Hiss Golden Messenger Shares ‘Happy Birthday, Baby’ Single


Hiss Golden Messenger shared the single, “Happy Birthday, Baby.” The track appears on the upcoming new album, Terms Of Surrender, which will be released by Merge Records on September 20.

Hiss founder M.C. Taylor wrote “Happy Birthday, Baby” to mark his daughter’s fifth birthday. Taylor described the song, telling Rolling Stone:

It’s mostly a love letter to her, part apology, part plea for forgiveness, and part recounting of the day she was born, when all the roads boiled over with rainwater and thunder and lightning filled the air. There are also many secret things in this song that only my family knows about.

Terms Of Surrender also features the previously shared singles, “I Need A Teacher” and “Cat’s Eye Blue.” Stream “Happy Birthday, Baby” below:

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