Catatonia's songs were not necessarily as deep as those of the Manics, but with songs like “Mulder and Scully, they were much more fun. Mind you, a lot of their best material was in the Welsh language. Since the break-up of the group, lead singer Cerys Matthews has released a lot of traditional songs in Cymraeg.
This was the finale of their biggest ever concert – at Margam Park. The song – International Velvet – has become an unofficial second Welsh National Anthem. "Everyday, when I wake up, I thank the Lord I'm Welsh!"