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Old 25-02-2021, 20:21
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Opinion on the holy bible RSD picture disc and the 20th anniversary vinyl release of the Truth album ...made me laugh

https://youtu.be/ij069lhp6zI
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Old 26-02-2021, 14:40
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https://www.superdeluxeedition.com/n...p-and-the-90s/

A new brit-pop era compilation album features the Manics version of the Drowners
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Old 26-02-2021, 16:51
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https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-e...-b1807316.html

Doesn't mention the manics but I think we shouldn't get too excited about any gigs this summer going ahead .....
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Old 26-02-2021, 22:27
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Really??? REALLY?????????? At least something did I guess!
I know, right? I've done my fair share of ragging on their more unchallenging, poppy stuff along with everyone else but it brings in the punters much the same way you stole the sun gets a crowd moving. Picking tracks out of context from the holy bible to try and get a pal excited about them is not a strategy likely to work, with a vid edited together full of horrific imagery no less.
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Old 27-02-2021, 11:47
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I know, right? I've done my fair share of ragging on their more unchallenging, poppy stuff along with everyone else but it brings in the punters much the same way you stole the sun gets a crowd moving. Picking tracks out of context from the holy bible to try and get a pal excited about them is not a strategy likely to work, with a vid edited together full of horrific imagery no less.
Proof music is totally subjective

I love you stole the sun ...that would be on my list to play someone . From the holy bible first tracks have to be Faster and This is yesterday. That album took ages for me to get into and I was a fan already.

He should've asked us how to proceed
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Old 12-03-2021, 19:44
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Been thinking about a video I saw of Repeat, I think 1993 at Phoenix festival? Does anyone have this at all? It use to be on YouTube but I can’t find it. Thanks!
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Old 13-03-2021, 20:55
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Been thinking about a video I saw of Repeat, I think 1993 at Phoenix festival? Does anyone have this at all? It use to be on YouTube but I can’t find it. Thanks!
Sorry, my youtube searching skills have failed to find it. This is a fun 1992 live version though if it's any consolation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDnSeo9RQkA
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Old 14-03-2021, 13:35
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Sorry, my youtube searching skills have failed to find it. This is a fun 1992 live version though if it's any consolation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDnSeo9RQkA
Thanks for trying!

It use to be on YouTube but has since gone. I remember James starting the song with “shut the f*** up you fat c***, now this is a little school lesson for you, repeat after me, f*** your queen and your country” . Great version.
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Old 14-03-2021, 20:56
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It's here but cut to bits and missing the intro, I'll do some more searching:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=H9UYXbvxVRw&t=408s
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Old 15-03-2021, 02:00
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So my brother-in-law sent over an autographed copy of Rewind The Film earlier today. Not got around to asking him its origins, so I put it to you guys, are the for real?

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Old 15-03-2021, 16:46
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The James and Sean autographs look similar to other ones on line, the third one doesn't look like it says Nicky, Wire or anything similar!

I'll be interested about the story behind having them write "Disco dancing with the rapists and how the band responded to being asked to write that lyric for them!
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Old 15-03-2021, 16:49
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Actually, although I still struggle to see how it says Nicky it seems comaprable to other signatures

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Manic-Str...-/180445768849
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Old 15-03-2021, 17:12
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I'll be interested about the story behind having them write "Disco dancing with the rapists and how the band responded to being asked to write that lyric for them!
Just emailed sister in law to find out the wheres n whens, hopefully have more info tomorrow (brother in law at work).
I know he's been to quite a few gigs over the years.
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Old 16-03-2021, 16:01
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I'll be interested about the story behind having them write "Disco dancing with the rapists and how the band responded to being asked to write that lyric for them!

Got the answer...

Hi Rob, my mate was an area manager for o2 so we used to go to a lot of o2 arena gigs,
met the band, said I had only recently just got into them and always liked wierd way out lyrics since a kid
especially some of the beatles stuff, they asked what was their stand out lyrics and I think I seriously misquoted them,
think someone said something in Welsh and laughed then they wrote that down.


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Old 17-03-2021, 10:11
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None of these signatures look real to me, you’d expect one of the three to be in sync with how they usually are

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