Articles Tagged 'Super Furry Animals'

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10 Underappreciated Britpop Songs

This week marks a significant anniversary in the history of Britpop, as it’s 20 years since Blur and Oasis released competing singles (“Country House” and “Roll With It“) on the same day in a much-hyped battle to reach the top of the British charts, a battle that was won by Blur. This huge publicity event represented […]

Tony Iommi

Left Hander’s Day: 6 Southpaw British Rock Stars

It’s Left Hander’s Day, a chance for the 10% (or thereabouts) of people who leave inky smudges across the page and find tin-openers and scissors to be counter-intuitive and frustrating to celebrate the internal wiring of their own brains. Let’s start the celebrations with a little note for guys who work in guitar shops. Fellas, […]

Primal Scream – Screamadelica

Ten Great British Songs For A Heatwave

It’s really hot in the UK right now. This might not sound like a big deal, especially if you’re reading this in a part of the world that is more used to scorching temperatures than snowmen and big furry boots, but over here, after a few years of rainy summers and the very, very long […]

Some “Welsho” For Your Ear: Super Furry Animals’ “Presidential Suite”

OK, there’s Anglophilia and Scotophilia, but where’s the “Welshophilia”? Well, I love the Welsh, dammit, at least for their music, and Super Furry Animals are my favorite Welsh band (well, maybe after the Manic Street Preachers). Their 2001 Rings Around the World arrived to critical acclaim and some controversy due to the ballad “Presidential Suite,” […]