keyboards, Piano (1995-2002, 2002-2020), Vocals (backing) (2001-2002, 2002-2020), Vocals (lead) (2002-2020), Bass (2014-2020)

1990 An Iliad of Woes (Demo) Guitars (lead) (as "Danny Cavanagh")
1991 All Faith Is Lost (Demo) Guitars (lead) (as "Danny Cavanagh")
1992 They Die / Crestfallen (Single) Guitars (lead) (as "Danny Cavanagh")
1992 The Crestfallen EP (EP) Guitars (lead), Piano, Songwriting, Lyrics (track 4) (as "Daniel")
1993 Serenades Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting (as "Daniel")
1994 We Are the Bible (Single) Guitars (lead)
1994 Serenades / Crestfallen (Compilation) Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting (as "Daniel")
1995 Pentecost III (EP) Guitars, Keyboards
1995 The Silent Enigma Guitars, Keyboards
1996 The Crestfallen EP / Pentecost III (Compilation) Guitars
1996 Eternity Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 7, 8, 11, 12), Lyrics (track 8), Guitars, Keyboards
1997 A Vision of a Dying Embrace (Video) Guitars, Bass (track 14)
1998 Alternative 4 Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Piano, Songwriting (tracks 2, 6, 8), Lyrics (tracks 2, 6, 8)
1999 Deep (Single) Guitars (lead), Keyboards
1999 Judgement Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6-8, 10, 12, 13), Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Vocals (track 7), Lyrics (tracks 3, 6-8) (as "Danny Cavanagh")
2001 Pressure (Single) Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (backing)
2001 A Fine Day to Exit Songwriting (tracks 2, 5-7, 9), Lyrics (tracks 2, 5, 6, 9), Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (backing), Bass (tracks 3, 4) (as "Danny")
2003 A Natural Disaster Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (tracks 4, 9), Songwriting (as "Danny")
2004 Were You There? (Video) Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (as "Danny")
2006 A Moment in Time (Video) Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (as "Danny")
2008 Hindsight Guitars, Vocals (backing) (as "Danny Cavanagh")
2010 We're Here Because We're Here Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing), Songwriting (tracks 1-7, 10) (as "Danny Cavanagh")
2010 Everything (Single) Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing)
2011 Dreaming Light (Single) Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing)
2011 Falling Deeper Guitars (lead)
2012 Weather Systems Songwriting (tracks 1-5, 7-9), Vocals (tracks 5, 8), Guitars (tracks 1-4, 6-9), Bass (tracks 4, 5, 9), Keyboards (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9), Piano (tracks 2, 3, 8)
2013 Untouchable (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2013 Universal (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Untouchable (Single) Vocals (lead, backing), Guitars (lead, acoustic), Bass, Keyboards, Piano
2014 Distant Satellites Songwriting (tracks 1-8, 10), Vocals (lead, backing), Guitars (lead, acoustic), Bass, Keyboards, Piano
2015 A Sort of Homecoming (Live album) Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Loops
2017 Springfield (Single) Vocals (lead, backing), Guitars (lead, acoustic), Bass, Keyboards, Piano
2017 Can't Let Go (Single) Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
2017 The Optimist Vocals (lead, backing), Guitars (lead, acoustic), Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3-7, 9, 10)
2022 A Vision of a Dying Embrace (Live album) Guitars, Bass (track 9)
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Guitars (2002)


Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2003-?)



Pagan Angel

Guitars (lead) (1990)


As Dany Cavanagh:

2002 Angelus Narration


1995 The Silent Enigma Orchestral arrangements
2004 Were You There? (Video) Producer, Mixing (tracks 17-19)
2010 We're Here Because We're Here String arrangements, Mixing, Producer (as "Danny Cavanagh")
2011 Falling Deeper Arrangements (orchestral, strings), Producer, Mixing
2014 Distant Satellites Co-producer, Mixing (assistant)
2017 The Optimist Art direction
2018 Internal Landscapes - The Best of 2008-2018 (Compilation) Liner notes
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