- Summary: Mario Caldato Jr. (Beastie Boys) produced the Furries' follow-up to 2003's "Phantom Power," which sees all of the band members (rather than just Gruff Rhys) taking turns at writing and singing. There are no Welsh songs this time out, although there is one in Portugese.
- Record Label: XL / Beggars Banquet
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Under The RadarA work that's at once blissfully romantic, ominously dark, and ridiculously imaginative. [#10, p.107]
UncutSuper Furry Animals have just made perhaps the defining record of their career. [Sep 2005, p.100]
MagnetIt's not so much airily psychedelic as totally stoned. [#69, p.99]
Positive: 24 out of 24
Mixed: 0 out of 24
Negative: 0 out of 24
JoeyLDec 3, 2006This is probably the best album they've made. It's mature and absolutely beautiful.
JohnGSep 19, 2005You just can't predict them. Theres no point in even thinking about it. So don't, accept it. Just magic. Again.
SamuelLSep 13, 2005The poor reviews are depressingly short sighted. This is an album I could see persisting for decades to come. It takes a while to sink in, The poor reviews are depressingly short sighted. This is an album I could see persisting for decades to come. It takes a while to sink in, but that just makes the discovery of all the intricate melodies and new territories (for SFA) even more rewarding.… Expand
BrianDOct 14, 2005Takes a few listens, but it is certainly worth the effort. Are they ever going to make an album that is less than brilliant?
TomSep 16, 2005A return to form after the relatively boring Phantom Power.
daxpSep 16, 2005this is a great album from one of those bands that can just do no wrong.
JamieMSep 30, 2005Nah. I love 'em I really do, but this just isn't all that strong. There's a tune shortage here. They've covered it up Nah. I love 'em I really do, but this just isn't all that strong. There's a tune shortage here. They've covered it up well, but the killer to filler ratio is well below their average. Cloudberries rocks, mind.… Expand
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