Gruff Rhys

Real Name:
Gruffudd Maredudd Bowen Rhys
Profile:
Singer, guitarist and main songwriter with Super Furry Animals.

Prior to Super Furry Animals's formation, Gruff played in a number of other bands, including the Creation Records-signed Emily, and Ffa Coffi Pawb.

Eclectic and eccentric, Gruff Rhys has released four solo albums. His debut album Gruff Rhys - Yr Atal Genhedlaeth released in 2005 and recorded entirely in his native Welsh language, followed by Gruff Rhys - Candylion released in 2007 and Gruff Rhys - Hotel Shampoo released in 2011 which was the winner of the inaugural Welsh Music Prize in 2011. He released Gruff Rhys - American Interior in 2014.

In 2008 Gruff collaborated with Boom Bip and released Neon Neon - Stainless Style, a concept album with a string of guest musicians. The album was based on the rise and fall of John De Lorean, the founder of the De Lorean Motor Company. Their next collaboration, Neon Neon - Praxis Makes Perfect, was released in 2013. This was also a concept album and based on the life of Italian publisher and leftwing activist Giangiacomo Feltrinelli.

In 2010 Gruff collaborated with Brazilian eccentric Tony da Gatorra to release Gruff Rhys V Tony Da Gatorra - The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness. In addition to this Gruff has collaborated with a host of other musicians, most notably for vocals for the track 'Just War' on Danger Mouse And Sparklehorse - Dark Night Of The Soul and 'Superfast Jellyfish' from Gorillaz - Plastic Beach.
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Gruff Rhys Discography Tracks

Albums

Gruff Rhys - Yr Atal Genhedlaeth album art Gruff Rhys Yr Atal Genhedlaeth (Album) Placid Casual Recordings UK 2004 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Candylion album art Gruff Rhys Candylion (Album) Team Love Records UK 2007 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness album art Gruff Rhys Vs. Tony Da Gatorra Gruff Rhys Vs. Tony Da Gatorra - The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness (Album) Ovni, Turnstile UK 2010 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Hotel Shampoo album art Gruff Rhys Hotel Shampoo (Album) Ovni UK 2011 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - American Interior album art Gruff Rhys American Interior (Album, EP) Turnstile UK 2014 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Set Fire To The Stars album art Gruff Rhys Set Fire To The Stars (Album) Twisted Nerve UK 2016 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Babelsberg album art Gruff Rhys Babelsberg (Album) Rough Trade UK, Europe & US 2018 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Gruff Rhys - Do's & Don'ts album art Boom Bip & Gruff Rhys Boom Bip & Gruff Rhys - Do's & Don'ts (Single) Lex Records UK 2005 Sell This Version
PLC11 Gruff Rhys - Gwn Mi Wn album art Gruff Rhys Gwn Mi Wn(7") Placid Casual Recordings PLC11 UK 2005 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Candylion album art Gruff Rhys Candylion (Single) Rough Trade UK 2006 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Gyrru Gyrru Gyrru album art Gruff Rhys Gyrru Gyrru Gyrru (Single) Rough Trade UK 2006 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Shark Ridden Waters album art Gruff Rhys Shark Ridden Waters (Single) Ovni UK 2010 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Space Dust #2 / Whale Trail album art Gruff Rhys Space Dust #2 / Whale Trail (Single) Ovni, Turnstile UK 2011 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Honey All Over album art Gruff Rhys Honey All Over (Single) Ovni UK 2011 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Atheist Xmas EP album art Gruff Rhys Atheist Xmas EP (EP) Ovni, Turnstile UK 2011 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - Sensations In The Dark album art Gruff Rhys Sensations In The Dark (Single) Ovni, Turnstile UK 2010 Sell This Version
OVNI006 Gruff Rhys - Y Baban Bach album art Gruff Rhys / Y Niwl Gruff Rhys / Y Niwl - Y Baban Bach(7", Single) Ovni, Turnstile OVNI006 UK 2011 Sell This Version
OVNI011 Gruff Rhys - Gold Medal Winner / Time Could Change Your Mind album art Rodrigo* & Gruff* / Cate Le Bon Rodrigo* & Gruff* / Cate Le Bon - Gold Medal Winner / Time Could Change Your Mind(7", Single) Ovni, Turnstile OVNI011 UK 2012 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - American Interior EP3 album art Gruff Rhys American Interior EP3 (EP) Turnstile, Ovni UK 2014 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - American Interior album art Gruff Rhys American Interior (Single) Turnstile UK 2014 Sell This Version
Gruff Rhys - American Interior EP2 album art Gruff Rhys American Interior EP2 (EP) Turnstile, Ovni UK & Europe 2014 Sell This Version
SC307 Gruff Rhys - True To You album art Tomas Barfod Feat. Gruff Rhys Tomas Barfod Feat. Gruff Rhys - True To You(7", Single, Ltd) Secretly Canadian SC307 UK 2014 Sell This Version
none Gruff Rhys - The Last Conquistador album art Gruff Rhys The Last Conquistador(CDr, Single, Promo) Caroline Records, Turnstile none Europe 2015 Sell This Version
none, Gruff Rhys - Married 2 Me album art The Earth Ft. Gruff Rhys The Earth Ft. Gruff Rhys - Married 2 Me(CDr, Single, Promo) Strangetown Records none, UK 2015 Sell This Version
TN094 Gruff Rhys - Set Fire To The Stars  album art Gruff Rhys Set Fire To The Stars (CDr, Single, Promo) Twisted Nerve TN094 UK 2016 Sell This Version