English musician, journalist and Church of England priest. He is best known for being a part of the multi-instrumentalist group the Communards, which achieved three Top Ten hits. He is also known for his multiple appearances in both radio and television.
He attended King's College in London where he studied theology in the 1990s. He was awarded an MA by research from the University of Leeds in 2005 for his work on the Greek text of the Epistle to the Ephesians. With a passion for music at a young age, he learned how to play the saxophone, clarinet and keyboards.
He is also openly gay and lives with his civil partner, the Reverend David Coles.
He was born and raised in Northampton, England.