4×4=12

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4×4=12
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 6, 2010
Recorded2007–10
GenreElectro house, progressive house, dubstep
Length1:16:01
Label
ProducerJoel Zimmerman
deadmau5 chronology
For Lack of a Better Name
(2009)
4×4=12
(2010)
Album Title Goes Here
(2012)
Singles from 4×4=12
  1. "Some Chords"
    Released: May 3, 2010
  2. "Animal Rights"
    Released: September 6, 2010
  3. "Sofi Needs a Ladder"
    Released: November 1, 2010
  4. "Right This Second"
    Released: November 14, 2010
  5. "Bad Selection"
    Released: November 21, 2010
  6. "Raise Your Weapon"
    Released: May 23, 2011

4×4=12 is the fifth studio album by Canadian electronica artist, deadmau5. 4×4=12 was released on 6 December 2010 worldwide and was released on 7 December 2010 in the United States.

The name of the album is a reference to a moment on deadmau5's Ustream channel when he was explaining his live set up for shows and said, 'Yeah, it's in four banks of four, and that equals 16,' and they were like, 'Dude, that's 12'! Everyone started saying it over and over again, and it just caught on."[1]

The album featured the singles "Some Chords", "Animal Rights" with Wolfgang Gartner, "Sofi Needs a Ladder" featuring SOFI and "Raise Your Weapon" featuring Greta Svabo Bech of Picture Book.

The album received a Nomination for Best Dance/Electronica Album at the 54th Grammy Awards.

Songs[change | change source]

No. Title Length
1. "Some Chords"    
2. "Sofi Needs a Ladder" (featuring and co-written by SOFI)  
3. "A City in Florida"    
4. "Bad Selection" (co-written by Chester Deitz aka DJ Aero)  
5. "Animal Rights" (with Wolfgang Gartner)  
6. "I Said (Michael Woods Remix)" (with Chris Lake and remixed by Michael Woods)  
7. "Cthulhu Sleeps"    
8. "Right This Second"    
9. "Raise Your Weapon" (featuring Greta Svabo Bech from Picture Book and co-written by Sonny Moore and Cydney Sheffield)  
10. "One Trick Pony" (featuring and co-written by SOFI)  
11. "Everything Before"    

References[change | change source]

  1. "Deadmau5, '4x4=12' -- 2010 New Album Preview". AOL Music. Retrieved 2012-12-25.