Alun Tan Lan

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Alun Tan Lan (born Alun Evans) is a Welsh singer-songwriter. He sings exclusively through the medium of the Welsh language.

When Lan was 14 he formed the punk rock band Dail Te Pawb, he later went on to join Boff Frank Bough playing bass.

His first album Aderyn Papur was co-produced by Toni Schiavone and Mark Roberts, formerly of Y Cyrff and Catatonia,[1] and was released in 2004.

Lan opened for Gruff Rhys on his 2005 solo tour[2] and has contributed to solo albums by Gorky's Zygotic Mynci frontman Euros Childs, and is also part of his touring band.[1]

Under his original name Alun Evans, he is also the guitarist for instrumental surf-rock band Y Niwl.


In 2005 Lan received the BBC Radio Cymru awards for Best Male Artist and Best Composer.[2]


  • Aderyn Papur, Rasal, 2004
  • Y Distawrwydd, Rasal, 2005
  • Yr Aflonydd, Aderyn Papur, 2007
  • Cymlau, double album released on, 2012


  1. ^ a b "Music & Gigs Stephenson rockets in...". Evening Gazette. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  2. ^ a b "N.Wales talent scoops top pop awards". 21 February 2005. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 

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