Super Furry Animals - Radiator
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1997 Ratings: #4 / 82
User Score
Based on 93 ratings
1997 Ratings: #133
Liked by 4 people
August 25, 1997 / Release Date
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The first 9 tracks are very meh, none of them is actually enjoyable, but the album gets significantly better from "Torra Fy Ngwallt Yn Hirs" onwards. This is a shame because obviously 'Radiator' would be way more pleasant as a whole if 2/3 of its songs were on the same level as the other third. The "meh" ones sound too quirky and irritating, while the last five really have a psychedelic aspect and freaky energy that proves why the whole record is so praised by many.

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Highly consistent Neo-Psychedelia / Britpop with some underrated gems like Play It Cool but some tracks just don't stick with me as much especially the interlude, I found it just pointless and ruins the tempo of the record but apart from that every song here is at least very good and highly enjoyable.

Track Review

Furryvision 7/10
The Placid Casual 8/10
The International Language of Screaming 8.5/10
Demons 9/10
Short Painkiller 6.5/10
She's Got Spies 8.5/10.
Play It Cool 9/10
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Track List

  1. Furryvision
  2. The Placid Casual
  3. The International Language of Screaming
  4. Demons
  5. Short Painkiller
  6. She's Got Spies
  7. Play It Cool
  8. Hermann ♥'s Pauline
  9. Chupacabras
  10. Torra Fy Ngwallt Yn Hir
  11. Bass Tuned to D.E.A.D
  12. Down a Different River
  13. Download
  14. Mountain People
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Added on: April 1, 2013