Label: Universal Records - UMD73120 • Format: CD Album • Country: Australia • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: J-pop, Indie Rock
Happy Hour is a album by the Japanese rock trio Shonen Knife. The cover artwork is by Yoshitomo Nara. Ahead of the album's release, "Banana Chips," was released as an official single.
A music video for the song was released. It is animated, and features the members Ponad Tym Wszystkim - Zarys Zdarzeń - 2011 Shonen Knife as animated performers, performing for a crowd of bananas.
Allmusicin their review of "Happy Hour," stated that the song held "fast to" the Dolly - Shonen Knife - Happy Hour "usual obsessions,"  while PopMatters called the track "frolicking. The album garnered mixed reviews upon its release. PopMatters ' Sarah Zupko praised the album and said that " Happy Hour is rolicking frolick through bubblegum pop culture—all perfect pop melodies, shiny choruses, and songs about cookies, hot chocolate, sushi, and banana chips," concluding that "this record is one helluva guilty pleasure.
All songs written by Naoko Yamano, except where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shonen Knife. Album of the Year.
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