Christophe Capewell is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and actor born in Sheffield and now living in Dublin. He works extensively as a recording artist and has composed music for theatre, circus, radio and short films.

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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 Gone 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 Gone 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