Manics’ Nicky Wire to publish his first book in November

'Death Of The Polaroid: A Manics Family Album' is out on November 11

Trending Now

Fontaines DC: “The most normal things become absolutely terrifying”

Previously published in Uncut’s February 2020 issue 2019 was a breakthrough year for Fontaines DC, with their Mercury Prize-nominated debut...

The 9th Uncut New Music Playlist Of 2020

Garcia Peoples, Songhoy Blues, The Pretty Things, Sarah Davachi and Bon Iver ft Bruce Springsteen!

John Cale on Jonathan Richman: “He created his own special reality”

The Modern Lovers frontman is profiled in the current issue of Uncut

Introducing the Deluxe Ultimate Music Guide to Prince

As you’ll read in our deluxe, fully-updated Ultimate Music Guide, in his lifetime Prince was an artist whose creativity...

Manic Street Preachers‘ bassist Nicky Wire is set to release his first book in November.

The book features Polaroid photos Wire has collected from the last 20 years and is called Death Of The Polaroid: A Manics Family Album’. It will come out on November 11.

For the release Wire has catalogued the Welsh band’s history, with photographs from their early days in Blackwood through to the present day.

In a video interview, which you can watch by scrolling down and clicking below, Wire described the book as “a family album of the Manic Street Preachers“.

The book will be the first of two Wire will be releasing via a deal he’s signed with the Faber publishing house.

Nicky Wire introduces Death Of The Polaroid: A Manics Family Album from FaberBooks on Vimeo.

Latest music and film news on

Bookmark and ShareUncut have teamed up with Sonic Editions to curate a number of limited-edition framed iconic rock photographs, featuring the likes of Pink Floyd, Bob Dylan and The Clash. View the full collection here.


Latest Issue

The Rolling Stones, Patti Smith, Peter Green, Gillian Welch, Black Sabbath, The Cramps and Sun Ra, plus a free Drag City CD