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Anhrefn's Rhys Mwyn: memories of the Berlin Wall

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BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music | 15:39 UK time, Friday, 6 November 2009

In the 1980s and 1990s, Rhys Mwyn was lead singer of influential Welsh punks Anhrefn, one of the very first Western bands to play East Berlin. He spoke to Radio Wales about his recollections of playing in the city as the wall came down.


Listen to the interview here

"It was such a radical city... in some ways the Wall was part of that radicalisation," he says.

"For us as a punk band we loved the idea; we did photoshoots and videos in front of the Berlin Wall. So there was a glamour - a perverse glamour - to the Wall in that sense. But morally of course, it was insane."


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