Manic Street Preachers - Show Me The Wonder

A tender love story...

Manic Street Preachers could never write a conventional love song. Not really.

There's too much reserve there, too much imagination. New single 'Show Me The Wonder' is a Motown styled stomper, one of the band's most overtly pop moments in some time.

Yet even here there are barbed edges, unexpected moments. Richard Hawley guests on vocals, and it seems that the the Northern troubadour's experience of performing in working men's clubs has rubbed off on the Welsh group.

The video for 'Show Me The Wonder' features the band performing in a grubby 70s style club, with the clip threading together live footage with an unexpected love story.

Playing it straight, the clip is a wry, tender take on young love.

Watch it now.

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'Show Me The Wonder' is set to be released on September 9th. Manic Street Preachers have confirmed the following shows:

September
29 Glasgow O2 Academy
30 Aberdeen Music Hall

October
Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Carlisle Sands Centre
Hull City Hall
Sheffield Academy
Liverpool University
Blackburn King George's Hall
11 Leeds O2 Academy
12 Derby Assembly Rooms
14 Manchester Apollo
16 Lincoln Engine Shed
17 Norwich UEA
19 Southampton Guildhall
20 Southend Cliffs Pavillion
22 Bournemouth Academy
23 Newport Centre
25 Bristol Coulson Hall
26 Birmingham O2 Academy
28 London O2 Academy Brixton
29 London O2 Academy Brixton
31 LeicesterDe Montford Hall

November
Cambridge Corn Exchange

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