Happy to You

Happy to You

by Miike Snow

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Happy to You

The second album by indie-electro pop trio Miike Snow once again fuses the leisurely vocals of American singer Andrew Wyatt with warm electronic soundscapes provided by the Swedish production team behind Britney Spears' "Toxic." As is a common hallmark for sophomore albums, Happy to You is not as singles-oriented as the Miike Snow debut, and tends to be a little more adventurous. Even so, it is still a good-natured record. There is an intensified Coldplay-esque orchestral drama to the lush, panoramic production and the twee melodies will appeal to mainstream fans, but like on the debut, wonky dance is their specialty. "Paddling Out" borrows piano stabs and a four-on-the-floor beat from '90s house, "Black Tin Box" is a sultry number featuring indie songstress Lykke Li, and "God Help This Divorce" is a single that manages to be sparkling despite its brooding undertones. Toeing the line is a common theme for the group. Happy to You is an album that aims for commercial appeal, so there is a noticeable push and pull between prescribed pop and the eclectic electro that the team is known for, but the songs that land in the dead center have a nice even balance.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/26/2012
Label: Republic
UPC: 0602527958392
catalogNumber: 001659502

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Miike Snow   Primary Artist,Vocals,Musician
Johan Ahlin   French Horn
Andrew Wyatt   Vocals,Musician,Group Member
Staffan Findin   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Gustav Ejstes   Autoharp
Thomas Hedlund   Drums
Lykke Li   Vocals
Nils Törnqvist   Drums
Pontus Winnberg   Vocals,Musician,Group Member
Fredrik Syberg   Strings
Christian Karlsson   Vocals,Musician,Group Member
Svante Halldin   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Axel Sjöstedt   Trumpet
Sabina Sandri Olsson   Strings
Pär Lindqvist   Strings
Natalie Migdal   Strings

Technical Credits

Nille Perned   Engineer
Andrew Wyatt   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Pontus Winnberg   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Miike Snow   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Christian Karlsson   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer

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