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.
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
“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)