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On June 21, 1993.

On June 21, 1993, “Columbia” label released “Gold Against the Soul”, the second Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded January – March 1993, at “Outside Studios” in Checkendon, England, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead and backing vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars
  • Sean Moore– drums, sampled percussion, drum programming, additional programming, backing vocals
  • Richey Edwards(credited as Richey James) – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Nicky Wire– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Kewley – piano, Hammond organ
  • Shovel– percussion
  • Nick Ingham – string arrangement
  • Dave Eringa– piano, hammond, engineering, mixing
  • Lee Phillips, Andy Baker – engineering assistance
  • Dave Bascombe – mixing
  • Giles Cowley, Andy Bradfield – mixing assistance
  • Mitch Ikeda – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Richey Edwards and Nicky Wire, all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.

  1. Sleepflower
  2. From Despair to Where
  3. La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)
  4. Yourself
  5. Life Becoming a Landslide
  6. Drug Drug Druggy
  7. Roses in the Hospital
  8. Nostalgic Pushead
  9. Symphony of Tourette
  10. Gold Against the Soul
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