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  • “My Narrow Man” finds a new home…

    During these recent days of partitioned pavements, undersung birthdays and shrink-wrapped hands, a different kind of connection sometimes seems to find its way through. Here is one such encounter – a new imagining of one of Gwyn’s songs – sung by a group of people she’s never met – in their own, separate spaces. Gwyn […]

  • World Music Day: Gwyneth Herbert Live in Hanoi, Vietnam

    Gwyneth will be performing at the famous Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam on 21 June for World Music Day. Sign up to her mailing list to keep track of all her upcoming concerts and news (and to get a free download):

  • Biography

    Gwyneth Herbert is an award-winning British composer and lyricist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. As a recording/performing artist she has released 6 critically-acclaimed albums (including the first UK Blue Note release in 30 years), and toured extensively with her band across the UK and also in Europe, Canada, the US and Kenya, and has shared […]

  • Theatre Biography

    Gwyneth Herbert is an award winning composer, lyricist, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. Theatre credits as composer/lyricist include The Snow Queen (Bristol Old Vic), The A-Z of Mrs P (book by Diane Samuels, Southwark Playhouse; song Lovely London Town winner of the Stiles and Drewe Award); Le Tabou (with Kath Burlinson, Youth Music Theatre, Plymouth Barbican); and […]

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  • Press Quotes & Reviews

    “A remarkably gifted talent” – The Guardian “Her voice is a thing of beauty” – The Times “Super-talented” – The Telegraph “Brilliantly original” – MOJO “Classic Bowie-like pop, belting blues and gorgeous jazz” – BBC “She has a precociously powerful chemistry of taste and meticulous care for every sound – from a whisper to an […]

  • Awards and Nominations

    Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Composers, 2015 – nominated Broadway World Awards, 2014 – The A – Z of Mrs P Original London Cast Recording nominated for Best UK Cast Album Take Five Artist Development Scheme (Serious in partnership with the Jerwood Charitable Foundation and PRS for Music Foundation), 2012 – 2013 Cameron Mackinstosh Composer […]

  • Perfect Fit

    I walk down the street with the sun on my shoulder, The air’s feeling fresher, the light is much golder. The world is ablaze and the birds are all singing for me I know that nothing is ending and nothing’s beginning, But nothing can stop my big grin or the spring in my step, It’s […]

  • Petite Cacahuète

    Hé petite cacahuète Viens prendre ma main, Plus petite que les gens croient N’aie pas de doute – T’es belle comme tu es, Mon pépin mignon de choix Un prix ne te ferait pas briller Pour le brio, c’est tout de toi. Alors vas, petite cacahuète, Conquérir le monde Vas fièrement, ma jolie noix. Caca- […]

  • In the Meantime

    Sorry, I’m in a bit of a hurry Watching the weeds grow It sounds strange, I know No, I’m fine, honestly, don’t worry Sorry, I’m not that much fun Once I liked the party life But now the lights hurt my eyes And I don’t like the sun One day my words won’t be empty […]