From Despair to Where

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"From Despair to Where"
Single by Manic Street Preachers
from the album Gold Against the Soul
B-side
  • "Hibernation"
  • "Spectators of Suicide (Heavenly Version)"
  • "Starlover (Heavenly Version)"
Released 7 June 1993
Format CD, vinyl record (12"), cassette
Recorded 1993
Genre Alternative rock, hard rock, soft rock[1]
Label Columbia
Manic Street Preachers singles chronology
"Little Baby Nothing"
(1992)
"From Despair to Where"
(1993)
"La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)"
(1993)

"From Despair to Where" is a song by Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. It was released on 7 June 1993 by record label Columbia as the first single from their second studio album Gold Against the Soul.

Release[edit]

The single reached number 25 in the UK Singles Chart on 12 June 1993.[2]

The CD included the B-sides "Hibernation", "Spectators of Suicide (Heavenly Records Version)" and "Starlover (Heavenly Records Version)". The 12" version didn't include "Starlover", and the cassette only featured "Hibernation".[3]

"From Despair to Where" made an appearance as track number twelve on Forever Delayed (2002), the Manics' greatest hits album.[4]

Track listing[edit]

CD
No. Title Length
1. "From Despair to Where"   3:36
2. "Hibernation"   3:31
3. "Spectators of Suicide" (Heavenly Version) 5:06
4. "Starlover" (Heavenly Version) 2:39
12"
Side A
No. Title Length
1. "From Despair to Where"    
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Hibernation"    
2. "Spectators of Suicide" (Heavenly Version)  
Cassette
Side A
No. Title Length
1. "From Despair to Where"    
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Hibernation"    

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 25[2]
UK chart performance
UK Top 40
Week 01 02 03
Position
28
25
38

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pike, Daniel. "Manic Street Preachers - Forever Delayed Review". BBC. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Manic Street Preachers | Artist | Official Charts". Official Charts. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Price 1999.
  4. ^ Power, Martin (17 October 2010). Manic Street Preachers. Omnibus Press. 

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