Fact or Fiction
They're Playing My Song
Songwriting Legends In Their Own Words
Leslie Michele Derrough
The Next Jet to Leave Moscow
Manic Street Preachers
Get the Sheet Music
License This Song
This ode to "an old jaded Commie" who's "the biggest living hypocrite you'll ever see" is in fact a self-referential jab at The Manics' own leftist history and legacy. It includes the lyrics:
So you played in Cuba did you like it brother?
I bet you felt proud you silly little fu--er.
In 2001 the Manics became the first popular Western rock band to play in Cuba. Their concert and trip to the island was documented and then released as a DVD entitled
Louder Than War
The song features keyboards by Cian Ciarán, a Welsh musician best known as the keyboard player in the band Super Furry Animals. He also contributed to
More songs from Manic Street Preachers
More songs with names of cities in the title
More songs with methods of transportation in the title
More songs from 2014
Manic Street Preachers Artistfacts
to post comments.
Be the first to comment...
A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs
Terms of Service
Music History Calendar
Suggest a Songfact or Artistfact
©2019 Songfacts®, LLC