Misery Is a Butterfly

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Misery Is a Butterfly
Studio album by Blonde Redhead
Released March 15, 2004
Recorded Longview Farm Studios, The Magic Shop, Sterling Sound, March 16, 2003 - May 3, 2003
Genre Dream pop, art rock, baroque pop
Length 45:34
Label 4AD
Producer Guy Picciotto
Blonde Redhead chronology
Melodie Citronique
(2000)
Misery Is a Butterfly
(2004)
23
(2007)
Singles from Misery Is a Butterfly
  1. "Elephant Woman"
    Released: March 23, 2004 (2004-03-23)
  2. "Equus"
    Released: July 4, 2004 (2004-07-04)
  3. "Melody"
    Released: Promo Single
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10)[2]
Playlouder 4/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]
Stylus Magazine B+[5]

Misery Is a Butterfly is the sixth studio album by Blonde Redhead, released in 2004.

The song "Elephant Woman" was featured over the end credits of the 2005 film Hard Candy. The song "Misery Is a Butterfly " was featured over the end of the 2008 film Tout est parfait. Additionally, the song features a drum sample from Timmy Thomas' "Why Can't We Live Together". The song "Messenger" was also featured in the Me and You and Everyone We Know trailer, a film by Miranda July. The poster for the German Misery Is A Butterfly tour was designed by Stefan Guzy.[6]

Track listing[edit]

(All songs written by Blonde Redhead)

  1. "Elephant Woman" – 4:49
  2. "Messenger" – 3:21
  3. "Melody" – 4:36
  4. "Doll Is Mine" – 3:06
  5. "Misery Is a Butterfly" – 5:07
  6. "Falling Man" – 3:26
  7. "Anticipation" – 4:04
  8. "Maddening Cloud" – 3:20
  9. "Magic Mountain" – 3:02
  10. "Pink Love" – 6:13
  11. "Equus" – 3:50

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