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Rhonwen Stephens, 2002Born: Mid-Wales. Leading folk musician who's first taste of success was as part of art-folk-rock collective Llefrith. Under her influence they morphed into Diwylliedig, before Rhonwen went off to persue a solo career.  Style: art-folk-rock with progressive overtones; kind of like a modern ISB. Songwriters: all Stephens. Trivia: '97s Pomgranad was voted best debut album for a female solo artist (modern category) in 1998's Celtic-Folk On-Line awards, while her second album, Mela, received a best album nomination in the Can Werin Cymru ceremony. Her fourth album, "Gweddillio" won the Celtic-Folk On-Line modern category prize for the best album by a female solo artist.

Recommended: Pomgranad (*6) / Mela (*6) / Priddlestr (*6)

RHONWEN STEPHENS (ex-Llefrith, ex-Diwylliedig) - vocals, various instruments / MICHAEL FOX (ex-Rotten Fruit, ex-Helena's Box, ex-Cookie Crumbs) - drums / DAFYDD MORGAN (ex-Cathy Carrow, ex-Gorwel Edwards) - various instruments

Aug '97 (cd - ARS1CD) POMGRANAD
- Afal / Oren / Gellygen / Eirinen / Bricyllen / Pomgranad
Dec '98 (cd - ARS2CD) MELA
- Brawdle / Bragwair / Dihyder / Do / Mab Gargam / Genethig ag Cerddbrenni / Lle i Anifeiliald / Dewinau Gwyn / Draenog / Mela Yn Nos / Hydref / Cragen Crwban / Bwyd y Boda
Nov '00 (cd - ARS3CD) PRIDDLESTR
- Rhagarweiniad / Telyn Gron / Gwasgu'n Glos At / Clytwaith / Ceffylau Bach / Glan y Môr / Siglenydd / Bwbach / Yn Iach / Manwydd / Yswaeth
Dec '02 (cd - ARS4CD) GWEDDILLIO
- Holliach / Cyffyrddiad / Yr Hwyr / Gyda'r Nos / Hiraeth / Lens Amgrwm / Lleugylch / Ym Mhobman / Esblygu / Yswil / Llymder / Llynedd / Cordiau / Llewrchu'n Wan / Ithfaen / Y Gwn Euraid a'r Mwclis Grisial / Serchol, Nwydol, Bythol / Creadigaeth y Dychymyg / Gostegu
MORGAN leaves for Mallorca in late 2002. He is replaced by JOSH ROSE (ex-MOISTURE FARMERS, ex-HELENA JONES) - bass, etc.
Oct '04 (cd - ARS5CD)  SAETS GWYLLT
- Suad / Daear Dirgel / Esgidiau Rwber / Y Mynach Meddw / Y Pellen / Herwyr / Caledu / Draen / Tawch Heintus / Gwydd / Anadlu / Sidan a Siswrn / Y Llen / Clap Aur / Briwsionyn
The fifth album by the award-winning Rhonwen Stephens is an atmospheric prog-folk tribute to Alma Cogan.
Nov '04 - Rhonwen appears on HELENA JONES' Helena's Book of Spells.

May '05 - She provides guest vocals on MOSFET's "Willie Can".



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