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Gwenno - Tresor
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A1An Stevel Nowydh
A2Anima
A3Tresor
A4Nycaw
A5Men An Toll
B1Ardamm
B2Kan Me
B3Keltek
B4Tonnow
B5Porth Ia

Tresor

Heavenly | Item No: 901423
Vinyl LP | 2022 / UK – Original | New
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Tresor (Treasure) is Gwenno Saunders’ third full length solo album and the second almost entirely in Cornish (Kernewek). Written in St. Ives, Cornwall, just prior to the Covid lockdowns of 2020 and completed at home in Cardiff during the pandemic along with her co-producer and musical collaborator, Rhys Edwards, Tresor reveals an introspective focus on home and self, a prescient work echoing the isolation and retreat that has been a central, global shared experience over the past two years. The wider project also includes a companion short film made on Super 8, written and directed by Gwenno in collaboration with Anglesey based filmmaker and photographer Clare Marie Bailey.

Tresor diverges from the stark themes of technological alienation in Y Dydd Olaf (The Final Day) and the meditations on the idea of the homeland on the slyly infectious Le Kov (The Place of Memory). Accessible and international in outlook, peppered with moments of offbeat humour, Le Kov presented Cornish to the world. The impact of Le Kov was resounding, providing for the Cornish language an unprecedented international platform that saw Gwenno touring and headlining in Europe and Australia, and supporting acts such as Suede and the Manic Street Preachers. Her performance of ‘Tir ha Mor’ on Later with Jools Holland was a triumph, and the album prompted wider conversations on the state of the Cornish language with Michael Portillo, Jon Snow, and Nina Nannar. After Le Kov, interest in learning Cornish hit an all-time high, and the cultural role of the language was firmly in the spotlight.
Item Details
Item No:901423
Artist:Gwenno
Titel:Tresor
Label:Heavenly
Katalog-Nr:39152311
Format:Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:UK – Original
Release Date:2022
Genre:Rock & Indie
Style:Indierock | Alternative
Available since:30.06.2022
Condition:New
Price:26,99 €
Weight:250g (plus 250g Packaging)
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