Miss Happiness

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Miss Happiness
Waltminkmisshappiness.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 5, 1992
GenreAlternative rock, math rock, psychedelic rock
Length37 minutes
LabelCaroline Records (US release), Quigley Records (UK release)
ProducerDoug "Mr Colson" Olson
Walt Mink chronology
The Poll Riders Win Again!!!
(1991)
Miss Happiness
(1992)
Bareback Ride
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
allmusic4.5/5 stars link

Miss Happiness is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Walt Mink, released in 1992. Hailed by many[1] as Walt Mink's shining moment, Miss Happiness is described by allmusic.com as one of the brightest alternative debut albums of the 1990s.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by John Kimbrough except Pink Moon, written by Nick Drake.

  1. "Miss Happiness" - 3:26
  2. "Chowder Town" - 3:02
  3. "Love You Better" - 3:55
  4. "Showers Down" - 4:08
  5. "Quiet Time" - 3:32
  6. "Pink Moon" - 3:15
  7. "Smoothing the Ride" - 3:09
  8. "Croton-Harmon (local)" - 3:32
  9. "Twinkle and Shine" - 3:03
  10. "Factory" - 5:53

Personnel[edit]

  • John Kimbrough - guitar, vocals
  • Candice Belanoff - bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Joey Waronker - drums, percussion, backing vocals


  • Doug "Mr Colson" Olson - production, engineering, mix
  • Brian Anderson - engineering
  • Daniel Corrigan - cover photograph
  • Jen Schmid - painting
  • Tom & Ellie at Hughes Group - design

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Miss Happiness' Album Review". allmusic.com. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-23.
  2. ^ "'Miss Happiness' Album Review". allmusic.com. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-23.

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