Since then his starving artist status is yet to change, but his postcode has. Recent years have seen him playing the bars of Berlin, tread the boards at Ronnie Scotts in London, top bills at music festivals in Italy, busk in Dublin and tour the USA.
His formative years saw him graduate from the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and spend years in and out of bands in London honing his craft and paying his dues.
2016 saw the release of his third album Night Music. Recorded in South London with producer Aneek Thapar ; it is a collection of songs inspired by London nocturnal inhabitance.
2018 see's the release of Songs in the Key of Sea: The Galway Bay EP
Recorded in Galway, Ireland the record is a love letter to absent friends and lost lovers, Understated and heartfelt, resilient and hopeful. An extensive 2018 tour will follow to support the release.
Bonner has also founded legendary music nights in Berlin at Laksmi & Alaska Bar, attracting musicians and performers from all corners of the globe.
Prior to this, he has toured extensively across the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia and the USA. He has received airplay on BBC6 Music and MTV Italy, and appeared in Grazia, Gay Times, Attitude, Time Out London and RTE Ireland. He has also previously released the albums Songs For The Heartshaped (2008) & Balladeer (2012) to favourable reviews.