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For Lack of a Better Name
Studio album by Deadmau5
Released September 22, 2009 United States October 5, 2009 Global
Genre Progressive house, Electro house
Length 66:02
Label Mau5trap Recordings, Virgin Records, EMI Records, Ultra Records (in the U.S.)
Producer Deadmau5 for and on behalf of the Three Six Zero Group
Professional reviews
Deadmau5 chronology
It Sounds Like
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For Lack of a Better Name is the title of a compilation album[1] by the electronic dance music artist Deadmau5. This album is the follow-up to his album Random Album Title, and features a more diverse style of music. Deadmau5 collaborates with MC Flipside on "Hi Friend!", and with Pendulum's Rob Swire on "Ghosts n Stuff". The album was released on September 22, 2009 in the United States and was released globally on October 5, 2009. [2] Digital copies via Beatport, and the iTunes Store were released in a variety of countries on September 22 with the physical release.

A video for the song "Ghosts n Stuff" was released in August 2009. This marked the first official video for a song by Deadmau5.

"Moar Ghosts n Stuff" contains a voice sample from the film The Brain from Planet Arous; "After I'm gone, your Earth will be free to live out it's miserable span of existence, as one of my satellites, and that's how it's going to be...".

An unmixed version of the album was released on October 20, 2009.

Track listing[3]

  1. "FML" - 6:38
  2. "Moar Ghosts 'n' Stuff" - 4:30 (Chopin's Piano Sonata #2)
  3. "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" (featuring Rob Swire) - 4:12
  4. "Hi Friend!" (featuring MC Flipside) - 5:15
  5. "Bot" - 5:22
  6. "Word Problems" - 7:48
  7. "Soma" - 6:07
  8. "Lack of a Better Name" - 6:58
  9. "The 16th Hour" - 9:29
  10. "Strobe" - 10:37

Chart positions

Chart (2009) Peak
Australian Albums Chart[4] 49
Canadian Albums Chart[5] 62
UK Albums Chart[6] 19
U.S. Dance/Electronic Albums[7] 14




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