Umm, actually . . . I can't decide whether advising someone to try and sell their MSP records on a popular Manics forum is a good idea or a bad idea.
Is it a good idea, because there's bound to be devoted Manics fans there who will want to buy some or all of them? Or a bad idea, because there's bound to be devoted Manics fans there who will already own them?
Like, if I wanted to sell my original 26" inch version of Suicide Alley, hand signed by all of the original members of the band inc. Flikker, Ken and Gordon, I would probably advertise it there. Because it's a rarity/specialist item, and I know there'd be a market for it.
But if it's just a generic collection? That probably is something most Manics fans are already going to own.
In other news:
I saw The Manics on twitter the other day, boasting about having signed a new record deal with Colombia, and winning an Ivor Novella award. It's alright for some, I suppose - even if I do suspect they were just making it up to appear relevant.
Mostly though, they're just adoringly retweeting pictures of themselves from 25-30 years ago. Which would seem odd if it was your average Joe and Jane Sixpack doing it, but is apparently regarded as normal behaviour among popular musicians.