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Nicky Wire

Nicky Wire was born on January 20, 1969 in Tredegar, South Wales, UK as Nicholas Jones. He has been married to Rachel Jones since September 1993. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2016 Match of the Day: Euro 2016 (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- England vs. Wales (2016) ... (lyrics: "Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)" - uncredited)
- Wales vs. Slovakia (2016) ... (lyrics: "Everything Must Go", "Kevin Carter", "Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)" - uncredited)
 2015 Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Into the Mainstream (2015) ... (writer: "Motown Junk", "Love's Sweet Exile", "Stay Beautiful", "You Love Us")
 2014 Manic Street Preachers: Futurology and Holy Bible Set at Rough Trade East (Video short) (lyrics: "Revol", "Die in the Summertime", "This Is Yesterday", "Archives of Pain", "P.C.P." - uncredited) / (writer: "Walk Me to the Bridge", "Europa Geht Durch Mich", "Let's Go to War", "Futurology", "Between the Clock and the Bed" - uncredited)
  My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Girls (2014) ... (lyrics: "Enola/Alone" - uncredited)
- Big Wide World (2013) ... (writer: "A Design for Life" - uncredited)
 2011 Something for the Weekend (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 October 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "A Design for Life", "(It's Not War) Just the End of Love", "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next" - uncredited)
 2011 On Track with SEAT (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Motorcycle Emptiness" (uncredited), "You Love Us", "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next" (uncredited), " (It's Not War) Just the End of Love" (uncredited), "Tsunami")
 2011 Acoustic at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky")
 2011 When Rock Goes Acoustic (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky" (1996))
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Motorcycle Emptiness" - uncredited)
 2010 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Ten: Results (2010) ... (writer: "Some Kind of Nothingness" - uncredited)
 2010 Rude Tube (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Epic Fails (2010) ... (lyrics: "Motorcycle Emptiness" - uncredited)
 2010 Manic Street Preachers: One Last Shot at Mass Communication (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "(It's Not War) Just the End of Love", "The Descent", "Some Kind of Nothingness", "Postcards from a Young Man", "Your Love Alone Is Not Enough", "Motorcycle Emptiness", "A Design for Life")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Australian Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (writer: "Australia")
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "The Girl from Tiger Bay")
 1996-2009 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Episode #34.5 (2009) ... (music: "Me and Stephen Hawking", "Jackie Collins Existential Question Time")
- Later Presents: Brit Beat: Part 1 (1996) ... (music: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky")
- Episode #7.2 (1996) ... (music: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky")
 2007 The Friday Night Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.8 (2007) ... (writer: "Autumnsong")
 2007 The Charlotte Church Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... (writer: "Your Love Alone Is Not Enough")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 ... (writer: "You Love Us" - uncredited)
 2002/I Sweet Sixteen (writer: "You Stole the Sun from my Heart" - as Jones)
 2001 Our Manics in Havana (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "You Love Us" - uncredited)
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2001) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2000)
- Episode dated 9 February 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "So Why So Sad", "Found That Soul")
- Episode dated 28 January 2000 (2000) ... (lyrics: "The Masses Against The Classes")
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mart of Darkness (2000) ... (writer: "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next")
 1999 Top of the Pops 2 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- TOTP2 Presents the Nineties (1999) ... (writer: "A Design for Life")
 1996-1999 TFI Friday (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 26 February 1999 (1999) ... (writer: "You Stole the Sun from My Heart")
- Episode dated 27 November 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "The Everlasting")
- Episode #1.10 (1996) ... (writer: "A Design for Life")
 1998 Close Up (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Manic Street Preachers: From There to Here (1998) ... (writer: "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next", "Repeat" - uncredited)
 1997 Brit Awards 1997 (TV Special) (lyrics: "A Design for Life", "Kevin Carter" (uncredited), "Everything Must Go", "A Design for Life (Live)" (uncredited))
 1997 Manic Street Preachers: Everything Live (Video documentary) (lyrics: "La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)") / (writer: "A Design for Life (Stealth Sonic Orchestra Mix)", "Everything Must Go", "Faster", "Kevin Carter", "Roses in the Hospital", "Elvis Impersonator: Blackpool Pier", "Motown Junk", "Motorcycle Emptiness", "No Surface All Feeling", "This Is Yesterday", "Australia", "A Design for Life", "You Love Us", "Faster (Chemical Brothers Mix)")
  EastEnders (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Episode dated 1 July 1997 (1997) ... (writer: "Australia" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 26 September 1996 (1996) ... (lyrics: "Everything Must Go" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 19 August 1996 (1996) ... (lyrics: "Everything Must Go" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 5 August 1996 (1996) ... (lyrics: "Enola/Alone" - uncredited)
 1997 House of America (writer: "Motorcycle Emptiness" - as Nicholas Jones)
 1997 Twin Town (writer: "Motown Junk")
 1996 Jools's Annual Hootenanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 December 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Australia")
 1996 Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1996 (TV Special) (lyrics: "A Design for Life" - uncredited)
 1994 Naked City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 June 1994 (1994) ... (writer: "From Despair to Where", "Faster")
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Alternate Names:

Manic Street Preachers

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm attracted by egotistical, megalomaniac, paranoid people. Radiohead are Kennedy, Manic Street Preachers are Nixon. See more »

Trivia:

His favorite songs are "Beetlebum" by Blur, "If I Can Dream" by Elvis Presley, "I Feel The Earth Move" by Carole King, "Sound & Vision" by David Bowie, "Bring On The Dancing Horses" by Echo & The Bunnymen, "Islands In The Stream" by Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton, "The Boy With The Thorn In His Side" by The Smiths, "Wake Up Boo" by The Boo Radleys, "For What It's Worth" by The Cardigans and "Jumpin'... See more »

Nickname:

Shirley

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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