Teenage Ankst : How a record label made the Welsh language cool. Dr Ian Johnson [email protected] Teenage Ankst. Introduction Welsh language in context Welsh music in context Recordiau Ankst Records 1980s 1990s Legacy Discussion and conclusion. Introduction.
Teenage Ankst : How a record label made the Welsh language cool
Dr Ian Johnson
an increase in numbers and percentage compared to 1991
- Musicians looking to experiment and develop
- Audience (Welsh-speaking or not) open to music in Welsh
- Company willing to stretch boundaries and embrace new concepts in promotion
- ‘Cool’ is an abstract concept difficult to pin down
- Traditions are different for each culture therefore music and notions must be adapted
- Bilingualism or monolingualism in lyrics?
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