A composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist; Colin plays the cello, piano, electric and double bass, percussion, guitar and also sings backing vocals. In 1997, he started Yellow Arch – a recording studio and rehearsal room complex based in Sheffield. As a session musician Colin has played on records by Boy George, Finlay Quaye, Take That, Del Amitri, Spice Girls, The Lighthouse Family, BB Mack, Longpigs, The All-seeing Eye and many more. He has produced albums by Jarvis Cocker, Richard Hawley, A Girl Called Eddy, Steve Buckley, Henrick Linneman and Tony Christie. For Vincent Dance Theatre, Colin has composed music for Broken Chords (2005) and Rust (2005). He is based in Sheffield.