Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?

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Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?
Studio album by Harvey Danger
Released July 29, 1997
Recorded John & Stu's Place, Seattle, WA 1996
Genre Indie rock, Rock
Length 42:56
Label Arena Rock (original release)
Slash/London/PolyGram (reissue)
Producer John Goodmanson, Harvey Danger
Harvey Danger chronology
Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?
(1997)
King James Version
(2000)
Singles from Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?
  1. "Flagpole Sitta"
    Released: April 1998
  2. "Private Helicopter"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
NME (6/10)[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10)[3]
Robert Christgau (dud)[4]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[5]

Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone? is Harvey Danger's first full album. It was initially released by indie label Arena Rock Recording Co. on July 29, 1997. The second song on the album, "Flagpole Sitta", received extensive airplay in the United States and resulted in the band's initial fame. As the song gained national attention the album was picked up and reissued by Slash Records.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Harvey Danger, all music composed by Harvey Danger.

No. Title Length
1. "Carlotta Valdez"   2:44
2. "Flagpole Sitta"   3:35
3. "Woolly Muffler"   4:30
4. "Private Helicopter"   3:31
5. "Problems And Bigger Ones"   5:41
6. "Jack The Lion"   5:30
7. "Old Hat"   3:48
8. "Terminal Annex"   3:43
9. "Wrecking Ball"   4:39
10. "Radio Silence" (Includes hidden track after 5:15, a partial recording of "Carjack Fever" from Fuel Soundtrack played backwards.) 5:15/8:26
Total length:
42:56

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