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Send Away the Tigers: 10 Year Collectors Edition [2 CD's+1DVD]

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A New Career In A New Town (1977-1982)(13LP)

Review England.
Cracked Actor (Live Los Angeles '74)(Limited Edition Digipak)

Review 2014 release, the 12th studio album from the Welsh Alt-Rock superstars. FUTUROLOGY features contributions from Green Gartside, Nina Hoss, Cian Ciaran and Cate Le Bon. The album is the second of two albums which the band themselves describe as 'the last great phase of the Manics' - the first being REWIND THE FILM. When the band went into their own Cardiff based studio to start the sessions which led to the two albums, they found themselves being pulled into two directions, the first of which was the acoustic style songs of 'rewind..' which deals mostly with the topic of growing into middle age and the retrospective viewpoint of someone realizing they are no longer the 'generation terrorist' of their youth.
Lust For Life

Review Digitally remastered and expanded three disc (two CDs + NTSC/Region 0) 20th Anniversary Legacy Edition of the Welsh band's 1992 debut album. Includes 18 bonus demo tracks plus a DVD that contains film clips, documentary, home movies, TV performances and more.
A New Career In A New Town (1977-1982)(11CD)

Review Limited three disc (two CD + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) edition includes bonus DVD. EU two CD collection from the Welsh Alt-Rock trio. To celebrate the 21st anniversary of their first single release, National Treasures - the Complete Singles gathers 38 songs from the band's rich history, starting with initial Heavenly Records release 'Motown Junk' (1990) to tracks taken from last year's Postcards from a Young Man. Columbia.
1967 - Sunshine Tomorrow [2 CD]

Review 2010 release, the 10th studio album from the Welsh trio. Postcards from a Young Man is the follow up to 2009's Journal for Plague Lovers but is musically very different and more in the vein of Send Away the Tigers and Everything Must Go with unashamed soaring choruses, lots of strings and gospel choirs. It was recorded in Cardiff with producer Dave Eringa and mixed by Chris Lord Alge in the U.S. The album features guest vocals from Ian McCulloch ("Some Kind of Nothingness"), John Cale on piano ("Auto-Intoxication") and Duff McKagen playing bass ("A Billion Balconies Facing the Sun"). Manics bassist Nicky Wire sings lead vocals on "The Future Has Been Here 4 Ever" alongside drummer Sean Moore on the trumpet. Columbia.
OK COMPUTER OKNOTOK 1997 2017

Review Subtitled - a Secret History Of. The Manics follow 2002's greatest hits album 'Forever Delayed' with a B-sides collection. Features 20 B-sides & 15 cover versions, the previously unreleased track '4 Ever Delayed' and live tracks. Epic. 2003.
Lovely Creatures - The Best of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (1984-2014) (Ltd Edition, 3CD/1DVD/Book)

Review MANIC STREET PREACHERS - FOREVER DELAYED: GREATEST HITS (180 GRAM) - 2 VINYL SET
Weather Diaries

Review Manic Street Preachers return with their ninth studio album, Journal For Plague Lovers. The album follows the hugely successful and critically acclaimed 2007 release Send Away The Tigers, and the induction of the band into the NME s Hall Of Fame with their naming as the "NME Godlike Genius" for 2008. Produced by Steve Albini and recorded live at Rockfield Studios in Wales during the Winter of 2008, the album features lyrics left behind by former guitarist Richey Edwards across all 13 new tracks. An original piece of Jenny Saville s art is the cover of Journal for Plague Lovers, whose painting graced the cover of 1994 s The Holy Bible . Musically the band draw on their classic Holy Bible sound with elements of Nirvana s In Utero, as well as a delicate, beautiful acoustic side.
Singles (Deluxe Version) [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Review 2013 release from the award-winning, mega-selling Welsh rockers. Rewind the Film is released almost three years to the day since Postcards from a Young Man and sees the band with a more reflective, stripped-back sound whilst maintaining the classic Manic's melody and unique lyricism. Following in the tradition of previous collaborations, the opening track "This Sullen Welsh Heart" features Lucy Rose, "4 Lonely Roads" has lead vocals from Cate Le Bon and the title track features Richard Hawley.
In Spades

