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Released  8 January 2007
Candylion (2007)  Hotel Shampoo (2011)
Release date  8 January 2007
Genre  Alternative rock
Length  44:40
Artist  Gruff Rhys
Label  Rough Trade Records
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Recorded  Stiwsio Ofn, Llanfaelog, Wales, Spring 2006 AR 3, Rio De Janeiro Dairy, Brixton, London
Producer  Gruff Rhys, Gorwel Owen, Mario Caldato, Jr.
Similar  Gruff Rhys albums, Alternative rock albums

Gruff rhys candylion

Candylion is the second solo album by Welsh musician and Super Furry Animals front-man Gruff Rhys. It was released on 8 January 2007 through Rough Trade Records (in the UK) and Team Love (in the US) and peaked at number fifty on the UK Albums Chart. The album includes the singles "Candylion" and Gyrru Gyrru Gyrru".


It also features Lisa Jen from the Welsh language band 9Bach on backing vocals and xylophone. On its release, record stores stocking the album were supplied with 96 inch cardboard sheets with patterns for making the cardboard candylion seen on the album cover, to hand out to purchasers.

Gruff rhys candylion

Track listing

All music and beats by Gruff Rhys.


Musician Credits
  • Gruff Rhys – Music and Beats
  • Lisa Jên – Extra Vocals (2, 4, 6 to 8, 10, 12)
  • Owen Evans – Double Bass (2 to 6, 10, 12)
  • Kassin – Gameboy Beats (9)
  • Gorwel Owen – Tamboura (7), Stylophone (12)
  • Marçal – Extra Special Production (8, 9, 12)
  • Tandi Gebara – Birambau (12)
  • Felipe Pinaud – Flute (5, 11, 12)
  • Jonathan Thomas – Pedal Steel (6)
  • Rhodri Puw – Bell (4)
  • Siwan Puw – Sleigh Bells (7)
  • Samantha Caldato – Intro Vocal (1), Air Steward Vocal (12)
  • Technical credits
  • Gruff Rhys, Gorwel Owen and Mario Caldato, Jr. – Producer
  • Gorwel Owen – Recording (at Stiwsio Ofn, Llanfaelog, Wales)
  • Mario Caldato, Jr. – Mixing and Extra Special Percussion Recording (at AR Studio 3, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
  • Igor Ferreira and Cesar Miranda – Mixing Assistant (at AR Studio 3, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
  • Stewart Hawkes – Mastering (at Metropolis, London)
  • Sean O'Hagan and Marcus Haldaway – String Arrangements (at Dairy, Brixton, London)
  • Marc Lane – Engineering (at Dairy, Brixton, London)
  • Amanda Britton, Sally Herbert, Brian Wright, Jacqueline Norrie, Laura Melhuish – Violin
  • Marcus Holdaway – Cello
  • Pete Fowler – Artwork
  • Pete James – Artwork, Art Direction and Photography
  • Songs

    1This Is Just the Beginning0:51
    3The Court of King Arthur3:25


    Candylion Wikipedia

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