Manic Street Preachers solo albums recorded

Two of the band strike out on their own

Manic Street Preachers have revealed details of two solo albums.

Guitarist James Dean Bradfield and bassist Nicky Wire have been keeping themselves busy since the release of 2004’s ‘Lifeblood’ album.

“I’ve just done a really crappy punky solo album,” Wire said. “James has done a solo album and the Manics are writing as well, so lots of stuff going on”.

Speaking to XFM, Wire also joked that he may also head out on a solo tour saying: “I’m gonna do some gigs and they’ll be a mix of baroque comedy and useless guitaring.”