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Artist info - Manic Street Preachers
Manic Street Preachers
Origin: Blackwood, Caerphilly, Wales
Years active: 1986 – present
Members:James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, Sean Moore
Former members:Richey James Edwards, Flicker

Manic Street Preachers (often known colloquially as "The Manics") are a Welsh rock band often associated
With the Britpop scene, who gained mainstream popularity in the UK in the late 1990s.
They are known for their intelligent and often political lyrics and have a dedicated following.
Although during the early part of their career they were regarded as a punk rock band,
Their music is now often generally regarded as alternative rock, due to changes in their sound.
Co-lyricist and guitarist Richey James Edwards (Richey James, as he preferred to be known)
Mysteriously disappeared in 1995; his whereabouts are unknown.
Politically, the Manics appear as a socialist group — a stance inflected by their working class
Upbringing in Blackwood, Caerphilly, South Wales (they grew up during the miners' strike of the 1980s)
As evidenced by their often highly...
					

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