well, after the somewhat disappointing Send Away The Tigers, let's hope that the upcoming Manics album is the kind of event it should be! the story behind it is certainly interesting enough!
Recorded in Rockfield studio in Wales with Steve Albini, all 13 songs on 'Journal For Plague Lovers' feature lyrics left to the band by Richey Edwards covering topics that include The Grande Odalisque by Ingres, Marlon Brando, Giant Haystacks, celebrity, consumerism and dysmorphia.
1. Peeled Apples
2. Jackie Collins Existential Question Time
3. Me and Stephen Hawking
4. This Joke Sport Severed
5. Journal For Plague Lovers
6. She Bathed Herself In A Bath Of Bleach
7. Facing Page: Top Left
8. Marlon J.D.
9. Doors Closing Slowly
10. All Is Vanity
12. Virginia State Epileptic Colony
13. William’s Last Words
be excellent to each other!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!