Unfortunately, for every Coldplay or Radiohead, there is a Manic Street Preachers--a band that enjoys commercial success and recognition in the U.K., but can't seem to translate in the U.S. And few bands have illustrated how many miles the Atlantic actually spans than the Manics, who have scored eight top-10 albums and 15 top-10 singles over the course of their 23-year career in the U.K., but are lucky to get their albums filed under their own name at U.S. record stores. The band's increasingly mannered pop... More >>>