Catrin O'Neill

Catrin O'Neill

Catrin O'Neill

Last updated: 06 August 2009

In the world of traditional Welsh music, Catrin O'Neill chucks in the kitchen sink, the waste disposal unit and the slightly leaky u-bend.

O'Neill was surrounded by traditional Welsh music and culture growing up in Aberdyfi in Snowdonia, but her adult life has exposed her to many new influences.

"I took my guitar and had five years of travel," she says. "I produced children's cabaret shows in the depths of China and was a chorus line dancer the Bollywood film industry in India, among other things."

Now settled back in Wales, she has spent the past four years "song writing, learning new instruments and rediscovering my undying passion for Welsh and Celtic folk music".

In late 2007 she completed her first album, Nain's Kitchen/Cegin Nain which was independently released in early 2008.

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