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MIKA  - The Boy Who Knew Too Much mp3 album Performer: MIKA
Title: The Boy Who Knew Too Much
Date of release: 2009
Size MP3: 1387 mb
Size FLAC: 1622 mb
Rating: 4.4
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The Boy Who Knew Too Much is the second studio album by singer Mika. It was released on 21 September 2009, under Republic in the United States and Island in the United Kingdom. Mika worked with producer Greg Wells, who also produced his debut album Life in Cartoon Motion. The album was written in Olympic Studios, London, which began in June 2008. In September 2008 he moved to Rocket Carousel Studios, Los Angeles, where the album was recorded.

Making an album even more vibrant than Life in Cartoon Motion would have been difficult for Mika. On The Boy Who Knew Too Much, he doesn't try to top himself; instead, he reins in just enough of his debut's indulgent tendencies to let his gift for great melodies and hooks be the focus.

Auteur : Mika - Jodi Marr, Compositeurs : Mika - Jodi Marr. The Boy Who Knew Too Much (International AOBP). Auteur : Mika, Compositeurs : Mika.

THE BOY WHO KNEW TOO MUCH Produced by Mika and Greg Wells (Katy Perry, P!nk), this record is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2007's LIFE IN CARTOON MOTION, which sold over 5 million copies worldwide. The new album features guest contributions by Imogen Heap and Final Fantasy's Owen Pallett, and contains brilliant first single of the same name, "We Are Golden". Following the age-old motto "if it ain't broke, don't fix it," Mika returned to Los Angeles, where he made his first record, and loaded his recording studio with visual inspiration, toys, posters, 60's children's books, trinkets and more to create a world entirely of his own where the songs could grow.

Toy Boy' is an unexpectedly cute cabaret fantasia that nonetheless sits rather in the shadow of the Dresden Dolls' ostensibly similar (but, inevitably, much more salacious) 'Coin Operated Boy'; but he hits paydirt with 'Rain', which lurches incongruously from his favoured oeuvres - and indeed eras - drawing sustenance from the unlikely 1996-centric double whammy of 'Your Woman' and 'Seven. Why, step right up to The Resistance.

Album The Boy Who Knew Too Much.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 We Are Golden
Backing Vocals – Audrey Moukataff, Fortuné Penniman, MIKA , Paloma Penniman, The Andrae Crouch Choir*, Zuleika PennimanDrums, Bass, Percussion, Programmed By – Greg WellsGuitar – Greg Wells, Tim PierceGuitar [Additional] – Martin WaughKeyboards – Greg Wells, MIKA Recorded By – Joe Chiccerelli*, Mo Haulser*
3:58
2 Blame It On The Girls
Backing Vocals – Ida Falk Winland, MIKA Drums – Cherisse Osei, Greg WellsKeyboards – Fabien Waltmann, Greg WellsPercussion, Programmed By – Greg WellsRecorded By – Joe Chiccerelli*, Mo Haulser*
3:34
3 Rain
Backing Vocals – Chris Nicolaides, Dan Rothchild, MIKA , Martin WaughDrums, Bass, Percussion, Programmed By – Greg WellsGuitar – Tim PierceKeyboards – Greg Wells, MIKA Programmed By [Uncredited] – Stuart PriceViolin – Owen PallettWritten-By – Jodi Marr
3:44
4 Dr John
Backing Vocals – Dan Rothchild, MIKA Bass – Dan RothchildDrums, Percussion – Matt ChamberlainGuitar – Martin WaughHorns – Bill Reichenbach , Dan Higgins, Gary Grant, Jerry HeyKeyboards – Greg WellsRecorded By – Chris Nicolaides, Joe Chiccerelli*
3:44
5 I See You
Backing Vocals – MIKA Drums, Bass – Greg WellsPercussion, Programmed By, Keyboards – Greg Wells, Walter AfanasieffWritten-By – Walter Afanasieff
4:17
6 Blue Eyes
Backing Vocals – Ida Falk Winland, MIKA Drums, Bass, Guitar – Greg WellsKeyboards – MIKA Recorded By – Mo Hausler, Steven Churchyard*
2:50
7 Good Gone Girl
Backing Vocals – MIKA Drums, Bass, Guitar, Percussion – Greg WellsKeyboards – MIKA Written-By – Jodi Marr
3:02
8 Touches You
Backing Vocals – Alex Millar, Lorna Bridge, MIKA Backing Vocals [Additional] – Andrew Dermanis, Paloma PennimanDrums, Percussion – Greg Wells, Matt ChamberlainGuitar – Lyle WorkmanKeyboards – Greg Wells, MIKA Programmed By, Bass – Greg Wells
3:20
9 By The Time
Backing Vocals – Imogen Heap, MIKA Bass – Greg WellsDrums – Greg Wells, Imogen HeapKeyboards, Programmed By – Imogen HeapProducer – Imogen HeapProducer [Additional Production] – Greg Wells, MIKA Written-By – Imogen Heap
3:21
10 One Foot Boy
Backing Vocals – MIKA Drums, Bass, Keyboards, Programmed By – Greg WellsWritten-By – Rob Davis
2:59
11 Toy Boy
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – MIKA Keyboards – MIKA Recorded By – Mo Hausler, Steven Churchyard*Written-By – Jodi Marr
2:58
12 Pick Up Off The Floor
Bass, Drums, Guitar, Percussion – Greg WellsKeyboards – MIKA Strings, Arranged By – Paul Buckmaster
3:25

