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Nicky Wire: Quiz


Question 1: Wire is the younger brother of poet and ________ Patrick Jones.
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Question 2: In early May, the rumoured first single entitled "Break My Heart Slowly" from his début solo album premièred on ________ with Phill Jupitus.
BBC Radio 3BBC 6 MusicBBC Radio 2BBC Radio 1

Question 3: Wire usually plays ________, Rickenbacker, Fender Jazz and most recently Italia Maranello basses, one of which is a custom made acoustic model made by request for the band's 2007 acoustic sessions.
Nikki SixxBass guitarGibson ThunderbirdFender Precision Bass

Question 4: He graduated with a Lower Second-Class ________ in Political History.
CollegeAcademic degreeBachelor's degreeBritish degree abbreviations

Question 5: He later attended the ________, starting his course a year after Richey.
Durham UniversityCardiff UniversitySwansea UniversityUniversity of Wales, Lampeter

Question 6: He lives in the ________ suburb of Allt-yr-yn with Rachel, their daughter, Clara Enola, who was born in 2002, their son Stanley McCarthey, who was born in 2007 and their dog, Molly.

Question 7: He chose the ________ Wire because of his "wirey frame" (he is 6'3).
Joseph StalinStage namePseudonymPen name

Question 8: He excelled at football, was captain of the Welsh national schoolboys' team aged 14 and was offered a trial at ________.
Liverpool F.C.Chelsea F.C.Arsenal F.C.Manchester United F.C.

Question 9: On ________ Day 2005, the Manics posted a solo track by Wire called "I Killed the Zeitgeist", available to download for one day.
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Question 10: Nicholas Allen Jones, known as Nicky Wire, is the lyricist, bassist and occasional vocalist with the Welsh rock band ________.
Manic Street Preachers discographyRichey EdwardsManic Street PreachersThe Holy Bible

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