On March 15, 2004.

On March 15, 2004, “4AD” label released “Misery Is a Butterfly”, the sixth Blonde Redhead studio album. It was recorded March – April 2003, at “Long View Farm” in North Brookfield, Massachusetts, and was produced by Guy Picciotto.


  • Kazu Makino – vocals, clavinet, guitar, programming, string arrangements, art direction, design
  • Amedeo Pace – vocals, guitar, baritone guitar, programming, string arrangements, art direction, design
  • Simone Pace – drums, percussion, electronics, programming, string arrangements, art direction, design
  • Eyvind Kang – viola, violin, string arrangements
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Skúli Sverrisson – bass
  • Ryan Hadlock – recording engineer, additional production
  • Chris Evans – engineer assistant
  • Juan Garcia – engineer assistant
  • John Goodmanson – mixing, additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – artwork guidance
  • Carlo Mollino – front cover photography
  • Keiko Uenishi – initial artwork assistance
  • Jun Koike – initial artwork assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Kazu Makino, Amedeo Pace and Simone Pace.

  1. Elephant Woman
  2. Messenger
  3. Melody
  4. Doll Is Mine
  5. Misery Is a Butterfly
  6. Falling Man
  7. Anticipation
  8. Maddening Cloud
  9. Magic Mountain
  10. Pink Love
  11. Equus

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