WELSH RABBIT: Gruff Rhys; ONE OF A KIND: The Super Furries
Picture HANNAH MAULE-FFINCH/RETNA
The gig is part of a seven-date UK tour ahead of the release of the band's new album The Furries
will also appear at this year's Sesiwn Fawr in Dolgellau on July 1.
one of living Those so far con-firmed to take part include SFA frontman Gruff Rhys, The Earth - the group featuring Daf and Mark Roberts of Catatonia - Cian Ciaran, also of the Super Furries
, with a solo set and a line-up of The Peth, the band featuring Rhys Ifans on lead vocals.
Seven albums into their career most groups are well past their sell-by date, but The Furries
have found new energy.
Formed in 1991, the Furries
won critical acclaim world-wide for their unique style of music, their energetic live shows and wild, unpredictable performances.
The whimsical Bethesda boy, who invited the Chain to support the Furries
at their Cardiff gig on Friday and in London's Hammersmith Apollo on April 8, reckons GLC have got what it takes to take the music world by storm.
Cwmaman's Stereos will also come head to head with the Furries
in the best group category, and the best single and best album awards.
There's no definite point at which the Furries
will regroup, we're always talking about things.
The Super Furries
performed a 90-minute set which also included old favourites from their back catalogue.
The restaurant is a new venture for record producer and sound technician Les Morrison, 48, who's worked with the Furries
and other top bands.
But Cian, pictured, from Super Furries
supports arch rivals Man City.
He's insistent that his first priority is being a member of the Furries