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Old 14-09-2021, 14:54
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Top 10 Non-Album Tracks: 2010 (PFAYM) - 2021 (TUVL)

What are your ranked top 10 non-album tracks (b-sides, bonus tracks, demos etc) of the "modern" Manics era from PFAYM onwards?

No live versions of album tracks allowed, for "don't be so obvious" reasons.
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Old 14-09-2021, 14:56
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Here's mine to get us started:

10. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
9. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
8. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
7. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
6. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
5. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
4. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
3. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
2. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
1. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
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Cranking out top-quality threads like a boss mate! I love it.

(And shall return and edit this post with an actual on-topic list later)(Edit: No I'm not, I'm posting it later in thread now!)
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Old 14-09-2021, 14:57
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It's self-serving. I want you lot to sift through 10 years of material for the gems rather than do it myself
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Old 14-09-2021, 15:02
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In no particular order

Empty Motorcade
Red Rubber
Together Stronger
Distractions
The Sound of Detachment
I Know the Numbers
A Soundtrack to Complete Withdrawal
The Last Time I Saw Paris
I’m Leaving You for Solitude
Blistered Mirrors
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Old 14-09-2021, 15:13
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Blimey - SATT is old Manics now?
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Old 14-09-2021, 15:13
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I figure if it's old enough to have had a commemorative rerelease, yes it is
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Old 14-09-2021, 17:09
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10.Distractions
09.Broken Up Again
08.The Last Time I Saw Paris
07.See It Like Sutherland
06.Caldey
05.The Sound of Detachment
04.Kiss My Eyes for Eternity
03.I'm Leaving You for Solitude
02.Red Rubber
01.Empty Motorcade

+ Spectators of Suicide 2020, but I don't think that counts

Or something like that anyway, based on about 5 minutes of thinking.

Extra shoutout to the Warm Digits remix of Hold Me Like a Heaven which, as the kids say, slaps.
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Old 14-09-2021, 18:12
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Engage With Your Shadow
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Engage With Your Shadow
Engage With Your Shadow
Etc

Actually, I hardly bothered with their b-sides once they stopped releasing CD single.
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Old 14-09-2021, 19:35
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Here's mine to get us started:

10. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
9. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
8. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
7. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
6. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
5. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
4. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
3. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
2. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
1. Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)
I'm sure you'll forgive me if i read this as a bit of low level trolling after a multi-year absence and given your opinion about their new album.
It's what sometimes happens with former active members, they come back to either hawk their manics stuff on ebay or engage in a bit of tomfoolery!
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Old 14-09-2021, 21:10
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It certainly was a joke, no malice intended. I started this thread to gather some picks for what are reckoned to be great non-album tracks in the period I missed.
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1. Engage with Your Shadow

2-10 in no particular order.
Empty Motorcade
Red Rubber
The Sound of Detachment
Caldey
Broken Up Again
Inky Fingers
Ostopolitik
The Last Time I Saw Paris
I’m Leaving You for Solitude


Seriously PFAYM has the best b-sides, I had to throttle myself from chucking them all on here.
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Old 14-09-2021, 21:22
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It certainly was a joke, no malice intended. I started this thread to gather some picks for what are reckoned to be great non-album tracks in the period I missed.
I guess i'm feeling a little belligerent today. Apologies.
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Now -
Disk beginning to rotate, faster, becoming a sphere of paler gray. Expanding -
And flowed, flowered for him, fluid neon origami trick, the unfolding of his distanceless home, his country, transparent 3D chessboard extending to infinity.
Inner eye opening to the stepped scarlet pyramid of the Eastern Seaboard Fission Authority burning beyond the green cubes of Mitsubishi Bank of America,
and high and very far away he saw the spiral arms of military systems, forever beyond his reach.
And somewhere he was laughing, in a white-painted loft, distant fingers caressing the deck, tears of release streaking his face.
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Old 14-09-2021, 21:24
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Seriously PFAYM has the best b-sides, I had to throttle myself from chucking them all on here.
Like SATT, I think they were relegating a lot of the more interesting material to the b-sides because it didn't fit the album ethos, but if they had flipped things around and pursued the direction of the b-sides for the main album, I think a lot of people's opinions on those two albums would be much warmer (and I like PFAYM).

I generally feel a bit extra warm towards the Postcards b-sides because they were the first CD singles the band released after I had moved to the UK, and I was giddy at the thought of finally being able to buy their singles with ease. Bought all the bundles and spent a lot of time with those b-sides.
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Old 14-09-2021, 21:52
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Seriously PFAYM has the best b-sides, I had to throttle myself from chucking them all on here.
Preach. Such a good album hiding in there.

I attempted this but couldn't limit it to 10. Sorry not sorry.
Also in no particular order:

Broken up again
Kiss my eyes for eternity
I'm leaving you for solitude
I know the numbers
Empty motorcade
T.e. lawrence on a bike
Concrete fields
What happened to the blue generation
Time ain't nothing
Blistered mirrors
Holding patterns
Red rubber
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Please, he prayed, now -
A gray disk, the colour of Chiba sky.
Now -
Disk beginning to rotate, faster, becoming a sphere of paler gray. Expanding -
And flowed, flowered for him, fluid neon origami trick, the unfolding of his distanceless home, his country, transparent 3D chessboard extending to infinity.
Inner eye opening to the stepped scarlet pyramid of the Eastern Seaboard Fission Authority burning beyond the green cubes of Mitsubishi Bank of America,
and high and very far away he saw the spiral arms of military systems, forever beyond his reach.
And somewhere he was laughing, in a white-painted loft, distant fingers caressing the deck, tears of release streaking his face.
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