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Casablanca Music LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Casablanca Music LLC
  • Licensed To – Universal Island Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Mika Punch
  • Published By – Irving Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Jodi Marr Music
  • Published By – Sony / ATV Music Publishing
  • Published By – Sony/ATV Tunes LLC
  • Published By – Wallyworld Music
  • Published By – Megaphonic Ltd
  • Published By – Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – Rob Davis
  • Recorded At – Rocket Carousel Studio
  • Mixed At – Rocket Carousel Studio
  • Recorded At – Olympic Studios
  • Recorded At – Capitol Studios
  • Pressed By – EDC, Germany – 52404376

Credits

  • Design [Additional] – Alex Hutchinson
  • Illustration [Additional Illustrations] – Claire Bushe, Sophie Blackall, Zuleika Penniman
  • Illustration, Design – DaWack, MIKA , Richard Hogg
  • Management [Fuerte] – Jerry Blair, Rich Isaacson
  • Management [Machine Management] – Iain Watt
  • Mixed By – Greg Wells
  • Photography By [Still Life] – Richard Boll
  • Producer – Greg Wells (tracks: 1 to 8, 10 to 12), MIKA (tracks: 1 to 8, 10 to 12)
  • Producer [Associates] – Jodi Marr, John Merchant
  • Recorded By – Luke Tozour
  • Written-By – MIKA

Notes

Released in a clear jewel case with a barcode sticker on top of back inlay barcode.

Contains a seperate Mika 'Magic Numbers' card.

Enhanced link to access at "Mika bonus area", to watch and download exclusive performances of Dr. John, I See You & We Are Golden and join MIKA's mailing list.

Published by MIKA Puch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI);
except tracks 3, 7 and 11, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI) Jodi Marr Music/Sony/ATV Music Publishing (ASCAP);
except track 5, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI) Sony/ATV Tunes LLC/Wallyworld Music (ASCAP);
except track 9, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI) Megaphonic Limited, All rights administered by Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd;
except track 10, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI), Rob Davis (ASCAP).

All tracks recorded at Rocket Carousel Studios.
Mixed at Rocket Carousel Studios; except tracks 1 & 2 recorded at Rocket Carousel Studios Los Angeles and Olympic Studios London; track 4; tracks 6 & 11 recorded at Rocket Carousel Studios Los Angeles, Olympic Studios London and Capitol Studios Los Angeles.

℗ & © Casablanca Music LLC, under license to Universal Island Records Limited.
Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02527 12588 6
  • Barcode (Scanned): 602527125886
  • Barcode (Sticker on jewel case): 2706 9554
  • Matrix / Runout: [4 x Universal logo] 06025 271 258-8 01 + 52404376
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY EDC C
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV27
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0136
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
271 258 8 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(CD, Album, Enh) Casablanca, Island Records Group, Universal Records 271 258 8 Europe 2009
273 102 9 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(CD, Album, Ltd) Casablanca 273 102 9 Europe 2010
MIKA2CD02 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(CDr, Promo) Casablanca, Universal Island Records MIKA2CD02 UK 2009
602527272283 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(2xCD, Album, Ltd, Dig) Casablanca, Island Records Group, Universal Records 602527272283 Europe 2009
2743274 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(2xCD, Album, S/Edition) Casablanca 2743274 Asia 2010

