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NEW SINGLE! – “The Man Don’t Give A Fuck” Live ( 20th Sept)
NEW ALBUM! – Songbook – The Singles Volume One (4th Oct)
LIVE DATE! – Lightning Fryday Royal Festival Hall (1st Oct)

Super Furry Animals continue another year of questing musical activity with the release of their first singles compilation Songbook – The Singles Volume One on 4th October 2004. This album comprises 21 of the band’s memorable single releases spanning their nine-year career to date. Songbook is preceded by the release of a 20 minute long live version of the SFA anthem ‘The Man Don’t Give A Fuck’ on September 20th, and a retrospective live spectacular entitled Lightning Fryday on October 1st.

THE SINGLE: ‘The Man Don’t Give A Fuck’ Live – 20th September 2004 on Sony Music.

    This version of ‘The Man Don’t Give A Fuck’ was recorded at Hammersmith Apollo on the last night of the band’s UK tour in Spring 2004 and is not included on “Songbook”.

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THE ALBUM: Songbook – The Singles Volume One. 4th October 2004 on Sony Music.

    Songbook – The Singles Volume One comprises every single taken from SFA’s six studio albums: Fuzzy Logic, Radiator, Guerrilla, Rings Around The World, Mwng and Phantom Power. Songbook also includes the original studio version of ‘The Man Don’t Give A Fuck’, ‘Ice Hockey Hair’ (never previously featured on an album) and ‘Blerwytirhwng’ (taken from the band’s debut pre-Creation EP ‘Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyndrobwllantysilio-gogogochynygofod (in space)’).

    Full track listing as follows:

    Something For The Weekend (1996)

    It’s Not The End of the World (2002)

    Northern Lites (1999)
    Juxtapozed with U (2001)

    Slow Life (2004)

    Fire In My Heart (1999)

    The Man Don’t Give a Fuck (1996)
    Herman Loves Pauline (1997)

    Play It Cool (1997)

    Ice Hockey Hair (1998)

    Do or Die (2000)
    Rings Around The World (2001)

    God Show Me Magic (1996)

    Ysbeidiau Heulog (2000)

    Demons (1997)
    Golden Retriever (2003)

    International Language of Screaming (1997)
    Hello Sunshine (2003)
    Hometown Unicorn (1996)

    If You Don’t Want Me To Destroy You (1996)
    Blerwytirhwng (1995)

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Songbook will also be available as a DVD – featuring all of the band’s videos as well as a previously unseen 40 minute on the road documentary about the SFA. The limited audio version features exclusive artwork. Both ‘The Man Don’t Give A Fuck’ and Songbook are released on Sony Music UK.

THE LIVE DATE: Lightning Fryday. Royal Festival Hall. 1st Oct 2004.

    Lightning Fryday, takes place at the Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London on Friday 1st October. It will be one of SFA’s most ambitious live events yet – capturing every facet of the band’s rich touring history. Lightning Fryday will see the band take over the RFH for one evening with live performance, SFA activities and special guests in several rooms, extending beyond the RFH boundaries to nearby landmarks. Reappearances from some of the band’s old acquaintances are rumoured (for more info watch this shape…).

Tickets for Lightning Fryday will be available shortly. Check press for details or

Super Furry Animals have recently completed the first stages of recording of their seventh studio album, due for release in Spring 2004.

Super Furry Animals are Gruff Rhys, Cian Ciaran, Dafydd Ieuan, Guto Pryce and Huw Bunford and they have a website here


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