Havana nights: When the Manics rocked Cuba

James Hanley

So many of the Manic Street Preachers’ most defining moments have come on the live stage.

Whether it’s headlining the world’s biggest indoor event in their native Cardiff on Millennium Eve, playing The Holy Bible in full to 10,000 fans at Cardiff Castle in 2015, Nicky Wire imploring someone to “build a bypass over this shithole” at Glastonbury in 1994 or Richey Edwards’ scintillating last gig at London Astoria later that year (which climaxed with the band destroying thousands of ...

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