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Manic Street Preachers: Northgate Arena, Chester

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

"It’s quite corny," James Dean Bradfield allows, reflecting on Manic Street Preachers' September tour of the towns that rock forgot. "I just remember where we grew up in South Wales it was very hard to see the band’s we liked, so we’re going to places we haven’t played before – for the kids, man."

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