Candylion was raised by bears in Micronesia. Trained as a chef in Paris and following a City & Guilds diploma in desk top publishing at Tregoedwig polytechnic transformed himself into a card assembly image of his former self and arranged for the kind lady at the post depot to mail him back flatpack to his bear brothers and sisters. Safely back in the palm forest he was given lessons in exotic guitar pickin’ by a passing oxymoron. He is currently recording his first album.
Candylion’ is the new solo album from Gruff Rhys. It follows the single of the same name and is a mesmerising journey into the mind of one of our most talented singers and songwriters. It seems fitting therefore that insight into the workings behind the album come straight from the man himself…