It's not that The Holy Bible deliberately alienates listeners, but that it wears its pain too openly and presents it too vividly to be an easy listen. heard by American audiences - as a singular, bracing rock album, quite unlike any LP before or since
Band Name Manic Street Preachers. Album Name The Holy Bible. Erscheinungsdatum 1994. Mitglieder die dieses Album besitzen9.
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The Holy Bible is the third studio album by Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. It was released on 29 August 1994 by record label Epic. At the time the album was written and recorded, lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards was struggling with severe depression, alcohol abuse, self-harm and anorexia nervosa, and its contents are considered by many sources to reflect his mental state. The songs focus on themes relating to politics and human suffering. The Holy Bible was the band's last album released before Edwards' disappearance on 1 February 1995. Rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards wrote around 70% of the album's lyrical content. Whereas lyric-writing on the two previous albums was split fairly evenly between Richey Edwards and Nicky Wire, the lyrics on The Holy Bible were 70-75% written by Edwards, according to James Dean Bradfield.
mix of the album, as well as live tracks, demos, a DVD, and more. One of the dozen or so albums that pushed me to that point was The Holy Bible by Manic Street Preachers.
A long time but maybe not long enough. What is vital to know about the Holy Bible is that its insidious and oppressive nature still holds to this very day. Twenty years still not dampening its impact. The album can still alter a listener’s state of mind, bringing to life memories that many would want to keep suppressed. The 36 year old council worker transported back to their 16 year old tormented self. Memories of bad relationships, narcotic experimentation gone wrong, gulley guzzling in Valleys lanes.
Following Edwards' disappearance, the Manic Street Preachers continued to record, tour and develop in his absence, creating a discography of powerful and influential albums and singles and becoming one of the UK's biggest bands in the process. In late 2014, to coincide with the 20th anniversary of The Holy Bible, the Manic Street Preachers mounted a UK tour of concerts - which sold out in 9 minutes - featuring.
The Holy Bible" was the third album from Manic Street Preachers and the last featuring lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richard James Edwards, who mysteriously disappeared. Published 4 months ago. payara. The darkest album I've ever heard. It's beautifully flawed and did I say dark?