Album Review : Super Furry Animals

Album Review : Super Furry Animals

Facts about this album: * Super Furry Animals launched the download of 'Dark Days/Light Years' at the end of a special split-screen film they'd screened online about the making of the album. * Super Furry Animals released their first...

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Super Furry Animals; Royal Festival Hall, London, Monday December 31

Super Furry Animals; Royal Festival Hall,...

So, after a year in which she has become Britain’s most notorious, best-selling singer, where has Amy Winehouse chosen to see in 2008? At Super Furry Animals’ London shindig, that’s where. And here’s her hubby, too, in prison uniform,...

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Super Furry Animals

Super Furry Animals

Lush harmonies and warm, fuzzy guitars aside, ‘The Gift That Keeps Giving’, the Super Furries’ free-to-fans Christmas Day download pressie, ain’t one of their best. We know SFA can do stoned drones with the best of them, but simply jazzing...

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Super Furry Animals

Super Furry Animals

It is Welsh indie lore that Gruff Rhys can do whatever he wants. And if Gruff Rhys wants to take his Super Furry Animals and make a swooshing northern soul record with stunning Phil Spector-style soundclashes at the beginning, then so be it....

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Super Furry Animals

Super Furry Animals

The gut feeling, on hearing ‘Let The Wolves Howl At The Moon’, the closer of the eighth studio album by Super Furry Animals, is one of disappointment. But before the difference between that statement and the album rating you can see out of the...

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Super Furry Animals

Super Furry Animals

Poker: sport of kings, drunkards and fools, only ever played by illogically optimistic alcoholics with staggering debts. Obviously this writer is brilliant at it and knows that, when the chips are in and it’s time to show your hand, the music in...

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Super Furry Animals : Rings Around The World

Super Furry Animals : Rings Around The World

'Rings Around The World' wafts in on the kind of heavy duty industry hype normally reserved for underwhelming Oasis albums. However, it pains this reviewer greatly to report that it's not, as has been signalled, Super Furries' best album. It's...

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Super Furry Animals : Love Kraft

Super Furry Animals : Love Kraft

Kaleidoscopic goggles in place? Oxygen tank filled with laughing gas and amyl nitrate? Feet strangely mutated into flippers? Then – SPLOOSH! GLUG! TWINKLE! – come with us on a voyage into the watery wonders of the deep in Super Furry...

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Super Furry Animals  :  Wrexham, Newi, Wednesday May 25

Super Furry Animals : Wrexham, Newi,...

Super Furry Animals have always been such champion stoners that it stood to reason that their stoner-rock phase would be champion. Yes, you read that right. Despite a 12-year history as eternal bridesmaids to a conveyor belt of lesser visionaries,...

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Super Furry Animals : Songbook: Volume 1

Super Furry Animals : Songbook: Volume 1

When Super Furry Animals got a deal with Creation Records during the label’s cash-laden days in 1995, there were more than a few sniggers. Initially, they were dismissed as another of Alan McGee’s dodgy post-Oasis signings alongside 3 Colours...

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