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Manic Street Preachers share lyric video for Liverpool Revisited

Manic Street Preachers - Resistance Is Futile

1. People Give In
2. International Blue
3. Distant Colours
4. Vivian
5. Dylan & Caitlin
6. Liverpool Revisited
7. Sequels Of Forgotten Wars
8. Hold Me Like A Heaven
9. In Eternity
10. Broken Algorithms
11. A Song for The Sadness
12. The Left Behind

Manic Street Preachers have released a lyric video for their new single Liverpool Revisited.

It’s the latest track taken from their upcoming album Resistance Is Futile and follows International Blue and Distant Colours. The Manics have also shared acoustic versions of International Blue, Distant Colours and Dylan & Caitlin.

The album cover features a striking image of a samurai, with bassist Nicky Wire explaining: “The title Resistance Is Futile and the cover image just fit together perfectly. 

“The sleeve is a vintage photograph of one of the last samurai warriors – someone who knows his time is over thanks to the coming of the gun. There’s such an intense melancholia in his eyes that the picture seems to visualise the phrase itself. 

“There’s another reason the title is so appropriate too and that’s because the whole thing is so obsessively melodic. Resistance to the actual record itself is futile.”

The follow-up to 2014’s Futurology will be released on April 13 and is now available for pre-order.

Manic Street Preachers 2018 UK tour dates

Apr 23: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Apr 25: Glasgow SSE Hydro
Apr 27: Birmingham Arena
Apr 28: Manchester Arena
May 01: Llandudno Venue Cymru
May 02: Leeds First Direct Arena
May 04: London SSE Arena Wembley
May 05: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Jul 20: Winchmore Hill The Big Park
Jun 21-24: Isle Of Wight Festival
Jul 21: Penn Festival
Jul 27: Y Not Festival

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