This Is Happening

This Is Happening (LCD Soundsystem)

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This Is Happening is the third and final album from LCD Soundsystem. The album was released in the UK on May 17, 2010 and in the US on May 18, 2010. The album was recorded over the course of 2009 and early 2010 in the famed Mansion. April saw the release of the first official single "Drunk Girls" with an accompanying music video directed by Spike Jonze.

The album is dedicated to Jerry Fuchs (1974–2009), who had performed drums live with the band on occasion as well as having a big part with other associated DFA acts.

All lyrics written by James Murphy, all music composed by LCD Soundsystem.

The album received "universal acclaim" according to review aggregator Metacritic, earning an 84/100 rating based on 38 professional reviews. The album also achieved an ADM Rating of 7.7 on another review aggregator, AnyDecentMusic?.

The album placed third in Exclaim! Magazine's annual Electronic rankings. In writing about the rumour that this may be the last LCD Soundsystem album Cam Lindsay of Exclaim! writes, "If it's the 'end of an era,' at least he left us with his best.". The album was named 2nd best of 2010 by Pitchfork Media. link This album was number 10 on Rolling Stone's list of the 30...

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