"La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)" is the second single to be released from the album Gold Against the Soul by the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers. It was released on 26 July 1993.
A rough translation of the song's title is the sadness will last. It was taken from a book about Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh was found injured in bed on July 27, 1890 after he had attempted suicide. His brother Theo tried to…
Life has been unfaithful
And it all promised so so much
I am a relic
I am just a petrified cry