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Cookie Zoo

by Colorama

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  • 12'' Gatefold Vinyl
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Sound 04:01
Runaround 03:12
Real Girl 03:38
Restless 03:08
Dere Mewn 02:39


For the last decade, and almost secretly, Carwyn Ellis records have meant some of the greatest news for people who loves pop with no labels, nor affiliations. People who, after a record-hunting afternoon, enthusiasticly arrives back home with findings like Françoise Hardy LPs from the Vogue era, Arthur Verocai, Broadcast reissues, an Alessandro Alessandroni soundtrack, Meic Stevens' "Outlander" and an original, mint condition, O'Jays' "Back Stabbers" LP.

Ellis has proved to be plenty of tools and talent to sum up, in forty minutes, all the magic of the best pop music recorded in the last fifty years, very well absorved and excitingly mixed, and steeped by a magic and pastoral halo from his native Wales.

Before Edwyn Collins decided that Carwyn had received much less attenction than what he deserved, and supported in his label AED two wonderful records like "Good Music" (2012) and "Temari" (2014), Ellis had already recorded the "Magic Lantern Show" EP (2009), the acclaimed by Shindig magazine, "Box" (2010); and this first album, "Cookie Zoo" (2008).

A debut, after his thirties, where we can find all his personal universe. "Cookie Zoo" is linked to "Dere Mewn", one of the most beautiful songs recorded in the United Kingdom in the last decade. An unique flower living in a botanical garden, filled with brilliant songs of all possible colours.


released November 9, 2018

All songs written by Carwyn Ellis except Track 11 written by Nev Cottee and Carwyn Ellis.
Produced and mixed by Sean Read, Liam Watson, Sebastian Lewsley and Ed Turner with Colorama.
Mastered by Sean Read.
Re-mastered for this vinyl edition by Donal Whelan at Hafod Mastering


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