Miike Snow - 'Happy To You'

Disco-tinged and sing-along melancholy

Miike Snow - 'Happy To You'

Album Info

  • Release Date: March 26, 2012
  • Producer: Miike Snow
  • Label: Columbia
  • Fact: They won the 'European Border Breakers Award' last year
8 / 10 If you’re expecting a reprise of blog-friendly Scandi-electro, look elsewhere. Following on from their eponymously titled first album, this dream team (two thirds Britney producers Bloodshy & Avant, one third Mark Ronson collaborator Andrew Wyatt) decided to take a step back and make an album ‘as a band’, rather than as competing knob-twiddlers. And it’s worked. The disco-tinged standout track ‘Devil’s Work’ sits happily next to the yearning, string-strummed lo-fi of ‘God Help This Divorce’. ‘Paddling Out’, meanwhile, matches big beat bounce to sing-along melancholy, and is by far the easiest link back to the trio’s earlier work.

Ailbhe Malone

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