Twitter-icon.pngFacebook-Icon-Large.pngInstragram.pngPeriscope-1.0-for-iOS-app-icon-small.png

HOME.jpg ALBUMS.jpg LYRICS.jpg TV.jpg VIDEOS.jpg
FORUM.jpg SINGLES.jpg ARTICLES.jpg RADIO.jpg MERCHANDISE.jpg


Gigography: 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019


The Coolest People In Rock 2000 - Melody Maker, 14th June 2000

From MSPpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
ARTICLES:2000



Title: The Coolest People In Rock 2000
Publication: Melody Maker
Date: Wednesday 14th June 2000



MM9600.jpg



Nicky Wire is both cool in the archetypal rent-a-gob, not-afraid-to-look-stupid classic rockstar way, and also because he reverses the traditional totems of cool and makes sensitivity, intelligence and abstinence appear sexy. He is by turns a humanist and a fervent misanthropist, and it's the aggressive wit with which he morally justifies this contradiction that makes him cool.

He's currently in the studio immersed in recording the next Manic Street Preachers album, but he took some time out to reply to his fans who voted him 2000's Coolest Person In Rock. "I am pleased and touched, as always, to be seen as cool by Melody Maker readers. I'm glad I can be the most unpopular man in rock... and still be cool! Cool and style have absolutely nothing to do with fashion. Never be afraid to 100k like a tool."