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Catatonia: Sleep Smell of Success

Interview by John Harris, New Musical Express, 24 September 1994

"ECHOBELLY, THESE Animal Men, all those groups... they've got the gift of the gab, they know what to say, they live in the right places. ...

Catatonia: Welsh Pioneers Come Into Their Own

Report and Interview by Paul Gorman, Music Week, 1996

THESE DAYS, when it seems you can't throw a stick in the music industry without hitting a Welsh act, Catatonia are in the unusual position ...

Catatonia: The Hit-Man And Her

Interview by Robin Bresnark, Melody Maker, 11 October 1997

Cerys from CATATONIA is on first name terms with hit men while the rest of the band are into mafia-type shenanigans. Blimey! Best not call ...

Tipsy Narco: Catatonia: Warwick University, Coventry

Live Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 8 November 1997

YOU LEAVE more alive than you came. You leave with your secrets not just repeated but monumentalised. You never wanna leave. Catatonia are better. ...

Catatonia: New Adventures In Sci-Fi

Profile and Interview by Neil Mason, Melody Maker, 24 January 1998

CATATONIA's last single was about "mobs" — no it's sci-fi doodlings! We hotfoot it to Wales and ask them what the hell's going on ...

Catatonia: International Velvet (blanco y negro 12 tks/45 mins)

Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 7 February 1998

POP SMART! In just 45 minutes, CATATONIA prove why The Maker stuck its neck out and gave them their first national cover... ...

Catatonia: Feds And Rockers!

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 7 February 1998

Mulder & Scully. Horses' heads in people's beds. Selfish genes. Blimey what are those crazy cats CATATONIA singing about? Well, don't bother asking the band. ...

Catatonia: Bubbling Under

Report and Interview by David Quantick, Q, March 1998

They're about to break through, they're ever so Welsh and their singer is losing her voice on the first date of the tour... ...

Catatonia: Welsh Rabbit

Interview by 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. ...

Catatonia: The Sex Files!

Interview by Robin Bresnark, Melody Maker, 24 October 1998

Virtually unknown a year ago — 12 months later Cerys Matthews is voted the sexiest woman in rock in a Maker poll. How'd that happen!? ...

Catatonia At The Brixton Academy

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 23 March 1999

'EVERY MORNING when I wake up, I thank the Lord I'm Welsh,' sings Catatonia's Cerys Matthews, and 3,000 people sing it back to her, voices ...

Catatonia: Glowing In The Dark

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 31 May 1999

RED DRAGON flags, rugby shirts and the strains of 'Road Rage' drifting across the moist night air — it could only be Wales's second-biggest band ...

Cerys Matthews: "I'll end up a spinster, like my role model Anne Widdecombe"

Interview by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 20 July 2001

A year ago, after a rumoured nervous breakdown, a rift within the band and a cancelled tour, the music press had consigned Cerys Matthews and ...

Catatonic in Soho

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, August 2001

CERYS MATTHEWS slung a guitar round her neck and strummed a few chords. Then something caught her eye. She stopped and stared. Her jaw dropped. ...

The return of Cerys Matthews

Interview by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, August 2006

CERYS MATTHEWS, Britpop's very own Princess of Wales is back. The former Catatonia singer escaped to a new home in Nashville at the start of ...

see also Cerys Matthews


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