Manic Street Preachers : Tsunami
Let's stop pretending to be excited about a band who are obviously just dragging their bone-weary carcasses through the motions, shall we?
Take this 'Tsunami' tosh, for starters. It's alright. It's not bad. It's got a nice tune. The wind chimes are very pleasant. And James sings the word "rapist". So it's a bit political as well. Super. Smashing. Lovely.
Except that it's hardly the Manic Street Preachers, is it? It's a bit, um, Celine Dion, isn't it? A bit Windolene and Sky TV and 'Queen's Greatest Hits' and HP Sauce on kippers and Jeffrey Archer and instant mashed potato. It's a bit, er, how shall we put this - FUCKING BORING!!!!!!
OK, so the lads (being working class, as they so often remind us) deserve their success. But let's stop pretending to be excited about a band who are obviously just dragging their bone-weary carcasses through the motions,
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