The 2010 decision to disband Supergrass
, whose first album I Should Coco was the fastest-selling debut on the Parlophone label since The Beatles' Please Please Me in 1963, wasn't one any of the four-piece (Gaz's brother Rob joined officially in 2002) took lightly.
According to British media reports, Supergrass
had been working on a seventh album in 2009, and it is not clear whether any of the new material will be released.
In 2008, Supergrass
also went through an acrimonious split from EMI.
remain a tight live unit and their anthemic hits are delivered as impressively as ever.
was the group that members of the new wave of Indie bands, including Kaiser Chiefs and Arctic Monkeys, were listening to in their bedrooms as teenagers while dreaming of escape.
still leads with Gaz Coombes's overdriven guitars, perhaps the only distraction--and admittedly a personal quibble about how some bands ought to shape their sound--to this superb collection of headlong pop concoctions, which, like our last look at them In It for the Money (No.
And whilst I have definitely wound down, Supergrass
seem to have lost none of their trademark verve or energy.
They have already interviewed a potential witness to the Kieran Keane murder with a view to making him a supergrass
As Gaz suggests, people are often suspicious of artists trying to forge a new career for themselves after the kind of success that Supergrass
enjoyed in the 90s.
split in 2010 after 17 years together but singer Gaz Coombes hasn't said goodbye.
No doubt the biggest is Supfront man GAZ COOMBES whheads to the Georgian TheatrSunday night for an incrediblintimate gig as part of his UK After six successful albums Supergrass
(including the nuone debut I Should Coco), GaCoombes is back with his tremendous debut solo album Come The Bombs.
WITH their effervescent 1995 single Alright, Supergrass
perfectly captured in three short, spiky minutes the zeitgeist of Britpop.
Q When you, Mick Quinn and Danny Goffey disbanded Supergrass
in 2010 did you ever contemplate leaving music altogether and getting, for want of a better phrase, a "proper job"?
THE year saw the West Midlands Serious Crime Squad immersed in an investigation with a robbery 'supergrass
The figures come just weeks after detectives used a drug-dealing supergrass
in an effort to convict feared Tyneside hardman John Henry Sayers for masterminding a jury nobbling plot.