Richey Edwards

Richey Edwards
1967 - 1995

Richey Edwards  British Musician


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British Musician Richey Edwards was born Richard James Edwards on 22nd December, 1967 in Blackwood, Monmouthshire, Wales and passed away on 1st Feb 1995 aged 27. He is most remembered for Lyricist and rhythm guitarist of the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

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First Name Richard
Middle Name James
Last Name Edwards
Full Name at Birth Richard James Edwards
Alternative Name Richey James, Richey Manic, Richard James Edwards
Age 27 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd December, 1967
Birthplace Blackwood, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died 1st February, 1995
Cause of Death Vanished Without a Trace
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Musician, lyricist, songwriter
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Lyricist and rhythm guitarist of the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers
Music Genre (Text) Alternative rock, Hard Rock, Glam Punk, Post-Punk, Punk Rock
Year(s) Active 1989–1995
Instrument (text) Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Record Label Columbia
Associated Acts Manic Street Preachers

Richard James Edwards (22 December 1967 – c. 1 February 1995), also known as Richey James or Richey Manic, was a Welsh musician who was the lyricist and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. He was known for his dark, politicised and intellectual songwriting which, combined with an enigmatic and eloquent character, has assured him cult status, as well as having been cited by some as a leading lyricist of his generation, leading the Cool Cymru.

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