Initial pressings of this US release includes a Limited Edition Live Bonus Disc of 11 songs.
Initial pressings of Supergrass Is 10 included a bonus CD.
Supergrass: Gaz Coombes (vocals, guitar); Mickey Quinn (bass guitar); Danny Goffey (drums).
Recording information: 1994 - 2004.
Without rock bands like Supergrass life would be a bleaker thing. We don't need many such bands, just a couple here and there to remind us what rock music is really about: exuberance, loud guitars, a catchy melody, a good beat, and attitude. Since the release of 1994's single "Caught by the Fuzz," Supergrass has been churning out a consistently satisfying blend of the aforementioned items, a hopped-up rock blueprint that lifts from the best of Britpop--Bowie, the Beatles, the Buzzcocks, the Stones--yet manages to feel fresh and vital. SUPERGRASS IS 10: THE BEST OF 94-04, a retrospective of the band's first decade, is packed with fun, well-crafted tunes.
Whether on T. Rex-inspired anthems ("Seen the Light"), topsy-turvy pop pastiches ("Mansized Rooster"), electro-boogie new wave ("Kiss of Life"), or absurdly catchy singalongs ("Pumping on Your Stereo"), Supergrass pushes the right buttons. They can groove slowly, as on "Time," or launch a full-on rock assault, as on "Richard III," but at their infectious, hooky best ("All right") they can make even the creakiest listeners feel like they're reliving teenage glories. A distillation of the best the band has to offer, SUPERGRASS IS 10 is an irresistible dose of high-octane rock & roll.
What the critics say...
Entertainment Weekly (p.120) - "Still super. As refreshing as the smell of, um, newly cut grass."
Magnet (p.96) - "[T]hese Oxford lads have compiled a best-of teeming with tightly wound pop projectiles..."