Gruff Rhys Biography

Gruffydd Maredudd Bowen Rhys (born 18 July 1970 in Haverfordwest) is a Welsh musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author. He performs solo and with several bands, including Super Furry Animals who obtained mainstream success in the 1990s. He formed the electro-pop outfit Neon Neon with Boom Bip. Their album Stainless Style was nominated for the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize. He won the 2011 Welsh Music Prize for his album Hotel Shampoo. His latest solo album, American Interior, was released in May 2014, accompanied by a film, a book and a mobile app.

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Gruff Rhys News

Gruff Rhys announces UK tour for September

The Super Furry Animals man plays 13 dates in support of his fourth solo album

  • Jun 2, 2014

Gruff Rhys to lead festival-goers on multimedia tour of Glastonbury

Unique tour will include film screening, book discussion, DJ set and live show

  • May 19, 2014

Gruff Rhys to release 'Atheist Xmas' EP

The three track 12" vinyl record is out December 19

  • Nov 21, 2011

Gruff Rhys wins first ever Welsh Music Prize

Super Furry Animals man scores the new award with 'Hotel Shampoo'

  • Oct 21, 2011

Gruff Rhys teams up with Turner Prize nominee Phil Collins for short film

Super Furry Animals man also lines up new single 'Y Baban Bach'

  • Sep 1, 2011

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Liberty (Is Where We'll Be) Play Video

Liberty (Is Where We'll Be)

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American Interior Play Video

American Interior

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If We Were Words (We Would Rhyme) (Live) Play Video

If We Were Words (We Would Rhyme) (Live)

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Shark Ridden Waters

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Sensations In The Dark

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Gruff Rhys Reviews

Gruff Rhys - 'American Interior'

Gruff Rhys - 'American Interior'

The Super Furry Animal's tribute to an 18th-century explorer

  • May 9, 2014

Album Review: Gruff Rhys - 'Atheist Xmas'

Disconcerting and nuclear-ravaged with a Motown-tinge.

  • Dec 16, 2011

Album Review: Gruff Rhys - Hotel Shampoo (Turnstile)

Flaunting his rock maturity, but falling short of his creative abilities.

  • Feb 10, 2011

Gruff Rhys

Gyrru Gyrru Gyrru (Rough Trade)

  • Mar 9, 2007

Gruff Rhys: Candylion

The Super Furry Animal alone again doesn't disappoint

  • Jan 5, 2007

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