See photos, setlist and footage from anniversary show
Andrew Trendell

13:00 9th December 2014

Manic Street Preachers kicked off the first night of their long-awaited Holy Bible 20th anniversary tour with a blistering show in Glasgow last night (Monday 8 December, 2014). See footage, photos and the setlist below. 

To mark the 1994 classic, the trio appeared in their iconic military regalia on a stage decked out in camouflage - before tearing into the album in full and then returning for a set of tracks from excellent new album Futurology, as well as a smattering of hits and rarities including Lifeblood's '1985' and fan favourite b-side 'Donkeys'. 

Manic Street Preachers played:
The Holy Bible set:
Yes 
Ifwhiteamericatoldthetruthforonedayit'sworldwouldfallapart
Of Walking Abortion
She Is Suffering
Archives of Pain
Revol
4st 7lb (First time live since 2005)
Mausoleum (First time live since 1994)
Faster
This Is Yesterday
Die in the Summertime
The Intense Humming of Evil (First time live since 1994)
P.C.P.

Futurology, Hits & Curios:
Motorcycle Emptiness
1985
Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
Dreaming a City (Hughesovka) (First time live ever)
Futurology
If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next
Donkeys
Europa Geht Durch Mich
You Love Us
A Design for Life

Watch Manics play 'IfWhiteAmerica...' below

Watch them play 'The Intense Humming Of Evil' below

Watch them perform '4st 7lb' below

Watch them perform 'Donkeys' below

Manic Street Preachers' remaining tour dates are below. Buy tickets safely and securely with Seatwave.

10 & 11 December MANCHESTER Albert Hall
13 December DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
15, 16 & 17 December LONDON Roundhouse

*NEW DATES*
30 May EDINBURGH, Usher Hall
1 June WOLVERHAMPTON, Civic Hall
2 June SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall
5 June CARDIFF, Castle


Photo: WENN