About

Christophe Capewell is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and actor born in Sheffield and now living in Dublin. Outside of his busy schedule with travelling folk band The Rubber Wellies (formerly Harry Bird & the Rubber Wellies), Lisa O’Neill and many other bands he works extensively as a recording artist and has composed music for theatre, circus, radio and short films. More information at Hot Drop Records.

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Photograph: Vanessa Jordan Photography

“shimmering violins and twinkling piano” – Sinéad Gleeson, Irish Times (review of Spool EP, 2006)

“One of my favourite bands EVER!” – The Mike Harding Folk Show (The Rubber Wellies)

“A big draw on the live circuit” – fRoots Magazine (The Rubber Wellies)

“Songwriting genius… a masterclass in contemporary roots music” – Sean McGhee, R2 magazine (The Rubber Wellies)

“Try and listen to… the Rubber Wellies and be anything but happy, it’s impossible!” – BBC Radio Sheffield

“A range of revered musicians including Lankum’s Radie Peat, Cormac Begley and Christophe Capewell feature throughout, adding gorgeous harmonies and arrangements to the songs” – http://www.totallydublin.ie (review of A Long Long Song by Lisa O’Neill)

“The quiet drone of Christophe Capewell’s harmonium as a backdrop to Lisa’s banjo grows menacingly” – https://www.folkradio.co.uk (review of A Long Long Song by Lisa O’Neill)

“The other attribute which shines is the accompanying fiddle and piano performed by Christophe Capewell. The fiddle in particular adds great depth to all the tracks”– 2 U I Bestow (review of Falling Time by Fia Rua, 2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Composer, recordinging artist & multi-instrumentalist