Postcards from a Young Man (song)

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"Postcards from a Young Man"
Postcards from a Young Man single.jpg
Single by Manic Street Preachers
from the album Postcards from a Young Man
Released 28 February 2011
Format CD, 7" vinyl, digital download
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:39
Label Columbia
Producer(s) Dave Eringa
Manic Street Preachers singles chronology
"Some Kind of Nothingness"
"Postcards from a Young Man"
"This Is the Day"

"Postcards from a Young Man" is a single by Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. It was released as the third single from their tenth studio album of the same name on 28 February 2011.[1]


"Postcards from a Young Man" entered the UK Midweek Charts at 36 but dropped to 54 when the official singles chart was announced at the end of the week.[2]

In January 2012 the vinyl version of the single was announced as the 10th best-selling 7" vinyl in the UK during 2011.[3]

Track listing[edit]

CD 1
No. Title Length
1. "Postcards from a Young Man"   3:35
2. "Inky Fingers"   2:41
3. "Engage with Your Shadow"   3:25
4. "Kiss My Eyes for Eternity"   2:55


Chart (2011) Peak
UK Singles Chart[4] 54


  1. ^ "Manic Street Preachers / Official News (Global) / New Single to Be Released on February 28th 2011". 24 January 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Postcards From A Young Man by Manic Street Preachers Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Nathan Bevan (22 July 2009). "Manics signal new direction for next album". Archived from the original on 14 June 2010. Retrieved 14 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Manic Street Preachers - Official Single Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 

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