Happy Hour (King Missile album)

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Happy Hour
King Missile - Happy Hour.jpg
Studio album by King Missile
Released December 15, 1992
Genre
Length 60:00
Label Atlantic
Producer Kramer, Steve Watson, King Missile
King Missile chronology
The Way to Salvation
(1991)The Way to Salvation1991
Happy Hour
(1992)
King Missile
(1994)King Missile1994
Singles from Happy Hour
  1. "Detachable Penis"
    Released: 1992
  2. "Martin Scorsese"
    Released: 1992
  3. "(Why Are We) Trapped?"
    Released: 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer Guide (choice cut)[3]
Entertainment Weekly A[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]
Spin Alternative Record Guide 8/10[6]

Happy Hour is the fifth album by avant-garde band King Missile, and the band's second for Atlantic Records. It was released on December 15, 1992.

The album is exactly one hour long, hence the title.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by John S. Hall.

  1. untitled track – 0:11
  2. "Sink" (Hall, Roger Murdock, Dave Rick, Chris Xefos) – 3:00
  3. "Martin Scorsese" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 1:57
  4. "(Why Are We) Trapped?" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 4:30
  5. "It's Saturday" (Hall, Murdock) – 2:33
  6. "VvV (VulvaVoid)" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 3:24
  7. "Metanoia" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 3:20
  8. "Detachable Penis" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 3:22
  9. "Take Me Home" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 6:16
  10. "Ed" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 6:01
  11. "Anywhere" (Hall, Rick) – 3:33
  12. "The Evil Children" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 5:47
  13. "Glass" – 0:23
  14. "And" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 2:49
  15. "King Murdock" (Murdock, Rick) – 0:54
  16. "I'm Sorry" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 3:03
  17. "Heaven" (Hall, Murdock) – 3:14
  18. "Happy Hour" (Hall, Murdock, Rick, Xefos) – 5:39

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/happy-hour-mw0000092782
  2. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Happy Hour - King Missile". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-12-08. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. p. 163. ISBN 9780312245603. 
  4. ^ Ali, Lorraine (1993-02-12). "Happy Hour". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2017-12-08. 
  5. ^ Harris, Michael C. (1993-03-18). "King Missile: Happy Hour : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2017-12-08. 
  6. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 9780679755746.