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Manics Cover The The's 'This Is The Day'
John Doran , August 30th, 2011 07:26

Manic Street Preachers have announced a brand new track to coincide with the release of National Treasures their greatest hits compilaiton.

The song is a cover of The The's 'This Is The Day', a track from the excellent 1983 album, Soul Mining and will feature alongside the band's other 37 singles.

They have also announced a special Xmas gig at the O2 in London in which they'll play all 38 songs - but not in order.

The band say: "There will be glitter, glamour, special guests and a ticker-tape celebration. A never to be repeated one-off visual experience encompassing 21 years of MSP with 38 songs – from 1990’s ‘Motown Junk’ to (but not in order!) 2011’s ‘This Is The Day’. There will be an interval in order to top up on refreshments and like all the best parties, you’ll talk about it for years to come and your friends will wish they’d been there.”

See you down the front.

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