From the NME.
Manic Street Preachers‘ have announced details of the cinematic release of their acclaimed 20th anniversary tour of seminal album ‘The Holy Bible’.
Shot during the band’s long-time collaborator and BAFTA-winning director Kieran Evans, Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave first premiered in Cardiff in 2016 as part of Swn Festival. Evans’ never-before-seen director’s cut will be shown in cinemas throughout the UK. All profits from the screenings will be donated to charity.
Check out an exclusive clip of ‘Faster’ from Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave below, along with a full list of screenings.
The full list of screening is below. Visit each cinema’s websites for tickets and information.
1 – Picturehouse, Exeter
2 – FACT, Liverpool
3 – Watershed, Bristol
5 – Hackney Picturehouse, London
18 – Broadway Cinema, Nottingham
20 – Pontio, Bangor
21 – Chapter, Cardiff
26 – Aberystwyth Arts Centre
27 – Duke of York’s, Brighton
29 – Cameo, Edinburgh
30 – GFT, Glasgow
2 – Showroom Workstation, Sheffield
“The whole point of the movie was to make an anti-concert film,” Evans previously told NME. “We were moaning about cranes and all that festival footage. One night a couple of years ago we were talking about how much we loved old Sex Pistols concerts. There’s a brilliant compilation of punk films on Sky Atlantic at the moment all about that old Tony Wilson show, So It Goes. He’d film Buzzcocks gigs but only send two or three cameras. Because they had longer takes and would just cut what they had, it felt so much more exciting than having say 20 cameras where nothing is left to chance. We wanted to leave something to chance with this.
“The whole premise was me with a low-end, lo-fi camera, shooting one member of the band each night, going round them each gig from a different angle and shooting the audience. That was it – the golden rule. There wasn’t an intention to release anything, it was more about a document of the tour, but then a friend of mine edited some stuff together and we realised we had something.”
He added: “[Bassist, Nicky] Wire phoned me today and said he still had a headache from watching the film. I didn’t know whether to be chuffed or worried.”
Meanwhile, Manic Street Preachers recently went on tour alongside the Welsh rugby team in Japan – where they invited the squad’s Jamie Roberts on stage to perform.
Speaking about his thoughts on the Manics’ next album, bassist Nicky Wire last year told NME: “I just think musically, James [Dean Bradfield, frontman] is bursting with electricity. You can feel it in him. He’s got that desire to start up again. He was talking to me about ideas on how to make things more expansive.
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MANIC STREET PREACHERS A Design For Life (2016 UK limited edition 4-track 12" vinyl EP released exclusively for Record Store Day, including the Original Version and the Stealth Sonic Orchestra Remix plus 'Dead Trees And Traffic Islands' and 'Mr. Carbohydrate'. The vinyl is BRAND NEW unplayed issued in the sealed & hype stickered embossed copper mirrored sleeve with a printed inner featuring artwork by Mark Farrow)
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MANIC ST PREACHERS You Love Us (1991 UK 4-track CD single, also including A Vision Of Dead Desire, We Her Majesty's Prisoners and a live version of It's So Easy [recorded at the Marquee on 4 September 1991]. The disc remains in excellent condition within the slimline jewel case with the picture sleeve inlay)
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MANIC STREET PREACHERS From Despair To Where (1993 UK 3-track 12" vinyl single, also including Hibernation and Spectators Of Suicide [Heavenly Version], song hype stickered picture sleeve. The sticker has a small amount of paper loss and the sleeve shows a little light edgewear, whilst the vinyl is near as new)
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MANIC STREET PREACHERS Gold Against The Soul (1993 UK 10-track CD album including From Despair To Where and La Tristesse Durera [Scream To A Sigh], housed in a hype-stickered jewel case with a 12-page lyric/picture sleeve booklet)