In a post to the band’s Facebook page on Tuesday (July 27), they explained: “Due to a production issue relating to the global pandemic, Manic Street Preachers new album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ will now be released on Friday September 10th.”
Due to a production issue relating to the global pandemic, Manic Street Preachers new album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’…
The follow-up to 2018’s ‘Resistance Is Futile’, ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ will feature previously released singles ‘Orwellian’ and the uplifting ‘The Secret He Had Missed’, featuring Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cumming.
“It’s what we would call pop in our world – that glacial kind of controlled energy that comes out in something melancholic, but uplifting.”
In an interview with MOJO magazine last week, Wire had criticised “left-leaning actors and pop stars” for “queuing up to accept honours from the monarchy”, admitting he would rather “fucking stab my eyes out with a pencil” than accept a knighthood or OBE.