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- Posted on May 26th 2010 8:31AM by Chris Cope
Speaking to radio station Xfm, bassist Nicky Wire has compared his band's recent output to Steven Tyler and Co., claiming their new collection is akin to Aerosmith's classic 1989 comeback album, 'Pump.'
Talking about the new Manic Street Preachers long player, he said, "It's going to be an amazing album.
"'Send Away The Tigers' was 'Permanent Vacation,' this next one is our 'Pump.'"
Wire also told the radio station that progress on the follow-up to 2009's critically acclaimed 'Journal for Plague Lovers' was "really exciting."
The Welsh band have been busy working on their new record with producer Dave Eringa. In October 2009, UK newspaper the Independent reported that the working title of the new album was 'It's Not War -- Just the End of Love'.
As reported in Spinner, Manic Street Preachers took it down a notch in February 2010 and played an intimate gig in Glasgow to celebrate venue King Tut's Wah Wah Hut's 20th birthday with Nicky Wire managing to insult Radiohead's Ed O'Brien in the process, too.