Library Rock's Backpages

Catatonia: Welsh Rabbit

Barbara Ellen, The Observer, 22 March 1998

I DON'T CARE what people say about her; I think that Cerys Matthews, the lead singer of Welsh outfit Catatonia, is a really nice bloke. They are calling her the new Queen of Indie Pop, but she lives her life like a decadent Roman emperor — swaggering around the scene in a manner that would make most of her male peers yearn for a quiet life, complete with on-tap Alka Seltzer.

Total word count of piece: 763


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.