Why it feels so good to feel so sad. [Bridge] It the decreases the player visibilty during foggy and rainy weather. [15] Manson explained that the song was "a dig at ourselves because we like records that don't make us feel very happy, and at this so-called 'alternative' scene of 'we're so weird and more wonderful than everybody else'". The song was recorded at the band's own recording studio, Smart Studios, in Madison, Wisconsin, and became known for its tongue-in-cheek lyrics parodying the typically angst-filled themes of mid-nineties alternative rock genre. [71] In 2006, The Pretenders played the song with Shirley Manson at VH1 Decades Rock Live!. (Pour your misery down) Obviously we prefer rain! [6][50] Garbage made their US TV debut performing "Only Happy When It Rains" on Saturday Night Special on April 27[51] as the song peaked at #54 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. (Pour some misery down on me) You can keep me company It's a song for people that know what it is like to live on the dark side of life. Pour your misery down I'm only happy when it rains sono felice solo quando è complicato. Hot, sunny days often sap my strength and leave me lethargic. (Pour some misery down on me) The single was issued on CD single and cassette, backed with "Driving Lesson" and a house remix of album track "Dog New Tricks",[47][56] both of which had been recorded by the band earlier in the year. The opening for "Only Happy When It Rains", showcasing the bleak lyrics and minimalistic music arrangement. [45] On February 20, Almo Sounds issued a commercial single for "Only Happy" in two formats, CD maxi and cassette single,[46] backed with "Girl Don't Come" and "Sleep" as b-sides. "Only Happy When It Rains" is an alternative rock song written and produced by alternative rock band Garbage for their self-titled debut studio album (1995). I feel good when things are going wrong I'm only happy when it's complicated. (Pour your misery down) Butch Vig said: “Only Happy When It Rains” was about what happened with grunge and the angst-filled thing which has dominated the American alternative rock scene. Garbage rounded out the promotional work for the track by performing "Only Happy When It Rains" at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards on June 8. I'm only happy when it rains I feel good when things are going wrong I only listen to the sad, sad songs I'm only happy when it rains I only smile in the dark My only comfort is the night gone black I didn't accidentally tell you that I'm only happy when it rains You'll get the message by the time I'm through When I complain about me and you [41], In United States, after multiple stations began playlisting "Only Happy When It Rains" from mid-December 1995,[42] Almo Sounds officially serviced the track to alternative radio at the start of January 1996. Possibly to remember what it felt like to have more than 20-square feet in which to sleep, eat, live, repeat. The promotional video for "Only Happy When It Rains" was filmed in mid-January 1996 in Los Angeles by director Samuel Bayer, simultaneously with the video for single "Stupid Girl". (Pour) Only Happy When It Rains Lyrics. I'm only happy when it rains I feel good when things are going wrong I only listen to the sad, sad songs I'm only happy when it rains. Only Happy When It Rains by Misery Loves Co. I'm only happy when it rains / I'm only happy when it's complicated We have an official Only Happy When It Rains tab made by UG professional guitarists. [Verse 1] I’m Only Happy When It Rains. [72] In 2007, Metallica covered the song during an acoustic performance at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit show. "Only Happy When It Rains" also appeared in the 2019 movie Captain Marvel. [16] The original design for the vinyl was for the sleeve to be made from wood, or corrugated cardboard, with wing-nuts in each corner like a flower-press. (Pour your misery down) Pour your misery down on me "[26] Alastair Mabbot, writing for The List, described the song as "Spitting Image's notion of alternative rock". I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it rains And though I know you can't appreciate it. Lately, after everyone has gone to bed and it’s just me and my cat Franny, I’ve been putting on soundtracks of thunderstorms and playing them in the background while reading online. (Pour some misery down on me) You know I love it when the news is bad. [6] In Europe, where it was the fourth single from Garbage, "Only Happy" followed the success of "Stupid Girl", by reaching the top ten European Alternative Rock airplay charts over the summer of 1996. I'm riding high upon a deep depression I'm only happy when it rains (pour some misery down on me) I'm only happy when it rains (pour some misery down on me) I'm only happy when it rains (pour some misery down on me) I'm only happy when it rains (pour some misery down on me) [68] The "Only Happy When It Rains" video was uploaded to