Manic Street Preachers premiere new single The Secret He Had Missed

Manic Street Preachers by Alex Lake

Manic Street Preachers by Alex Lake

Manic Street Preachers release The Ultra Vivid Lament on September 3rd.

Manic Street Preachers have shared their collaboration with Julia Cumming of Sunflower Bean that’s set to feature on their upcoming fourteenth studio album.

Cumming follows in the tradition of past female guest vocalists with the Manics such as Ninas Persson and Hoss, The Secret He Had Missed inspired by sibling artists Augustus and Gwen John and their estranged, divergent lifestyles.

The new single’s video stars Newport-born Aimee Ffion Edwards and was directed by the band’s long-time collaborator Kieran Evans.

The Ultra Vivid Lament tracklist:

Still Snowing In Sapporo
Orwellian
The Secret He Had Missed
Quest For Ancient Colour
Don’t Let The Night Divide Us
Diapause
Complicated Illusions
Into The Waves Of Love
Blank Diary Entry
Happy Bored Alone
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