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Posts Tagged ‘Gwenno’

Y Dydd Olaf (The Last Day) by Gwenno Saunders: an interview

Talking politics, robots, poetry and much more with the very cool Gwenno, formerly of The Pipettes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gwenno-by-Katie-Ponder
Gwenno by Katie Ponder.

Gwenno Saunders, formerly of The Pipettes, and now living in Wales, has released a political concept album inspired by an obscure 1970s Welsh language sci-fi novel. Written by Gwenno and produced by Rhys Edwards, Y DYDD OLAF (The Last Day) turns its back on predictable commercial aspirations and lifts a defiant middle finger in the direction of the mainstream. I caught up with Gwenno to find out more about robot world domination, the joy of speaking Cornish (and Welsh) and deciding to do things your own way. She's an inspiration.

Gwenno-by-Katie-Ponder
Gwenno by Katie Ponder.

Your new album is almost entirely sung in Welsh, what does the title Y Dydd Olaf mean and why did you chose the title?
Y Dydd Olaf means… read more

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Ymbelydredd EP: An interview with Gwenno Saunders

Gwenno Saunders is probably best known as one third of The Pipettes, but she's now returned to her hometown of Cardiff and recorded a fantastic Welsh language EP. Here she explains the making of Ymbelydredd.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gwenno by Laura Hickman. A couple of weeks back I posted the video for Gwenno‘s new single Ymbelydredd, which is the lead single from a fantastic EP bearing the same […]

Video Single: Ymbelydredd by Gwenno

Gwenno Saunders of The Pipettes returns with the sweetest of pop sounds on her Welsh language EP Ymbelydredd. Enjoy the summery lead single here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It matters not a jot that the lyrics are in Welsh and despite my lineage (my Granny is Welsh) I understand not one word – on Gwenno‘s new EP Ymbelydredd […]

The Pipettes – Interview

Having lost a member and their reliance on 50s doo-wop, the Pipettes return with a second album that sees them seeking new sounds from the 60s and 70s

Written by Ian Steadman

The Pipettes were a pretty big deal a few years ago, bursting onto the indie club scene with their 50s and 60s-influenced polka-dot pop song album Meet The Pipettes and […]