Cosmo is “a one-man folk-punk phenomenon.” (Miniature Music Press). Over the course of 14 albums and 30 years of touring, he has established himself as a formidable voice on the UK and international underground.
He has appeared at Glastonbury, the Edinburgh Fringe and other major UK festivals, as well as touring across the UK, Europe, North and South America and the Middle East. In that time, he has shared stages with Billy Bragg, Frank Turner, Grace Petrie, John Cooper Clarke, Mark Thomas and more. Cosmo has won awards at the Edinburgh fringe and Hay fringe festivals.
An activist as well as a musician, Cosmo has also performed at countless picket lines, protest camps, rallies and demos, as well as being involved with community organising.
EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – “A folksinger for our times with a veritable hive of bees in his bonnet.”
GUARDIAN (Pick of the Week) – “George Formby-style rants against the far-right and other musical hectoring.”
OUTSIDELEFT.COM – “He does bite, but only if you ask nicely.”
OXFRINGE REVIEW – “Fast fingers… quick lips… ruthless humour.”