Happiness Ltd.

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Happiness Ltd.
Studio album by Hot Hot Heat
Released September 10, 2007 (U.K.)
September 11, 2007 (U.S.)
Recorded 2006–2007
Genre Alternative
Length 40:03
Label Sire Records/Warner Music
Hot Hot Heat chronology
Elevator
(2005)
Happiness Ltd.
(2007)
Future Breeds
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Blender 2/5 stars[2]
NME (7/10)[3]
Pitchfork Media (5.0/10)[4]
Spin 3/5 stars[5]

Happiness Ltd. is Hot Hot Heat's third album, and second major release since signing with Sire Records. The album was released on September 11, 2007.[6] It is their first album without original member Dante DeCaro.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happiness Ltd." - 4:35
  2. "Let Me In" - 4:15
  3. "5 Times Out of 100" - 3:01
  4. "Harmonicas & Tambourines" - 3:05
  5. "Outta Heart" - 4:12
  6. "My Best Fiend" - 2:53
  7. "Conversation" - 2:38
  8. "Give Up?" - 3:34
  9. "Good Day to Die" - 3:18
  10. "So So Cold" - 4:07
  11. "Waiting for Nothing" - 4:30

Trivia[edit]

  • The song "5 Times Out of 100" originally appeared on Hot Hot Heat's earlier release, Knock Knock Knock.
  • The album was also released as a Deluxe Limited Edition with a bonus DVD containing the fifty-minute "Harmonicas and Tambourines" making-of documentary.
  • The track "My Best Fiend" was included on the MLB 08: The Show soundtrack, in which you are able to listen to it while browsing the main menu.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Phares, Heather. "Hot Hot Heat: 'Happiness Ltd.' > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Pursuit Of Happiness - Happiness Tips". Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  3. ^ Haynes, Gavin (13 September 2007). "Hot Hot Heat: 'Happiness Ltd'". NME. 
  4. ^ LeMay, Matt (13 September 2007). "Hot Hot Heat: 'Happiness Ltd.'". Pitchfork Media. 
  5. ^ Zimmerman, Shannon. "Hot Hot Heat: 'Happiness LTD.'". Spin. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  6. ^ Press Release from Sire Records, May 9, 2007[dead link]

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