A Heavenly Valentine For You From The Manics

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Every day, we bring you the best thing we’ve seen on YouTube – a great piece of archive footage, a music promo or a clip from one of our favourite movies or TV shows.


Today: See the original Heavenly records promo video for Manic Street Preachers’ “You Love Us.”

Watch James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, Richey Edwards and Sean Moore flail around in heavy make-up and spray-painted shirts.

It’s an amazing transformation for the band when you see how they started out.

This original version of the single, released in 1991, a year before Sony’s re-release breaks into Iggy’s “Lust For Life” at the end. This was replaced on the album version with an extended guitar solo.

The Manics dedicated the song to boxer Félix Savón when in 2001 they became the first western rock band to perform in Cuba.

Happy Valentines Day from Uncut.

Altogether now, ‘Your love is like a holocaust…!’

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