How are you and what have you been doing recently?
Going to Wales, taking care of bills doing TV & promo
What have been your highlights of 1998 so far?
Graham Henry - new Welsh rugby coach
Gattica - film
How do you feel about the reception This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours has had, and what's it like now that you're finally number 1?
Still too close, cliche cliche
Have you enjoyed playing live again and what have been your highlights of the recent gigs?
Yes - Belfast, Dundee, Scandanavia
What are your favourite tracks on This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours and why?
Tolerate - cos it was mega
M.L.Empire - reminds me of summers on my own
S.Y.M.M. - cos I said so
You've got the arena tour coming up in December. Is it very different playing in arenas to the type of venues you played in September?
I hope so
You've talked a number of times about the fact that you haven't had huge success in America. Why do you think the Americans "don't get" the Manics?
Cos we are righteous, cool, indignant & moving all the time...just like this here horse 🐎
If you hadn't been in a band what would you like to have done?
An actor or a film director
What do you hope for in 1999?
Peace to dogs all over the world, good health for my family and for Wales to win Rugby World Cup