Only Happy When It Rains — Garbage

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Incredibly, to me at least, “Only Happy When It Rains” by Garbage is almost 30 years old. Released in 1995, it made the UK Top 30 and has become one of the band’s best known songs.

While not their biggest hit — in most of the world that was “Stupid Girl” — “Only Happy When It Rains” resonates more with me than the rest of the Garbage back catalogue.



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