another perfectly good motorcycle ruined.......

Saturday, 23 June 2012

4-real

 not sure what happened to the text that was supposed to accompany this photo of the manic's richie edwards, let's try again, richie was an enigmatic character, he was the driving force behind the manic street preachers, his lyric's drawing on his influences of his political and literal heroes, i can remember sneering at the manic's when i saw them on some tv programme, who the fuck did they think they were? 'you love us', cocky bastard's, by the end of the set i was converted, following an argument with the then new musical express journalist and now radio 6 dj, steve lamacq who questioned richey's commitment to the punk ethic he famously carved '4-real' into his arm with a razorblade........

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