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"Feminine Is Beautiful"
Single by Manic Street Preachers
Released July, 1991
Format 7"
Recorded December 1990
Genre Glam punk
Length 3:10 / 3:09
Label Caff CAFF 15
Manic Street Preachers singles chronology
"You Love Us (Heavenly Version)"
"Feminine Is Beautiful"
"Stay Beautiful"

"Feminine Is Beautiful" is a limited edition 7" single by the rock band Manic Street Preachers. 500 copies were released in July 1991 on the Caff label, owned by Bob Stanley of the band Saint Etienne. It featured the demo versions of "New Art Riot" and "Repeat After Me" copied from a cassette sent to Stanley. The sleeve was designed by punk historian Jon Savage.

"For the Caff single, they'd recorded two songs live the previous Christmas," recalls Stanley. "They didn't buy the master tape, and it was taped over, so the vinyl had to be cut from a third-generation cassette copy. That's why the sound quality's so shit. It's still a great record, though" [1].

"New Art Riot" had already featured as the title track of an EP released the previous summer.

"Repeat After Me" later resurfaced in two forms on the band's 1992 debut album Generation Terrorists as "Repeat (Stars and Stripes)" and "Repeat (UK)".

Track listing


7" single

  1. "New Art Riot" (demo version)
  2. "Repeat After Me" (demo version)


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