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Posts Tagged ‘Rhys Edwards’

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

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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.

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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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