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Manic Street Preachers

The Everlasting

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“The Everlasting” is a song by Manic Street Preachers, released as a single on November 30, 1998, the second single to be released from the This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. All three members of the band - James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore and Nicky Wire - share the writing credits. Nicky Wire borrowed the title, “The Everlasting”, from a poem by his brother Patrick Jones, after spending some time trying to think of something similar to Blur’s “The Universal” or Joy Division’s “The Eternal”. CD single number one included “Black Holes For The Young” - a duet with Sophie Ellis-Bextor which is a criticism of London culture - and “Valley Boy”, a song which criticizes the European Union. A second CD single featured remixes of “The Everlasting” - “Deadly Avenger... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ When our smiles were genuine ... In the beginning when we were winning ... Everlasting

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