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For Lack of a Better Name

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For Lack of a Better Name
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 22, 2009 (North America)
October 5, 2009 (Worldwide)
GenreProgressive house, electro house, tech house, trance
LabelMau5trap/VRA/Ultra (U.S.)
EMI (U.K.)
ProducerJoel Zimmerman (for Three Six Zero Group)
deadmau5 chronology
It Sounds Like
For Lack of a Better Name
At Play Vol. 2

For Lack of a Better Name is the fourth studio album by the Canadian electronica artist, deadmau5. It was first released on 22 September 2009 in North America by Ultra Records and deadmau5's record label Mau5trap and worldwide on 5 October 2009 by Virgin Records

The album featured the hit singles "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" featuring Rob Swire and "Strobe", which was featured in an episode of Epic Meal Time which deadmau5 guest starred in. The songs "FML" and "Hi Friend!" were both featured in an episode of Gossip Girl which deadmau5 also appeared on.

The song "Moar Ghosts 'n' Stuff" features samples from the 1957 movie The Brain from Planet Arous and the classical piece Funeral march by composer Frédéric Chopin.

Songs[change | change source]

No. Title Length
1. "FML"    
2. "Moar Ghosts 'n' Stuff"    
3. "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" (featuring and co-written by Rob Swire)  
4. "Hi Friend!" (featuring MC Flipside)  
5. "Bot"    
6. "Word Problems"    
7. "Soma"    
8. "Lack of a Better Name"    
9. "The 16th Hour"    
10. "Strobe"    

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