About Roo Panes
Andrew “Roo” Panes, was born in Wimborne, Dorset, England in 1988. He is an English singer, songwriter and model. He is known for his classical style of folk music, using for example a band of string-players. He went to university and graduated with a degree in theology.
Panes has released three EPs: Once and Weight of Your World in 2012, and Land of the Living in 2013. His first album Little Giant was released in Autumn 2014, containing the title track Tiger Striped Sky previously released on 23 June 2014. His follow-up album Paperweights came in 2016. Panes' newest album Quiet Man was released in 2018.
Panes plays a 12-string acoustic guitar. In 2012, he participated alongside actress Gabriella Wilde in a modeling campaign for the British fashion label Burberry and recorded music for Burberry Acoustic.
It is said that Panes received the nickname ‘Roo’ after falling into a river as a child.