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Customer Reviews

SFA sneaks in a nice gem

Hadn't seen press leading up to Hey Venus, maybe because it is only availble via download now and not on CD until Jan 08. While it lacks some of the overt genre-shifting for which SFA was known in their earlier stuff, the palette is still plenty broad to include Bacharachian pop hooks, dense Beatle-esque harmonies, swirling orchestration, and tweaky electronics which SFA fans have come to adore (often all within one song.) And Gruff seemed to have reached for his electric more frequently than his acoustic on the first half of this one, adding a nice punch out of the gate to some great tunes. Along with Beck & Radiohead, I will always buy a new SFA album, simply out of the yearning to see what this great band is up to this time. I'm certainly not disappointed here.

Fuzzy Love

Not exactly the stormer the band hinted at, but sublime non-the-less. Short, but loaded. "Neo-Consumer" brings to mind their earliest singles ("Bad Behaviour" in particular). In fact, most of this album comes across as a hybrid of their first, Fuzzy Logic, and last, Love Kraft. "Run-Away" might be the best pop rock song of the year. Carbon Datin, sung by Cian, is lovely too.


Great album. SFA never disappoints. A little short, but still great. The CD release in January should have more tunes on it, I expect. Still, is this really a "clean" version? How do I get the "explicit" one?


Formed: 1993 in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Super Furry Animals were one of the first post-alternative bands, fusing together a number of disparate musical genres -- including power pop, punk rock, techno, and progressive rock -- creating a shimmering, melodic, irreverent, and willfully artsy rock & roll. As one of the leading bands of the mid-'90s Welsh movement, they were already tagged as outsiders by their tendency to sing entire songs in their native tongue, but their very approach was unique, full of both whimsy and left-wing political...
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