Happy When It Rains

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For the song by Garbage, see Only Happy When it Rains.
"Happy When It Rains"
Single by The Jesus and Mary Chain
from the album Darklands
B-side "Everything's Alright When You're Down"
Released August 1987
Format 7", 10", 12"
Genre Alternative rock, post-punk
Label Blanco y Negro
Producer(s) William Reid, Bill Price
The Jesus and Mary Chain singles chronology
"April Skies"
(1987)
"Happy When It Rains"
(1987)
"Darklands"
(1987)
Happy When It Rains
EP by The Jesus and Mary Chain
Released August 1987
Genre Alternative rock
Label Blanco y Negro
Producer William Reid, Bill Price
The Jesus and Mary Chain EP chronology
Some Candy Talking
(1986)
Happy When It Rains
(1987)
Darklands
(1987)

"Happy When It Rains" is a song by the Scottish alternative rock group The Jesus and Mary Chain and the second single from the group's album Darklands. It was released by Blanco y Negro Records in August 1987 and reached #25 in the UK single charts.[1] It was released in 3 different formats, the 10" single is named as an "E.P.".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jim Reid and William Reid.

7" (NEG25)
  1. "Happy When It Rains" – 3:33
  2. "Everything's Alright When You're Down" – 2:37
7" (NEG25B) limited box with postcards
  1. "Happy When It Rains" – 3:33
  2. "Everything's Alright When You're Down" – 2:37
  3. "Shake" – 1:57
10" (NEG25TE) entitled "Happy When It Rains E.P."
  1. "Happy When It Rains" – 3:33
  2. "Shake" – 1:57
  3. "Everything's Alright When You're Down" – 2:37
  4. "Happy When It Rains (Demo)" – 3:34
12" (NEG25T)
  1. "Happy When It Rains" – 3:33
  2. "Shake" – 1:57
  3. "Happy Place" - 2:22
  4. "F-Hole" - 1:05

Personnel[edit]

The Jesus and Mary Chain[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Bill Price – producer ("Happy When It Rains")
  • John Loder – producer ("Shake", "Everything's Alright When You're Down"), backing vocals ("Everything's Alright When You're Down")
  • Linda Reid - design
  • Helen Backhouse - design

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Happy When It Rains". Chart Stats. Retrieved on 26 August 2009.

External links[edit]