On 1 February 1995, Richey Edwards, guitarist of the Manic Street Preachers, vanished from his London hotel room. His car was later discovered near the Severn Bridge, a notorious suicide spot. Withdrawn Traces, written with the co-operation of Richey’s sister Rachel and with access to his personal archive, brings us closer to the truth than ever before. This extract describes the day Richey went missing.
LEON NOAKES and SARA HAWYS ROBERTS have been working closely with Richey's sister, Rachel Edwards, examining Richey’s archive and investigating his disappearance. Their new discoveries and fresh perspective, together with a range of previously unseen sources, illuminates and brings a deeper understanding of the Richey Edwards story.