are brothers Ynyr and Eurig Roberts from Snowdonia,
forming the musical movement in 2004, Brigyn
have received plentiful airplay and TV appearances
within Wales and the UK.
sound is a mixture of modern folk music, crafted
rhythm loops and lush, expansive orchestral
samples. The brothers admit to being influenced
by various music ranging from Bjork's electronica,
through Simon & Garfunkel's folky sound,
to 20th century classical composers.
unique blend of musical influences has allowed
Brigyn to share a stage with artists ranging
from world famous tenor Jose Carreras to The
Incredible String Band. To date they have performed
at The Green Man Festival, Llangollen International
Eisteddfod, Small Nations Festival, Sesiwn Fawr
Dolgellau, and also at popular Welsh language
festivals such as Maes B and Gwyl y Faenol (Brynfest).
the success of the eponomously titled debut
album in 2004, Brigyn released their second
album 'Brigyn2' during Autumn 2005. Successful
tours of San Francisco and Ireland followed
in late 2005 and April 2006 respectively.
collection of rare songs were released exclusively
on iTunes and limited edition vinyl late in
2006 and an unique re-mix concept album ('Ailgylchu')
was released in August 2007.
the last months of 2007, Brigyn embarked on
an epic 10-date tour of venues around Wales,
that included an appearance at the Swn Festival.
They also became the first ever group to perform
at the new 'Milkwood Jam' venue in Swansea.
third studio album ('Brigyn3') was released
in May 2008, and the promotional campaign for
the album kicked-off with an exclusive live
session in 'The Hub', London for Tom Robinson's
show on BBC 6 Music.
an endless touring schedule throughout 2008
that included a return to playing at the Green
Man Festival, Brigyn released the single 'Haleliwia'
in November - a Welsh-language adaption of Leonard
Cohen's global hit song, Hallelujah.
Welsh-language single ('Yr Arth a'r Lloer' -
The Bear and the Moon) was released end of 2009,
and was given away as a free CD from Brigyn's
website during December '09.
will be launching their first ever English-language
material in 2010. The single 'One Way Streets'
was released on March 1st, and the new double
A-side ('Home / I Need All The Friends I Can
Get') will be released in December. Both singles
will be available from the iTunes Music Store.
Limited-edition CDs will also be available exclusively
from Brigyn's online shop.