News

Jun 19, 2017

Britpop outliers and survivors Super Furry Animals are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1997 sophomore album Radiator with a 20th anniversary reissue. It comes out July 20 via BMG and comes with 30 bonus tracks, including the album's B-sides, demos, the Ice Hockey Hair EP, and other rarities. More

Super Furry Animals Share Previously Unreleased Demo for “The Man Don’t Give a Fuck”

Fuzzy Logic 20th Anniversary Reissue and Zoom! Best Of Both Due Out November 4 via BMG

Sep 16, 2016

Britpop outliers and survivors Super Furry Animals are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their weird and wonderful 1996 debut album Fuzzy Logic with a 20th anniversary reissue. It comes with 35 bonus tracks, including the album's B-sides, two separate 1995 demo sessions, and their set at the 1996 Phoenix Festival. More

Super Furry Animals Share Video for New Song “Bing Bong”

Song Available Digitally Now, To Be Released as a 12-Inch on June 17

May 13, 2016

Britpop outliers and survivors Super Furry Animals have shared their first new single in seven years, "Bing Bong," via its video. The single is available digitally now and will be released as a 12-inch on June 17. You can also buy a bundle that includes a download and a T-shirt featuring the artwork on longtime band collaborator Pete Fowler.  More

Apr 21, 2016

Gruff Rhys, frontman of Britpop outliers and survivors Super Furry Animals, has shared a new song, "I Love EU." The Welsh musician wrote the song in support of the U.K. staying in the European Union. This summer there will be a referendum in the U.K. on whether or not they should stay in the European Union. This is Rhys' love song to the continent.   More

Super Furry Animals Announce First U.S. Tour Dates in Six Years

February and May Dates on Both Coasts, Dead Meadow to Support Some Shows

Jan 13, 2016

Britpop outliers and survivors Super Furry Animals have announced their first U.S. tour in six years. There's no new album to promote (the Welsh band haven't put out anything since 2009's Dark Days/Light Years, although its members have stayed busy, with frontman Gruff Rhys releasing solo albums and albums with Neon Neon, for example). More

Watch: Suede, Spiritualized, Super Furry Animals, and Other ‘90s British Bands at Glastonbury 2015

Plus: Belle and Sebastian, Paul Weller, and Supergrass' Gaz Coombes

Jun 29, 2015

At Glastonbury this past weekend, a lot of British bands who made their marks in the 1990s performed. The BBC has posted an impressive amount of videos from the festival and so we decided to collect those performances from '90s heroes, all of whom are still going strong today. More

Feb 27, 2015

Super Furry Animals have announced a deluxe reissue of their fourth album Mwng to celebrate the LP's 15th anniversary. More

Jun 12, 2012

A few years back musical artist Gruff Rhys, known for his work with Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon, embarked on a unique tour through South America in search for his "long lost, guitar-playing, poncho-wearing uncle" Rene Griffiths. More

Gruff Rhys to Release Atheist Xmas EP

EP from Super Furry Animals Frontman Available December 19

Nov 21, 2011

Those of you who can't stand the thought of listening to sappy Christmas tunes again this year may have an alternative. Gruff Rhys (the Super Furry Animals frontman and solo artist) will release an EP titled Atheist Xmas just in time for the holidays. More

Video of Gruff Rhys Playing Jimmy Kimmel

Super Furry Animals Frontman Performed “Sensations in the Dark” Last Night

Jun 14, 2011

Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys performed solo single “Sensations in the Dark” last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch the video here. More

Gruff Rhys Returns to America This Spring

Announces U.S. Tour in Support of 'Hotel Shampoo'

Feb 25, 2011

Gruff Rhys loves collecting mini bottles of shampoo from various hotels. This spring, it looks like his stash will certainly get a boost. We have the details. More

Feb 07, 2011

Super Furry Animals frontman  Gruff Rhys is bringing his latest solo effort to America via Witchita Recordings. We have the details. More

Gruff Rhys Announces Select U.S. Shows

Two Dates, East and West Coast, Scheduled for January

Nov 19, 2010

With Gruff Ryhs' upcoming solo album, Hotel Shampoo, being promoted as his most ambitious and accomplished work yet (quite a statement!), the Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon leader is bringing his monumental talents to the U.S. for a couple of shows in January. Los Angeles and New York are the lucky cities, and the shows are billed as stripped-down, acoustic sets. More

Nov 09, 2010

You never know what to expect from Gruff Rhys, whether it’s an album written entirely in Welsh (2005’s Yr Atal Genhedlaeth) or equipped with 96” cardboard sheets to make your own “candylion” (2007’s Candylion). For Hotel Shampoo, his latest solo album that’s slated for a February 2011 release, Rhys has again taken his inspiration quite literally. More

All Tomorrow’s Parties NYC Announces New Acts: Sufjan Stevens, Super Furry Animals, and more

Crystal Castles, Oneida, and others added to Flaming Lips Co-curated Festival

Jul 10, 2009

All Tomorrow's Parties New York, as co-curated by The Flaming Lips, has announced new acts for the 2009 Saturday and Sunday lineups, including Sufjan Stevens and Super Furry Animals. More


Interviews

Goldie Lookin Chain

Welsh Rappers Invade America?

May 01, 2005

Who are Goldie Lookin’ Chain? The mysterious Welsh rapping crew first came to Under the Radar’s attention when they guested last year on the Super Furry Animals B-side “Motherfokker,” rapping about Sci-Fi movies, alien abductions, and 60’s political rockers MC5. Then word started to spread across the lands of the United Kingdom that Goldie Lookin’ Chain were a hip-hop force to be reckoned with, if not exactly to be taken seriously. More


Reviews

Fuzzy Logic and Zoom! The Best of Super Furry Animals 1995-2016

Fuzzy Logic and Zoom! The Best of Super Furry Animals 1995-2016

BMG

Nov 17, 2016

For the seminal Welsh band Super Furry Animals, genre is merely another tool to accentuate their big sound, laden with imaginative synths and heavily orchestrated guitars. They deserve credit for producing music that is endlessly interesting, fun, and surprising. More

Mwng (15 Anniversary Deluxe Reissue)

Mwng (15 Anniversary Deluxe Reissue)

Domino

Jul 13, 2015

At first glance, Mwng seems like an odd choice for a 15th anniversary rerelease from the newly reformed Super Furry Animals. Sung entirely in Welsh, with an unpronounceable title, it's probably fair to say that this isn't their most beloved album.  More

Dark Days/Light Years

Dark Days/Light Years

Rough Trade

Apr 22, 2009

Super Furry Animals have been at the forefront of forward-thinking pop music for 15 years, and the band's ninth album shows that they continue to be as committed to their craft as ever. More