Manic Street Preachers prove their Godlike status at the NME Big Gig, their second set of the evening after a storming performance at the Shockwaves NME Awards themselves. For all the latest on the band, plus tracks, videos and a clip of them with the late Fidel Castro, go to www.nme.com/artists/manic-street-preachers.
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“We’re very fucking happy to be here,” announced Nicky Wire during a set that included: ‘The Masses Against The Classes’, ‘Motorcycle Emptiness’, ‘Autumnsong’, ‘You Love Us’, ‘Faster’, ‘If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next’, ‘Everything Must Go’, ‘Umbrella’, ‘Send Away The Tigers’, ‘She Sells Sanctuary’/’Motown Junk’, ‘Your Love Alone Is Not Enough’, ‘You Stole The Sun From My Heart’ and ‘A Design For Life’. Pic: Guy Eppel