Manuskript

Manuskript

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Manuskript is a British synth pop band, with a dark, gothic undertone. Gloriously hooky melodies and a great live show. The band consists of Michael Uwins, Paul Morris, Tom Quick, Tim Chandler and Christian Tonkin.
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Manuskript Discography

Albums

SKRIPT 09 Manuskript The Three Card Trick(Cass, Dem) Not On Label (Manuskript Self-released) SKRIPT 09 UK 1994 Sell This Version
ABCD12 Manuskript The Diversity Of Life(CD, Album) Resurrection Records ABCD12 UK 1996 Sell This Version
ABCD23 Manuskript Devil's Advocate(CD, Album) Resurrection Records ABCD23 UK 1999 Sell This Version
Manuskript Natural High (Album) Resurrection Records UK 2002 Sell This Version
ABCD36 Manuskript Protect And Survive(CD, Album) Resurrection Records ABCD36 UK 2006 Sell This Version
none Manuskript The Unusual Suspects(CD, Album, Dig) Skript Records none UK 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Manuskript I Can't Believe It's Not Goth (Maxi) Mallory Towers UK 1995 Sell This Version
ABCD018 Manuskript The Spooky E.P.(CD, EP, Maxi) Resurrection Records ABCD018 UK 1997 Sell This Version

Compilations

none Manuskript The Cyprus Recordings(CD, Comp) Not On Label (Manuskript Self-released) none UK 2003 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

SKR 003 Manuskript Special Breed(Cass) Not On Label (Manuskript Self-released) SKR 003 UK 1993 Sell This Version
none Manuskript Manuskript(Cass) Not On Label (Manuskript Self-released) none UK 1993 Sell This Version
SKR 004R Manuskript Rapscallion(Cass) Not On Label (Manuskript Self-released) SKR 004R UK 1993 Sell This Version
none Manuskript Protect And Survive(CD, Enh, Vid) Resurrection Records none US 2006 Sell This Version

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valorisa

valorisa

November 22, 2011
Manuskript:

If there was a good goth version of “Pop Idols ”, Manuskript would win, hands down.

They take the vibrancy of 80 ’s new-romantic, meld it with the best emotion that 90 ’s dark-wave gave, and add their own original, highly energetic & exciting sound.

Though they draw on certain influences, Manuskript have carved their own niche, an irresistible combination to lovers of synth-pop and hardened rock fans alike, yet still firmly entrenched in the goth scene. Their unique sound is characterized by unerring vocal lines, which weave in and out of a backdrop of grandiose synthesisers and searing guitars - all cemented with a pounding, electronic rhythm section.

Lead vocalist Mike effortlessly -and inevitably- has his live audiences bouncing & singing along with their unbelievably catchy choruses. The energy & interplay between Mike and keyboardist/second vocalist Tim (also known for the band Pretentious, Moi?) during their gigs is infectious & looking around at a Manuskript gig, you get the pleasant sight of many smiling faces, even on the most jaded of Goths.

Clever lyrics and choruses to die for, full-speed-ahead rhythms and ideas that tumble forth as if tipped out of a bucket. This isn’t all “happy go lucky” music here, though; there are still those darker moments, and even a bit of social commentary. (But just wait for the surprise cover song at the end of their set!)

source : http://www.haxed.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=15607.0;wap2

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