Happiness Ltd.

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Happiness Ltd.
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 10, 2007 (U.K.)
September 11, 2007 (U.S.)
Recorded2006–2007
GenreAlternative rock
Length40:03
LabelSire Records/Warner Music
ProducerRob Cavallo, Butch Walker, Steve Bays, Eric Valentine, Tim Palmer, Hot Hot Heat
Hot Hot Heat chronology
Elevator
(2005)
Happiness Ltd.
(2007)
Future Breeds
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Blender2/5 stars[2]
NME(7/10)[3]
Pitchfork(5.0/10)[4]
Spin3/5 stars[5]

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

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
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

In media[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.
  • The track "Give Up?" is included on the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable video game Burnout Dominator, it is also featured in the movie Sex Drive.
  • The track "Let Me In" was included on the video game Saints Row 2's in-game radio.

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. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  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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