VEVO in 2013. [74] In 2017, New Years Day and Lzzy Hale from Halestorm covered the song at Alternative Press Music Awards. [Chorus] [10] Bass on "Only Happy When It Rains" was played by Mike Kashou, and additional percussion by Pauli Ryan. [9] A three-part story featured in the DC comic book Catwoman in 1993, written by Devin Grayson and illustrated by Jim Balent, was titled after the song. [Verse 3] I’ve always loved overcast and rainy days. The video ends with inter-cut footage of Manson joining the children on the field. You wanna hear about my new obsession? [60] Following the band's performance at the Lowlands Festival, the single was a success in the Netherlands, peaking at #34 on the Dutch Top 40 and #36 on the Single Top 100. In his review of the single, Patrick Brennan of Hot Press declared "Only Happy When It Rains" his Single of the Fortnight, writing: "It's hugely refreshing to come across a song which celebrates all those sad moments of loneliness that can be so life affirming",. "[17] Garbage said they referenced both the title of The Jesus and Mary Chain song "Happy When It Rains" (1987) and Manson's own Scottish psyche. – 2.8. [24] A reviewer for Kerrang! [Outro] But with all of the rain in 2018 and again to start of 2019 it really is starting to feel as if one main characteristics of golf course maintenance is Navy Architecture as opposed to Agronomy. [23] Billboard's Larry Flick described the song as "solid all the way through", praising the overall production. I'm only happy when it rains Pour your misery down Pour your misery down on me Pour your misery down Pour your misery down on me You know I love it when the news is bad. Pour your misery down I'm only happy when it's complicated. [18] Lyrically, Manson described "Only Happy When It Rains" as "about wanting love but knowing life will always get in the way... yet not being obliterated by that. In 2000, comedic musician Richard Cheese performed a lounge arrangement of the song on his album Lounge Against the Machine. [64] The music video debuted in the United States on February 12, 1996,[65] where it was playlisted immediately by MTV[66] as a "Buzz clip", which would guarantee heavy rotation on their network. When "Only Happy When It Rains" was remastered in 2007 for Garbage's greatest hits album Absolute Garbage,[20] it had to be reverse engineered from a damaged backup DAT as the analog masters for the debut album had been lost. I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it's complicated And though I know you can't appreciate it I'm only happy when it rains You know I love it when the news is bad And why it feels so good to feel so sad I'm only happy when it rains Pour your misery down, pour your misery down on me This pressing was limited to 5,000 copies. Pour your misery down on me Pour your misery down The song was recorded at the band's own recording studio, Smart Studios, in Madison, Wisconsin, and became known for its tongue-in-cheek lyrics parodying the typically angst-filled themes of mid-nineties alternative rock genre. "[32] At the end of 1995, Melody Maker rated "Only Happy When It Rains" the 49th best Song of the Year, writing up: "In a year of sunny Britpop, reservoir supplies of ironic bubblegum pop-noir were dangerously low. '96)", "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100", "Official Rock & Metal Singles Chart Top 40", "Garbage Chart History (Alternative Airplay)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Only_Happy_When_It_Rains&oldid=997158918, Singlechart usages for Billboardalternativesongs, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Recorded at Smart Studios in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 07:13. I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it's complicated And though I know you can't appreciate it I'm only happy when it rains You know I love it when the news is bad And why it feels so good to feel so sad I'm only happy when it rains Pour your misery down, pour your misery down on me Pour your misery down, pour your misery down on me One of the most recognizable songs by Garbage, “Only Happy When It Rains” was released as the second single to promote Garbage’s self-titled album in the UK. [6] On June 16, 1996, "Only Happy When It Rains" debuted on the ARIA singles chart and spent nine weeks in the top 100, peaking at n#80. (Pour your misery down) "Only Happy When It Rains" is an alternative rock song written and produced by alternative rock band Garbage for their self-titled debut studio album (1995). And though I know you can't appreciate it. [12] The mix was noted for Manson's voice being at the same volume as the instruments; in mainstream pop, the lead vocal is usually louder than the instruments. I’m only happy when it rains. In the United States, the single built upon the success of "Queer" at alternative radio and in early 1996 charted strongly on the Hot 100. I didn't accidentally tell you that Pour your misery down on me [73] In 2010, The I.M.F.s (Bernard Fowler, Stevie Salas, T. M. Stevens and Dave Abruzzese) played a funk/soul version of the song at Rockpalast. (Pour some misery down on me) [63] As Almo Sounds thought "Only Happy When It Rains" would be more successful, the video was given a higher budget than the video for "Stupid Girl". I only listen to the sad, sad songs See more ideas about rain, love rain, dancing in the rain. Sure, LEGO enthusiasts … But when the sky is gray and dark I feel energized and more creative. (Pour some misery down on me) I'm only happy when it rains Photo-realism is very hard to achieve when you also include LEGO minifigures as the protagonists. [75][76] New Years Day would later include a studio version of the cover featuring Hale on their 2018 EP Diary of a Creep. More than anything, it’s good for the nature of the island. I'm only happy when it rains. [11] In the latter stages of the album's recording, Garbage mixed "Only Happy When It Rains" twice before it was sent for mastering. In a 2015 interview with Cuepoint, Shirley said: I love Metallica and am mildly obsessed with James [Hetfield] and in another world I’m convinced we would have been man and wife. "Only Happy When It Rains" appeared in the Homicide: Life On The Street episode "White Lies" and in an 1999 episode of The X-Files entitled "Terms of Endearment". [27], In reviews for the debut album, Robert Yates of Q wrote that there was "a nice self-deflating Morrissey touch to [the song]",[28] while Jackie Hinden of Hot Press felt that "Only Happy When It Rains" was "like a Pretenders for the nineties". [9], "Only Happy When It Rains" was written and recorded between March 1994 and May 1995. I'm only happy when it rains Check out the tab » I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it rains is a tier 1 skill of the stalker skill tree. It became Garbage's breakthrough single in the United Kingdom, where it became the first Garbage single to chart in the Top 40. [22], Upon both the release of Garbage and of "Only Happy When It Rains" as a single, the song received a positive reception from music journalists. [21] The original master tapes were found a few years later. It’s amazing how calming it is for me. I recently got around to playing Bend Studio’s Days Gone, as I wanted a grounded open world to explore and live in for a while. (Pour some misery down on me) I’m only happy when it rains… Miss W reveals why she is feeling particularly chipper for the end of August We’ve just had a couple of days of EPIC stormy weather here on the white isle, and I have to admit I am feeling particularly chipper. e anche se so che non puoi apprezzarlo. And though I know you can't appreciate it It’s so hot for the majority of the year here, that we should be embracing every last drop of water that hits our land, hills, forests, farms, plants, gardens and crops. And why it feels so good to feel so sad [70] Actress Katerina Graham recorded a pop rock cover for use in The Vampire Diaries' second season episode "The Sacrifice". Pour your misery down. However, she seemed to have softened her opinion about it in later years. [Verse 4] [39] At the end of the month, Garbage made their debut live appearance to perform the single on Top of the Pops,[40] providing momentum for the album Garbage to debut on the UK Albums Chart at #12. Wyświetl cały tekst I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it's complicated And though I know you can't appreciate it I'm only happy when it rains You know I…. [Verse 2] I'm only happy when it rains [Verse 1] I'm only happy when it rains. The music video was directed by Samuel Bayer over the course of three days. This burst of mocking miserablism helped". The result is awesome,"[25] and a reviewer for Music Week stated that "Shirley Manson's vocals veer between fuzzy darkness, grinding catchy and crystal brilliance. I'm only happy when it rains. I'm only happy when it rains [65], The "Only Happy When It Rains" video was first commercially released – along with out-take footage shot while filming – on VHS and Video-CD on 1996's Garbage Video. But there are a few things the rain in Ibiza IS good for. [57] A month later, the song debuted at #42 on the New Zealand singles chart, peaking the following week at 38th.[58]. [33] The track has been described as Garbage's signature song,[34][35] and in 2000 was ranked as 69th in a list of 100 Greatest Pop Songs Of All Time jointly compiled by Rolling Stone and MTV. I’m Only Happy When it Rains. All formats were backed with two new tracks recorded specifically for the single: "Girl Don't Come" and "Sleep". [36], Initially, Mushroom Records had scheduled "Queer" to be the lead single for the UK release of the debut album Garbage, matching the single release strategy internationally. With us there’s self-deprecation, we have to poke fun at ourselves because we’re so incredibly obsessive about the songs and the lyrics, which makes us filled with self-loathing, hurhur. "Only Happy When It Rains" was a single released from Garbage's 1995 self-titled debut album. I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it rains The nuts would have to have been unscrewed to find the vinyl disc inside - between ten layers of different types of cardboard.