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Anger Through Grace: Nicky Wire's Favourite Albums
Marc Burrows , September 26th, 2013 07:47

Following the release of their eleventh LP Rewind The Film, the Manic Street Preachers man scours his record collection for the list to end all lists


The Cardigans - Long Gone Before Daylight
I think everyone will know our admiration as a band for this record. Unfortunately I don’t think it sold that great for them, although everyone expected it to do well, that kind of Swedish coolness. I think they described it as their “beardy album”. The track ‘Communication’, whenever it comes on all three of us well up with tears. ‘For What It’s Worth’ is one of the greatest records ever made, it’s just fucking outrageously perfect. I’m a huge fan of Nina’s lyrics, I think she’s hugely underrated. Obviously her voice is amazing. She ended up doing a duet with us, which was one of our greatest moments I think.