Welsh Folk Music by Fernhill: Where Geography & Calendars Collide

LOCATION: Swansea

MUSIC: ‘Amser’ by Fernhill

Inside. Outside. Byth (Ever. Never). Tock Tick.

A collision between mechanical time, seasonal time, life time, generational time, cultural time, poetic time, no time < particles of eternal love…

Fernhill’s guitarist Ceri Rhys Matthews explains the album’s concept to Unofficial Britain: “Recorded on the border between two countries that don’t exist, and between the old new year’s day & the new new year’s day, it concerns itself with a collision between geography & calendars.”

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