Super busy animals: Three albums on the way
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Gruff Rhys, crooner for Welsh pop artists Super Furry Animals, has revealed that the band are working on a trio of new albums.
In conversation with NME.com, the singer he said: "We just finished mixing the new record, but we're working on about three different Furries records at the moment. We've got so much music, which we'll put out gradually.
The first to cross the finishing line will be an album of the 'rocky numbers' that had replaced slower songs towards the end of the band's last tour.
"We've got about 20 hours worth of music recorded. The next record's a bit of a racket.
"We've got an orchestral record on the way too, completely instrumental. But that will take a while."
The first album is currently being mixed for release in the Spring on new label Rough Trade, but when pressed on an exact release date Rhys responded: "We're not in a mad rush, but the sooner the better I suppose."
As far as I can gather that makes two albums, not three. So from this point, let the missing record be known as the secret record. The next thing SFA release will be the follow up to 2005's Love Kraft.
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