Super Furry Animals are to release a new album entitled 'Phantom Power' on the 14th July. A single will be released to promote the album on the 30th June called 'Golden Retriever'.
Super Furry Animals first major show of the year, however, takes place in Bethesda, Gwynedd, north Wales, on June 21. The concert, subject to license, will occur in a 5,000 capacity tent, to commemorate the centenary of the end of the Great Bethesda Quarry Strike, which took place from 1900-03 and became Britain's longest ever strike.
The all-day event is part of a yearlong commemorative festival in Bethesda. In addition the Super Furry Animals have been confirmed to play at V 2003. The acts will be joining the likes of Coldplay, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Feeder, The Hives, Echo And The Bunnymen, Kelly Osbourne and The Cardigans at the event, which takes place over the weekend of August 16-17 in Chelmsford and Stafford