On January 8, 2007.


On January 8, 2007, “Rough Trade” label released “Candylion”, the second solo album by the Super Furry Animals front-man, Gruff Rhys. “Candylion” was recorded in spring 2006, at the “Stiwsio Ofn” in Llanfaelog, Wales, at “AR 3” in Rio de Janeiro
and “Dairy” in Brixton, and was produced by Gruff Rhys, Gorwel Owen and Mario Caldato, Jr.


  • Gruff Rhys– music and beats
  • Lisa Jên – vocals
  • Owen Evans – double bass
  • Kassin – gameboy beats
  • Gorwel Owen– tamboura, stylophone
  • Tandi Gebara – birambau
  • Felipe Pinaud – flute
  • Jonathan Thomas – pedal steel
  • Rhodri Puw – bell
  • Siwan Puw – sleigh bells
  • Samantha Caldato – vocals
  • Sean O’Haganand Marcus Haldaway – string arrangements
  • Amanda Britton, Sally Herbert, Brian Wright, Jacqueline Norrie, Laura Melhuish – violin
  • Marcus Holdaway – cello
  • Pete Fowler– artwork
  • Pete James – artwork, art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gruff Rhys.

  1. This Is Just the Beginning
  2. Candylion
  3. The Court of King Arthur
  4. Lonesome Words
  5. Cycle of Violence
  6. Painting People Blue
  7. Beacon in the Darkness

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