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Artist Playlist - Happyness' "Songs that hurt the most"

Artist Playlist - Happyness' "Songs that hurt the most"
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London trio Happyness have just unveiled a new track You Come To Kill Me?! (below) from their new Anything I Do Is All Right EP (out 1 September). With a series of UK dates this month with Dpeedy Ortiz and festival slots at Greenman (15 August) and Reading & Leeds (23-24), the high-rated newcomers – Jonny Allan, Benji Compston and Ashley Cooper – have continued the violent theme of their new song by putting together a Playlist featuring the “songs that hurt the most” both physically and romantically. Bandages and hankies at the ready…

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Daniel Johnston – Harley Man

Jonny Allan: “Because he was never really sober enough to feel the pain of being an asshole.”

Adam Green – No Legs

Benji Compston: “It’s either a beautiful demented love song or a scary fucking threat.”

Sonic Youth – Poison Arrow

BC: “Who who who who?”

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CSS – Knife

Ashley Cooper: “CSS covering Grizzly Bear. Those things are sharp.”

Hall and Oates – ManEater

JA: “Ever seen that film Teeth?”

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Sparklehorse – Babies On The Sun

AC: “Because it’s hot up there.”

Tom Waits – King Kong

BC: “Tom Waits’ version of Daniel Johnston’s version of the well-known love story. It’s got to hurt when you hit the pavement from 104 stories up.”

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Wilco – Via Chicago

JA: “As opening lines go…”

Brenda Holloway – Every Little Bit Hurts

AC: “Needs no explanation – a really great song. Apparently she hated it.”

For more head to Facebook.com/Happynessmusic.


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