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We Admire Cuba, iDNES, 17th March 2001

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A number of questions related to their February concert in Havana. "In Cuba we played because we wanted to say that American imperialism is just as bad as communism," Moore replied to one of my readers iDNES.

QUESTION: Hi guys, I like your music a lot, do you plan a tour or a concert in the Czech Republic? Good luck. Marcela ANSWER: Well, we hope that sometime in late September we go on a European tour. March 17, 2001 12:17 QUESTION: (I wonder if questions are to be in English or Czech is allowed? =) Do you plan any meeting with Ivan Pilip (one of Fidel Castro's best "friends" =)? V. ANSWER: In Cuba we played because we wanted to say that American imperialism is just as bad as communism. March 17, 2001 12:18 QUESTION: Hi guys. I like your music, but i can not understand your idea of a concert for Fidel and his guys in Cuba ... Julie ANSWER: We wanted to say that we admire Cuba considers that despite all the economic sanctions for 40 years can resist and harder. And we hope that eventually the regime will mitigate and eventually everything will improve. March 17, 2001 24:20 QUESTION: Hi Manics, you are my most favorite music group, do you know anything about your lost guitars Ritchye James? Radim ANSWER: We do not know more than we did that day, when he was lost. We have no news about him. March 17, 2001 24:21 QUESTION: Hi, you're great! I'd like you to share with us your best drug experience ;-))) tomasv ANSWER: When I have a headache, I'll take two ibuprofen and my head stops hurting, it is my experience. March 17, 2001 24:22 QUESTION: Well, I understand that on the contrary, your ideals, but just do not understand the recent support of the Castro regime, because Castro's regime was long merely a totality with the original idea of "island intellectuals" or "island of freedom" has nothing in common. And one more question, what do you think would have happened if in 1967 Che was shot, but he would be deported to the USA, where he was at that time very popular. PS: Vydeoklip with soldiers fighting among lots of children is very good and eloquent. Che ANSWER: The first part of the question we have already answered. I think that if he left Che went to America, ended the same way as they took care of him by the CIA. March 17, 2001 12:24 QUESTION: Guys, you know that Fidel Castro, whom you played with such enthusiasm, prisoners are people just for what you mean? And you know that the same thing was possible here, before you 12 years ago? Would you go even play Saddam Hussein or Kim - Cong - iLove? Seat of ANSWER: Czechoslovakia but was occupied by Russia, which is the same as Cuba, which is occupied by the US. We believe that freedom of expression can be dangerous because they allow fanatics to express and convey their views to the world. For Hussein, we would not, because Hussein wants occupy other countries, but Castro nay. 17.3.2001 12:28 QUESTION: Hi. Communism is a bad thing and those who lived in it, it's hard to understand. Be a fan of communism do not know if you, or rather against Americanization. Anyway edges for Fidel was on my damn vkuz politicized and everything sounded like that Fidel is a really nice guy. Into the hall to get nesjpis only the regime of povileni? Otherwise, good luck, because the music does a great couple of years. Coold ANSWER: The concert was open to everyone. In the history of every young nation things happen, he must not pretty, but Cuba is fighting for independence for America nearly 200 years, but when America is economically blocks, only one of them was willing to trade unfortunately was the Soviet Union. Cuba in the seventies decided not to directly communist, but socialist, which in England is significantly different dates. March 17, 2001 24:33 QUESTION: What do you say to boom copying music over the Internet in recent times? Tim feels to be damaged, or the file Be a fan on the contrary, I see a future here, etc.? Peter ANSWER: When I was young, so of course I recorded all the stuff on the radio, so I am not in principle against copying, but that, as technology develops, the whole thing gets another dimension. Now it seems that they'll soon were not any artists, because they get money and do not have the money nor the record companies to invest in new music. March 17, 2001 24:36 QUESTION: I listen to you since 1990. You're the best band in the world. thank you. Question: Are you planning any selection of b-side single or something? Older singles are unobtainable. A concert in Bohemia ?? Thanks again Radek ANSWER: We plan Greates hits album. We planned a B-sides album, but the record company refused. If Napster will continue to work, maybe we will offer the idea. March 17, 2001 12:37 QUESTION: I love you. Do you love Fidel ??? I do not, I am sorry. JOSEF ANSWER: Fortunately, we have the free world. March 17, 2001 12:38 QUESTION: What are the keys you use? Spiral into analog? Thanks. Which kind of keyboards equipment do you use for your gigs? Do you record on analogue system? thanks. Martin Lán ANSWER: We record all the guitars and drums especially analog, and then everything is converted to digital. As for the keys, we mainly use samplers Kurzweill and control midiklávesy. March 17, 2001 12:40 QUESTION: Hi Manics. I like your music. Your concert for Cuba was just great. Do you like Buena Vista Social Club and Carribean music? And (obligative), any concert in Prague? Pimpulin ANSWER: In connection with the visit Cuba discovering Caribbean music. By now we were rather influenced by reggae thanks to our relationship to the Clash. Maybe in the future we'll do some salsa. March 17, 2001 12:42 QUESTION: Hi, do you like Prague? Will you have a concert here? I Hope that you will. Raven ANSWER: It is beautiful, and we hope that in September will arrive in October for a concert and we hope that we can at least take a moment to explore the city better. 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Profile of Manic Street Preachers British band Manic Street Preachers, one of the most popular bands in contemporary pop music, will perform on March 17 at a ceremony Czech musical annual prices . The once boisterous and blasted rock band lost in the mid-nineties guitarist Richey James; he suddenly disappeared and now no one has ever seen. The remaining assembly decided to continue and last album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours her on the UK pop throne. Discography

1998 - THIS IS MY TRUTH, TELL ME YOURS

1996 - EVERYTHING MUST GO

1994 - THE HOLY BIBLE

1993 - GOLD AGAINST THE SOUL

1992 - Generation Terrorists


In March, shortly after his visit to Prague, Manic Street Preachers issue the new album Know Your Enemy. The current lineup consists of James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics), Richey James Edwards (guitar) and Sean Moore (drums).

The group was founded in 1991. On the road to glory, then they lost the former "Generation Terrorists" playing strong punk and rock guitarist Richey James. A sensitive musician and songwriter, who personally inscription carved on his arm 4 Real, in the mid-nineties, the band disappeared, and even his family about him still have no news. The remaining members of the band went on: refined style, without weakening the poignancy of texts and plates Everything Must Go (1996) and This Is My Truth, Tell My Yours (1998) conquered Britain. Regularly rank in the charts. Their single, If You tolerate Your Childern This Will Be the Next in 1998 became a worldwide hit.

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