Manic Street Preachers – Rosebud

With a crackly, muffled intro, like a mysterious demo cassette found in a dusty shoe box clicking into motion on a vintage tape deck, ‘Rosebud’ is the sound of Manic Street Preachers at their claustrophobically gritty greatest. The previously unreleased track from 2001 has been chosen as the launch single for the 20th anniversary (wellContinue reading “Manic Street Preachers – Rosebud”

An Edge of Arcady Christmas

To hurl us headlong into Christmas cheer and bow out of 2021 in suitably alternative indie style we have compiled our own list of our 8 toppermost festive songs, brought to you in watchable YouTube format. Sit back, scroll down, click along and enjoy! 1. Ramones – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)Continue reading “An Edge of Arcady Christmas”

Manic Street Preachers – The Ultra Vivid Lament

No one expected this to happen. Well, to start with no one really expected Manic Street Preachers to still be in existence and making records thirty years after they initially promised to split up on making one culture-obliterating album, but also that on the release of their 14th studio album Manic Street Preachers would achieveContinue reading “Manic Street Preachers – The Ultra Vivid Lament”