• Y Bardd Anfarwol

    In October 2011 Gareth Bonello travelled to the city of Chengdu, China to take up a 6 week artistic residency with the Chengdu Associated Theatre of Performing Arts. Gareth used the opportunity to explore Chinese folk music and literature and to collaborate with local traditional musicians.

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    Out now on Bubblewrap Collective

  • Tethered for the Storm

    Nominated for the inaugural Welsh Music Prize in 2011, this album is enriched by the wonderful string arrangements of composer Seb Goldfinch performed by the Mavron string quartet. Gareth’s songs are further complemented by drums, bass and electric guitar and two stunning duets with Welsh folk sirens Cate Le Bon and Lisa Jên Brown.

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    Out now on Gwymon

  • While You Slept I Went Out Walking

    Debut album from The Gentle Good featuring 7 self-penned tracks and three arrangements of traditional Welsh folk songs (Titrwm tatrwm, Gwêl yr adeilad and Hiraeth am Feirion). The album drew comparisons with the music of such luminaries as Bert Jansch, John Martyn, Nick Drake and Martin Carthy in the critical press.

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    Out now on Gwymon

  • Dawel Disgyn

    Debut EP from The Gentle Good featuring four self-penned tracks, including early collaborations with Seb Goldfinch on violin.

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    Out now on Gwymon

USA Part II - Folk Alliance International

March 21st, 2016

(See USA part I to read about my time at the House of Songs in Austin) Our merry bus of songwriters pulled into Kansas City around 9 on ...Read More

USA Part I - The House of Songs

March 9th, 2016

I have just returned from a remarkable few weeks in the USA, where I have been pursuing new musical adventures, eating too much barbeque and...Read More

Touring China Part 3 - Chengdu

March 19th, 2015

For the final leg of the tour we returned to Sichuan province and to the city of Chengdu, the scene of my residency in 2011. It was wonderfu...Read More

Touring China Part 2 - Kunming

March 18th, 2015

After 3 days in Chongqing we took the bumpy flight to Kunming - the elevated capital of Yunnan province 1,900 metres above sea level. Kunmin...Read More