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 We Are Golden
Backing Vocals – Audrey Moukataff, Fortuné Penniman, MIKA , Paloma Penniman, The Andrae Crouch Choir*, Zuleika PennimanDrums, Bass, Percussion, Programmed By – Greg WellsGuitar – Greg Wells, Tim PierceGuitar [Additional] – Martin WaughKeyboards – Greg Wells, MIKA Recorded By – Joe Chiccerelli*, Mo Haulser*
3:58
2 Blame It On The Girls
Backing Vocals – Ida Falk Winland, MIKA Drums – Cherisse Osei, Greg WellsKeyboards – Fabien Waltmann, Greg WellsPercussion, Programmed By – Greg WellsRecorded By – Joe Chiccerelli*, Mo Haulser*
3:34
3 Rain
Backing Vocals – Chris Nicolaides, Dan Rothchild, MIKA , Martin WaughDrums, Bass, Percussion, Programmed By – Greg WellsGuitar – Tim PierceKeyboards – Greg Wells, MIKA Programmed By [Uncredited] – Stuart PriceViolin – Owen PallettWritten-By – Jodi Marr
3:44
4 Dr John
Backing Vocals – Dan Rothchild, MIKA Bass – Dan RothchildDrums, Percussion – Matt ChamberlainGuitar – Martin WaughHorns – Bill Reichenbach , Dan Higgins, Gary Grant, Jerry HeyKeyboards – Greg WellsRecorded By – Chris Nicolaides, Joe Chiccerelli*
3:44
5 I See You
Backing Vocals – MIKA Drums, Bass – Greg WellsPercussion, Programmed By, Keyboards – Greg Wells, Walter AfanasieffWritten-By – Walter Afanasieff
4:17
6 Blue Eyes
Backing Vocals – Ida Falk Winland, MIKA Drums, Bass, Guitar – Greg WellsKeyboards – MIKA Recorded By – Mo Hausler, Steven Churchyard*
2:50
7 Good Gone Girl
Backing Vocals – MIKA Drums, Bass, Guitar, Percussion – Greg WellsKeyboards – MIKA Written-By – Jodi Marr
3:02
8 Touches You
Backing Vocals – Alex Millar, Lorna Bridge, MIKA Backing Vocals [Additional] – Andrew Dermanis, Paloma PennimanDrums, Percussion – Greg Wells, Matt ChamberlainGuitar – Lyle WorkmanKeyboards – Greg Wells, MIKA Programmed By, Bass – Greg Wells
3:20
9 By The Time
Backing Vocals – Imogen Heap, MIKA Bass – Greg WellsDrums – Greg Wells, Imogen HeapKeyboards, Programmed By – Imogen HeapProducer – Imogen HeapProducer [Additional Production] – Greg Wells, MIKA Written-By – Imogen Heap
3:21
10 One Foot Boy
Backing Vocals – MIKA Drums, Bass, Keyboards, Programmed By – Greg WellsWritten-By – Rob Davis
2:59
11 Toy Boy
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – MIKA Keyboards – MIKA Recorded By – Mo Hausler, Steven Churchyard*Written-By – Jodi Marr
2:58
12 Pick Up Off The Floor
Bass, Drums, Guitar, Percussion – Greg WellsKeyboards – MIKA Strings, Arranged By – Paul Buckmaster
3:25

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed To – Universal Island Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Rocket Carousel Studio
  • Mixed At – Rocket Carousel Studio
  • Recorded At – Olympic Studios
  • Recorded At – Capitol Studios

Credits

  • Design [Additional] – Alex Hutchinson
  • Illustration [Additional Illustrations] – Claire Bushe, Sophie Blackall, Zuleika Penniman
  • Illustration, Design – DaWack, MIKA , Richard Hogg
  • Management – Fuerte, Machine Management
  • Management [Fuerte] – Jerry Blair, Rich Isaacson
  • Management [Machine Management] – Iain Watt
  • Mixed By – Greg Wells
  • Photography By [Still Life] – Richard Boll
  • Producer – Greg Wells (tracks: 1 to 8, 10 to 12), MIKA (tracks: 1 to 8, 10 to 12)
  • Producer [Associates] – Jodi Marr, John Merchant
  • Recorded By – Luke Tozour
  • Written-By – MIKA

Notes

Enhanced link to access at "Mika bonus area", to watch and download exclusive performances of Dr. John, I See You & We Are Golden and join MIKA's mailing list.

Published by MIKA Puch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI);
except tracks 3, 7 and 11, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI) Jodi Marr Music/Sony/ATV Music Publishing (ASCAP);
except track 5, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI) Sony/ATV Tunes LLC/Wallyworld Music (ASCAP);
except track 9, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI) Megaphonic Limited, All rights administered by Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd;
except track 10, published by MIKA Punch (BMI) administered by Irving Music, Inc (BMI), Rob Davis (ASCAP).

All tracks recorded at Rocket Carousel Studios.
Mixed at Rocket Carousel Studios; except tracks 1 & 2 recorded at Rocket Carousel Studios Los Angeles and Olympic Studios London; track 4; tracks 6 & 11 recorded at Rocket Carousel Studios Los Angeles, Olympic Studios London and Capitol Studios Los Angeles.

℗ & © Casablanca Music LLC, under license to Universal Island Records Limited.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02527 12588 6
  • Other (Batch Code): AA5000

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
271 258 8 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(CD, Album, Enh) Casablanca, Island Records Group, Universal Records 271 258 8 Europe 2009
273 102 9 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(CD, Album, Ltd) Casablanca 273 102 9 Europe 2010
MIKA2CD02 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(CDr, Promo) Casablanca, Universal Island Records MIKA2CD02 UK 2009
602527272283 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(2xCD, Album, Ltd, Dig) Casablanca, Island Records Group, Universal Records 602527272283 Europe 2009
2743274 MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much ‎(2xCD, Album, S/Edition) Casablanca 2743274 Asia 2010