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Music Festival

COURTEOUS THEIF

COURTEOUS THIEF

An acoustic, independent artist from North Wales, described as both traditional and contemporary new folk. 

Cutting his teeth busking on the streets of 

Galway, Ireland and Sydney, Australia, his songs take listeners on an emotional voyage through heart felt storytelling woven through delicate acoustic guitar.

Recent releases have received airplay on BBC Radio Wales, BBC 6 Music, BBC Introducing, BBC Gloustershire, British Airways inflight playlist and prestigious US hit TV series - Walker Independence. 

A regular on the live circuit with suport slots for artists such as - Chris Helme (The Seahouses) Turin Brakes, John Bramwell (I Am Kloot).  Tom Hingley(Inspiral Carpets) China Crisis and Mark Morris (The Bluetones). 

‘Rest My Bones.’ A brilliantly crafted bitter-sweet acoustic track. mesmerising and poignant song of the times. (music blog Wales) 

His voice is strong but agile too, allowing him to wrap his warm tones confidently around the song as it develops (Fresh On The Net. BBC6 MUSIC) 

EVERY HOUR was a stomping bluesy piece with a certain debt to both KT Tunstall and Seasick Steve, while the tuneful Creatures of the Night was a showcase for his guitar playing, live arranging skills and vocals. (Ben Macnair, Lichfield Live) 

a well put together melodic track, led by its strong, emotive vocals and well written lyrics. (Fresh On The Net. BBC6 Music.) 

'Mountians And Sea', a refreshingly beautiful indie-folk balled. (Americymru) 

"Leather Soles - Melodiously mesmerizing, harmoniously vibrant and warmly atmospheric folk-pop finery" (Nessi Hault, Carpe Carmina)

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