Caroline Dale (born 1965) is a widely recorded British cellist who has performed music for numerous films, including Truly, Madly, Deeply, Hilary and Jackie, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, as well as the 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and 2007's Academy Award winner Atonement. She played on U2's latest album and currently plays Principal Cello for the English Chamber Orchestra and London Metropolitan Orchestra. She also contributed and played on David Gray’s album Skellig released in February 2021.
She played with David Gilmour during his 2002 solo tour dates, and on his album On an Island. She appears on the David Gilmour in Concert DVD which was recorded at Robert Wyatt's Meltdown concert and the Royal Festival Hall concert, both in 2002. In 2008, she appeared, playing solo cello, at Ron Geesin's 2 performances of the "Atom Heart Mother Suite", with Pink Floyd tribute band Mun Floyd, the Royal College Brass Ensemble, and the choral group Canticum. David Gilmour made a guest appearance on the second night.
She performed with David Gray during the "Live in Slow Motion" tour and again in 2014.
Since the mid-1990s and up until as recently as 2007, she was Sinéad O'Connor's touring cellist. She often sang with O'Connor and her band on the song "In This Heart", from the 1994 album Universal Mother.
- "Atom Heart Mother at Cadogan Hall, SW1 - Times Online". Entertainment.Timesonline.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-11-25.