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The Manic Street Preachers: Nicky Wire reflects on the Musical Tradition of his Home Country

Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 15 February 2008

"THERE'S A LOVELY Welsh word, cynefin, which means 'habitat'. It's the idea that there are factors in your environment that have an influence on you even if you don't realise it — your art, your language, even your religion. The Manic Street Preachers have been very influenced by our environment.

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