Tintas, pintores, artistas, telas. Há um cromo repetido, com tonalidades diferentes, mas o Vincent merece.
A corrente pede 10 álbums que ainda apareçam nas nossas playlists - uma capa por dia, sem explicações, e com a nomeação da praxe. Vou saltar os artifícios e apresentar os 10 da minha vida (que deviam ser 20 para caberem mais), um pouco por ordem de importância:
It's the goblins again! The plan: go to one of The Holy Bible shows in 2015. The venture: never-ending setbacks from day one. Getting the tickets back in December of last year was a nightmare, from visa cards failing, to money transfers and login issues - all to the sound of the ticking clock you … Continue reading it’s the manic goblins!
My very first memory of the Manic Street Preachers is the news of Richey’s disappearance. I was about 12 and just starting to get up to date with modern pop & rock after years of listening to nothing but oldies and my dad’s jazz records. There were the hourly updates by Carolyn Lilipaly with footage … Continue reading the Richey Edwards appreciation post
Manics fan girl gets tickets to watch The Holy Bible being played in full next year. This is how I feel:
Twitted about The Holy Bible from the Manic Street Preachers - one of the best, most brutally raw & cathartic albums I have ever heard. Immediately gained new follower from account with Bible quotes. Should I tell them?
This past week, the Manic Street Preachers released the brilliant Futurology and I realized I never truly felt that sense of Europe they talk about - maybe insular eyes see it as something a lot more close-knitted than it really is. My country joined the EU four years after I was born, back when it was still the EEC. Along with … Continue reading europa geht durch mich
Always the late bloomer, foi preciso chegar aos trintas-e para ouvir de forma obsessiva álbuns com 20 anos (1994 já foi há 20 anos...?), que gritam angústias existenciais, revolta contra políticos e psicopatas, e me fazem cantarolar na rua there ain't no black in the union jack. O belíssimo Journal, com o melhor dos dois … Continue reading “I’ve been too honest with myself I should have lied like everybody else”