Keyboardist best known as one half of the English synthpop duo Hurts. As a member of the duo, he has collaborated with stars like Kylie Minogue and released hits like "Stay," "Wonderful Life" and "Somebody to Die For."
He met bandmate Theo Hutchcraft outside of the 42nd Street nightclub in Manchester, England in 2005. They began exchanging song ideas via email in March of the following year.
He has gained attention for his vintage-inspired fashion sense, being interviewed about his style by outlets like GQ.
He has a brother who is also a pianist.
His band toured with Clare Maguire as part of the Happiness Tour in 2010.