[16]. You'll get the message by the time I'm through (Pour some misery down on me) Pour some misery down on me (I'm only happy when it rains) Pour some misery down on me (I'm only happy when it rains) Pour some misery down on me (I'm only happy when it rains) Pour some misery down on me It was such an extraordinarily strange choice for him and it was a real honor for us. Its chord progressions are G#m–F#–E–C#m–E–F# in the verses and C#-F#-A-B in the chorus. Pour your misery down By the end of its first week, "Only Happy" had been added by thirty-five stations, in addition to the nine who jumped the release date. It's about devotion but a different kind—a devotion to the truth and to freedom... and to hell with the consequences."[19]. It has been covered by multiple artists, including metal legends Metallica, was featured as a playable track in the video game Guitar Hero 5,[8] and licensed to appear in episodes of nineties television shows such as Homicide: Life on the Street and The X-Files and in 2019, featured on the soundtrack of the movie Captain Marvel. 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(Pour some misery down on me) This song was written somewhat spur-of-the-moment when the band was sitting around playing acoustic guitars. [38] Mushroom issued the single on a limited-edition 7" vinyl, CD and cassette on September 18, 1995. [4], Replacing "Queer" at the last-minute as the lead-in single for the debut album, "Only Happy When It Rains" was the band's breakthrough track in the United Kingdom, receiving positive reviews from the music press and strong support from BBC Radio One. My only comfort is the night gone black (Pour some misery down on me) sono felice solo quando piove. May 13, 2020 - Explore Jamie B's board "I'm Only Happy When It Rains" on Pinterest. This is all well and good, but there’s only so many games of Uno one can play in an afternoon (BTW that number is 37.) By playing the song in "Career Mode", a virtual avatar of Shirley Manson could be unlocked for use elsewhere within the game.[8]. The b-side of the vinyl was pressed with a double-groove, so that either "Girl Don't Come" or "Sleep" played depending on where the stylus landed; the songs were shorter on the vinyl than they were on the CD or cassette formats to accommodate both on one side of the disc. 125 likes. I'm only happy when it rains. I'm only happy when it rains You want to hear about my new obsession I'm riding high upon a deep depression I'm only happy when it rains. In a 1998 interview, Manson said it was her least favourite Garbage video in spite of really appreciating the director. (Pour your misery down) [16] "Only Happy When It Rains" was quickly picked up by radio, and was C-listed by Radio One,[37] and reached number 47 on the airplay chart. I'm only happy when it's complicated In 2015, an early demo mix of "Only Happy When It Rains" was included as a previously unreleased bonus track on Garbage (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition). sono felice solo quando piove. [43] The track gained another eighteen stations the following week, and increased its playcount by almost 500 plays[44] and a week later debuted on the Billboard Modern Rock chart. 327)", Charts.nz – Garbage – Only Happy When It Rains", Dutchcharts.nl – Garbage – Only Happy When It Rains", "Only happy when It Rains / director, Samuel Bayer", "Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains (Official Video)", "Watch New Years Day perform with Halestorm's Lzzy Hale at the 2017 APMAs", "APMAs 2017 Performance: New Years Day and Halestorm's Lzzy Hale", "New Years Day covers Pantera, Linkin Park, Garbage classics on 'Diary of a Creep' EP", "New Years Day salute influences With 'Diary of a Creep' EP, Prep for January Tour", "The X-Files: "Terms Of Endearment" / Millennium: "Through A Glass Darkly, "Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 27 Oct 1996", Top RPM Rock/Alternative Tracks: Issue 2912, "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (NR. March 19, 2018 March 15, 2018 by Ryan Davison. Pour your misery down on me Pour your misery down Levels [edit | edit source] I only smile in the dark [47] On March 26, Almo serviced a new single remix of "Only Happy When It Rains" (which muted the synths) to Top 40 radio. [Chorus] Garbage combine a slightly sinister acidic approach with an infectious melodic atmosphere and an alternative punch. It is only our hope in the golf world that one of the band’s first singles “I’m only happy when it rains” does not become our anthem. [17], The video begins a short prologue sequence with several children dressed in animal costumes playing in an overcast field, before cutting