Vodka & Orange

“Sleeping in the same bed as him for six months when the Manics moved in with [late manager] Philip Hall in Shepherds Bush. I’d sleep on one side of the bed, him on the other, and the stench of vodka emanating from his side was unbelievable. He’d say stuff like, ‘I think I have an orange growing in my stomach. Nicky! I can feel it’ because he used to drink so much vodka and orange”

  • Nicky Wire: *takes deep breath*
  • Nicky Wire: I lo-
  • Every Manics fan: yes, you love Richey, we know, you love Richey so much, he's the light of your life, you love him so much, you just love Richey, we KNOW, you love Richey you fucking love Richey, ok we know, we get it, YOU LOVE RICHEY. WE GET IT.