David’s history is as a guitarist and songwriter starting his career with his band Random Hold. Pretty soon after their first tour supporting Peter Gabriel, David joined Peter Gabriel’s band and has now been working with Peter Gabriel for 30 years. During that period David also honed his skills as a record producer and began writing music for feature films. He wrote the entire scores for Lucky and Zorba (La Gabbianella e il Gatto) Dir: Enzo D’Alo (Cecci Gori Films) and L’uomo Perfetto (The Perfect Man) Dir: Daniel Lucetti (Cattleya Films). david also wrote muisic for some adverts and art house films. (See Video page)
David also works with fellow Peter Gabriel band mate Richard Evans in the score composing duo The Footnote where their composing services are much in demand.
David released the album Bittersweet through Long Tale Recordings and has been touring with his Trio:
- David Rhodes: Guitar & Vox
- Ged Lynch: Drums
- Charlie Jones: Bass (occasionally deputised by Richard Evans)
They have toured in Germany, France, Italy and Holland this year. Last year saw David supporting Cyndi Lauper across the USA performing his solo show (using loop pedals).
In France the Trio performed on Manu Katche’s One Shot Not TV show in France.