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Songbook Vol 1 buy it

DISK BY Super Furry Animals merch

CD (XL Recordings 2005)

Songs from Songbook Vol 1 logged in KXSC's playlists:


(Drawing) Rings Around The World Buy it!

Blerwytirhwng? Buy it!

Demons Buy it!

Do Or Die Buy it!

Fire In My Heart Buy it!

God! Show Me Magic Buy it!

Golden Retriever Buy it!

Hello Sunshine Buy it!

Hermann Loves Pauline Buy it!

Hometown Unicorn Buy it!

Ice Hockey Hair Buy it!

If You Don't Want Me To Destroy You Buy it!

It's Not The End Of The World? Buy it!

Juxtapozed With U Buy it!

Northern Lites Buy it!

Play It Cool Buy it!

Slow Life Buy it!

Something 4 The Weekend Buy it!

The International Language Of Screaming Buy it!

Ysbeidiau Heulog Buy it!

Station member comments on Songbook Vol 1

Posted by The Robot on Nov 17th 2014 3.37PM:

Super Furry Animals showcase their versatility on <em>Songbook Volume 1</em>, a collection of their singles. "Northern Lights" boasts horns, steel drums, and several other percussion instruments. The band also uses electronics, rather extensively throughout the album, that sometimes detract from and, alternately, sometimes enhance the usually catchy tunes. Super Furry Animals� eclectic use of quirky lyrics (�We have ways of making you think!�) and song titles, psychedelic sound effects, and a variety of instruments makes them a difficult band to classify. The result of their eccentricity is that some tracks on the album are quite impressive � "Hermann Loves Pauline," "Ice Hockey Hair," and "Demons" � while others are forgettable noisy pop. One of my favorite tracks, "Something 4 the Weekend," reveals the band�s Welsh roots by means of the thick drawl of the lead singer. <em>Songbook Volume 1</em> is an acquired taste, worth at least a couple spins by the adventurous and sophisticated listener.

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