Sticker Happy

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Sticker Happy
AlbumArt (Sticker Happy).jpg
by The Eraserheads
Released September 11, 1997
Recorded Tracks Studios
EJL (Tracks 1 and 18)
Cinema Audio (Track 16)
Genre Alternative rock/Pop
Length 1:07:13
Label Greater East Asia Music
BMG Records (Pilipinas) Inc.
Producer Robin Rivera
The Eraserheads chronology
Sticker Happy
Aloha Milkyway
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Sticker Happy is the Eraserheads' fifth album, released by Sony BMG Music Philippines Inc. (formerly BMG Records Pilipinas, Inc.) in 1997. At the time, the album cover courted a healthy amount of controversy as to the identity of the nude woman playing an upright piano in the middle of a field (later revealed to be then-Channel [V] VJ Joey Mead).

Musically, the album is heavier as the band brought to the fore various guitar effects purchased during their New York visit. Although still retaining the signature "E-Heads" sound, 'Sticker Happy' is very much influenced by mid-1990s techno and also featured a heavy amount of sampling, most notable on the tracks "Maalalahanin", "Downtown" and "Everything They Say".

Track listing[edit]

Title Duration/Notes
Prologue 0:27
Futuristic 2:51
Kaliwete 3:07
Also comes in a music video.
Milk and Money 4:41
Bogchi Hokbu 4:18.
Maalalahanin 3:13
The title is a reference to Maalalahanin Street in Teachers Village, Diliman, Quezon City where Ely Buendia owned a home studio that the Eraserheads used to rehearse in.
Balikbayan Box 5:13
Andalusian Dog 5:01
The title is a reference to Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí's short film Un Chien Andalou. While the band mostly play alternative rock music, this track may be the only one that would be the band's heaviest song ever written. Title not mentioned in lyrics.
Ha Ha Ha 4:42
Downtown 4:31
Kananete 3:17
Hard to Believe 3:31
Everything They Say 3:54
Spoliarium 5:26
Ambi Dextrose 4:56
Title not mentioned. The words aloha milkyway near the end became the name of the following compilation album.
Para Sa Masa 4:57
Sticker Happy 2:29
Tapsilogue 0:39