History Trivia / ManicStreetPreachers

19th Apr '18 1:49:57 PM narm00
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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: James Dean Bradfield, after Creator/JamesDean. Allegedly his father wanted to name him Creator/ClintEastwood first, but his wife threatened to divorce him, if he named their kid that.

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* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: The anniversary editions of ''The Holy Bible'', ''Everything Must Go'' and ''Send Away The Tigers''.
** Also the book edition of ''Journal for Plague Lovers'' - the album, a CD of demos and alternate takes, and a book containing photos of the original lyrics and signed by all three remaining band members.
** The special edition of Greatest Hits collection ''Forever Delayed'' (2002) had a bonus CD of remixes.
** The limited edition of single collection ''National Treasures'' (2011) has a DVD with music videos for all 38 of the Manics' singles up till then, and a book containing photos of the band, mostly Richey-era.
** The limited edition box set reissue of ''Generation Terrorists'', which notably included an extra disc of previously unreleased demos. It was in such high demand that it sold out, and people were paying large amounts of money for it on Ebay. The band have thought about getting another pressing done.
** The deluxe edition of ''Resistance is Futile'' has a bonus CD of demos and bonus tracks and a book with photos of the band.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: James Dean Bradfield, after Creator/JamesDean. Allegedly his father wanted to name him Creator/ClintEastwood first, but his wife threatened to divorce him, him if he named their kid that.
21st May '17 8:19:58 AM IanDere
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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: James Dean Bradfield, after Creator/JamesDean. Allegedly his father wanted to name him Creator/ClintEastwood first, but his wife threatened to divorce him, if he named their kid that.



** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a Music/{{Pantera}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] Music/NineInchNails [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[Music/PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such a record.

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** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a Music/{{Pantera}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] Music/NineInchNails [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[Music/PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he James later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such a record.
19th Dec '16 7:03:42 AM narm00
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** They aren't too happy overall with ''Gold Against the Soul'', as its' overtly-polished, radio-friendly production proved to be the catalyst for creating the much rawer and far less commercial ''Holy Bible''.

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** They aren't too happy overall with ''Gold Against the Soul'', as its' its overtly-polished, radio-friendly production proved to be the catalyst for creating the much rawer and far less commercial ''Holy Bible''.



** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a Music/{{Pantera}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] Music/NineInchNails [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[Music/PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such record.

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** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a Music/{{Pantera}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] Music/NineInchNails [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[Music/PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such a record.
20th Aug '16 2:21:18 PM Morgenthaler
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** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a Music/{{Pantera}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] Music/NineInchNails [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such record.

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** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a Music/{{Pantera}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] Music/NineInchNails [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[PrimalScream [[Music/PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such record.
25th May '16 6:57:08 PM HypnoticMeerkat
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** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a {{Pantera}} [[XMeetsY meets]] NineInchNails [[XMeetsY meets]] [[PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such record.

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** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a {{Pantera}} [[XMeetsY Music/{{Pantera}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] NineInchNails [[XMeetsY Music/NineInchNails [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such record.
10th May '16 9:59:05 AM bt8257
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* CreatorBreakdown: Richey James, especially while writing the lyrics to ''The Holy Bible'' and ''Journal for Plague Lovers''.

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* CreatorBreakdown: Richey James, Edwards, especially while writing the lyrics to ''The Holy Bible'' and ''Journal for Plague Lovers''.



** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a {{Pantera}} [[XMeetsY meets]] NineInchNails [[XMeetsY meets]] [[PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although James later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such record.

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** Prior to his disappearance, Richey expressed a desire for the follow-up to ''The Holy Bible'' to be a {{Pantera}} [[XMeetsY meets]] NineInchNails [[XMeetsY meets]] [[PrimalScream Screamadelica]] ConceptAlbum. Although James he later expressed doubts over whether they would have done such record.record.
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26th Feb '16 7:16:16 AM DaveyDoodlebug
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** They aren't too happy overall with ''Gold Against the Soul'', as its' overtly-polished production proved to be the catalyst for creating the much rawer ''Holy Bible''.

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** They aren't too happy overall with ''Gold Against the Soul'', as its' overtly-polished overtly-polished, radio-friendly production proved to be the catalyst for creating the much rawer and far less commercial ''Holy Bible''.
26th Feb '16 7:14:27 AM DaveyDoodlebug
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** They aren't too happy overall with ''Gold Against the Soul'', as its' overtly-polished production proved to be the catalyst for creating the much rawer ''Holy Bible''.
21st Jan '16 1:16:29 PM missmoon
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally the band wanted KylieMinogue to do vocals for "Little Baby Nothing", but she couldn't do it due to contractual reasons.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally the band wanted KylieMinogue Music/KylieMinogue to do vocals for "Little Baby Nothing", but she couldn't do it due to contractual reasons.
21st May '15 1:36:30 PM IanDere
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* CreatorBacklash: The band members dislike the version of "Specators of Suicide" that appears on ''Generation Terrorists'', claiming it sounds like "fucking Lion Sleeps Tonight" and prefer the more upbeat earlier Heavenly version.
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