Found That Soul

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"Found That Soul"
Single by Manic Street Preachers
from the album Know Your Enemy
Released 26 February 2001
Format CD, Vinyl record (7")
Recorded 2000
Genre Alternative rock, punk rock, lo-fi
Length 3:05
Label Epic
Writer(s) James Dean Bradfield
Sean Moore
Nicky Wire
Producer(s) Dave Eringa
Manic Street Preachers singles chronology
"The Masses Against the Classes"
"Found That Soul"
"So Why So Sad"

"Found That Soul" is a song by the Manic Street Preachers, released on 26 February 2001 from the Know Your Enemy album. Writing credit was shared by all three members of the band, James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore and Nicky Wire.

Launched on the same day as "So Why So Sad," this was the first sign of the Manics since the number-one hit "The Masses Against the Classes" thirteen months earlier. It reached a UK chart position of number 9 on 10 March 2001, at the same time as "So Why So Sad" reached number 8.

The CD also included versions of "Locust Valley" and "Ballad Of The Bangkok Novotel," whereas the 7" included a live version of "The Masses Against the Classes". "Ballad of the Bangkok Novotel" is entirely sung by Nicky Wire.

Less than 200 copies separated "Found That Soul" from "So Why So Sad" placing it 1 place lower at number 9.

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Found That Soul" - 3:05
  2. "Locust Valley" - 4:09
  3. "Ballad of the Bangkok Novotel" - 2:36


  1. "Found That Soul" - 3:05
  2. "The Masses Against the Classes" (live at Millennium Stadium 31 December 1999)


Chart (2001) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 9

UK Chart Performance[edit]

UK Top 40
Week 01 02


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