new single:

jackie's Coming Around

A tribute to the late Jackie leven.

Released on what would have been his 70th Birthday.


Available for download from Bandcamp:

'Atmospheric and musically vibrant'

Mike Davies -

Sir Silence & Lady Hush

The Lockdown sessions

Hi , Bill and I have been busy collaborating on new songs and old favourites during this strange time. Head over to the Sir Silence and Lady Hush page to for songs and videos... enjoy! 

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Gig Theatre 

Stone's Throw

Lament Of The Selkie

Interweaving stories of trauma and triumph, through mesmerising songs, visual image and spoken word. Connecting ancient myth with modern mortals… walking the line where the ocean meets that land, to find a skin that fits.  

“Exceptional” Folk Radio UK

“Outstanding” BBC Radio Wales

“Musically exquisite and enthralling” BBC Radio 4

“Excellent and original”


Rachel Taylor-Beales is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, composer, theatre-maker, writer and socially engaged community arts practitioner. She has four solo albums under her belt and is currently working on her 5th solo release due later in 2020. Rachel can also be found performing alongside Sir Silence under the moniker of Lady Hush. In her spare time, when she is not reading,  watching films,  drinking coffee (or gin, or brandy, or single malt), walking along the coastal path or listening to the likes of Cohen, Cave, Gillian Welch... she will most likely be painting portraits in her make shift kitchen art studio. Rachel spent the first 22 years of her life living between England and Australia but has spent the majority of years since, living in Wales and she currently lives in Carmarthenshire with her husband, her daughter, a dog, a cat, 8 fish, 3 shrimp and 2 water snails...