Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Glam Rock: Manic Street Preachers

Simon Witter, Sky, 1993

The Manic Street Preachers were wearing Boots No.17 eyeliner and women's fun-fur coats way before Brett Anderson could even spell androgyny. "Our idea of glamour is far removed from most people's," Richey James helpfully tells Simon Witter.

Total word count of piece: 2167