Talented multi-instrumentalist, engineer, composer.
His career started as an engineer recording and mixing House music in the summer of 1988.
He was hired to program, play on and engineer Peter Gabriel’s soundtrack to Scorcese’s The Last Temptation Of Christ.
This led to Richard being employed as house engineer at Real World which in turn led to him joining Peter Gabriel’s live band with whom he has toured for many years.
At Real World he has been involved in numerous projects including Peter Gabriel’s film scores for Rabbit-Proof Fence, Passion and the Millennium Dome show album OVO. Additionally he has worked on a huge number of successful albums for prestigious artists.
As well as being a composer in his own right he collaborates with David Rhodes as The Footnote. They were responsible for the soundtrack for the incredible Sea Monsters 3-D, the first ever Imax 3-D movie andÂ on the Discovery Channel’s Discovery Atlas Series.
In the past couple of years he has been busy as music director for pop chanteuse Birdy and has collaborated on eight albums for Lush Cosmetics in-house record label.