In the press release that accompanies this album Gai Toms lays out the key influences on its development. Of the list he offers perhaps Eduardo Galeano's lamenting book, Gai Toms. 10 mlynedd ers fy albym eco-gysyniadol ‘Rhwng y Llygru a’r Glasu’. Thema dal mor berthnasol?! CD yn unig, rhai dal ar gael. 10 years since my eco-concept album ‘Rhwng y Llygru a’r Glasu’. Themes still relevant?! CD only, some still in stock.
The album was recorded at his home in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, using clean energy and drums salvaged from junkyards; the album artwork and packaging from recycled material. Songs contain issues on sustainability, questioning our existence and purpose in the world today. The album was the first release on Toms's own micro-label, Sbensh. In March 2012 Toms won the prestigious Cân i Gymru music competition. with Philip Lee Jones. Due to massive cuts in royalties for Welsh artists, he participated in the show/competition several times under different guises . Rhwng y Llygru a'r Glasu (Album/CD - 2008) Sbensh CD01. Mim Twm Llai discography. Yr Eira Mawr (Album/CD - 2006) Crai. Straeon y Cymdogion (Album/CD - 2005) Crai. O'r Sbensh (Album/CD - 2002) Crai.
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Toms's music styles include folk ballad, reggae/ska, blues, rock and pop, all peppered with experimental tendencies and political subversiveness. In 2008 he released an eco-concept album titled Rhwng y Llygru a'r Glasu. This brought two more BBC Radio Cymru RAP Awards to his collection, one for best songwriter and the other for best artist. A separate soundtrack and concept album titled, Avengers Assemble (Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture) by various artists was also released on the same date.