The Ol' Razzle Dazzle

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The Ol' Razzle Dazzle
Studio album by Missy Higgins
Recorded 2011-2012
Genre Pop
Length 42:48
Label Eleven
Warner Bros./Reprise
Producer Brad Jones, Butterfly Boucher
Missy Higgins chronology
On a Clear Night
The Ol' Razzle Dazzle
Singles from The Ol' Razzle Dazzle
  1. "Unashamed Desire"
    Released: 23 April 2012
  2. "Everyone's Waiting"
    Released: 19 July 2012
  3. "Hello Hello"
    Released: July 2012
  4. "Set Me On Fire"
    Released: September 2012

The Ol' Razzle Dazzle is the third studio album by Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins, and was released by Eleven on 1 June 2012. Higgins began work on the album after a quiet retreat from the industry to refocus her life on other pursuits, including attending University and living in a share house. After playing Lilith Fair in the summer of 2010, Higgins decided to come back to music and worked with fellow singer/song-writer Butterfly Boucher, who helped co-produce The Ol' Razzle Dazzle with Nashville producer/engineer Brad Jones. The album was made available for pre-order on April 26, 2012.[1]

The first single from the album, "Unashamed Desire", was released on April 23, 2012 with an accompanying video.[2]

The album debuted at number 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart the week of 12 June 2012. It is now Higgins' third straight number-one album. Higgins now ties Delta Goodrem, Olivia Newton-John and Kylie Minogue for the second-most Australian number-one albums by an Australian female artist. Only Kasey Chambers has done better, with four number-one ARIA albums.

Track listing[edit]


All songs were written by Missy Higgins, except where noted

  1. "Set Me on Fire" (Missy Higgins, Butterfly Boucher, Dan Wilson) – 3:35
  2. "Hello Hello" (Higgins, Kevin Griffin) – 3:00
  3. "Unashamed Desire" (Higgins, Boucher) – 3:31
  4. "Everyone's Waiting" (Higgins, Wilson) – 3:52
  5. "All in My Head" (Higgins, Boucher) – 3:44
  6. "Temporary Love" – 3:40
  7. "Watering Hole" (Higgins, Amiel Courtin-Dan Wilson) – 2:42
  8. "Tricks" (Higgins, Katie Herzig) – 3:07
  9. "If I'm Honest" – 3:32
  10. "Cooling of the Embers" – 3:59
  11. "Hidden Ones" – 4:22
  12. "Sweet Arms of a Tune" – 3:40


  1. "World Gone Mad" (iTunes bonus track)
  2. "Link in a Chain" (exclusive pre-order bonus track)



  1. ^ New Website and Hello From Missy, 04/03/2012.
  2. ^ The Ol' Razzle Dazzle Tour Announced & New Single Unashamed Desire Released Today!, 04/23/2012.
  3. ^ "Missy Higgins – The Ol' Razzle Dazzle". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  4. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 2012". ARIA. Retrieved 2015-01-15.