North Dublin , County Dublin
'A poet turned musician - or, perhaps, the opposite, Christian Wethered is a delicate, slow-burning artist who explores life through his lens, with subtle songwriting and poetic lyrics.' - James Hendicott (Goldenplec, NME, Dublin Live)
Christian Wethered [pron. wether-red’] is a poet and songwriter based in Dublin. His debut album, ‘Mon Petit Jardin’, is due in 2021. Wethered's acoustic folk draws on the likes of Laura Marling, Fionn Regan, Villagers, Nick Drake, Alexi Murdoch and Adrien Crowley. His songs have been played on TodayFM, Midlands 103, Highland Radio and 'The Irish Jam'. He was also interviewed by Ann Marie Kelly and James Hendicott of NME and GoldenPlec. His third single is due in Spring 2021. Wethered has most recently played at The Ruby Sessions in Doyes, Electric Picnic, Whelans and 'First Fortnight'. Louise Bruton of the Irish Times previewed his last solo performance at Anseo as her 'pick of the week.'
Wethered has collaborated with a number of prestigious Irish acts such as Loah, Danny Forde, Trinity Orchestra and Zaska, and currently sings in the Discovery Gospel Choir. He also performs poetry across the country. His debut poetry book, ‘I Don’t Love You’, was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Prize in 2018.