Manic Street Preachers To Play Heavenly Gig

The band to play one-off show for their former label's celebrations

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Manic Street Preachers are to play a special one-off gig, for their former label Heavenly’s 18th birthday celebrations this September.

Playing the Forever Heavenly festival first night at the Royal Festival Hall, alongside Doves and Ivor Novello award-winning Cherry Ghost, the Manics will play only the six songs they recorded for the label prior to their signing to Sony in 1991.

The tracks from their two Heavenly EP releases in 1990 were Motown Junk and You Love Us, each had two B-sides…


“Motown Junk”

“Sorrow 16”

“We Her Majesty’s Prisoners”


“You Love Us”

“Spectators Of Suicide”


The show is already sold-out, but an allocation of tickets are being made available to buy today (July 28) from 10am.

You can buy tickets from here:

The line-up so far, is as follows:

London Royal Festival Hall – Doves, Cherry Ghost, Manic Street Preachers (September 12)

Queen Elizabeth Hall – The Magic Numbers, Beth Orton, Pete Greenwood (13)

Purcell Room – Edwyn Collins, The Rockingbirds, The Loose Salute (13)

Queen Elizabeth Hall – Saint Etienne, Little Ones, Dot Allison (14)

Purcell Room – Nada Surf, Jaymay, Dr Robert (14)


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