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Introduced as “five songs in one,” it’s the archetypal Super Furry Animals song.
Combining their pop, rock, and electronic sensibilities with their eccentric gimmickry (Sir Paul Mc Cartney chomped carrots on the recorded version), the song is succinct, yet sprawling.
Apparently their new label boss, Rough Trade’s Geoff Travis, commissioned a pop album.
Of course, this is the Super Furry Animals, so they do employ at least one gimmick for this tour.
It appears in the form of a democratic voting device found on their website.
If some fans seem to be losing interest, the band members haven’t lost interest in us.
“This is a song about gambling,” states frontman Gruff Rhys, prior to the Beach Boys power-pop of “Show Your Hand”, adding, “Thank you for gambling on us tonight.” Those of us who did take a chance are handsomely rewarded with a strong, 23-song set, encompassing six albums, a few B-Sides, and an obligatory run through “The Man Don’t Give a Fuck”.