Yup, glam rocker turned glum rocker Nicky Wire is to follow the lead of fellow Manic Street Preacher James 'we're not' Dean 'splitting up' Bradfield and embark upon a solo career.
'The Shining Path', available to download from iTunes on July 17th, will be the first single plucked from debut album I Shot The Zeitgeist.
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