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Y Dydd Olaf was initially released by Peski Records in October 2014 before being re-released worldwide in 2015 by Heavenly Recordings. The album was an attempt by Gwenno to combine her political views with sounds she loves and was inspired in part by a dystopian science fiction book of the same name by Owain Owain which was released in 1976.

In a period of governmental and cultural revolution, former Pipettes front-woman, Gwenno, releases a political concept album inspired by an obscure 1970s Welsh language sci-fi novel, subtly disguised as a blissful kraut-pop record. Taking its cue, and title, from Owain Owain's 1976 novel about a dystopian future where the robots have taken over and are busily turning the human race into clones through the use of medication, Y Dydd Olaf blends big themes (including patriarchal society, government-funded media propaganda, cultural control, technology, isolation and the importance of, and threat to minority languages), great tunes, and a real sense of revolution to produce a powerful, politically-charged concept album. Y Dydd Olaf is a political, feminist, brilliantly executed record; and although this particular revolution might not be televised, it certainly will have a great soundtrack.

Tracklisting

  • Chwyldro
  • Patriarchaeth
  • Calon Peiriant
  • Sisial Y M‚àö¬•r
  • Dawns Y Blaned Dirion
  • Golau Arall
  • Stwff
  • Y Dydd Olaf
  • Fratolish Hiang Perpeshki
  • Amser
Changed Giver - RSD 2024
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Embarrassment - RSD 2024
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Nirvana
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Come Away With ESG
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Chutes Too Narrow
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Thirteen
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Blue Banisters
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Cryosleep
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Harry Pussy
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Liquid Skin
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The Age Of Quarrel
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The Versions
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Life On The Road
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Night Pillers
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Hotel Aporia
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Floor It!!!
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Tim
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The Old Magic
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Remember This
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Extreme Witchcraft
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The Apple Drop
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Sloe Gin
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Lamentations
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Midnight Vampire
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Ego Death
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Fire Fortellinger
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5212 Helvete
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1972
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Interlude - RSD 2024
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Extractions
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