Manic Street Preachers - Journal For Plague Lovers

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Album Review

Release date: 13 May 2009

Manic Street Preachers - Journal For Plague Lovers

Album Review: Manic Street Preachers

Journal For Plague Lovers

If we have to define Manic Street Preachers’ ninth album ‘Journal For Plague Lovers’, then let’s begin with what it isn’t. This is not ‘The Holy Bible Mark II’. This is not another state of the alienation address. In 1991 the balance of power in rock music shifted dramatically after the release of two albums: 'Nevermind’ by Nirvana and the eponymous ‘Black Album’ by...

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  • May 13, 2009

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