Happy Ending
by Mika

Album: Life In Cartoon Motion (2007)
Charted: 7

Songfacts®:

  • Mika described the story behind the song in an interview with the Sun newspaper February 2, 2007: "It's about a few things. In a way, it's a kind of sad break-up song like 'My Interpretation.' But, at the same time, it's about a lot of other things. I'll never forget when I was actually recording this song in Los Angeles, I would take this drive from where I was staying to the studio, which wasn't in the city and the amount of homeless people I saw on the way was absolutely shocking. Those horrible images of homelessness that I would see every morning really connected with that song. So it just comes to show you that a bright song in a certain mindset had a meaning that really evolves and changes as time goes by. I think that it is very important that other listeners find their own meaning to songs. So many people are very openly suggestive to the point of being abstract. It's the most powerful thing when that becomes the song."

Comments: 3

  • Kate from Wollongong, AustraliaA few years ago, one of my classmates at school died (aged 13) and this song was played at her funeral. I still cry every time I hear it. Lovely song, though.
  • Kami from New York City, NyI just watched a video on youtube and it made me cry. If you are a harry potter fan, you will really feel bad for snape. http://youtube.com/watch?v=uvC-jzHTA2U
  • Kami from New York City, NyI love this song. I don't know why. The tune is relly relaxing and cool
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