To the Happy Few

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To the Happy Few
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 6, 2013 (2013-08-06)
Genre Noise pop, shoegaze
Label Captured Tracks
Medicine chronology
The Mechanical Forces of Love
To the Happy Few
Home Everywhere
Singles from To the Happy Few
  1. "Long As The Sun"
    Released: April 9, 2013 [1]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic 77/100 [2]
Review scores
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Consequence of Sound Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [4]
Exclaim! 8/10 [5]
NME 7/10 [6]
Pitchfork (7.2/10) [7]

To the Happy Few is the fifth studio album by American rock band Medicine, released in August 2013 by the Captured Tracks label.

Track listing

1."Long as the Sun"5:13
2."It's Not Enough"3:17
3."Burn It"4:09
4."Holy Crimes"3:17
5."The End of the Line"4:14
6."Butterfly's Out Tonight"4:26
7."All You Need to Know"3:35
8."Find Me Always"4:44
9."Pull the Trigger"3:45

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