What's Their Best Song? #24: Manic Street Preachers

One point each to all the dust / chemical broa remixes.

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I think it was the proper ‘big one’ single after Everything Must Go did all the groundwork to make them a mainstream band, plus I seem to recall there was a big wait for it, so it is likely the most well-known I suppose.

@1101010 said he’d rather not see a song make the list too, lads. Do him now.

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Was obviously sorely tempted to kingmake their best song (Masses Against the Classes) but I couldn’t avoid giving points to multiple songs.

Am also looking sadly at all the bangers I couldn’t give anything to.

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Hey hey, it’s change NOT to be the target of ridicule on here! Let me have my moment!

(I think the difference is that you told people to do a thing and I expressed that I would flip some tables impotently if it came to pass.)

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Yes mate

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Truly my favourite Manics song I think. Something so pure about it.

Genuinely going to have to think seriously about this one. They’re my boys. Love them with a passion, and they have so many bangers. So much emotion and history for me tied up with their songs.

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It’s a great song but that bit at the end makes me cringe myself inside out.

1 point - Design For Life
1 point - Motorcycle Emptiness
2 points - their cover of ‘Last Christmas’
3 points - their cover of ‘Bright Eyes’ by Art Garfunkel
3 points - The Ghost of Christmas

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Borderline

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Oh I’m not messing it’s great.
Also love Judge Yr’self as someone posted upthread.
Might just listen to Lipstick Traces and pick a few from that :slight_smile:

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The Intense Humming of Evil - 6
Donkeys - 4

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I really have a soft sport for Send Away The Tigers so…

1pt to every song on the album

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Really good album imo.

Imperial Bodybags - 10 points

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Saw them 4 times touring that album :upside_down_face:

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