Watch Manic Street Preachers team up with Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cumming for ‘The Secret He Had Missed’

Manic Street Preachers team up with Sunflower Bean's Julia Cumming for 'The Secret He Had Missed'
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Their new album arrives this September.

With their 14th studio album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ set to arrive on 3rd September, Manic Street Preachers are giving us the latest taste of what to expect.

Teaming up with Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cummings for new track ‘The Secret He Had Missed’, the song explores the lives of bohemian Augustus and internalised Gwen John - “Welsh sibling artists who were opposites united by blood yet driven apart by divergent lifestyles”.

Accompanied by a new video directed by the band’s long-time visual collaborator Kieran Evans and starring actress Aimee Ffion Edwards, check it out now below.

‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ Tracklisting:
1. Still Snowing In Sapporo
2. Orwellian
3. The Secret He Had Missed
4. Quest For Ancient Colour
5. Don’t Let The Night Divide Us
6. Diapause
7. Complicated Illusions
8. Into The Waves Of Love
9. Blank Diary Entry
10. Happy Bored Alone
11. Afterending

See Manic Street Preachers live at the following dates:

AUGUST
29 - Alcester, Camper Calling Music Festival

SEPTEMBER
10 - Halifax, Live at Piece Hall
18 - Jersey, Electric Park Festival
19 - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena (NHS workers show) - rescheduled
20 - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena (NHS public show) - rescheduled
26 - Newcastle, O2 City Hall
28 - Edinburgh, Usher Hall
29 - Dundee, Caird Hall

OCTOBER
01 - Stoke-On-Trent, Victoria Hall
02 - Manchester, O2 Apollo
04 - York, Barbican
05 - Glasgow, Barrowland
07 - Leeds, O2 Academy
08 - Portsmouth, Guildhall
10 - Bournemouth, O2 Academy
11 - Cambridge, Corn Exchange
13 - Bath, Forum
14 - Brighton, Dome

DECEMBER
03 - London, The SSE Arena, Wembley


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