Christopher Rees

Christopher Rees

Christopher Rees

Last updated: 03 July 2009

For Christopher Rees, seeing Velvet Underground founder John Cale was something of a revelatory experience.

"I bought a guitar when I was 18 and had been learning for about six months when I saw him play at the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Everything changed. I sat in the front row and was completely blown away by the power of one man and one instrument."

Read the full Christopher Rees biography.

Key works

  • Sweetest Ache cover

    The Sweetest Ache (2004)

    Rees' lushly orchestrated debut album, released in October 2004.
  • Alone On A Mountain Top cover

    Alone On A Mountain Top (2005)

    Twelve tracks of stark ambition.
  • Cautionary Tales cover

    Cautionary Tales (2007)

    Third album featuring duets with Victoria Williams and Rebecca Newman.
  • Devil's Bridge cover

    Devil's Bridge (2009)

    His fourth album, featuring murder ballads inspired by American folk traditions.

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