Review Region code : 0
The Holy Bible

Review England.
Everything Must Go

Review 2014 release, the 12th studio album from the Welsh Alt-Rock superstars. FUTUROLOGY features contributions from Green Gartside, Nina Hoss, Cian Ciaran and Cate Le Bon. The album is the second of two albums which the band themselves describe as 'the last great phase of the Manics' - the first being REWIND THE FILM. When the band went into their own Cardiff based studio to start the sessions which led to the two albums, they found themselves being pulled into two directions, the first of which was the acoustic style songs of 'rewind..' which deals mostly with the topic of growing into middle age and the retrospective viewpoint of someone realizing they are no longer the 'generation terrorist' of their youth.
This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours

Review Digitally remastered and expanded three disc (two CDs + NTSC/Region 0) 20th Anniversary Legacy Edition of the Welsh band's 1992 debut album. Includes 18 bonus demo tracks plus a DVD that contains film clips, documentary, home movies, TV performances and more.
Postcards From a Young Man

Review Limited three disc (two CD + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) edition includes bonus DVD. EU two CD collection from the Welsh Alt-Rock trio. To celebrate the 21st anniversary of their first single release, National Treasures - the Complete Singles gathers 38 songs from the band's rich history, starting with initial Heavenly Records release 'Motown Junk' (1990) to tracks taken from last year's Postcards from a Young Man. Columbia.
Journal for Plague Lovers

Review 2010 release, the 10th studio album from the Welsh trio. Postcards from a Young Man is the follow up to 2009's Journal for Plague Lovers but is musically very different and more in the vein of Send Away the Tigers and Everything Must Go with unashamed soaring choruses, lots of strings and gospel choirs. It was recorded in Cardiff with producer Dave Eringa and mixed by Chris Lord Alge in the U.S. The album features guest vocals from Ian McCulloch ("Some Kind of Nothingness"), John Cale on piano ("Auto-Intoxication") and Duff McKagen playing bass ("A Billion Balconies Facing the Sun"). Manics bassist Nicky Wire sings lead vocals on "The Future Has Been Here 4 Ever" alongside drummer Sean Moore on the trumpet. Columbia.
Gold Against the Soul

Review Subtitled - a Secret History Of. The Manics follow 2002's greatest hits album 'Forever Delayed' with a B-sides collection. Features 20 B-sides & 15 cover versions, the previously unreleased track '4 Ever Delayed' and live tracks. Epic. 2003.
Generation Terrorists

Review MANIC STREET PREACHERS - FOREVER DELAYED: GREATEST HITS (180 GRAM) - 2 VINYL SET
Futurology: Deluxe Edition

Review Manic Street Preachers return with their ninth studio album, Journal For Plague Lovers. The album follows the hugely successful and critically acclaimed 2007 release Send Away The Tigers, and the induction of the band into the NME s Hall Of Fame with their naming as the "NME Godlike Genius" for 2008. Produced by Steve Albini and recorded live at Rockfield Studios in Wales during the Winter of 2008, the album features lyrics left behind by former guitarist Richey Edwards across all 13 new tracks. An original piece of Jenny Saville s art is the cover of Journal for Plague Lovers, whose painting graced the cover of 1994 s The Holy Bible . Musically the band draw on their classic Holy Bible sound with elements of Nirvana s In Utero, as well as a delicate, beautiful acoustic side.
Send Away The Tigers

Review 2013 release from the award-winning, mega-selling Welsh rockers. Rewind the Film is released almost three years to the day since Postcards from a Young Man and sees the band with a more reflective, stripped-back sound whilst maintaining the classic Manic's melody and unique lyricism. Following in the tradition of previous collaborations, the opening track "This Sullen Welsh Heart" features Lucy Rose, "4 Lonely Roads" has lead vocals from Cate Le Bon and the title track features Richard Hawley.

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