Manic Street Preachers
   
  Shockwave NME Awards 2008
   
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Great news Manics fans,

The NME are honouring the Manic Street Preachers with the 2008 Godlike Genius award. They join the likes of The Clash, New Order and last year's winners Primal Scream as one of the UK's outstanding bands.

The Shockwaves NME Awards take place on February 28th at the IndigO2 in London and will be broadcast live on E4. The band are also headlining the first ever ‘Big Gig’ at the neighbouring O2 Arena after the ceremony. Joining them on the bill are Bloc Party, Klaxons, The Cribs and Kaiser Chiefs plus host Zane Lowe.

For your chance to win a pair of tickets to the NME Awards ‘Big Gig’ then all you need to do is answer a very simple question:

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We are honoured and delighted to be the recipients of this years NME Godlike Genius award. Expect unusual guests, champagne induced speeches, ridiculous make-up, amazing guitar solos. Above all else this award is as much for Richey Edwards as it is for us.

Nicky Wire – Manic Street Preachers

“I seem to remember doing a little hoovering – the big event of the week was Thursday night anyone who was still alive and able to crawl to the sofa would watch Starsky and Hutch”

Iggy Pop

 
     
 
         
         
   
 

To celebrate the Shockwaves NME Awards 2008 and Big Gig, NME has produced a special souvenir box set. This bumper issue will include two free stickers plus an amazing 14-track covers album featuring the Manics playing Rihanna’s Umbrella* plus other covers by the Kooks, Wombats, Kate Nash, Lightspeed Champion, Kaiser Chiefs, Cribs, Bloc Party, CSS and many more. (The ‘Umbrella’ track will also be available as an iTunes download from March 5th.)

This free amazing covers CD is free with NME - on sale 27 February.

Also the band need your votes for James as Greatest Guitartist, Best artwork for Send Away The Tigers and for Nicky Wire as Sexiest Male. Makes sense. Just click here to register and pledge your allegience to Manics.

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Have a gap in your Manic Street Preachers collection? No fear – you can buy online directly from here. Plus when you order, you'll automatically be entered into a draw to win of 2 framed signed copies of the cover of the NME awards issue featuring the band.

 
         
 
Send Away The Tigers

Send Away The Tigers
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  Everything Must Go

Everything Must Go
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  The Holy Bible

The Holy Bible
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Lifeblood

Lifeblood
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  Lipstick Traces

Lipstick Traces
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  Forever Delayed

Forever Delayed
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This Is My Truth

This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
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  Know Your Enemy

Know Your Enemy
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  Gold Against The Soul

Gold Against The Soul
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Generation Terrorists

Generation Terrorists
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