Super Furry Animals discography

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Super Furry Animals discography

Super Furry Animals performing live in Barcelona, Spain in 2007. From left to right: Cian Ciaran, Gruff Rhys
Releases
Studio albums 9
Compilation albums 3
EPs 4
Singles 23
Video albums 3
Music videos 25
Miscellaneous 6

The discography of Super Furry Animals, a Welsh indie rock band, consists of nine studio albums, four extended plays, twenty three singles and three video albums. Super Furry Animals were formed in 1993 in Cardiff, Wales by Gruff Rhys (lead vocals, guitar), Huw Bunford (lead guitar, vocals), Guto Pryce (bass guitar), Cian Ciaran (keyboards, synthesizers, various electronics, occasional guitar, vocals) and Dafydd Ieuan (drums, vocals).[1]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[2]
IRE
[3]
NOR
[4]
US Heat
[5]
US Indie
[5]
1996 Fuzzy Logic 23 UK: Silver[6]
1997 Radiator
  • Released: 25 August 1997
  • Label: Creation (CRECD214, CCRE214, CRELP214)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
8 UK: Silver[6]
1999 Guerrilla
  • Released: 14 June 1999
  • Label: Creation (CRECD242, CCRE242, CRELP242)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP, MiniDisc
10 UK: Silver[6]
2000 Mwng
  • Released: 15 May 2000
  • Label: Placid Casual (PLC03CD, PLC03MC, PLC03LP)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
11
2001 Rings Around the World
  • Released: 23 July 2001
  • Label: Epic (5024139)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP, MiniDisc
3 16 32 UK: Gold[6]
2003 Phantom Power
  • Released: 21 July 2003
  • Label: Epic (512375)
  • Formats: CD, LP
4 12 36 17 14 UK: Silver[6]
2005 Love Kraft
  • Released: 22 August 2005
  • Label: Epic (520501)
  • Formats: CD, LP
19 23 38 47
2007 Hey Venus!
  • Released: 27 August 2007
  • Label: Rough Trade (RTRADCD346, RTRADLP346)
  • Formats: CD, LP, Download
11 16 19
2009 Dark Days/Light Years
  • Released: 16 March 2009
  • Label: Rough Trade (RTRADCD546, RTRADLP546)
  • Formats: CD, LP, Download
23 39

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[2][7]
IRE
[3]
1998 Out Spaced
  • Released: 23 November 1998
  • Label: Creation (CRECD229, CRECD229L, CRELP229)
  • Formats: CD, Limited edition CD, LP
44
2004 Phantom Phorce
  • Released: 19 April 2004
  • Label: Placid Casual (PLC07CD, PLC07LP)
  • Formats: CD, LP
81
Songbook: The Singles, Vol. 1
  • Released: 4 October 2004
  • Label: Epic (517671)
  • Formats: CD, LP
18 67

Extended plays[edit]

Year EP details Peak chart positions
UK
[2][7]
1995 Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (In Space)
  • Released: June 1995
  • Label: Ankst (ANKSTCD057, ANKST057)
  • Format: CD, 7"
151
Moog Droog
  • Released: October 1995
  • Label: Ankst (ANKSTCD062, ANKST062)
  • Format: CD, 7"
163
1998 Ice Hockey Hair
  • Released: 25 May 1998
  • Label: Creation (CRESCD288, CRES288, CRE288T, CRE288)
  • Format: CD, Cassette, 7", LP
12
2004 Slow Life

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
UK
[2][7]
IRE
[3]
NLD
[8]
EUR
[5]
1996 "Hometown Unicorn" 47 Fuzzy Logic
"God! Show Me Magic" 33
"Something 4 the Weekend" 18
"If You Don't Want Me to Destroy You" 18
"The Man Don't Give a Fuck" 22 Non-album single
1997 "Hermann ♥'s Pauline" 26 Radiator
"The International Language of Screaming" 24
"Play It Cool" 27
"Demons" 27
1999 "Northern Lites" 11 Guerrilla
"Fire in My Heart" 25
2000 "Do or Die" 20
"Ysbeidiau Heulog" 89 Mwng
2001 "Juxtapozed with U" 14 34 92 Rings Around the World
"(Drawing) Rings Around the World" 28
2002 "It's Not the End of the World?" 30
2003 "Golden Retriever" 13 38 Phantom Power
"Hello Sunshine" 31
2004 "The Man Don't Give a Fuck (Live)" 16 49 Non-album single
2005 "Lazer Beam" 28 85 Love Kraft
2007 "Show Your Hand" 46 Hey Venus!
"Run-Away" 120
"The Gift That Keeps Giving"[A]
2009 "Inaugural Trams"[B] Dark Days/Light Years
"Mt."
Notes
  • A ^ Issued as a free download single from the band's official website.[9]
  • B ^ Radio only single made available to listen to free online from the band's official website before the release of Dark Days/Light Years.[10]

Video albums[edit]

Year Video details
2001 Rings Around the World
  • Released: 23 July 2001
  • Label: Epic
  • Format: DVD
2003 Phantom Power
  • Released: 21 July 2003
  • Label: Epic
  • Format: DVD
2004 Songbook: The Singles, Vol. 1
  • Released: 4 October 2004
  • Label: Epic
  • Format: DVD

