I'm incredibly honoured that my debut album has been nominated for this year's Welsh Music Prize. The album gestated over a number of years in the studio but the ideas and influences behind The Anchoress stem all the way back to my childhood. I grew up with a real sense of the importance of music to the Welsh identity and my family's history. As the 1967 poem by Brian Harris, says, it's a privilege to be born with this "music in your blood / And with poetry in your soul", and a privilege of another kind to have the album recognised among so many other great offerings from the motherland.
Read the full story in the NME here: http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/96272