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Gruff Rhys - Hotel Shampoo

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GRUFF RHYS - Hotel Shampoo

Hotel Shampoo is the perfectly sparkling new record from Super Furry Animal's frontman Gruff Rhys.

The album features 13 clever and cruisy psych bent pop gems, constructed with precision craftsmanship, charm and wit.

The album was aptly named and inspired after Gruff’s unusual penchant of hoarding every complimentary hotel product he came across while touring the world.

Gruff: “In 1995 I began touring the world industrially as a pop musician. A gleaming new cosmos of hotel accommodation opened up for me and in an instant I was seduced by the free product available in the rooms. I hoarded these objects in a rush of mild kleptomania. Every room in my house began to amass these plastic bottles and various, hotel-related things from every continent on earth (except Antarctica). Having never kept a journal these items have become like diary entries, triggering memories of all those buildings and random people I've met and inspiring some of the songs on the album.

As an act of revenge against the colonisation of our house, I vowed to build a hotel out of the items and sleep in it. The resulting Hotel Shampoo creation serves as a monument to the waste that’s produced in our disposable age and to catalogue my transient existence.”

Features 'Shark Ridden Waters' and the single 'Sensations In The Dark'.

Tracklisting Hotel Shampoo:

1. Shark Ridden Waters
2. Honey All Over
3. Sensations In The Dark
4. Vitamin K
5. Take A Sentence
6. Conservation Conversation
7. Sophie Softly
8. Christopher Columbus
9. Space Dust
10. At The Heart Of Love
11. Patterns Of Power
12. If We Were Words (We Would Rhyme)
13. Rubble Rubble