From Despair to Where

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"From Despair to Where"
Single by Manic Street Preachers
from the album Gold Against the Soul
  • "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
Label Columbia
Manic Street Preachers singles chronology
"Little Baby Nothing"
"From Despair to Where"
"La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)"

"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.


The single reached number 25 in the UK Singles Chart on 12 June 1993.[1]

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".

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

Track listing[edit]

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
Side A
No. Title Length
1. "From Despair to Where"    
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Hibernation"    
2. "Spectators of Suicide (Heavenly Version)"    
Side A
No. Title Length
1. "From Despair to Where"    
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Hibernation"    


Chart (1992) Peak
UK Singles Chart 25[1]
UK chart performance
UK Top 40
Week 01 02 03


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