to Garbage upon the commencement of the song. [5] The music video made MTV's next-big-thing Buzz Bin category, helping "Only Happy When It Rains" to cross over to Top 40 radio formats, and propelling the album Garbage from being a It was written in sessions with band members Duke Erikson, Shirley Manson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig in Marker's basement recording studio, and recorded at Smart Studios in Madison, Wisconsin. I'm only happy when it rains And though I know you can't appreciate it. 180 vikuna 27.7. Others have seized the opportunity to use these rainy days for family bonding and togetherness. I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it's complicated And though I know you can't appreciate it I'm only happy when it rains You know I love it when the news is bad Why it feels so good to feel so sad? I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it rains. [79] The song was going to appear in the 1997 movie Nightwatch (along with "Supervixen"), but they got replaced by different songs in the final cut. [13] The song is in the key of G# minor, the time signature of 4/4, and at a tempo of 120 beats per minute. As long as you don't care It started with the line, “I’m only happy when it rains,” and was built around the opening lyric. I'm riding high upon a deep depression [49] Almo's marketing partner, Geffen, was at this point committed to working "Only Happy When It Rains" up to be a sizable hit. (Pour your misery down) [6] Thirteen stations initially playlisted the single remix,[48] rising to fifty by the end of the following month. I'm only happy when it rains. Across Europe, Mushroom Records international distributor BMG released "Only Happy When It Rains" in two formats, a two-track card sleeve CD single with "Dog New Tricks",[59] or a four-track maxi single with "Dog New Tricks", a remix of "Stupid Girl" by Red Snapper and a remix of "Queer" by Danny Saber. I’m not an outdoors person (too many bugs) and I’m perfectly happy keeping myself company (a self-proclaimed introvert.) [29] Caroline Sullivan of The Guardian described the song as "perversely pretty",[30] while Leo Finlay of Music Week compared the song to Mazzy Star, and that it "employs the current hip status of country music to devastating effect". I'm only happy when it rains You'll wanna hear about my new obsession. At last minute, it was decided to release "Only Happy When It Rains" as a single ahead of the album, with "Queer" rescheduled to later in 1995. [14], Marker explained the song's bleak lyrics as a mockery of the angsty "wearing your heart on your sleeve thing" prevalent in mid-1990s alternative rock songs, as well as a self-deprecating reference to Garbage's own dark lyrics. (Pour some misery down on me) I’m Only Happy When it Rains. This resulted in some discernible differences in the remaster. I'm only happy when it's complicated. Pour your misery down on me [16] Vig added that "'Only Happy When It Rains' was "about what happened with grunge and the angst-filled thing which has dominated the American alternative rock scene... With us there's self-deprecation, we have to poke fun at ourselves because we're so incredibly obsessive about the songs and the lyrics, which makes us filled with self-loathing, hurhur. [52] In mid-May, "Only Happy When It Rains" peaked at #16 on the alternative charts[53] and at #55 on the Hot 100, eventually spending twenty weeks on the chart. I'm only happy when it rains At the last minute, Vig decided to make the guitar tracks louder; he later claimed the song still didn't sound the way he heard it in his head. Lyrically, it’s a tongue-in-cheek take on the gloomy lyrics of earlier 90s rock songs. [67] A remastered version of the video was later included on Garbage's 2007 greatest hits DVD Absolute Garbage[20] and made available as a digital download via online music services the same year. I'm only happy when it rains I'm only happy when it's complicated And though I know you can't appreciate it I'm only happy when it rains You know I love it when the news is bad And why it feels so good to feel so sad I'm only happy when it rains [Chorus] Pour your misery down When I complain about me and you Continuing their theme of collectible 7" vinyl releases, which had seen "Vow" packaged in an aluminium sleeve and "Subhuman" in black rubber, Mushroom packaged the 7" format for "Only Happy When It Rains" in a "Prismaboard" (rain-effect) die-cut card sleeve, with a hologram logo sticker on the inner jacket. Read or print original Only Happy When It Rains lyrics 2020 updated! ! The song was notoriously covered by Metallica in 2007 at Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit. (Pour some misery down on me) [61][62] "Only Happy When It Rains" began to be playlisted by a number of radio stations across the continent, eventually reaching #8 on the European alternatvie rock chart by September 1996.

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