Cool Cymru: 1 Catatonia

October 23, 2012
Fun Music video

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!"

 

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