Category: Super Furry Animals

GRUFF RHYS/SUPER FURRY ANIMALS interview – Evening Standard, 5 Aug 2016

They may be marking 20 years as a band and showing no signs of making a new album after their last one in 2009, but if any musicians could be said to have captured the moment this summer, it’s Gruff Rhys and his group Super Furry Animals.   In April, Rhys released a solo single, I Love EU, a heartfelt… Read more →

GREEN MAN FESTIVAL, Glanusk Park – Evening Standard, 24 August 2015

As festival attractions go, they don’t come much more impressive than a whopping great mountain. Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage looks like a piece of Toblerone next to the edifice looming over the Green Man Festival in the Brecon Beacons. In its 10 years at this site, Green Man has gained a reputation as a bucolic space to release your inner hippy,… Read more →

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS, Brixton Academy – Evening Standard, 11 May 2015

Anyone frustrated by Friday’s election result would have found a satisfactory outlet in the Super Furry Animals’ traditional set closer. The Man Don’t Give a Fuck, a song with more F-words than a Scorcese film, was a fulfilling angry howl concluding a much quieter anniversary celebration. The band were back after six years of side projects to mark 15 years… Read more →