National 69 Day RBGFE Social Media Happiness received mixed reviews from music critics. The album debuted at number four on the UK Albums Chart , selling 25, copies in its first week  —the fastest-selling debut album of by a band in the United Kingdom.
Happiness has sold , copies in the UK  and over two million copies worldwide. It was previously released as the band's debut single in Denmark on 3 May According to lead singer Theo Hutchcraft, the song is about two extremes, "the first being a man who wants to kill himself and the second being love at first sight.
It reached the top 10 in Austria, Denmark and Switzerland. The album's sixth single, " Illuminated ", was released on 1 May as a double A-side with a re-release of "Better Than Love". Happiness received positive to mixed reviews from music critics. At Metacritic , which assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 58, based on 9 reviews, which indicates "mixed or average reviews".
Sam Shepherd of musicOMH gave the album three stars out of five and said that "there's a melancholy seam that runs throughout the album that, in conjunction with the polished production, succeeds in achieving a glacial grandeur to each of these songs" and noticed that "appalling ballads in the shape of 'The Water' and 'Unspoken' will almost certainly be overlooked in favour of the classy sounds of 'Wonderful Life' or the glorious pulsing anthem of 'Better Than Love'".
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Are you listening Mr. Have owned this album since it first came out and it's still getting regular plays particularly by my partner. The 80s synth sound is what the album is about so why criticise it. Great tunes which get the foot tapping and a coup to get Kylie involved. I have seen the band twice first in when they were very much like the Pet Shop Boys with the suit and standing centre stage BUT then saw them again in Limehouse London last year and boy have they moved on with the live act.
Strong rocking performance with full band supporting them - brilliant. Bought this as already had happiness album but not the deluxe edition and wow I love the songs that's missing from original album and love the dvd more. It's very rare now-a-days to have an album which is full of wall-to-wall hits; especially from a debuting band but this is one of those exceptions. I absolutely love this duo and this album. Best track They're all brilliant - Buy it today and you will not be disappointed.
This will be in the car for the next 6 months for sure and could possibly be album of the year. When's the tour!?! See all reviews from the United Kingdom. Top international reviews.
Translate all reviews to English. Thank you for your feedback. Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again. Translate review to English. Ich kannte nur "wonderful life" und "Stay". Beider ganz tolle Lieder. Aber das Album bietet deutlich mehr. Che dire, un cd fantastico Questa versione deluxe completa inoltre il tutto con varie tracce bonus. Silver Lining 2.
Wonderful Life das kennt ja sicher jeder Evelyn 9. Devotion - Hurts Feat. Kylie Minogue. Happiness is the excellent debut from this British duo. It's filled with well-crafted melancholic pop songs that alternate between synth-propulsed beats and gorgeous ballads. Better Than Love.
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