Animal Instincts

It's a surefire way to whip up a crowd this summer: "All governments are liars and murderers," says the voice of the late American outlaw-comic Bill Hicks, in a sound loop repeating over and over as 6,000 fans watch a giant screen flash images of George W. Bush and Tony Blair. Boos turn to cheers as the crowd recognizes the opening strains of The Man Don't Give a F__, the Super Furry Animals' 1996 cult classic and traditional set-closer. Everyone shouts out the chorus, with its riff sampled from Steely Dan's Show Biz Kids: "You know they don't give a f__...

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