The Joy Formidable are soon to release a tenth-anniversary edition of their debut EP.
Due on 25th October via Hassle Records, the ‘A Balloon Called Moaning’ double-album includes their 2009 EP of the same name, plus a newly-recorded acoustic Welsh language version, ‘Y Falŵ n Drom’.
"We’ve been through such a lot as a band over the years," says Ritzy Bryan, "it’s been a really reflective studio session, returning to the old recordings and transforming them into these beautiful stripped back, intimate versions.
"It’s exciting hearing them in the Welsh language because now they have new life too and can be a celebration of language as well as memory."
The tracklisting reads:
A Balloon Called Moaning
1. The Greatest Light is the Greatest Shade
4. While the Flies
7. The Last Drop
Y Falŵ n Drom
1. Y Golau Mwyaf yw'r Cysgod Mwyaf
4. Tra bo'r gwybed
7. Y Diferyn Olaf