Robin Skinner aka Cavetown is an English YouTuber who has gained popularity on social media by sharing his ukulele covers of popular songs and original music content. Hailing from a musical background, Skinner has been blessed with incredible skills when it comes to playing musical instruments. Besides being a proficient ukulele player, he is also a great guitarist with a unique style of playing the instrument. He has released a number of original songs, including ‘This is Home,’ which has earned over 2.4 million views on YouTube till date. Apart from his original content, Skinner’s covers are also extremely popular on the social media platform. The young musician dreams of making it big in the musical world and believes that being active on YouTube is a good way of attracting a wider audience. Besides YouTube, he has a presence on Twitter as well. He likes vlogging too and often shares his life stories with his fans and admirers. An avid cat lover, Skinner features his cat in many of his social media posts.
Robin Skinner joined YouTube on November 24, 2012 by launching his channel ‘Cavetown.’ He uploaded his first video in October 2013. He posted his first cover titled ‘Can't Help Falling in Love with You - Elvis Presley’ on July 7, 2015. The following month, Skinner came out with a new ukulele cover called ‘The Judge by twenty one pilots’ which became an instant hit. After this, he posted more popular song covers, all of which were successful.
On January 7, 2018, the English musician released his original song 'This is Home'. This song was much liked by the audience and it went on to earn millions of views in no time. Currently having over 2.4 million views, the song is something music lovers should definitely listen to!
Till date, Robin Skinner has also shared a number of vlogs on his channel. His videos, including 'Happy 1st Birthday Fig' and 'Teaching my cat tricks,' which are about his pet cat, Fig, are truly entertaining. Skinner’s most popular video, ‘Cavetown – Lemon Boy (Official Music Video),’ is undoubtedly a significant one for his fans. Published on December 15, 2017, the music video has amassed over 5.5 million views (as of November 2018). Talking about the popularity of Skinner’s channel, he has already earned more than 600k subscribers and millions of views.
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Robin Skinner was born on December 15, 1998 in Oxford, England. He later moved to Cambridge at the age of eight. His father served as the Director of Music at the Cambridge University. His mother, who is a flautist and music teacher, often appears in his YouTube videos. He has a pet cat named Fig who has been featured in his videos several times. Information regarding the singer’s education and love life is not available.