Creme Anglaise is a group put together by John Helliwell outside of his commitments to the world renowned Supertramp. The group, "John Helliwell's Crème Anglaise" includes Mark Hart (vocals, guitar and keyboards) from 'Supertramp' and 'Crowded House', Mike Walker (internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist) and the rocking Geth Griffith on double bass and bass guitar. On piano and drums respectively; Arthur Lea and Ben Bryant, two very talented young men, both just completing their degrees at The Royal Academy of Music in London.
Creme Anglaise was formed in April 2004. In February 2005, the band recorded its debut album in France which was then mixed by John and Mark Hart in New York in March. There are 6 original tunes on the CD which also includes a special guest the soul/gospel singer Barbara Walker from Philadelphia. John Helliwell says of the album "I am excited about this project, and very proud of the contributions from all concerned."