Placid Casual

Placid Casual is the Cardiff based record label set up in 1998 by Super Furry Animals.

According to the label's website "Placid Casual retains an amateur status and an a&r policy of blatant nepotism. We exist to expose to the world (when we can be bothered), songs that come our way that may be ignored otherwise."[1] The Independent has described the label as an "enterprise run by passion not for profit".[2]

Super Furry Animals released their Welsh language album Mwng on the label before leaving to sign with Epic Records.[1]

Gruff Rhys also released his debut solo album, Yr Atal Genhedlaeth, on the label in 2005.[3]

See also


  1. 1 2 "Background". Placid Casual website. Cardiff. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  2. Loundras, Alexia (2006-05-23). "DIY music: the acts that are taking control". Independent Online. London. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  3. "Catalogue". Placid Casual website. Cardiff. Archived from the original on April 11, 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-20.

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