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- Posted on Mar 16th 2011 10:45AM by Andrew Kerr
Wire has accumulated more than 3,000 Polaroid photos over the band's 25-year history and in an interview with the NME described the book as "a family album of the Manic Street Preachers."
Documenting the band's earliest days in their Welsh home-town of Blackwood up until last year's release of 'Postcards From a Young Man', Wire explained just what fans can expect. He said, "You see the unfolding and unravelling, really, of four kids that kind of grew up in a bedroom, dreaming of taking over the world. I'm hoping it will be really engaging and really tactile."
He added, "Obviously the amount of travelling you see in the book -- from Blackwood to Japan and back, is pretty amazing."
For Wire, his Polaroid camera was the perfect tool for capturing certain moments in time. The bassist explained, "I think the genius of Polaroid is you can pinpoint a memory really easily, and our fans are just as dedicated as we are in that sense, so I think they'll just look at the book and be able to associate a memory with it as well."