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Postcards From A Young Man

Artist: Manic Street Preachers

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  Truely Brilliant!!!!!

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I listened to the first too tracks on an airplane and when I got home I ordered it instantly. At first I wasn't sure about the rest of the album but now I love it. I t is a real album that doesn't feel like it has fillers! You can listen to it from start to finish without skipping a track.
Keep listening to it if it doesn't instantly do anything for you and you will find a gem of an album!

The tracks that stand out for me are

Postcards From a Young Man (title track)
Some Kind of Nothingness
Golden Platitudes
A Billion Balconies Facing the Sun
The Future Has Been here 4ever

Hope you enjoy!

  FANTASTIC!!!!

| | See all kamikazebingo's reviews (13)

I am not what I call a Manics fan, I got this album as I saw the ad on tv and thought why not? Have not bought any of their stuff in years and from the first track this felt like a comfortable pair of slippers as soon as I played it. Absloutely cracking album, I can't stop playing it at the moment and have it on while writing this (Golden Platitudes at the mo) and it has to be one of the best albums I have heard in a very long time. Album of the year already!!!!

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  BEST NEW MATERIAL FOR OVER 10 YEARS!!!

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Need i say more, this is a real return to form from the manics. A must buy for anyone.

  Fantastic

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This is a great album, not really listened to this lot for a while but I heard the new single and bought the album off the strength of it. The album itself is fantastic, some really powerful songs, great lyrics, songs that stick in your head for the rest of the day. Golden Platitudes is a fantastic song. There is not one track on this album I feel the need to skip. Great album, buy it.

  By far their best record...

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Few bands last for about 10 records nowadays, but even less bands still can sound that good after so many years. Yes, I admit it, that record is their best one, though, like every Manics record, you need to give it some time, but once it sticks, you can't get the tunes out of your head... enjoy it!!

  The Manics are back with a bang!

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Where do i start,ok so i've been a manics fan from the start,went through the heavy rock phase and continued onto the softer stuff and through the heavyish stuff again and i have to say this album is the best from them since "This is my truth tell me yours". This CD deserves heaps and heaps of praise as in my opinion it's by far the best out there at the minute, a complete masterpiece and as the other guy said, music need the manics right now!

  Truly Awesome - We NEED this band like never before!

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A seismic shift from the last album which I thought was great. This has gargantuan melodies and never has JDB harnessed so much aching sweetness in his titanic lunged vocal delivery style. He is not afraid to let rip with the odd guitar solo too. Highlights? The title track and lead single (It's Not War) Just the End of Love, as well as the keening guitar intro to Hazelton Avenue. The hymn of tearjerking heartbreak and THE track of the year, not to mention album highlight is Golden Platitudes. A supremely articulate and bitter observation on feeling let down by ones political false prophets. I wept like a baby when I first heard it - so poignant! Maybe this album will win over few new fans but there is much to adore here if you are a disciple. I cannot wait to see them live in a fortnight!

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  fantastic!!

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wow what can i say, this album is by far the best thing i have heard in a lot of years (yes i meant years)
it just proves the manics are still on top of there game after 20 years.
best tracks for me...
Some Kind of Nothingness, played loud this is stunning.
Auto-Intoxication, rock out.
A Billion Balconies Facing The Sun, another good rock track.
lol i may aswell just list all of them.
i have played it 6 times today, and today isn't over yet.

so manics fans old and new get this album, you wont regret it.

pure quality.

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  Another change in direction but great on it's own merits.

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Big fan of the band and I have to say that I really rated the last record Journal for Plague Lovers as one of the their best. This is version two of the band as they would say so i'm not going to judge this against that album but on it's own merits. Have to say it's a real grower, stick with it and you can't get the melodies out of your head. It's unashamed pop from a band that still cares, highlights are It's not war just the end of love (the single), descent pages 1 &2, golden platitudes, hazelton avenue and the title track postcards for a young man. Can't wait to see what they come up with for the next one. Must buy.