The Short Story


Singer/songwriter COURTEOUS THIEF has been described as both contemporary new folk and acoustic indie pop. 

Releasing the first album Symphony to widespread acclaim saw Courteous Thief being championed By BBC Radio Wales with single releases achieving the coveted BBC Radio Wales Single Of The Week accolade as well as weekly playlists, live sessions and interviews. 

Since then, Courteous Thief has released a second album "Beyond These Walls" several EP's and stand alone singles that have so far gained him national and international airplay on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Introducing, BBC 6 Music and added to the British Airways Playlist world wide. 

A regular on the live circuit has seen Courteous Thief supporting bands and artists such as Turin Brakes, Chris Helm, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Mark Morris (The Bluetones) and Tom Hingley (Inspiral Carpets) with performances at some of the UK's top festivals. 

As well as making the semi-finals of the international songwriting competition, he has been busy recording new tracks for his third album "Oceans Of Your Mind" due out in the summer of 2020.

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