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Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire Suffers Spasm
The Quietus , May 27th, 2009 08:51

Disc slips

Nicky Wire went into a spasm at the Manic Street Preachers' concert in Welsh seaside resort Llandudno last night, but soldiered on regardless and today apologised to fans for the accident. What a man!

Writing on the Manic Street Preachers' website, Wire wrote "I would just like to apologise for the gig last night in Llandudno. I am trying to nurse a prolapsed disc through the tour and last night it went into spasm on stage. This made it virtually impossible for me to move, let alone jump.

"I desperately want to carry on the tour but it will mean a combination of standing still, sitting down on stage, back braces and painkillers. As you know standing still is utterly alien to me on stage I don’t want any sympathy but hopefully this will explain my lack of movement and general mood. Thank you for your understanding."

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