"I Like The Swedish Sound" - Aftonbladet, 16th June 2007
Read chat with Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers!
Hultsfred Chat Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers chatted with aftonbladet.se:s readers via telephone. HULTSFRED CHAT Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers chatted with aftonbladet.se:s readers by phone. Photo: Frida Fager
Photo: Frida Fager Manic Street Preachers says: Hello I'm Nicky Wire! said: I heard it just started to rain in Hultsfred, what will you do to keep your audience DRY During your show? Manic Street Preachers say: We'll give everything to keep them dry. And we'll play Raindrops keep falling on my head maybe. says: hi, Manics! Will there be more live performances together with Nina Persson? Manic Street Preachers says: Yeah! She is coming to Glastonbury next week. It's a real privilige for us. And maybe the V festival too. says: Hello guys. It feels terrible not to see you tonight, but I could not Manage to get to Hultsfred thisyear. Will you come back to Sweden or Denmark? Maybe in your upcoming winter tour or later? Manic Street Preachers say: We are planning a European tour in October or November and we are going to play bothering Sweden and then Denmark. says: What's he most fun with playing at festivals? Manic Street Preachers says: The oppertunity to play to so much people. And play to people that never heard you before, and Maybe They Will Become new fans. says: hi, what do you think about the Swedish music scene? Manic Street Preachers says: It's always been really healthy and I like the sound. I like the Concrets very much! J says: You have a cool chips on your right arm, a star with a guitar looking thing .. what does that mean for you? Manic Street Preachers say I's a military jacket and it does'nt mean any thing. It just looks good. Hahaha! says: Which is your favorite gig, and why? Manic Street Preachers says: Glasgow Barrylland is a good place a good venue. The crowd is always good and have good sound. And I really like playing in Tokyo too! says: I just want to tell you how much you've changed my life, and thatyour music havebeen a big support through some really though times. There's no way I would have been here today if it weren t for your songs. I also have a question for all of you: What's been the hardest emotionally song on Send Away the Tigers to write, both lyrically and musically, and why? Hugs and kisses, Bella. Manic Street Preachers says: I think the first single "You love alone". It was really emotional and raw and attended about the hard stuff. We did it in the right way. says: What bands do you like? and do not say oasis Manic Street Preachers says: I really love Bright Eyes and his albums. Hanoi Rocks, Strange Death of Liberal England, The Good The Bad and The Queen. Mccarthy is probably my favorite band though! say hello which one of your shows ice of according to you the most rememerable? Manic Street Preachers says: I Think When We played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff in 1999. That was really powerfull. Moderator says: Thanks to Nicky and all of you who wanted to chat! Manic Street Preachers says: Thank you all!