Super Furry Animals and Wombats join anti-fur campaign

Jamie T, Friendly Fires also sign up to the petition

Super Furry Animals and Wombats join anti-fur campaign
Super Furry Animals, The Wombats, Friendly Fires, Jamie T and The Courteeners are among the musicians who have joined a campaign to persuade clothing label Burberry to stop using animal fur in its products.

Art Brut, Jack Penate, The Rakes, The Maccabees, Los Campesinos! and Art Brut have also lent their names to the campaign, organised by the Peta2 charity.

In a statement, The Wombats' drummer Dan Haggis said: "There is no excuse for making money from the suffering of animals. Burberry need to stop supporting this violent industry."

According to the statement from Peta2, The Rakes had previously been approached by the label to potentially participate in an advertising campaign. Frontman Alan Donohoe responded by writing a letter to the firm saying that "the cold-hearted killing of animals for 'fashion' is indefensible".

For more information on the campaign and to sign the petition, head to

Read More On This Artist

Super Furry Animals Merchandise
More News
Billy Corgan says 'the mythology of the Nineties is now irrelevant'
TV On The Radio premiere skateboarding video for song 'Lazerray'
Kasabian to headline Poland's Open'er Festival 2015
1,000 Foo Fighters fans in Italy plan to simultaneously play 'Learn to Fly'
George Harrison, The Bee Gees to be honoured with The Recording Academy's Lifetime...
Single hidden by Jack White inside furniture found a decade later
The Maccabees on new album: 'It's stripped back, fewer layers, more piano'
Alt-J, Florence + The Machine, The War On Drugs to play Sweden's Way Out West festival
Blink-182's Tom DeLonge discusses plans for punk trio's new album
Karen O says label boss Julian Casablancas is 'a fucking amazing guy'
The Wombats announce details of new album 'Glitterbug'
Sam Smith becomes only artist to sell one million albums in UK and US in 2014
London superclub Fabric respond to reports they are facing closure after drug-related deaths
Pussy Riot: 'Our goal is not to make a political album'
Azealia Banks accuses Eminem of sexism in his music
Gerard Way 'made plans to work with' The Libertines' Carl Barat
The Smiths' Mike Joyce says Queen should wear 'Queen is Dead' T-shirt during...
Wu-Tang Clan tried to get James Blake to feature on 'A Better Tomorrow'
Royal Blood 'wanted to support Foo Fighters before even starting the band'
Spectres announce UK tour dates
Taylor Swift was surprised at industry's reaction to her decision to leave Spotify
Ride, Bastille, Duran Duran and more to play tiny War Child gigs

More News


Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM