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The Weekly Roundup

24 Nov

First full week of the blog existence and it was an exiting one, we quickly went from two members to a hell of a lot more than two, so to try and summarise it all for you here goes
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Album Review: Manic Street Preachers – Gold Against The Soul

21 Nov

So I’m not sure how familiar any of you are with the Manics, in case you have no idea who they are let me give you a quick refresher course. The Manics started out as a four piece Welsh band, the most interesting thing about them was their original lead songwriter Richey Edwards.
Richey wrote a bunch of politically charged and/or depressing lyrics that all sounded pretty great when they came out of James’ mouth (the singer). With their third album they arguably reached their peak; then Richey went missing, was presumed dead, and the quality of the band’s music went downhill. Not that it became bad ,nothing compared to their The Holy Bible peak. Alas this is not a review of The Holy Bible this is a review of the band’s second album and apparently their least favourite, Gold Against The Soul.

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