Manic Street Preachers
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1986
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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers Biography (Wikipedia)

Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood, Caerphilly and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums, percussion, soundscapes). They are often colloquially known as the Manics. Following the release of their first single, "Suicide Alley", the band was joined by Richey Edwards as co-lyricist and rhythm guitarist. The band's early albums were in a punk vein, eventually broadening to a greater alternative rock sound, whilst retaining a leftist politicisation. Their early combination of androgynous glam imagery and lyrics about "culture, alienation, boredom and despair" has gained them a loyal following and cult status.

With their debut album, Generation Terrorists, the Manic Street Preachers proclaimed it would be the "greatest rock album ever", as well as hoping to sell "sixteen million copies" around the world, after which they would split up. Despite the album's failure to meet this level of success, the band carried on with their career. The group became a trio when Richey Edwards disappeared in February 1995. The band went on to gain critical and commercial success in spite of his absence.

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If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next
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If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next
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A Design For Life
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A Design For Life
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Motorcycle Emptiness
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Motorcycle Emptiness
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The Masses Against the Classes
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The Masses Against the Classes
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International Blue (Radio Edit)
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International Blue (Radio Edit)
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Distant Colours
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Distant Colours
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International Blue
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International Blue
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So Why So Sad
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So Why So Sad
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La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh)
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La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh)
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Indian Summer
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Indian Summer
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You Stole The Sun From My Heart
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You Stole The Sun From My Heart
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From Despair To Where
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From Despair To Where
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You Love Us
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You Love Us
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Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
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Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
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La Tristesse Durera
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La Tristesse Durera
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Everything Must Go
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Everything Must Go
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Your Love Alone Is Not Enough (feat. Nina Persson)
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Your Love Alone Is Not Enough (feat. Nina Persson)
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Australia
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Australia
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Out Of Time
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Out Of Time
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Autumnsong
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Autumnsong
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Elvis Presley Impersonator: Blackpool Pier
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Elvis Presley Impersonator: Blackpool Pier
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