Happiness

Album: West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Guitarist Serge Pizzorno told Q magazine May 2009: "I wrote this when I was 20. It just felt like a good way to end the album. It's got a real Lou Reed, Perfect Day sound."
  • This uplifting track features a gospel choir and handclaps. In an interview with the New Musical Express January 17, 2009, Pizzorno told how gospel singers were recruited in Los Angeles to get this song a "sound like Elvis' Sun recordings."

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