CAN YOU FEEL THE ‘PHORCE’!

The Welsh pop wizards invite a host of acts to rework tracks from their 'Phantom Power' LP - and there will be a download-only EP too...

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS are to release a remix album and download-only EP to coincide with their forthcoming tour of the UK and Ireland.

The album, ‘Phantom Phorce’, is a collection of reworkings of tracks from the band’s 2003 LP ‘Phantom Power’. It will initially only be available on the band’s UK tour dates before getting a proper release on April 12.

Remixers include [a][/a] and The High Llamas’ Sean O’Hagan.

The full tracklisting is:

‘Hello Sunshine’ (Weevil)

‘Liberty Belle’ (Mario Caldato Jnr)

‘Golden Retriever’ (Killa Kella)

‘Sex, War And Robots’ (Wauvenfold)

‘The Piccolo Snare’ (Four Tet)

‘Venus & Serena’ (Massimo)

‘Father Father’ (Boom Bip)

‘Bleed Forever’ (Brave Captain)

‘Out Of Control’ (Zan Lyons)

‘City Scape Sky Baby’ (Minotaur Shock)

‘Valet Parking’ (High Llamas)

‘The Undefeated’ (Llwybr Llaethog)

‘Slow Life’ (Sir Doufous Styles)

‘Valet Parking’ (Force Unknown)

‘Hello Sunshine’ (Frieband)

The EP, available as a download on March 29 from [url=]placidcasual.com,comprises a new edit of ‘Slow Life’, and new tracks ‘Lost Control’ and ‘Motherfokker’, which features guest appearances from Goldie Lookin’ Chain and Killa Kela.

Initial quantities of ‘Phantom Phorce’ will feature the single as an extra CD. Both ‘Phantom Phorce’ and ‘Slow Life’ are released on the band’s own Placid Casual label. New releases on Sony will follow later in 2004.

The full list of the band’s UK/Ireland shows is as follows:

Liverpool Royal Court (March 27)

Dublin Olympia (28)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (30)

Middlesbrough Town Hall (31)

Sheffield Octagon (April 1)

Cardiff International Arena (2)

Nottingham Rock City (4)

Salisbury City Hall (5)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (6)

Brighton Dome (7)

London Carling Hammersmith Apollo (8)

To get tickets, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.