Manic Street Preachers Page 6

  • Page

    of 6 First / Last

    Next
  • faux_carnation 31 Oct 2011 00:08:57 9,196 posts
    Seen 34 seconds ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    I never ever watch music videos these days, so imagine my surprise when I accidentally just saw the video for It's Not War (Just the End of Love). It's brilliant.

    I'd almost forgotten how incredibly pretty Anna Friel is.

    Edited by faux_carnation at 00:10:02 31-10-2011
  • ecureuil 31 Oct 2011 10:34:38 76,659 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Nice, will save that one for later.

    Always good to see the Manics thread bumped. :)
  • Pinky_Floyd 19 Jul 2013 09:39:45 7,657 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    Gigs upcoming, new album in august and another in the spring.

    Rewind the film is the name of the 1st album and will be acoustic in nature, the spring album will be more traditional manics.

    Anyone going to the gigs?

    I'm going to both dublin and belfast :)
  • spamdangled 19 Jul 2013 09:46:26 27,276 posts
    Seen 42 minutes ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    They're incredibly hit and miss these days (to be honest, ever since the Holy Bible). Last good album they did was Journal For Plague Lovers, and it's rather telling that was all based on Richey's leftover notes.

    3DS: 4055-2781-2855 Xbox: spamdangled PSN: dark_morgan Wii U: Spamdangle Steam: spamdangled

  • Steve_Perry 19 Jul 2013 11:25:24 3,843 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 2 years ago
    I've always wanted to see them so I might have a look actually.

    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • spamdangled 11 Oct 2013 23:28:24 27,276 posts
    Seen 42 minutes ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    Can't say I like the sound of the new album, but it's always nice to see them and it's good that they're on Jools Holland tonight.

    3DS: 4055-2781-2855 Xbox: spamdangled PSN: dark_morgan Wii U: Spamdangle Steam: spamdangled

  • Pinky_Floyd 1 Jul 2014 08:31:13 7,657 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    WISE FWOM YOU GWAVE!

    New manics album out next week, Futurology. Full Glasto performance (which was pretty stunning) here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZ7SmZhIp54&feature=youtu.be
  • Pinky_Floyd 1 Jul 2014 08:31:47 7,657 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    Also, rumoured to be doing some gigs later in the year in which they will play The Holy Bible IN FULL. Wowzer.
  • ecureuil 1 Jul 2014 08:32:42 76,659 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Hope that's true, I'm definitely up for that. Haven't seen them for a couple of years now.
  • Pinky_Floyd 1 Jul 2014 08:34:51 7,657 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    @ecureuil Saw them 2 nights in a row last year (Dublin then Belfast) and even met them all afterwards for a quick chat and they signed my Postcards from a young Man album (because I couldn't find my Journal for plague lovers album).

    Very nice they were too, especially Nicky. Sean was a bit shy and James kept calling me Sir. He is also 2 foot 4 inches in height.
  • spamdangled 1 Jul 2014 08:40:22 27,276 posts
    Seen 42 minutes ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    Is it wrong that 20 years since he disappeared, every time I see this thread on the first page a little part of me hopes that Richey has been found?

    3DS: 4055-2781-2855 Xbox: spamdangled PSN: dark_morgan Wii U: Spamdangle Steam: spamdangled

  • Steve_Perry 1 Jul 2014 08:41:07 3,843 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 2 years ago
    Wow, jealous. Saw them in Leeds a few months ago but I may go again if they are touring. So good.

    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • PES_Fanboy 1 Jul 2014 08:45:00 14,600 posts
    Seen 4 minutes ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    They said any good band should do one album and then split, right?

    Wish they'd done two and split. Holy Bible is one of my 'mental' albums. Either makes me feel better or worse as appropriate ;)
  • Dougs 1 Jul 2014 08:57:30 67,025 posts
    Seen 4 minutes ago
    Registered 11 years ago
    Nice, was listening to Gold Against the Soul only this morning. Cracking album (as is Holy Bible). Bit hit or miss sometimes, but overall I like them.
  • spamdangled 1 Jul 2014 08:57:38 27,276 posts
    Seen 42 minutes ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    @PES_Fanboy

    Well when they started, their mantra was that their first album would sell like 16 million copies and then they'd split up.

    10 albums, a few greatest hits compilations, numerous B-side compilations and 24 years later...

    Edited by spamdangled at 08:58:12 01-07-2014

    Edited by spamdangled at 08:59:13 01-07-2014

    3DS: 4055-2781-2855 Xbox: spamdangled PSN: dark_morgan Wii U: Spamdangle Steam: spamdangled

  • Pinky_Floyd 1 Jul 2014 09:02:00 7,657 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    ....and 24 years later - STILL RELEVANT.

    Unlike many of the bands who are getting older :)
  • Scurrminator 1 Jul 2014 10:11:24 8,395 posts
    Seen 53 minutes ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    I really like their new stuff. But didn't realise music videos were still a thing - good watch though!

    You dare to strike Scurrcules!?

  • ecureuil 1 Jul 2014 13:04:58 76,659 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Pinky_Floyd wrote:
    @ecureuil Saw them 2 nights in a row last year (Dublin then Belfast) and even met them all afterwards for a quick chat and they signed my Postcards from a young Man album (because I couldn't find my Journal for plague lovers album).

    Very nice they were too, especially Nicky. Sean was a bit shy and James kept calling me Sir. He is also 2 foot 4 inches in height.
    Nice one. I haven't met them unfortunately but I did get James's set list when I saw them in Wolverhampton once.
  • Widge Moderator 1 Jul 2014 15:39:46 13,418 posts
    Seen 3 minutes ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    Erol Alkan remixes on Phantasy are bloody awesome.

    _ _ _

    www.unpaused.co.uk - electronic noise adjective salad

  • Pinky_Floyd 4 Jul 2014 13:26:05 7,657 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    Couple of things to share. First up, full album sampler here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4mIOINia8M

    About 23 mins long so a taster of each song. Very different, very good, parts remind me of early simple minds (think Empires and Dance era) and to be honest I think the whole album is an homage to those experimental times. I'm honestly loving it now I've got over the shock.

    Secondly, I left it too late to order the signed CD from the official store, so ordered the normal one instead. Thought I would try my luck and contacted someone on facebook who worked for the official store. She sent me a super secret link where I could order one of a handful of signed copies that were left over (price for the signed is the same as the normal). So order I did!! Delighted. That's 3 of their albums I have signed, though only one of them was signed in person. Still! Made my day :)
  • Steve_Perry 4 Jul 2014 14:35:06 3,843 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 2 years ago
    Thank's for posting that, just listened at work. Really enjoyable.

    The new songs sound much different to when I heard them live. The production is fantastic.

    Going to be buying this.

    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • ComradePete 4 Jul 2014 15:15:09 478 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    Splendid, will have a listen later on - haven't really kept an eye on them for a while but picked up Rewind the Film earlier this year & was pleasantly surprised at how good it was.
  • Widge Moderator 4 Jul 2014 15:52:39 13,418 posts
    Seen 3 minutes ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    https://soundcloud.com/erolalkan/manic-street-preachers-europa-geht-durch-mich-erol-alkans-mesmerise-zwei-rework-edit

    Favourite remix since Kinobe's Ocean Spray.

    _ _ _

    www.unpaused.co.uk - electronic noise adjective salad

  • Page

    of 6 First / Last

    Next
Log in or register to reply