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
1995 "Focus Pocus/Debiel" Daniel Glyn and Matthew Glyn[11]
1996 "Hometown Unicorn" Brian Cannon[11]
"God! Show Me Magic"
"Something 4 the Weekend"
"If You Don't Want Me to Destroy You"
1997 "Hermann ♥'s Pauline" Mark Nunnelly[11]
"The International Language of Screaming" Geoff Everson[11]
"Play It Cool" Mark Nunnelly[11]
"Demons" Brian Cannon[11]
1998 "Ice Hockey Hair" Daf Palfrey[11]
"Smokin'" Peter Gray[11]
1999 "Northern Lites" Super Furry Animals and Martin McCarthy[11]
"Fire in My Heart" Jake & Jim[11]
2000 "Do or Die"
2001 "Juxtapozed with U" Dawn of the New Assembly/H5[11]
"(Drawing) Rings Around the World" Pedro Romhanyi[11]
2002 "It's Not the End of the World?" Numero 6[11]
2003 "Golden Retriever" Jake & Jim[11]
"Hello Sunshine" Pete Fowler[11]
2004 "Slow Life" Dylan Jones and Paps O'Maoileoain[11]
"The Man Don't Give a Fuck (Live)" Dylan Jones[11]
2005 "Lazer Beam" Palumbo & Coch[12]
"Lazer Beam (Alternative Version)" Aurelien and Florian Marrel[13]
2007 "Run-Away" Richard Ayoade[14]
"The Gift That Keeps Giving" Team D.A.D.D.Y.[15]
2009 "Mt." Super Furry Animals

Miscellaneous[edit]

Songs[edit]

The following songs by Super Furry Animals appear on compilation albums but were not issued as singles or included on a studio album by the band.

Year Song Album Notes
1995 "Dim Brys Dim Chwys" Triskadekaphilia Compilation album released by former record label Ankst. The track was later made available on b-side and rarities collection Out Spaced.[16]
2003 "A Frosty Night In Gothenburg" Depressed Celts Vol 1 Hidden track on compilation album by the band's own record label Placid Casual.

Collaborations[edit]

Year Song Collaborator/s Album Notes
2000 "Peter Blake 2000" The Beatles Liverpool Sound Collage Electronic collage of old Beatles recordings.[17]
"Free Now" Paul McCartney, The Beatles Electronic collage of out-takes from Beatles recording sessions along with several audio recordings made by Paul McCartney including "sounds of the Mersey Tunnel".[17][18]

Remixes[edit]

Year Song Original artist Album Notes
2002 "Dreamy Days" Roots Manuva Dub Come Save Me Dub re-working of Root Manuva's second album, Run Come Save Me by various artists.[19]
2003 "SFA Dunk! Dunk! Dunk! Edit" FC Kahuna Hayling (Single) B-side remix of single from the album Machine Says Yes.
2004 "Sleepy California" Her Space Holiday The Young Machines Remixed Her Space Holiday album featuring remixes of tracks from The Young Machines.[20]
2005 "The Proper Ornaments" The Free Design The Now Sound Redesigned Appeared alongside contributions by Stereolab, Danger Mouse and Caribou on an album of remixes of The Free Design songs issued by Light In The Attic Records who "rediscovered" the band in the early 2000s.[21]

Mixtapes[edit]

The following albums feature tracks by other artists chosen by one or more of the Super Furry Animals.

Year Album Notes
2005 Under the Influence: Super Furry Animals Compilation album featuring tracks picked by the Super Furry Animals.[17]
2007 Furry Selection: Luxury Cuts Of Trojan Chosen By A Super Furry Animal Compilation album featuring reggae tracks from the Trojan Records archive picked by Guto Pryce.[22]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Super Furry Animals". NME. c. 2007. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Chart Stats - Super Furry Animals". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  3. ^ a b c "irishcharts.com - Discography of Super Furry Animals". Retrieved 2010-11-02. 
  4. ^ "norwegiancharts.com - Discography of Super Furry Animals". Retrieved 2010-11-02. 
  5. ^ a b c "Artist Chart History - Super Furry Animals". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-11-02. 
  6. ^ a b c d e "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-30. 
  7. ^ a b c Chart Log UK: S Zobbel.de
  8. ^ "dutchcharts.nl - Discography of Super Furry Animals". Retrieved 2010-11-02. 
  9. ^ "Super Furry Animals to give away Christmas MP3". NME. 2007-11-30. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  10. ^ "Super Furry Animals stream new song online". NME. 2009-03-13. Retrieved 2009-11-26. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Songbook: The Singles, Vol. 1 (DVD). Super Furry Animals. New York: Epic Records. 2004. back cover. 
  12. ^ "Current Video Reviews". Music Video Press. c. 2005. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  13. ^ Carless, Simon (c. 2005). "Super Furry Animals Get 8-Bit 'Lazer Beam'". GameSetWatch. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  14. ^ "Xfm's Top Ten Videos Of 2007". Xfm. 2008-01-17. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  15. ^ "Super Furry Animals: The Gift That Keeps Giving". MilkandCookies. 2007-12-17. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  16. ^ Carpenter, Troy (c. 1998). "Super Furry Animals Out Spaced". Nude as the News. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  17. ^ a b c Ginell, Richard (2000?). "Liverpool Sound Collage". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-07-16.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  18. ^ "SFA FAQ". BBC. c. 2005. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  19. ^ Bush, John (2002?). "Dub Come Save Me". AllMusic. Retrieved 2009-08-28.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  20. ^ Glazer, Joshua (2004?). "Young Machines Remixed". AllMusic. Retrieved 2009-08-28.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  21. ^ Chadwicked (c. 2005). "The Free Design: The Now Sound: Redesigned". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  22. ^ Ranta, Alan (c. 2007). "Furry Selection: Luxury Cuts Of Trojan Chosen By A Super Furry Animal". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 

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