Manic Street Preachers To Play Extensive Tour

The rock trio promote new album “Send Away The Tigers”

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Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers confirmed details of an extensive UK tour, starting in May, to promote their new studio album, “Send Away The Tigers.”

The tours kicks off at Cambridge Corn Exchange on May 8 and the group will be playing their new material to fans for the first time.

Speaking to Uncut about the follow-up to 2004’s “Life Blood”, bassist Nicky Wire has told us that we can expect the new songs to be more ambitious than ever before.


Wire said: “It’s a real glossy punk album. It’s more Guns N Roses than McCarthy. They’re too hard to copy. It’s the best bits of Everything Must Go and Generation Terrorists. It’s the youthful idealism of Generation Terrorists, the kind of ambition we couldn’t pull off back then, and the song writing of Everything Must Go. [There’s] a vague sense of euphoria you can hear on Everything Must Go, which isn’t easy for us to get; there’s an uplifting feel to that album, and I think we wanted to get that again.”

You can see James Dean Bradfield and co play their new glossy euphoria at the following venues throughout May and June:

Cambridge Corn Exchange (May 8)


Leeds University (9)

Cardiff University Great Hall (11, 12)

Glasgow Barrowlands (14)

Newcastle Academy (15)

Sheffield Octagon (17)

Carlisle Sands Centre (18)

Preston Guildhall (20)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (21)

Norwich UEA (23)

Nottingham Rock City (24)

Llandudno Venue Cymru (26)

Manchester Apollo (27)

London Forum (29)

London Astoria (30)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (31)

Bristol Colston Hall (June 2)

Truro Hall (3)

Southampton Guildhall (5)

Brighton Dome (6)

Leicester De Montfort Hall (8)

Reading Hexagon (9)

Tickets go on sale this Friday (February 9).

Click here to read the full album preview special with MSP’s Nicky Wire


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