"Suicide is Painless" was Manic Street Preachers' tenth single. It was also their first top ten hit, reaching number seven in the UK Charts in 1992. The single was a split with The Fatima Mansions and the title track is a cover of the theme from the television series and film M*A*S*H (see Suicide is Painless for details of the original and other versions). The single was originally recorded for an album called Ruby Trax, released in conjunction with the rock magazine New Musical Express. Both the single and