Gold Against the Soul (Parental Advisory) [PA] - Manic Street Preachers

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Gold Against the Soul (Parental Advisory) [PA] - Manic Street Preachers

Brit Pop - StudioRecording - 1 CD(s) - Label: Sony Music Distribution, Columbia - Distributor: Sony Music/Arvato Services - Released: 01/09/1996, 09/1...

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Probetter than its reputation suggests

Consa few weak spots

Repeat (songs I can't get enough of): Sleepflower, From Despair to Where, La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh), Roses in the Hospital Skip (songs I have trouble listening to even once): Gold Against the Soul, Drug Drug DruggyRepeat (songs I can't get enough of): Sleepflower, From Despair to...

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“Manics strike gold”

published 21/03/2004

ProSome great tunes, nice vocals

Constoo short at only ten tracks

MANIC STREET PREACHERS - GOLD AGAINST THE SOUL ----------------------------------------------- Well Im sure most readers will have heard of the Manic Street Preachers, the band has had a fair few top ten singles and albums over the last few years, with singles such as 'A Design for life' and...

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“Manics Against the Soul”

published 22/06/2012

ProSome great song arrangement

ConsA little too much pop music and not enough hard ro...

Manic Street Preachers - Gold Against the Soul "Gold Against the Soul" is the 2nd studio album by Welsh rock artists, Manic Street Preachers. It was released in 1993 on Columbia Records and produced by Dave Eringa. The line-up for the album was James Dean Bradfield (vocals/guitar), Richey Edwards...

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“Found That Soul”

published 06/04/2001

ProQuality songwriting, inspired words

ConsCertainly not original

It’s eight years since this album was released to cries that Manic Street Preachers were ‘selling out’ with a very ‘grungey’ album designed to appeal to the American market. Well, just like Krusty the Clown, selling out is what the Manics have always been about. They...

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This was the latest album I brought from the Manic Street Preachers, having been a fan of both their most up to date stuff and older albums. This is a relatively unknown work from them, though is really an excellent album and deserves more than the shunning that some people do to it. This is the...

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“All That Glitters...”

published 03/06/2003

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The point at which the Manic Street Preachers lost their magical edge is a constant source of debate. Some consider when they sold out and signed to Sony against all they said before was the end, others the moment Richey Edwards left and they decided to carry on as a trio. Others however put the...

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“24 karat gold”

published 31/05/2001

Progood album

Consnot long enough

This is the second full length release from Wales finest band (worlds finest even!!)released in 1993. This album is totally different from the previous release Generation Terrorists. Generation Terrorists had a nice bright pink cover whicle this one uses dark shades of browny, bronzy colour with...

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“Simply the Best”

published 13/07/2000

ProThe Best of the Manics

ConsToo Short

This has to be probably the best Manic Street Preacher albums ever to hit the market, but why didn't it acheive the success of other Manic Street Preacher albums? I am not alone in thinking that this has to be the greatest album released by the manics showing the awesome song writing of James...

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ProRichy was still there

Consnot as good as the first

this is the second album by the manics, they later said that they probobly shouldn't have made it and it never met the critical aclame that their first album did (Generation terrorists) or that their third album would later recive (The holy bible). It seems to me that it is a good mixture of the...

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Excellent

Proyou might actually learn something

Consits a bit stadium rock at times

GATS holds a special place in my heart because not only was it the first manics album that i bought, but also because it is - in my humble opinion- the best. Lots of people, the manics included, have criticised its 'mediocre'rock sound as well as its very production, after some rather ambitious...

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Good

ProA great Album With loads of great styles to choose...

ConsSome of the songs are a bit wearing on you and don...

This Album offers loads of work to the manic's fans, it is a great piece of work done in 10 great flowing tracks. The Four singles, "from despair to where", "La tristesse durera", "life becoming a landslide" and "Roses in the Hospital". This album has a slight grunge with the crashing guitar...

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“souled out”

published 23/07/2000

Prothe first 3 tracks are brilliant

Consover produced songs like drug drug druggy

this isnt my favourite manics album but it has some cracking tracks on. Many of the songs sound like Queen especially Despair To Where with Bradfields voice very Freddy Mercury and the guitar riff. The production is better than the first album but over produced on some tracks like Nostalgic...

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Excellent

“Where innocence dies”

published 21/12/2001

ProThe soul isn't missing

ConsOnly 10 tracks

The Manic Street Preachers of late have had another transition to the current style of "Let Robeson Sing" but looking back there is a feeling of foreboding in the air. This is art as much as anything. Carefully carved and smoothed lyrics to fit hard, rough edged riffs. Sublimity in its purest...

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“Underrated”

published 19/10/2000

ProSo much better than 'Generation Terrorists'

ConsA little overblown in parts

Whereas the debut offering 'Generation Terrorists' was hideously overrated this album never seems to get the respect it deserves. In every aspect it is far superiour to its predecessor yet it's air of rock sensibility gets it unfairly slated by fnas. Why should musical acomplishment be put behind...

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“The preachers gold soul”

published 13/04/2001

ProHas some of the best manics tracks

ConsAlbum is quite short

This album was release in 93 and is the second album from this Welsh band. This is quite a short album with only 10 tracks, but is still a good quality album. It has more of a rock sound than the last album as the guitars sound is more prominent than they have ever done and their lyrics are...

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Brit Pop - StudioRecording - 1 CD(s) - Label: Sony Music Distribution, Columbia - Distributor: Sony Music/Arvato Services - Released: 01/09/1996, 09/1996 - 5099747406423

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