Manic Street Preachers have announced details of a one-off show at a secret venue in West London on the 5th August to launch their forthcoming new album ‘Postcards From A Young Man’.
There will be no tickets for the show on sale, instead fans can enter a competition on the Manic Street Preachers’ official website – – to win one of 50 pairs of tickets to this intimate show.

Fans can also be entered into a separate competition for a pair of tickets to the show on the newly-launched Manic Street Preachers Twitter page (@manicspostcards). All they need to do is follow the band and then re-tweet the following phrase:

@manicspostcards: Re-tweet to enter a competition to win tickets to an extra special Manics show in London on 5th August! #manicscomp

Manic Street Preachers "Postcards from a young Man" will have a picture of Tim Roth on the cover

Manic Street Preachers release their tenth studio album ‘Postcards From A Young Man’ in September.

They then head out on an epic UK tour:
29.09.2010 – GLASGOW, Academy
30.09.2010 – ABERDEEN, Music Hall
02.10.2010 – EDINBURGH, Corn Exchange
03.10.2010 – CARLISLE, Sands Centre
05.10.2010 – HULL, City Hall
06.10.2010 – SHEFFIELD, Academy
08.10.2010 – LIVERPOOL, University
09.10.2010 – BLACKBURN, Kings Georges Hall
11.10.2010 – LEEDS, Academy
12.10.2010 – DERBY, Assembly Rooms
14.10.2010 – MANCHESTER, Apollo
16.10.2010 – LINCOLN, Engine Shed
17.10.2010 – NORWICH, UEA
19.10.2010 – SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall
20.10.2010 – SOUTHEND, Cliffs Pavilion
22.10.2010 – BOURNEMOUTH, Academy
23.10.2010 – NEWPORT, Centre
25.10.2010 – BRISTOL, Colston Hall
26.10.2010 – BIRMINGHAM, Academy
28.10.2010 – LONDON, Brixton Academy
29.10.2010 – LONDON, Brixton Academy
31.10.2010 – LEICESTER, De Montford Hall
01.11.2010 – CAMBRIDGE, Corn Exchange
Tickets for the tour are on-sale here