A Design for Life

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"A Design for Life" is a single released by Welsh band Manic Street Preachers in 1996 and the first to be taken from the Everything Must Go album of May that same year. It peaked and debuted at number 2 in the UK Singles Chart.


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2002
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Libraries gave us power
Then work came and made us free
What price now 
For a shallow piece of dignity

I wish I had a bottle
Right here in my dirty face 
To wear the scars
To show from where I came

We don't talk about love 
We only wanna get drunk
And we are not allowed to spend
As we are told that this is the end

A design for life
A design for life
A design for life
A design for life

I wish I had a bottle
Right here in my pretty face 
To wear the scars
To show from where I came

We don't talk about love
We only wanna get drunk
And we are not allowed to spend
As we are told that this is the end

A design for life
A design for life
A design for life
A design for life

We don't talk about love
We only wanna get drunk
And we are not allowed to spend
As we are told that this is the end

A design for life
A design for life
A design for life
A design for

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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh alternative rock band that was formed in 1986 in Blackwood, South Wales and consists of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals and lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar and lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums and percussion). The band is part of the Cardiff music scene, and were at their most prominent during the 1990s. They are colloquially known as "The Manics", or simply, "Manics". Originally a quartet, the band became a trio when primary lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards disappeared on 1 February 1995. more »

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Written by: James Bradfield, Sean Moore, Jones Nicholas

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