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Cerys Matthews joins Tim Burgess for this episode of his Listening Party. One of the most recognisable, unique and best voices of the 90s, Cerys talks Tim through Catatonia’s triple platinum, number 1 album, International Velvet, on its 25th anniversary.

They discuss finding their singing styles, finding strength from writing lyrics in order out get out of a tough personal places, and Cerys’s place as a Welsh national treasure.

International Velvet was released on 2nd February 1998 on Blanco y Negro.