James Dean BradfieldBorn 21 February 1969
James Dean Bradfield
James Dean Bradfield Biography (Wikipedia)
James Dean Bradfield (born 21 February 1969) is a Welsh singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. He is known for being the lead guitarist and lead vocalist for the Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers.
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James Dean Bradfield Performances & Interviews
- Which boxer gave James Dean Bradfield a run for his money?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06f2qh4.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06f2qh4.jpg2018-07-26T19:00:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield talks about his love of sport and family and remembers competing with Joe Calzaghe, as well as a potentially embarrassing pink fur coat in the 1990s.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06f2m02
Which boxer gave James Dean Bradfield a run for his money?
- Who was the Great Western?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06f2p60.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06f2p60.jpg2018-07-26T19:00:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield talks about his solo album and the great feeling he only gets when the Manic Street Preachers play togetherhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06f2m1c
Who was the Great Western?
- James Dean Bradfield on the last big Manic Street Preachers' argument: "I think the engineer might have recorded it"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p064mdkv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p064mdkv.jpg2018-04-18T15:48:00.000ZJames tells Jo how the band copes with intra-band arguments.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p064pgyr
James Dean Bradfield on the last big Manic Street Preachers' argument: "I think the engineer might have recorded it"
- James Dean Bradfield on Paul McCartney: "Everyone else loved Revolver, Abbey Road and I was like, I really love Pipes of Peace"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p064mdkv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p064mdkv.jpg2018-04-17T20:49:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield tells Jo how much he loves Paul McCartney's Pipes of Peace.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p064mcvj
James Dean Bradfield on Paul McCartney: "Everyone else loved Revolver, Abbey Road and I was like, I really love Pipes of Peace"
- James from the Manics on Dylan Thomas and Caitlin's "co-abusive relationship"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0639mzn.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0639mzn.jpg2018-04-04T19:00:00.000ZJames on how his fascination with Dylan and Caitlin's story inspired the new Manics trackhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0639gsv
James from the Manics on Dylan Thomas and Caitlin's "co-abusive relationship"
- Just what *is* 'widescreen melancholia'? James from the Manics explainshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0638pr0.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0638pr0.jpg2018-04-04T19:00:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield reflects on how the world around the Manics has changed since 1990.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0639gt2
Just what *is* 'widescreen melancholia'? James from the Manics explains
- James from the Manics on their new "post-Trump, post-Referendum..." albumhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06390sl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06390sl.jpg2018-04-04T19:00:00.000ZJames explains how the febrile political atmosphere of recent times informs the new albumhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0639gtg
James from the Manics on their new "post-Trump, post-Referendum..." album
- James from the Manics: "The 1990s were complicated... Design for Life saved us as a band"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04w98wb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04w98wb.jpg2017-03-09T13:25:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield reflects on a decade of unprecedented highs and tragic lows.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04w96dt
James from the Manics: "The 1990s were complicated... Design for Life saved us as a band"
- James from the Manics: "It's my first film soundtrack - I hope it won't be my last!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04w9cfp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04w9cfp.jpg2017-03-09T13:25:00.000Z"I thought, let's not chicken out, let's go for it." Manics frontman James Dean Bradfield on the "significantly different" challenge of writing the score for 'The Chamber'.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04w96f0
James from the Manics: "It's my first film soundtrack - I hope it won't be my last!"
- Will the Manics go busking at Euro 2016?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03l52sp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03l52sp.jpg2016-03-01T10:00:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield considers Manic Street Preachers' plans for Euro 2016https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03l533v
Will the Manics go busking at Euro 2016?
- Libraries give us powerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cckf9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cckf9.jpg2016-03-01T10:00:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield on campaigning to save his local public library from closurehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03l57wl
Libraries give us power
- "For me it was our proudest moment"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h6pyk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h6pyk.jpg2016-03-01T10:00:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield on the moment Manic Street Preachers knew they could "walk the walk"https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03l5g7m
"For me it was our proudest moment"
- James Dean Bradfield presents the Freak Zonehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01fzdmx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01fzdmx.jpg2013-08-31T18:19:00.000ZManic Street Preachers singer James Dean Bradfield sits in for Stuart Maconie.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01fzdn1
James Dean Bradfield presents the Freak Zone
- Manic Street Preachers: 'A band wants to get a sync now'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016p7hj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016p7hj.jpg2013-04-04T14:49:00.000ZJames Dean Bradfield and Nicky Wire talk to Jo Whiley about the importance of music synchronization licenses. The conversation took place at the 2013 BBC Introducing Masterclass.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0178bh7
Manic Street Preachers: 'A band wants to get a sync now'
James Dean Bradfield Tracks
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