Manic Street Preachers (Band)

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Manic Street Preachers
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Manic Street Preachers are a rock band formed in 1986 in Blackwood, Wales and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums, percussion). They are often colloquially known as "The Manics." After the release of their first single, "Suicide Alley", Richey Edwards joined the band as co-lyricist and rhythm guitarist. The band proclaimed their debut album Generation Terrorists would be the "greatest rock album ever" and hoped to sell sixteen million copies around the world, "from Bangkok to Senegal", after which they would split up. Despite the album's failure to meet this level of success, the band carried on with their career. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 103 photos, 35 lists, 133 albums, 652 songs, 90 film credits, 1 news story, and key facts about Manic Street Preachers!

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Band Members


90 Credits »
1997 Reading Festival -
1991 Band Explosion -
1998 Renford Rejects -
2016 Match of the Day: Euro 2016 -
2015 Back in Time for Dinner -
2015 Manic Street Preachers: Live from Cardiff Castle -
2015 Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie -
2014 Manic Street Preachers: Futurology and Holy Bible Set at Rough Trade East -
2013 My Mad Fat Diary -
2013 Mein, Lover, sein Vater und ich -
2012 Sunday Brunch -


652 Songs »
1 If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next
2 A Design For Life
3 Motorcycle Emptiness 1992
4 Your Love Alone Is Not Enough 2007
5 You Stole The Sun From My Heart 1998
6 The Everlasting 1998
7 Everything Must Go 1996
8 Australia 1996
9 Tsunami 1998
10 Kevin Carter 1996
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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