The debut should have been a rocky yet poppy track a la Republica or Sneaker Pimps, left field but catchy.
I still think Some Kind of Bliss would've done better with better / gayer artwork.
I thought it was simpler than that from recollection. The Manics were so hot at the time, it was obvious that maximum exposure would come from releasing a James Dean Bradfield penned song. So they did.I’m not sure Some Kind of Bliss was a mistake as such. I 100% understand the situation Deconstruction were in because nothing sounded like a single on that album. People maybe didn’t respond to “indie Kylie” but I really doubt they’d have liked dark tortured Kylie more, if Too Far or Limbo were singles.
Limbo is Republica on a day off from the studio. It's so them it hurts.
If she had wanted a second Confide-In-Me-moment-of-reverence, then Too Far would've been the lead.