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|Studio album by Thirsty Merc|
|Released||18 June 2010|
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|Singles from Mousetrap Heart|
Mousetrap Heart is the third studio album release by Australian rock band Thirsty Merc. It was released on 18 June 2010, through Warner Music Australia. The title track was released as the first single on 21 May 2010. The album marks the band's first release with guitarist Matt Smith, since joining the band just after the departure of Sean Carey earlier in the year.
Thirsty Merc are an Australian pop rock band formed in 2002 by Rai Thistlethwayte, Phil Stack, Karl Robertson (drums), and Matthew Baker (guitar). In 2004 Baker was replaced by Sean Carey who was, in turn, replaced by Matt Smith in 2010. Thirsty Merc have released one extended play, First Work, and four studio albums: Thirsty Merc, Slideshows, Mousetrap Heart and Shifting Gears. The band have sold over 200,000 albums, toured extensively around Australia, and received national radio airplay for their tracks.
"Mousetrap Heart" (21-5-2010)
"Kiss Me Away"
"Tommy and Krista" (3-9-2010)
"All My Life" (released to radio and provided a music video but not yet confirmed as official single)
All songs written by Rai Thistlethwayte.
|Australian ARIA Albums Chart||14|
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