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Rogue Jones - Someone - Beans On Toast - Mary Anne's Polar Rig - Helene Cronin

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Rogue Jones - 1,2,3 / Fflachlwch Bach (Bach). These two tracks are possibly the most crystalline and pure expression of the album’s main theme – Bethan and Ynyr’s experiences of parenthood. They’re also good pop songs – so they felt like an appropriate AA-side. 1,2,3 - Like much of the album, this song was initially composed by Bethan on the piano. It features Ynyr and Bethan on trumpets but also features Ioan Hefin, the man responsible for performing Welsh music’s greatest and most iconic trumpet solo in Eryr Wen’s Gloria Tyrd Adre. It’s a song about love and the feeling of trying to comprehend the magnitude of the love that you can feel for someone. It can relate to any form of love but in this instance it was written when their daughter turned 3 years old, with Bethan trying to articulate and comprehend the outpouring of love felt for a child and the hugeness of childbirth; the challenge, escalation, triumph, glory and the raw vulnerability of it all. Fflachlwch Bach - An ode to th

WILDES - Signe Marie Rustad - Waldo Witt - Best Fern - Mary Anne's Polar Rig - Elly Kace - Gabrielle Shonk

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WILDES - True Love (Make Be Believe). London singer/songwriter Ella Walker aka WILDES has recruited The Flaming Lips for her new single "True Love (Make Me Believe)" - the final taste of her debut album Other Words Fail Me - released last Friday via AWAL. The new album was produced by St Francis Hotel (Michael Kiwanuka, Greentea Peng, Little Simz). More than a documentation of her artistry: WILDES' debut album Other Words Fail Me is a testimony of hard-won survival. After a long period of false dependency ending with her leaving an abusive (both professional and romantic) relationship, Walker scraped together the shards of a world shattered, and at last, she has built herself an entirely new reflection. For its soaring closing track "True Love", WILDES and producer St Francis Hotel (aka Declan Gaffney) wanted to perfectly capture the highs and lows of learning to love yourself. Speaking more on the release, and the collaboration with The Flaming Lips, WILDES sa