Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers When The Manic Street Preachers Burst Onto The Music Scene In 1990 With Their Working Class Provocations And Androgynous Punk Rantings, They Intrigued And Outraged Both The Music Press And Their Fans, And Have Continued To Do So Ever Since In This Lively, Comprehensive Biography, Martin Clarke Conjures A Vivid Portrait Of The Band, From Their Formative Years As A Tight Knit Gang In South Wales Through Their Daring And Ridiculous Intellectualism And Ascendancy To The World Stage To The Tragic Loss Of Richey Edwards Perhaps Than Any Other Contemporary British Group, The Manics Have Always Been Surrounded By Myth, Even Before Edwards Mysteriously Vanished In 1995 Clarke Cuts Through The Swath Of Rumor And Hearsay With A Perceptive And Factual Look At A Complex, Multi Layered, And Frequently Self Contradictory Band Whose Compelling Music Makes Them One Of Modern Rock S Most Remarkable Stories. I m biased so this is getting full marks The first biography I read on those lovely Welsh boyos It s certainly not the best I ve come across but it holds a special place in my heart Lost count how many times I have read it or thumbed through it. As this was published in 1997, it is now quite out of date, but it s a good book about the Manics early years A previous reviewer mentioned factual inaccuracy, but even as a slightly obsessive Manics fan myself I didn t notice anything wrong with the exception of a bizarre contradiction regarding the recording of Everything Must Go, and a couple typos I m guessing anything incorrect would be in terms of specific dates and other stuff I don t pay any attention to.I thought the author was fai As this was published in 1997, it is now quite out of date, but it s a good book about the Manics early years A previous reviewer mentioned factual inaccuracy, but even as a slightly obsessive Manics fan myself I didn t notice anything wrong with the exception of a bizarre contradiction regarding the recording of Everything Must Go, and a couple typos I m guessing anything incorrect would be in terms of specific dates and other stuff I don t pay
The multiple factual inaccuracies were annoying, especially since majority of them were easily accessible information so there really isn t any excuse for getting them wrong The author also seems to hate everything the manics released from inception till 1994 barring Motorcycle Emptiness the lyrics for The Holy Bible while simultaneously wanking over all that is Everything Must Go Sweet Venom really does not do the band justice and you would be far better suited reading one of the oth The multiple factual inaccuracies w
I m on a mission to read every Manic Street Preachers biography out there I d been warned beforehand that this was not a good book, but I read it anyway It is not a good book I suppose some credit is due considering, as far as I am aware, it was the first biography

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  • Paperback
  • 228 pages
  • Manic Street Preachers
  • Martin Clarke
  • English
  • 01 July 2017
  • 0859654281